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Arabic Script: Styles, Variants, and Calligraphic Adaptations

By: Gabriel Mandel Khan

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 2006

Seller ID: 143799

ISBN: 0789208792

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. This fascinating guide to the Arabic alphabet and writing styles also offers an ample and thorough overview of a culture and a civilization. This enlightening book helps us discover an alphabet that throughout the centuries has been linked to the secular and religious worlds of Islam. The text explains the history and meaning of each letter, as well as its philosophical, theological, and cultural significance, and 300 two... View more info