RAS Persian 309. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of A selection from the Diwan of Nasir 'Ali by Nāṣir ʻAlī Sirhindī, d. 1697
According to the colophon, the selection was made by the poet himself. Final folio, verso: note giving the number of folios at completion as 84, probably by the original scribe. Front flyleaf, verso: a number of ruba'is. Inside back cover: pasted slip, the name printed: Presented by George Thomas Staunton Feby 7. 1824. Ruled margins and dividing panels in red. Headings etc in red. According to the colophon, the selection was made by the poet himself. Scribe is described as resident of the chaklah ... , parganah ... Badayun, Subah Shahjahanabad.
15 lines to the page in double column
Brown leather Indian binding with stamped decoration.
Provenance and Acquisition
Provenance: Sir George Thomas Staunton.