Institutions

 

Books

    • English

      • Atiq R. Siddiqui: The Story of Islamic Calligraphy, Delhi, Sarita Book House, 1990.
      • Catalogue of Winners Plates in the First International Calligraphy Competetion in the Name of Hamid al Amidi, Istanbul, International Commission for the Preservation of Islamic Cultural Heritage, 1987.
      • Catalogue of Winners Plates in the First International Calligraphy Competetion in the Name of Yaqut el Mustasimi, Istanbul, International Commission for the Preservation of Islamic Cultural Heritage, 1991.
      • Catalogue of Winners Plates in the First International Calligraphy Competetion in the Name of Abn-el-Bawwab, Istanbul, International Commission for the Preservation of Islamic Cultural Heritage, 1996.
      • Treasure of Islamic Calligraphy, Karachi, Hamdard Foundation, 1991.
      • Ulker, Muammer: The Art of Turkish Calligraphy from the Begining upto Present, Ankara, Turkiye is Bankasi, Cultural Publications, 1987.
      • Hashem Al Khattat, London, The Iraqi Cultural Centre, 1978.
      • Liaudd: Maslem Calligraphy, Al-Beruni Publications, Lahore, 1974.
      • Lings, Martin - Yasin Hamir Safar: The Quran - A British Library Exhibition, World Islamic Festival Trust, London, 1976.
      • The Muslim World, Karachi.
      • Aftab Ahmad: Islamic Calligraphy - Noon-Wal-Qalam, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
      • Abdul Kadir Karahan, Prof. Dr.: Kirk Hadis (Forty Sayings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) in Different Styles of Calligraphy of Hamid al Amidi), Istanbul, Sabah, 1991.
      • Al Faruqi, Lois Lamya: Islam and Art, Islamabad, National Hijrah Council, 1985.
      • Anthony Weich: Calligraphy in the Arts of Muslim World, University of Texas Press, 1979.
      • Begly, Wayne Edison: Monumental Islamic Calligraphy from India, Islamic Foundation USA, 1985.
      • Dar, Saif-ur-Rahman: The Roots of Islamic Calligraphyin Arabia, Iran & Pakistan, Department of Archaeology, University of Peshawar, 1981.
      • Khatibi, Abdelkadir: The Splendour of Islamic Calligraphy, London, Thames and Hudson, 1979.
      • Lings, Martin: The Quranic Art of Calligraphy and Illumination, London, World of Islam Festival Trust, 1976.
      • M.A. Ghafoor: The Calligraphers of Thatta, Institute of Central and West Asian Studies, University of Karachi, 1978.
      • Rehman, Syed Mustafizur: Islamic Calligraphy in Medieval India, Dhaka, University Press, 1979.
      • Safadi, Yasin Hamid: Islamic Calligraphy, London, Thames and Hudson, 1978.
      • Schimmel, Annemaria: Islamic Calligraphy, E. J. Bill, Netherlands, 1970.
      • Calligraphy and Islamic Culture, New York, University Press, 1984.
      • Titus Burckhardt: Art of Islam - Languange and Meaning, London, World of Islam Festival Company, 1976.
      • Zakariya, Muhammad: The Calligraphy of Islam, Reflections of the State of the Art, Cetre for the Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, 1979.
      • Ziauddin, M.: A Monograph on Muslim Calligraphy, Kalkat, 1936.
      • The Proceedings of the Hijrah Celebration Symposium on Islamic Art, Calligraphy, Architecture and Archaeology, Department of Archaeology, University of Peshawar, 1988.
    • Arabic

    • Persian

    • Urdu

      • Syed Muhammad Saleem, Prof.: Tareekh-e-Khat wa Khattateen (History of Script and Calligraphers), Karachi, Zawar Acedemy Publications, 2001.
      • Sheikh, Muhammad Rashid: Tazkara-e-Khattateen, Karachi, Idara-e-Ilm-o-Fan, 1998.
      • S. A. Rahman: Armughan-e-Ilmi ba Kidmat Dr. Muhammad Shafi, Lahore. 1955
      • Ghulam Tayyab, Maulana: Islami Art or Fan-e-Taameer, Lahore, Ferozesons, 1971.
      • Muhammad Abdullah Chaghtai, Dr.: Pak-o-Hind Mein Islami Khattati, Lahore, Kitab Khana Nou Ras, 1976.
      • Muhammad Abdullah Chaghtai, Dr.: Pak-o-Hind Mein Khat-e-Nataaliq, Lahore, Kitab Khana Nou Ras, 1976.
      • Amin Ahsan, Islahi: Tadabbur-e-Quran, Lahore, Faran Academy.
      • Abdul Qayyum: Tadrees-e-Khat-e-Naskh, Lahore, Department of Education, Government of West Pakistan, 1967.
      • Tazkara-e-Shuara-e-Jaypur, Aligarh, Anjuman-e-Taraqqi-e-Urdu, 1958.
      • Ehtaramuddin Shagil Jaypuri, Molvi: Sahifa-e-Khush Naveesan, Aligarh, Anjuman-e-Taraqqi-e-Urdu, 1963.
      • Ehteramuddin, Molvi: Saheefa-e-Kush Naweesan
      • Tariq Masood, Islami Khattati, Lahore Museum, 1976