The Koran, circa 1718, Manuscript, with double openings in colors and
gold and 325 leaves of manuscript in gold, blue and red, and with
marginal decorations. Bound in full leather, gilt with folding flap.
Laid in is a 4x6 printed business card of Vester & Co., Inc., New York,
formerly the American Colony Shop in Jerusalem. In pencil on the back of
the card is written "Ahmad Iben Nassouh Pacha in the year 1122 Hegiea -
about 1718 AD". (remains of a broken laquered slipcase are included) A