The Quran in East and West: Manuscripts and Printed Books

Item Information

Quran, front cover

Dublin Core

Title

Quran, front cover

Subject

Islamic book

Description

blind-tooled leather binding with flap

Date

undated (between 1600 and 1800)

Language

ara

Identifier

CLIO id: 4488501

Additional Item Metadata

Spatial Coverage

Arab provinces of the Ottoman Empire

Provenance

in May 1883 purchased from the nephew of the American missionary Tillman C. Howbridge for the library of Union Theological Seminary

Citation

M. Krek, "Islamic Manuscripts in North American Libraries: Part 5 - Union Theological Seminary Library," MELA Notes, no. 36 (Fall 1985), p. 5 s.v. 4

MODS

Key Date

1600 1800

Type of Date

in

Place of Origin

Anatolia or Syria

Form/Genre

manuscripts

Repository Name

nnc-ut

Shelf Location

Burke Arabic MS 3

Language of Cataloging

eng

Digital Origin

rd

Collection

Arabic manuscripts collection

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

book with envelope binding

Physical Dimensions

27 x 18 cm (board)

Citation

“Quran, front cover,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed June 18, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/quran/item/6164.

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