RAS Storey Persian 1 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Shāh u Darwīsh by Hilālī, Badr al-Dīn, d. 1528 or 9
First additional blank page preceding text, recto: Note signed ACY[ate]: 'Bought at Kandahar March 1882' and a brief description. Front flyleaf, recto, in pencil: Bought at Kandahar 1881. ACY 27.4.1925. Inside front cover: Armorial bookplate of Lt-Colone Arthur Campbell Yate. A mathnawi poem. Panel of illumination over beginning of text. Headings in red on gold. Ruled and coloured margins. Leaf design in gold and pink on narrow panel separating the hemistichs.
13 lines to the page in two columns
English brown half-leather binding with some tooling.
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