- Walters Ms. W.621, The orchard (Bustan)
- Saʿdī, Musharrif al-Dīn ibn Muṣliḥ Saʿdī Shīrāzī, مشرف الدين بن مصلح سعدي شيرازي, and No author name given.
- This is an illuminated and illustrated manuscript of the Būstān (The garden or The orchard) by the Persian poet Sa‘dī (d. 691 AH / 1292 CE). It dates to the tenth century AH / sixteenth CE and was produced in Iran. The text is written in black nasta‘līq script with gold chapter headings on cream and pink tinted paper. The codex opens with an illuminated titlepiece with the author's name (fol. 2b), and there are three illustrations (fols. 13a, 39a, and 92a). The lacquer binding is decorated with polychrome floral motifs. Its doublures have blue filigree work in the central ovals and cornerpieces. It is attributable to the tenth century AH / sixteenth CE and may be original to the manuscript.
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