Antique Miniature Book Koran David Bryce Islamic Religious 1900 Pristine A1
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Antique Miniature Book Koran David Bryce Islamic Religious 1900 Pristine A1:
This is for a tiny little vintageminiature Koran book. It has ared Morocco leathercover embossed in gold decoration. It is a fabulous and very detailed little bookand it is in very goodshape for its age.This version was firstpublished by David Bryce around 1900 and was actually issued to Muslim soldiers fighting for the allies in world war one, the metal case allowed them to wear it around their neck. This isa very good example of the book, the outer case shows a lovely worn patina to i and the book inside is in very nice clean condition,the outside of the book isstill nice andtightly boundwith itsvivid red leather cover andall its gilding perfectlyintactand inside the book is in the same condition with all its pages present and nodiscolouration or foxing or creased pages. It is a nice original example and it displays beautifully.The book itselfmeasures 27mm(1.1")by 19mm (0.75")by 12mm (0.5") thick. Please check out all theotherbooks, antique smoking and writing implements andvintage ladies and gentlemans accessories we are selling on this week. We will always combine items together to reduce postage costs.
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