Burnished paper; ff. ii + 203 (foliated in reverse order). Duodecimo. Persian binding (Qajar work), leather, light brown, front and back covers lacquered with floral designs. Circular bookstamp of Arthur Ashpitel, fol. i verso.
A copy of the Koran; 1845-6 (year of the Hegira, 1261, colophon). Naskh script. Illuminated double-page frontispiece (fols. 202v-3) and illuminated sura (chapter) headings and marginal verse-counters. (Inf. Sheila Canby).