[Gulistān] [electronic resource] / Saʻdī ; Mohammad bin shaykh jalal qunūji qurayshi alsadīqi.

[Gulistān] [electronic resource] / Saʻdī ; Mohammad bin shaykh jalal qunūji qurayshi alsadīqi.
Saʻdī., Mohammad bin Shaykh Jalal Qunūji Qurayshi Alsadīqi. scribe.

Archived by the National Library of New Zealand.

Title from TIFF cover (viewed on July 5, 2012).

Year follows Islamic lunar calendar.

"Commissioned (sponsored) by the Honourable Sobhan -- May God blessings be forthcoming year 1059 Hijri Qamari (1649 CE). Written by the humble Pir Mohammed Ibn Sheikh Jalal Qanouji Quraishi Al-Seddiqi"--Translated colophon.

Electronic reproduction of original gold sprinkled black and red text in nasta'liq script. Title and first leaf of original finely illuminated in gold and colour. Raman spectroscopy carried out in August 2011 of the original revealed the following pigments on f.1: white lead, red lead, lazurite, vermilion, orpiment, carbon black, and an unidentified green pigment.

Binding of original: Persian binding, brown goatskin with inlaid decorations, rebound and rebacked in calf with portions of original covers laid on, spine blind tooled.

Provenance of original: printed slip from bookseller's catalogue tipped onto pastedown; bookplate: "Ex Libris E.C. Simpson" ; marginal pencil notes in English and Farsi. Sold at Dunbar Sloane Wellington auction 22 April 2009, lot 159, purchased by the Alexander Turnbull Library.

Electronic reproduction. : Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand, 2012. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Reproduction of Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy.

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Original version: [Gulistān] [manuscript]

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Digital Collection 81268192800002836 Alma Collection

Other Titles
1059 [1649]
1 electronic document ([171] leaves) ;digital, TIFF files.
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