RAS Persian 266. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Dīvān-i Ḥāfiẓ
Front flyleaf, verso: arrmorial bookplate of Gordon of Buthlaw. With the prefacce by Muhammad Gulandam. Ruled margins in gold and colours. Panels marking end of poems have illuminated decoration. Preceding the text is a heavily illuminated opening with the title etc. The first openings of the preface and of the divan itself are also illuminated and have plants and animals drawn in gold filling the margins.
12 lines to the page in double column
Indian bInding of green leather with flap decorated with gilding, the central areas of covers and flap covered with strips of variously coloured fabric enriched with silver thread.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequest of General Thomas Gordon (of Buthlaw).