Paper. 235 x 160 mm. 68 fos.
Gold tooled calfskin binding.
The Diwan of Amir Shahi, transcribed in a beautiful Nasta'liq by Muhammad Qasim b. Hajji Husayn b. Hajji Akhi b. Shaykh 'Attar of Qazwin in Sha'ban, 908 / Jan. 1503 or Sha'ban, 980 / Dec. 1572. 9 lines to a page within gold and blue borders. Illuminated headpiece on fo.1v.
Inscription on fo.1r 'Presented to the Library of Saint John's College Cambridge by Nat: Atcheson of London 30th September 1816.'
Bookplate of Nathaniel Atcheson pasted inside front cover over that of Archibald Swinton.
Two different stamps of ownership on fo.1r and fo.67v.