RAS Persian 261. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Kulliyāt by Saʻdī
Part of the text written diagonally in the margins. F1a: Note written as a souvenir on a friend's book by Muhammad 'Ali b. Muhammad Rida ANShI? Shirazi, on 20 Rabi' 1 1223. F1b: Charles Pasley 1808. F318b. Stamp, the name filled in in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by Sir Charles Malcolm Front flyleaf, in pencil: Charles Pasley 1808, and the same name written with eccentric spelling in Arabic script. Inside back cover: armorial bookplate of Charles Pasley. With a version of the introduction of Ibn Bisutun. Ruled margins and panels etc. Initial and final openings illuminated, as are the first openings of some of the individual works.,
17 lines in the centre of the page, with part of the text written diagonally in the margins
Lacquer binding with floral decoration, doublures red.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by Sir Charles Malcolm.