[القرآن]

[al-Qurʼān].

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
  • Arabic
  • Persian
Published/​Created
[Iran or India?], [17--?-18--?]
Description
1 online resource (iii + 503 leaves) : Laid paper, illuminations

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Summary note
Complete copy of the Qurʼān with space for interlinear translation, though only one page has translation (f. 250r).
Notes
  • Customs stamp solar dated 1312 (1934 CE) (f. 1r, 503v).
  • Decoration: Gold and polychrome illuminated double-page openings at the beginning, middle, and end (f. 1v-2r, 227v-228r, 502v-503r); gold roundels mark verse endings; marginal medallions in gold mark text divisions; textblock border-ruled in black, red, blue, beige; lines ruled in beige; page-opening frame-ruled in blue; sūrah headings, readings, and rukūʻ markers in red.
  • Former shelfmark: MS X893.7 K84 I122.
  • Layout: 12 long lines; catchwords every verso lower left; border-ruled.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: Item is undated; possibly produced in the 18th or 19th century.
  • Script: Written in naskh in black ink; pointed, vocalized; one page with nastaʻlīq in red ink; pointed.
  • Shelfmark: MS Or 253.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Source of description
Item cataloged from digital facsimile and existing description.
Binding note
Brown leather (Type III) with blind-tooled central star made of four intersecting lines; blind-tooled frame; gold-tooled frame; green and black marbled doublure.
Language note
Arabic with one page translated into Persian.
Provenance
Formerly owned by an ʻĪsá in the year 13[--] AH (stamp in ink, first front flyleaf recto).
Source acquisition
Gift of David Eugene Smith, 1931-1934.
Other format(s)
Also available as a digital facsimile.
OCLC
1151770964
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