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Author
RELIGIOUS/OTHER.
Title
[Persian Koran]
Published
ca. 17th century
Description
Beautiful illuminated 17h century Koran, in an illuminated Persian binding. Fresh fawn coloured leather spine, and fresh new cloth hinges, beautifully coloured and detailed floral patterned boards (scuffed and worn). Attractive, coloured floral paintings of a single flower to front and rear pastedown. Loose is a folded MS letter, written in Persian. All vellum pages, edges decorated in a decorative gilt pattern. Gilt to all pages. *Rebinding and restoration work on this book was carried out by Ron Norman of Hartlepool. (Ronnorm@aol.com)*
Hand coloured plates
2
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Category
18th Century & earlier, Islam, Religious/other
Value
$5,001-25,000
Stock ID
1574