Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 10 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts

Contents

Talismanic Qur'an scroll

Title: القرآن
Language(s): Arabic

References

Catalogue no. Arabic MS 51 [10]

Physical Description

Form: scroll

History

Origin: circa 1750 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).

Availability

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

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