RAS Persian 242. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Shāhnāmah by Firdawsī
The last 7 folios are replacements. F1a, Stamp, the name in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by John Romer Esq F1b: a) Impression of large circular seal of Jan Rumir Bahadur dated 1827. b) Impression of small octagonal seal of Jan Rumir Bahadur. Ruled margins. Headings in red. 1 miniature, Indian, late 17th century on f. 404 verso. With the older preface, of de Blois' type i. (Storey, v, p, 111)
25 lines to the page in four columns
Brown leather Oriental binding with blind-stamped decoration, the spine replaced in England, with the title etc tooled.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by John Romer.