Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 6 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts

Contents

A well-written copy of the Qur'an, with gilt and coloured rulings, broad margins, and fine Naskhi script.

Title: القرآن
Colophon: اتمام هذا المصحف الشريف على يد افقر الانام ابرهيم بن احمد ابرهيم حافظ القران عليهم رحمة ذي الجلال والاكرام. مطابقا لرسم العثماني المقبول بين اهل القران ... كتب هذا المصحف الشريف من المصحف المبارك الاستاد استادنا الكامل الشيخ القراء المشهور بامام خواجه پاشا وخطيب جامع والده سلطان .... وكتب مصحفه من المصحف الذي كتبه اعلم العماء (sic) الفاضل الكامل محمد افندي بي پير علي المشهور.
Language(s): Arabic

References

Catalogue no. Arabic MS 52 [6]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 152 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 175 × 110 mm.

History

Origin: 18th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly part of the collection of the Persian scholar Nathaniel Bland (1803-1865). Bland’s oriental manuscripts were sold through Bernard Quaritch in 1866 to Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.

Purchased by Enriqueta Rylands in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford, for the John Rylands Library.

Record Sources

Catalogue record based on Alphonse Mingana, Catalogue of the Arabic Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1934).

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The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

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