The interior of the cover is inscribed with a Persian ghazal on the reflection of love with allegory to the mirror.
Signed in the roundels as: "It was written by Muhammad 'Ali sultan al-kuttab (The king of scribes)"
Muhammad 'Ali Isfahani was a praised naskh scribe of Nasir al-Din Shah's period from whom he received the title 'sultan al-kuttab'. His recorded work, which include copies of the Qur'an and prayer books, is dated between 1268-1317/1851-99.
For futher information, please see Muhammad Hasan I'timad al-Saltana: al-ma'athir wa al-athar, ed. I. Afshar, Teheran, 1363 sh. p. 283 & Bayani Mehdi: ahval va asar-e khosh-nevisan, vol. IV, Tehran, 1358 sh., pp. 175-6.