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Comment: 191 p. : ill. (many colour). 4to. in a slip-case. 'The Khalili Collection contains the largest range of Qur'anic material in private hands. The Qur'ans in this collection are described and illustrated in four volumes, of which this is the first; it covers the 8th to the 10th centuries.'
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THE ABBASID TRADITION: Qur'ans of the 8th to 10th Centuries AD (The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, VOL I) Hardcover – 22 Oct 1992

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The Khalili Collection is the greatest collection of Islamic art in private hands; it is continuing to grow and improve. It contains a large and comprehensive range of Qur'anic material, covering the entire history of Qur'an production from the seventh to the twentieth centuries, including examples from centres as far apart as Spain and India. This is the first of four volumes cataloguing the Qur'ans in the Khalili Collection. It includes Abbasid Qur'ans from the eighth to the tenth centuries. This catalogue combines examples of detailed scholarship encompassing the history of the subject
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