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Qur'an
manuscript on paper, 268ff. as numbered, 17ll. of black naskh, gold roundels between verses, gold margin between black rules, red outer rule, divisions of text marked marginally in red or with illuminated medallions, sura headings in white on gold panels within coloured borders, gold and polychrome illuminated bifolio, Ottoman, signed by Al-Sayyid Abdullah b. Hamdullah al-Shukri b. Hafiz Muhammad al-Amin and dated 9 Muharram AH 1251/1856-6 AD, maroon morocco binding with gold lattice and border (one board new) - 6 x 3¾in. (15.2 x 9.5cm.)
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