Lot n° 69
800 - 1000
JUZ’ 25 DU CORAN
Probably Anatolia, 15th-16th century
Arabic manuscript on thick paper, 17 folios, 11 lines of text per page in black and red ink. Text from Sura XLII (The Deliberation), middle of verse 47 to Sura XLV (She Who Kneels), beginning of verse 33, corresponding approximately to juz' 25. Sura titles in gold ink. Ends of verses marked with a three-lobed pattern. Text in a red fillet. Ottoman binding of the 16th century or later, in dark brown leather with a different mandorla stamped on each cover. Expert L.S.
24.5 x 17.7 cm
Stains, wetness, some very dirty pages, small worm holes on some pages, some old restorations; binding restored.
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