Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms18(o) (University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections, University of St Andrews)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of al-Qurʼān

Title: Quran

Magnificent Quran with interline Persian translation throughout and Persian marginal notes. Two double pages of of illumination, then glit against blue and green background.

Colophon: Before colophon prayer mentions Sayid Ali Khan of Shiraz, Son of late Hajji Sayid Hussain
Language(s): With interlinear Persian translation

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 324ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 18.5 × 10.5 in.
Dimensions (written):
Foliation:

Collation

Layout

Hand(s)

Naskhi

Additions:
  • marginalia Marginal notes in persian
  • orthography
  • paper

Binding

History

Origin: 19th century CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Khalil Mardam Bey

Record Sources

Record based on Handlist held in University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections, with additional enhancements by the Fihrist team

Availability

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