RAS Persian 269A. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Dīvān-i Ḥāfiẓ
The initial entry is written in the Library copy of Codrington. First flyleaf, verso: Signature of Andrew Gleed?, Edinburgh 1828, in pencil. Second flyleaf, recto: a) Signatures of Donald Macpherson, in Roman script, Astrachan Jany 13th 1820; faintly in pencil, Astrachan 7 Jany? year obscure; in Cyrillic script, dated Astrakhan December 13/25 1819. b) Note of Macpherson's ownership, in Persian, by the scribe of the MS. Written in distress and haste at the request of the choice Christian Donald Macpherson, resident in Astrakhan.
14 lines to the page in double column
European style brown leather binding with tooled decoration. One cover detached, the other loose. Spine in poor condition.
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