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Peter Harrington Announces Catalogue of Rare Islamic and Arabic Books

Exceptionally rare works by Khalil Gibran, T.E. Lawrence, Ulugh Beg and Ibn Sina headline rare bookseller Peter Harrington’s new catalogue of Islamic and Arabic books. Peter Harrington’s Abu Dhabi 2020 catalogue contains a selection of 85 books and manuscripts that offer an enticing selection of some of the most sought-after and desirable works by leading lights of the Islamic and Arabic-speaking world. According to Pom Harrington, owner of Peter Harrington, “Our Abu Dhabi 2020 catalogue...

Abu Dhabi Exhibition Reveals Rich History of Islamic Coins

One of the most significant collections of Arab and Islamic coinage ever assembled is now on show in the exhibition Coins of Islam: History Revealed in Abu Dhabi, UAE. His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan, deputy prime minister and minister of presidential affairs, inaugurated the exhibition under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak on January 28th. Curated and organized by Dr. Alain Baron, founder of Numismatica Genevensis SA, the exhibition...

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