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Koran :
[1887 or 8].

القرآن : manuscript، [1887 or 8].


Related Names: Abdülhamid II Sultan of the Turks 1842-1918, former owner.
Language(s): Arabic
Published: [1887 or 8].
Subjects: Manuscripts, Arabic > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan > Manuscripts, Arabic / Michigan / Ann Arbor.
Note: Illumination on pp. [1-2]; chapter headings illuminated; gold dots and foliate flourishes mark verse and chapter endings; text enclosed in wide gold borders; illuminated marginal rosettes mark division of text into thirtieths (juzʼ) and sixtieths (ḥizb); gilder's name at bottom of p. [522]: dhahhabahu Bahāʼ al-Dīn bin Tawfīq; edges gilded with foliate patterns; green leather endpages painted with gold and silver sunburst designs; binding gold-stamped and painted in silver and gold foliate designs.
Date and copyist's name on p. [518] at opening of closing invocation: qad tasharrafa bi-kitābat hādhihi al-muṣḥaf al-sharīf ... Kathīr al-Masāwī al-Būrdūrī Nūrī Ḥāfiẓ ʻUthmān al-mushtahar bi-Qāyish Zādah ... li-sanat khams wa-thalāthamiʼah wa-alf.
Photographic negative of p. [2] in repository (opening of sūrah 1, The Cow).
Purchased in Cairo, 1924. Once part of the personal manuscript collection of Sultan Abdülhamid II of Turkey.
Physical Description: 1 v. ([522] p.) ; 22 cm.
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