RAS Persian 286. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Dīvān-i Mīrzā Faṣīḥī
Second flyleaf, recto: two impressions of the small oval seal of 'the slave of the family of Muhammad, 'Ali, next to the title of the work and the price 15? (rupees presumably). Inside back cover: armorial bookplate of Gordon of Buthlaw. A collection of Fahihi Hirawi's ghazals. Ruled margins and dividing panels. Some pages brown and blue. Ruled but otherwise blank pages before and after the existing text suggest this is part of a project that was never completed.
10 lines to the page, diagonally in double column
Nasta'liq with some shikastah forms.
British brown cloth binding, with, stuck on the covers, brown leather panels from an Eastern binding with blind-stamped decoration.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequest of General Thomas Gordon (of Buthlaw).