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Qur'an manuscripts : calligraphy, illumination, design

Author: Colin F Baker; British Library.
Publisher: London : British Library, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning over 1200 years, from the 7th to 19th centuries, this history traces the evolution of Qur'an manuscripts across the vast expanse of the Islamic empire, stretching from Spain to the borders of China.
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baker, Colin F.
Qur'an manuscripts.
London : British Library, 2007
(OCoLC)608153945
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin F Baker; British Library.
ISBN: 9780712306898 0712306897
OCLC Number: 132318361
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm
Contents: From the early stages --
Grand designs --
Qu'ran manuscripts and the spread of Islam --
Miniatures, scrolls, bindings and furniture.
Responsibility: Colin F. Baker.

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Explores the central place of the Qur'an in Islamic Society and looks at the manuscripts as physical objects, including the celebrated calligraphy and the masterful artists who developed it. This  Read more...

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"Recommended for all religion and arts collections that seek global coverage."--John Renard "Religion and the Arts "

 
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