- London: Oxford University Press, 2000.
- cloth, dust jacket
- 300 pages
- ISBN: 0199201935
Price: $600.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 136632
First edition. A fine copy. An important collection of religious manuscripts, particularly Qur'ans, notable for their calligraphy, illuminations and bindings. An introductory essay is followed by the catalogue of examples divided: Iraq and Egypt, Iran and India, the Ottoman Empire, the Maghrib, sub-Saharan Africa, China, South-East Asia; with concordances of catalogue and manuscript numbers, a list of calligraphers represented in the Shaker collection, brief bibliography and index. Text in English.