RAS Persian 256. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Bustan by Sa'di
Inside front cover: a) Armorial bookplate of Gordon of Buthlaw. b) Printed slip, describing the MS, perhaps from a sale catalogue. The colophon states that the owner was Shaikh I'tibari,son of (reading walad for walid) the late Shaikh Muhammad Ja'far resident in ?, parganah ? Headings in red.
15 lines to the page
Nasta'liq. Shah Muhammad Siddiqi Naqshbandi
Brown leather Indian binding with stamped and blind stamped decoration, with large, rectangular central gilded panels.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequest of General Thomas Gordon (of Buthlaw).