Kulliyat-i Sa'di (Saadi's Collected Works).
Large 8vo (172 x 268 mm). (426) pp. Lithographed Persian text printed in two columns with 22 lines of nasta’liq script to the page. With numerous text illustrations (some full-page). Contemporary full auburn calf.
Iranian-produced single volume set containing the works of Sheikh Saadi: the Qasids (elegies), the famous Gulestan (Rose Garden), Bustan (Orchard), Gjaualiat (lyrical poems), Mofradat, Rubayyat, etc. Text columns surrounded by an outer writing field with corrections based on the "Bombay issues".
Russian blindstamps "Tatarovskoi Protasyva Fabriki". A few leaves loose; a few edge flaws; some waterstaining throughout, mainly confined to margins. Binding rubbed, spine splitting; lower edge severely bumped with traces of moisture to pastedowns.