Section of a Mamluk Quran Juz', in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on paper
comprising text from Juz' 13: surah Yusuf (12:53) to Ar-Ra'd (13:22), then Ibrahim (14:814:45), together 18 leaves (plus 2 flyleaves), single column, 9 lines black muhaqqaq, surah headings outlined in black against gold banners, decorative marginal ornaments in gold, heightened in red and black, roundels marking the verses throughout in gold, red and blue, contemporary notes to recto of first leaf, some smudges and light staining, a few outer edges of leaves stained,
contemporary Mamluk-style blind-stamped morocco boards with flap, resewn, rebacked and edges repaired, a little rubbed
18 by 13 cm.
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