14:35 - January 19, 2022
News ID: 3477440
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A collection of rare publications, masterpieces, and manuscripts, including a Quran manuscript that belonged to Sultan Murad I (the third sultan of the Ottoman Empire), is on display at the 31st edition of the Doha International Book Fair (DIBF).

Doha International Book Fair (DIBF)


The Quran dates back more than 800 years, with an estimated financial value of QR1m.

The 31st edition of exhibition is distinguished by the participation of two libraries specialized in manuscripts and ancient publications.

The first belongs to the Global Arts Company, which shows interest in rare manuscripts, and the second is represented by Abdulaziz Al Bohashem Al Sayyid Library, which is famous for its rare publications in Qatar and other Persian Gulf Arab states.

Owner of the Library Abdulaziz Al Bohashem Al Sayyid said that his library is interested in owning old manuscripts, pointing out that the library contains many publications related to the State of Qatar, the Persian Gulf region, and a number of Arab countries that date back to over 200 years, as well as periodicals from the 1950s and 1960s.

He added that the library also owns rare original prints of the ancient poets of Qatar like Al Faihani, Al Tabtabai and Al Ma’awdah, as well as many pieces that were famous in the 60s and 80s.



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