SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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RELIGIOUS/OTHER.
[Persian Koran]

Published
ca. 17th century
Plates
2
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
ca. 17th century
Ref
1574

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)*