STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA. – TAASA Review March 2012
In April 2010 the Library acquired, at auction in London, a manuscript of Amir Khusrau’s Khamsa (Quintet).
This followed, in May 2011, with the acquisition from a book dealer in Paris, of a manuscript containing both Sa`di’s Gulistan (The Rose Garden) and Bustan (The Orchard).
The State Library’s collections have historically revealed a western emphasis, reflective of both the Library’s origins and of broader attitudes throughout the 19th and much of the 20th centuries...