[القرآن].

[al-Qurʼān].

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
  • Arabic
  • Persian
Published/​Created
[Iran or South Asia?], 1818 or 1819.
Description
1 online resource (i, 247 leaves) : paper, illuminations

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Bookseller
Summary note
Incomplete copy of the Qurʼān with interlinear Persian translation containing the last four words of 16:126 to the end (114:6). A few leaves have been replaced and rewritten in two different hands (f. 5, f. 243-247). Most leaves have been repaired along the outside edges, obscuring some marginal notations.
Notes
  • Decoration: Rubrications and translation in red. Red and white, or sometimes red and green knot motif marginal medallions. Red open circles mark verse ends. Sūrah titles in green, except in the replacement pages where they are red.
  • Foliation: Modern foliation added in pencil, upper left recto; catchwords have been added to some versos, lower left.
  • Former shelfmark: MS X893.7 K84 I157.
  • Layout: 10 long lines with 10 interlinear lines.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: Copy completed in 1234 AH (f. 247r).
  • Script: Written chiefly in muḥaqqaq with titles in thuluth; replacement pages in naskh with Persian translation in nastaʻliq.
  • Shelfmark: MS Or 169 - FOLIO.
  • 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-black leather with blind-stamped central mandorla with two pendants along the vertical axis.
Language note
Arabic with translation in Persian.
Provenance
  • Customs stamp solar dated 1312/1934 (f. 1r, 247v); owner's stamp (Flyleaf 1r).
  • Sold by Mottahedeh Resht (trademark pasted into inside front cover).
Source acquisition
Gift of David Eugene Smith, 1931-1934.
Other format(s)
Also available as a digital facsimile.
OCLC
1080313852
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