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The Quranic art of calligraphy and illumination

Martin Lings

The Quranic art of calligraphy and illumination

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Published by Scorpion in Essex .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1976.

StatementMartin Lings.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18349561M
ISBN 100905906594
OCLC/WorldCa18601200


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