RAS Persian 295. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Tuḥfat al-ʻIrāqayn by Khāqānī, Afz̤al al-Dīn Shirvānī, ca. 1126-1198 or 9
Donations Register for November 4 1826. The first and last folios of text are replacements, but not uniform with each other. Numerous secondary marginal notes F1a: Tohfet al Irakein Presented by the Revd Dr Macbride Nov 4. 1826 Curiosities of the two Eraukes First flyleaf, recto, impression of rectangular seal: khanah-zad-i radi ... The margins of two folios bear impressions of an oval seal: ghulam ... Kamal? 'Ali. Final folio, verso: a) list of the letters in abjad order. b) Note of a death occuring on a Wednesday, the individual's name seemingly given in numeric form. Poetical description of the two Iraqs. Headings in red. Written for Aqa Muhammad Rida, assuming that the last page, which is a replacement, is a faithful copy of the original ending.
16 lines to the page in double column
Black leather Indian binding, with stamped decoration.
Provenance and Acquisition
Provenance: The Revd Dr John David Macbride.