Title
Gulistān : manuscript, 1727?
گلستان : مخطوطة، 1727?
Gulistān
گلستان
Name/Creator
Saʻdī., creator
سعدي., creator
Gubbins, John Panton, former owner.
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.HOUGH:2532977 
Location
Networked Resource

Houghton
Language
Persian
Description
1 v. (165 leaves) : ill. ; 20 cm.
Form/Genre
text

Illuminations.

print
Subject
Persian poetry -- 747-1500 -- Early works to 1800 ;  Sufi poetry, Persian -- Early works to 1800

Category
manuscript

Note
Written in one column (in black and red ink) and two columns (in red ink), 29 lines per page.

With 19 miniatures in color, of which 9 are portraits of the Mogul emperors, from Timur to Mohammad Shah.

Two ownership statements on f. 1r signed al-Yadghar Shāh (dated 1118 AH [1706 or 7 AD]) and Muḥammad Saʻīd (dated 1120 AH [1708 or 9 AD]).

Bound in original morocco, gilt.

In a pull-off case, 22 cm.

MS Persian 62. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Persian.


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