71/2796 [Oriental manuscripts]. Koran. Qajar Qur'an, calligraphic manuscript in black Naskh script on polished paper, 19th cent., ±300 lvs., 12 lines to each page surrounded by gold and blue framing lines, illuminated markers between verses, inner margins ruled in gold, catchwords, marginal hizb and juz' markers in illuminated cartouches of various forms, sura headings written in thuluth in black within illuminated panels, opening 2 surah elaborate illuminated borders w. geometrical and floral decorations in colours and gold, contemp. leatherbacked lacquered boards w. elaborate gilt floral decorations, kept in simple calf box w. mor. letterpiece on upper lid.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXX.