Arabic MS 6 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)
A well-written copy of the Qur'an, with gilt and coloured rulings, broad margins, and fine Naskhi script.
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.
The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.