Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 515 (V.8.18)
Title: Koran
Date of Creation: Between 1670 and 1672
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Al Kuran (The Koran).
The Koran.
Remarks: On the second folio is the following inscription: Ex libris | G.S. Bayeri | A.M. | Lipsiae | xv Cal. Aprilis | MDCCXVII.
[Formerly S.8.4]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 6 7/8 x 4 5/8, ff. 406, written in single cols. of 15 lines, each 4 x 2, gilt margins first two pages, red thereafter, rubrics, clean and well preserved. (A.H. 1082, A.D. 1671-2.)
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, gilt-tooled sides and flap, floral devices stamped on their centres and the flap, the same gilt stamped inscription as on 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. 517.
Accession Number: 2523
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

provenance: Theophilus Gottlieb Siegfried Bayer 1694-1738
Sinologist.
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