Single-volume Qur’an

illuminated opening spread in provincial Ottoman style; text copied in black and gold; surah headings in silver on gold ground; gold-illuminated panels in text throughout; edges of text block sprinled with red

292 folios; 26.7 x 16.5 cm

European dark maroon leather binding and flap with gold tooled decoration; marbled paper doublures; most probably by the firm of Sangorski and Sutcliffe, London, circa 1900; front and back covers stamped with the silvered tughra of sultan ‘Abdülhamid II