The Manuscripts Oskar Rescher Sold to the Berlin State Library 1913–1936

Gastbeitrag von Dr. Güler Doğan Averbek Introduction Many of the libraries in Europe and America that have Islamic manuscripts in their collections owe a significant part of them to Oskar Rescher (aka Osman Reşer, 1883–1972). He was a global trader and broker of manuscripts, deserving the title of probably the most active trader of Islamic […]