[القرآن].

[al-Qurʼān].

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
1255 A.H. (1839)
Description
1 online resource (iv, 307, iv leaves) : paper, illuminations

Details

Subject(s)
Scribe
Former owner
Summary note
Complete copy of the Qurʼān.
Notes
  • Binding: Bound in red leather over pasteboard with flap (Type II); gilt-stamped central mandorla, two pendants on the vertical axis and cornerpieces; matching flap with fore-edge quotation beginning "la yalmashu illā al-muṭahharīn"; marbled paper doublure.
  • Decoration: Dual page illuminated first opening in gold with floral borders (f. 1v-2r); gold floral finispiece (f. 303v); sūrah titles signified by gold bars lined in pink, orange, or blue; textblock border-ruled in red and gold; gold roundels with blue and orange dots mark verse endings; readings in red; floral marginal medallions mark text divisions.
  • Foliation: Modern foliation in pencil added upper left recto; catchwords every verso, lower left.
  • Layout: 15 long lines, border-ruled.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Origin: Copy completed in 1255 A.H. (1839 CE) by ʻAlī Riḍāʼī ibn Ismaʻīl al-Āz̲nahvī, a student of Muḥammad Saʻīd al-Āz̲nahvī (f. 303v).
  • Script: Written in neat naskh in black ink, pointed and vocalized.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Language note
Arabic.
Provenance
Formerly owned Lydia T. Morris (stamp in gutter, f. 3r).
Other title(s)
Koran
OCLC
1131820060
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