This volume focuses on the museum’s exceptional group of Islamic miniature paintings found in illustrated copies of classic works & as surviving fragments pasted or bound into albums in the former royal libraries. It is illustrated with representative examples of sacred, literary, & technical works reflecting the patronage of individual sultans over more than 400 years of rule. With full discussion of early Islamic practices in the art of calligraphy & book illustrations, as well as a history of the library.
Author : Zeren Tanindi
This publication can be purchased here : https://www.amazon.co.uk/Topkapi-Museum-Albums-Illustrated-Manuscripts/dp/3779652439