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The Qur'an

A British Library Exhibition World of Islam Festival 1976


Catalogue of an exhibition of Qur'an manuscripts at the British Library
3 April - 15 August 1976

The exhibition of the Qur'an has been arranged by the British Library in co-operation with the World of Islam Festival Trust, and features a splendid display of calligraphic and illuminated manuscripts from many countries. These have been assembled from the British Library's own collection, generously augmented by some of the best examples from public and private collections in the lands of origin and in Europe.

Martin Lings PhD, formerly Keeper of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books.

Yasin Hamid Safadi BA, Assistant Keeper in the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books.

185 x 245 mm

98 pages
World of Islam Festival, London, 1976
ISBN 0-905035-21-6
Book condition: Good second-hand copy, slightly sunned cover, light shelf wear


Product: Books

Category: Art & Culture