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Treasures of Islam: Art and Design in Islamic Manuscripts
By McGill-Queen's University Press
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ean: 9780773526846, isbn: 0773526846,
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''Treasures of Islam'' is a selection of the some of world's most beautiful and rare works of art and design from Islamic manuscripts held in the McGill University Libraries collection. The images cover a period from the ninth century to the twentieth century and make clear why Islamic book-making has been a source of fascination for many centuries. A collaborative effort, it involves a calligrapher, a painter of miniatures, and an illuminator working together to produce beautiful images, such