[القرآن].

[al-Qurʼān].

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[between 1775 and 1825?]
Description
1 online resource (198 leaves) : paper, illuminations

Details

Former owner
Summary note
Small copy of the Qur'ān; complete except for first folio and covers; begins with Sūrat al-Baqarah (The Cow) 1 (2:1).
Notes
  • Binding: Covers are missing; spine is dark brown leather.
  • Decoration: Sūrah titles rubricated and framed in gold; textblock ruled in gold, black, blue; page openings framed in gold and black rules; gold roundels at end of each verse; text partitions noted in red in the margins; first opening shows half of a double page illumination in gold, red, blue with text on cloudbands (f. 1r).
  • First folio missing; would have held Sūrat al-Fātiḥah (The Opening).
  • Foliation: Western numeral foliation in pencil added, upper left recto; catchwords on every verso, lower left.
  • Layout: 21 long lines with border rules.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Origin: Likely copied in the late 18th or early 19th century.
  • Script: Written in naskh using black ink.
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Language note
Arabic.
Provenance
Formerly owned by William Camac; bequeathed to the University of Pennsylvania in the Camac Memorial Collection; received in 1904.
Cite as
UPenn Ms. Codex 1917.
OCLC
1059578373
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