Delhi Persian 579A (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
Būstān-i khayāl by Mīr Muḥammad Taqī Khayāl
India Office stamped foliation.
Without binding. Fragile condition with loose leaves.
19 lines per page, ruled margins.
Nīm-shikastah; black ink with red headings and overlining; copied in the same hand as Delhi Persian 579B.
Wrapped in printed sheet from official Government of India document.
Provenance and Acquisition
Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876.
Acquired by the Government of India in 1876.
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