[al-Qurʼān. Sūrah 1; 36; 48].

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  • Fols. 31; 9.2 x 5.8 cm.; written surface 6.7 x 3 cm.; 7 lines to page; on glazed and gilt Arabic paper; in elegant naskhi; with full vowel signs; with catchwords; with illumination.
  • A fragment of the Koran containing Sūrahs I, XXXVI, XLVIII, followed by several prayers.
  • Ruled marginal lines in gold. Fols. 1b, 2 and 15 a are elaborately illuminated in gold and color. Sūrah XLVIII: 28 (in part) to the end are added by a later hand and part is in margin. MS in good condition; Arabic leather binding. Probably from XVIth century.
  • Acquired from Brill, Leyden, A.D. 1904.
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