Poetry Kullayat Persian 1610 (3)

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This is a hand written manuscript leaf from a Kulliyat, Persian, circa 1610, on paper paper (260 x 150 mm. or approximately 10.25 x 5.875 inches). A fine quality leaf consisting of eighteen lines of double column elegant naskhi script, from an edition of Sa'adi's works including the Bustan (Fruit Garden) and the Gulistan (Rose Garden) compiled as a "Kulliyat" during the reign of Abbas the Great (1586-1628). Sheikh Sa"adi (c1180-c1292) is acknowledged as the greatest moral leader in Persia in the Islamic Sufi tradition. View the verso of this leaf. Condition of this leaf is less than fine [F-] due to high usage.

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