Illuminated, complete Qur'an manuscript

[Qur'an]. Illuminated, complete Qur'an manuscript.

[Ottoman Empire], ca. 1770 / 18th century.

8vo (208 x 150 mm). Contemporary blind- and goldstamped calf with fore-edge flap, decorated with corner stamps.


Illuminated Arabic ms. on paper, 305 ff., single 15-line column, Naskh script on polished paper. Double-page 'unwan on first two pages shows elaborate gilt and coloured ornamentation. Text framed by three parallel golden and black lines. Gold discs between verses, sura headings written in gold.

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