RAS Persian 163. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
Various prayers, historical notes and other marginalia on front flyleaf, f1ab, occasionally in margins, final folio verso. On f1a there is one describing the effects of an earthquake affecting part of Transoxiana on 6 Rabi' II A.H. 1203. A biographical dictionary-cum-anthology of Persian poets. Headings and punctuation in red. The margins of a few pages have repeated drawings of the sun in red ink.
18 lines on a page
Green and brown leather binding with blind- and red-stamped decoration. Probably made in Bukhara.
Provenance and Acquisition
Provenance: Alexander Burnes. (So Handwritten Catalogue)