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[al-Qurʼān, late 18th or early 19th century?].[القرآن, اواخر القرن 18 او اوائل القرن 19م؟].

Record info:
Format
Book
Manuscript
Preferred Title
Qurʼan.
Published/Created
[Kashmir?, 18th century (exact date unknown)
Summary
Splendidly illuminated copy of the Qurʼān (muṣḥaf) with marginal commentary in Persian.
In Collection
Stephen Spaulding Collection.
Language
Arabic
Persian
Language note
Arabic and Persian.
Source of Acquisition
Aquired via the Stephen Spaulding Memorial Fund (SS-3849) ;
References
Bayani, Manijeh, Anna Contadini & Tim Stanley. The decorated word: Qur'ans of the 17th to 19th Centuries. London, 1999. pp.228-57
Blair, Sheila. Islamic calligraphy. Edinburgh, 2006. pp.550-52
University of Michigan Library. Manuscripts & papyri : an exhibition arranged for the XXVII International Congress of Orientalists, Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 13-19, 1967. (Ann Arbor, MI [?], 1967), no.43, p.11
Note
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloguer.
Collation: iii, I (2), 12 IV(98), I (100), 7 IV(156), I (158), IV (166), 2 III(178), I+1 (181), 4 IV(213), III (219), 2 I(223), iii ; chiefly quaternions ; middle of the quire marks in the form of black oblique strokes in upper outer and lower outer corners of the center opening of each quire ; final single bifolium ruled but left blank ; catchwords present ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes flyleaves).
Layout: Written mainly in 18 lines per page, with roughly 46 lines of commentary on the diagonal in the ruled margins ; frame-ruled.

Physical Description
223 leaves : paper ; 233 x 143 mm.
Media Format
Mode of access: Internet.
OCLC Number
1194807077
Subjects (LCSH)
Qurʼan -- Commentaries.
Manuscripts, Arabic -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
Manuscripts, Persian -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
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