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QUR'AN

KASHMIR, NORTH INDIA, DATED AH 1252/1836-37 AD

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QUR'AN KASHMIR, NORTH INDIA, DATED AH 1252/1836-37 AD Arabic manuscript on paper, 372ff. plus six fly-leaves, each folio with 15ll. of black naskh script on gold-speckled paper, each line within black and gold rules, sura headings in blue thuluth script on gold ground, with gold and polychrome marginal medallions, catchwords, text within gold, black and blue rules, opening bifolio finely illuminated, colophon dated, in original papier-mache binding with floral decoration, front cover now separate, some folios lose in binding Text panel 5 ¾ x 2 ½in. (13.7 x 6.3cm.); folio 7 ¾ x 4 ½in. (19.6 x 11.4cm.)
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