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Splendours of Qur'an calligraphy and illumination

Author: Martin Lings
Publisher: Liechtenstein : Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation ; New York : Thames & Hudson [distributor], 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The finest examples of this distinctive Islamic art form ever published.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Lings
ISBN: 0500976481 9780500976487 3908153603 9783908153603
OCLC Number: 57527954
Description: 87, 180 [i.e. 360] pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm
Contents: Foreword / The Prince of Wales --
Ch. 1. art of Qur'an calligraphy --
Ch. 2. art of Qur'an illumination --
Ch. 3. Kufic calligraphy and its eastern development --
Ch. 4. Naskh calligraphy and other small cursive scripts of the Islamic East --
Ch. 5. age of magnificence : Muhaqqaq, Rayhan and other large cursive scripts of the Islamic East --
Ch. 6. scripts of the Islamic West.
Responsibility: Martin Lings.
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