Prepared by Uğur Derman
Edited with foreword by Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu
Historical overview with the contributions of Nihad M. Çetin
Translated into English by Mohamed Zakariya, Mohamed Asfour
ISBN 92-9063-074-4 (English ed.)
This album gives the history of the Islamic art of calligraphy starting from the development of the Arabic script through the last great artists of the Ottoman school of calligraphy. It is printed on high quality paper and contains 192 colour plates of calligraphy by Muslim artists from the first century Hijra to the present time with annotations about the style of writing and other characteristics of the work and the biography of each calligrapher.