PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT. HAFIZ, KHWAJA SHAMS AL-DIN, OF SHIRAZ. Diwan, manuscript on paper,
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PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT. HAFIZ, KHWAJA SHAMS AL-DIN, OF SHIRAZ. Diwan, manuscript on paper,
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PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT.
HAFIZ, KHWAJA SHAMS AL-DIN, OF SHIRAZ. Diwan, manuscript on paper, approximately 248 ll (apparently incomplete at end), tall 12mo, [Iran, believed late 16th century], each page with 14 lines of black nasta'liq script mostly arranged in two columns with headings within single central columns, each column with double gold intercolumnar rule, text blocks outlined in gold and blue, gold trailing floral borders, first 2 pp with text in clouds reserved against gold floral background and headpiece of gold, cobalt and red, 2 further similar spreads, some marginalia, early calf, covers gilt with lozenge and broad roll-tool border, rebacked preserving original spine, faint dampstain,slightly trimmed cropping marginalia, first leaf laid down and a few others with repairs, binding rubbed.
Provenance: D.S. Robertson (booklabel; probably the fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, whose library was sold at auction by Messrs. Hodgson & Co. of London in 1962).
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