ms31(o) (University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections, University of St Andrews)
1 copy of Būstān-i Saʻdī by Saʿdī
The poem has 10 sections each dealing with a different topic such as humility, good government, love, wisdom and justice. It begins with panegyrics and the whole is dedicated to Atabak Abubakr Sa'd ibn Zangy (1231-60), the ruler of Shiraz. This copy was written for George III, King of Great Britain (1760-1810), in various Persian scripts, much in minute writing within the large letters and leaves of the design on the scroll.
- marginalia Marginal notes in
roll of paper illuminated in gold
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