RAS Persian 277A. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Divan of Jami
The initial entry is written on the Library copy of Codrington. F1a: Defaced note of ownership dated Baghdad A.H. 1278 (1861-2). Containing ghazals and other shorter poems of the so-called first divan. Ruled margins and dividing panels. Headings etc in gold and blue. F1a illuminated with central roundel recording ownership of Khwajah Haidar b. Khwajah Pir. Panels of illumination above openings of preface and the actual poems. Scribe is given as aQanbar 'Ali b, Dhi Nun? Hakim in the colophon, which however is suspect.
15 lines to the page
Nasta'liq. Qanbar 'Ali b, Dhi Nun[?]
Brown leather binding with flap and tooled decoration, possibly Ottoman.
Provenance and Acquisition
Provenance: R.S. Greenshields.