Islamic Arabic 513 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)
Verses of the Qurʾān in red, headings of the sūrahs in gold; golden and blue borderlines, first page illuminated; some notes on the margins; no title-page.
Illuminated incipit page has a headpiece
Paper slightly stained. Binding in poor condition with pasteboards delaminating, old repairs
Written in Naskhī of probably the 18th century Index by a later hand.
Verses of the Qurʾān in purple-red.
Fol. 1v: Ornamental headpiece in gold and blue with floral motifs in red, purple and white.
Framing lines in gold and blue
- Marginalia Some notes in the margins
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