Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms19(o) (University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections, University of St Andrews)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of al-Qurʼān

Title: Quran

A large beautiful Quran, richly tooled covers and flap

Incipit: (basmalla) بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم صدق الله صدق الله
Explicit: من الجنة و الناس
Colophon: المويد من عند الله الغني السلطان بن سلطان بن سلطان لبو للمظفرسلطان ابو سعيد شجاع الدين بهادرخان
Language(s): Arabic and Persian


GAL I. 33-36

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 318+XXIV ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 13.5
Dimensions (written):



  • marginalia Marginal notes in
  • orthography
  • paper



Origin: 845 A.H 1441A.D

Provenance and Acquisition

Written for Sultan Abu Said Shuja ad-Din Bahadur Khan. Later in library of Sultan Tipu in Mysore

Wilkins, East India Company, 1806

Record Sources

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


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