RAS Persian 247. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Khamsah by Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 or 41-1202 or 3
F1a: Signature of David Price. The manuscript was written at the command of Khwajah Nizam al-Din Ahmad. Ruled margins. Headings in red. Gilt decoration above opening of the text.
14 lines to the page in double column, the margins filled in with text written diagonally
Nasta'liq. Khwajah Muhammad Shafi'
Brown leather Indian binding with flap, and stamped and painted decoration. A Persian hemistich is stamped three times in cartouches along the front of the flap.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequeathed by Major David Price.