Arabic Lithographed Books: In the Islamic Studies Library, McGill University (Fontanus Monograph Series v. 7)

Arabic Lithographed Books: In the Islamic Studies Library, McGill University (Fontanus Monograph Series v. 7)

By: Adam Gacek (author)Hardback

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Adam Gacek describes the collection of nineteenth and early twentieth-century Arabic lithographed books preserved in the Islamic Studies Library at McGill University, which consists of 264 volumes (410 individual works) printed in North Africa, the Middle East, and India and spans the traditional Islamic disciplines. Many of the books in this collection are beautiful examples of calligraphy and decoration, with exquisite title pages, elegant headpieces of floral and vegetal design, decorative medallions, and notes and glosses arranged in various shapes and forms. Arabic Lithographed Books includes ninety illustrations.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 01/06/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780773514515
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780773514515
  • weight: 500
  • ISBN10: 0773514511

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