Resources and Reads

Resources:

Avrin, L. (1991). Scribes, Script & Books. Chicago: American Library Association.

François Déroche, Manuscripts of the Qur’an, in: Jane Dammen-McAuliffe (ed.), Encyclopaedia of the Qur’an. Volume 3. Leiden-Boston (Brill) 2003, pp. 254-275

Beit-Arié, The Oriental Arabic paper, in Gazette du Livre Médiéval 28 (printemps 1996), pp. 9-12

Akimushkin, ‘The sources of the “The Treatise on Calligraphers and Painters” by Qazi Ahmad Qumi’, in Manuscripta Orientalia 1/1 (1995), pp. 5-11

Ismail E. Erünsal, ‘The Ottoman Libraries and Ottoman Librarian Tradition’, in: Kemal Çiçek (ed.), The Great Ottoman-Turkish Civilisation. Volume 4 (Ankara, 2000), pp. 867-885.

Alain George, On the rise and meaning of Islamic calligraphy. in: Hadith al-Dar, No. 33, 2011, pp. 10-13 (English section)

Deroche, F. Islamic Codicology: An Introduction to the Study of Manuscripts in Islamic Script. Islamic Heritage Foundation 2006. Retrieved from: http://www.islamicmanuscripts.info/reference/books/Deroche-2006-E/Deroche-2006-E-049-063-Writing-surface-paper.pdf

Reads:

Islamic Books: A Research Blog about Manuscripts, Printed Books and Ephemera in Arabic Script

The 20 Most Impressive Ancient Manuscript Collections

The Islamic Manuscript Association

Make Your Own Coptic Binding!

The Ultimate History Project: The Islamic Codex

The Walters Museum: Islamic Manuscripts

 

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