A Qur'an in Bihari script, c.1600's

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"Koran n mss, in black red and gold Bihari calligraphy, India, c.17th century. The  koranic text in black and gold bihârî. The marginal commentary in red ink . Sûra headings  in gold bihârî inside blue panels. Illumination : gold and illuminated opening bifolio. An illuminated bifolium at the mid-point of the Koran. Juz markers : coloured and gold marginal medallion marking the juz. Verses markers : gold and coloured florets between verses. Number of page : 573 written pages. From the surâ of Maryam to the end. Lines per page: 11 lines per page. Bindin : red and black leather binding in indian style, stamped. Size : 8.1 x 6.2 x 1.8in ( 20.5 x 15.4 x 4.7cm)."