SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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[RELIGIOUS/OTHER]
[Qur'an]

Published
np. nd. End of 18th century?
Plates
2
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
np. nd. End of 18th century?
Ref
1548

Illuminated manuscript on paper, Iran (?). End of XVIII century. Leaf dimension 184 x 124 mm. Text in naskhi script in black ink on single column, 11 lines. 1020 pages, complete. The two first pages illuminated (sarlaw) in colours and gold. Text within blue and red frame (jadwal). Surah headings in red ink. Some leaves water stained. Probably original leather binding with flap, gold tooled covers. Spine worn. Many sheets are repaired on the edges not affecting the text. First two pages reinforced, restored and cropped.