Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 168 (T.7.27)
Title: Koran
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Al Kuran (The Koran).
The Koran. (Imperfect).
Remarks: On the last fly-leaf is the following inscription: From L: Macquarie | 33d Regiment. To the | Hunterian Museum | Glasgow | Windsor | 23d June 1813.
Chapters 105-109 are wanting.
This MS. is undated.
[Formerly Q.10.18; P.2.7]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 x 5, ff. 360, beautifully written in single cols. of 11 lines, each 6 x 3 3/4, the first two pages floreated, blue margins and rubrics, titles in blue ink, much damaged and decayed, rudely repaired with coarse paper, the leaves at the beginning and end being mounted, the last folios are fragmentary.
Binding: Pasteboards, covered crimson morocco, stamped all over the sides and flap with floral devices upon pieces of gilt paper, the same text as in T.7.2 and T.8.4 as title
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Koran
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 482
Accession Number: 2505
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Repository Code: GB 0247
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