A fragmentary leaf from a dispersed monumental manuscript of the Qur'an in kufic script on vellum Probably Abbasid, 9th Century

A large illuminated Qur'an, by repute taken from the baggage of Nana Sahib after his defeat in the Mutiny of 1857 Sultanate India, late 15th/early 16th Century

A large Qur'an with the text incised on interlinked palm leaves in a contemporary binding painted with the names of the Four Caliphs Southeast Asia, probably present-day Malaysia or Indonesia, dated AH 1331/AD 1912-13

An illuminated Safavid Qur'an, in a lacquer binding signed by Ibrahim Persia, dated Rajab 1091/July-August 1680

A Safavid nasta'liq calligraphic album page, signed by 'Imad al-Hasani Persia, dated AH 1014/AD 1605

A book of prayers including Awrad al-Qadiriyah, Awrad al-Fathiyah, and Awrad Naqshibandiyah, prayers according to the Qadiriyah, Fathiyah and Naqshibandi sufi orders, commissioned for Sayyid Abdul-Qadir Khan, copied by Ahsanullah [?] al-Qadir al-Kashmiri North India, probably Kashmir, dated 10th Dhu al-Qa'da 1209/29th May 1795

An illuminated Qur'an copied by Husain al-As'ad, a pupil of Sayyid Ahmad al-Zarifi Ottoman Empire, Shumen, north-east Bulgaria, dated 29th Rajab 1272/AD 1855-56

An illuminated manuscript of selected verses from the Qur'an and prayers copied by al-Sayyid Hamed, better known as Hamdi-zadeh Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1278/AD 1861-62

A view of Tripoli, Libya, signed by Huseyn Tevfiq Libya, dated AH 1300/AD 1882

Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat wa Shawariq al-Anwar, prayers, illustrated with two diagrams of the holy sites in the cities of Mecca and Medina Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1259/AD 1843-44

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