RAS Persian 287. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Dīvān-i Kalīm
F1a: impression of rectangular Persian seal of Archibald Swinton Rustam Jang Bahadur, dated 1174 (1760-1) and regnal year 2. Inside front cover: armorial bookplate of Gordon of Buthlaw. Some headings in red.
17 lines to the page in double column and diagonally on margins
Nasta'liq. Muhammad Shafi'
British brown leather binding with tooled decoration, including, on the spine, a boar beneath a tree, perhaps with some heraldic significance.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequest of General Thomas Gordon (of Buthlaw).