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HALF QUR'AN
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HALF QUR'AN

MAMLUK EGYPT, EARLY 14TH CENTURY

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HALF QUR'AN
MAMLUK EGYPT, EARLY 14TH CENTURY
Comprising the second half of the Qur'an from Qur'an XVIII (sura al-kahf), Arabic manuscript on paper, 151ff. plus one fly-leaf, each with 13ll. of black naskh, with gold and blue rosette verse markers, sura headings in silver or white thuluth outlined with red within cloud bands on gold and blue ground within rectangular cartouches issuing a circular medallions, marginal sajda markers in gold thuluth, hizb and nish hizb markers in white thuluth within circular and almond-shaped illuminated medallions, last bifolium with 5ll. of text on floral ground framed with illuminated cartouches, some staining, occasional repairs, in stamped brown morroco with flap
Folio 11 7/8 x 9in. (30.2 x 22.9cm.)

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