Cover illustration: Book dealer in Cairo, early twentieth century (Photo by Rudolf Franz Lehnert).
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Names: Behrens-Abouseif, Doris, author.
Title: The book in Mamluk Egypt and Syria (1250-1517) : scribes, libraries and market / by Doris Behrens-Abouseif.
Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2018. | Series: Islamic history and civilization : studies and texts ; volume 162 | Includes bibliographical references and index.
Identifiers: LCCN 2018036408 (print) | LCCN 2018041602 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004387058 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004387003 (hardback : alk. paper)
Subjects: LCSH: Books–Egypt–History–400-1450. | Books–Egypt–History–1450-1600. | Books–Syria–History–400-1450. | Books–Syria–History–1450-1600. | Libraries–Egypt–History–400-1400. | Libraries–Egypt–History–1400-1600. | Libraries–Syria–History–400-1400. | Libraries–Syria–History–1400-1600. | Scribes–Egypt–History. | Scribes–Syria–History. | Calligraphers–Egypt–History. | Calligraphers–Syria–History.
Classification: LCC Z8.E4 (ebook) | LCC Z8.E4 B44 2018 (print) | DDC 002.095691–dc23
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