The name of the scribe 'Ali Naqi al-Shirazi appears in the colophon. He mentions that he was ordered to copy the interlinear translations and the marginal commentaries. The scribe of the main text is not given.
'Ali Naqi Shirazi was the son of Yusif mudhahhib-bashi Shirazi and is mentioned as one of most celebrated scribes of his time. His recorded work is dated between 1320-39/1902-21. (M. Bayani, ahval va asar-e khosh-nevisan, vol. II, Tehran, 1346 sh., pp. 491-2) and Sotheby's April, 1985, lot 117.