Monthly Archives: December 2007

bookporn #24: the maxims of ‘ali, SOAS brunei gallery

Maxims of 'Ali

ok, enough blasphemy: this will be the last qur’anic bookporn for a while, though you must concede that this Ottoman Turkish gold-leaf book of the Maxims of Prophet ‘Ali is rather a stellar note to end a series on.

in Paris, hitting all the bookshops with unbridled enthusiasm.