Penn Libraries Events & Exhibitions
Leaves from The Kingdom of the Book

Thoughts on the history of

printing in Morocco (1865-1935)

and Penn's Fez Lithograph Collection
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 5:30PM

Title page detail from Abu Isa al-Tirmidhi, Kitab Shamail al-Mustafa (Fez, Morocco, 1865), Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
The Penn Libraries has acquired an extraordinary collection of lithographic books printed in Fez, Morocco, during the latter half of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries. Dr. Fawzi Abdulrazak, the leading scholar of the history of printing in Morocco and the builder of the collection, will present this remarkable material and explain its history and significance.

Lea Library
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, sixth floor
3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
Free and open to the public (please show photo ID at entrance)