Qur’ans and Bindings from The Chester Beatty Library. A Facsimile Exhibition.

James, David.

Book ID: 18631

ISBN:      0905035291

£15.00

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4to. 144 pp., 115 b/w illustrations, publisher’s original wrappers, slightly rubbed round edges, biblio, glossary, index, shelf reference at lower spine, otherwise copy clean inside and in very good condtition, World of Islam Festival Trust, London, first edition, 1980.

Synopsis

An examination of one of the great collections of Qur’ans from the Middle East and from collections existing in Western Europe. One hundred and fifteen samples of different kinds of Islamic bindings is described in this catalogue.
Creswell Supplement II, 310.

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