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Near East Collection: Samples of Arabic and Persian Calligraphy

Samples of Arabic and Persian Calligraphy

prepared by Near East Collection at Yale University Library

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Fragments from a Koran copied by Ibn al-Bawwab

Fragments from a Koran copied by Ibn al-Bawwab (d.1022) who is generally credited with the invention of new styles.

D.S.Rice, The Unique Ibn al-Bawwab Manuscript in the Chester Beatty Library

(Dublin: Emery Walker Ltd. 1955)