[Arabic calligraphy]. Manual of Arabic calligraphy.

No place, [1890 CE] = 1309 H.

Oblong 8vo (230 x 140 mm). 20 ff., printed on one side only. Original printed blue wrappers.


A set of twenty specimens of Arabic calligraphy, printed within gilt borders with floral ornamentation.

Wrappers chipped and with defects. From the library of Oleg V. Volkoff, historian of Cairo, with his ownership and note on the upper wrapper cover. In 1970, Volkoff published a study "À la recherche de manuscrits en Égypte" at Cairo's Institut français d'archéologie orientale.

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