The Khalili Collection contains the largest range of Qur'anic material in private hands. The Qur'ans in this collection are described and illustrated in four volumes, of which this is the first; it covers the 8th to the 10th centuries. This catalogue combines examples of detailed scholarship covering the history of the subject.
The "Nasser D Khalili Collection" contains the largest range of Qur'anic material in private hands and includes examples from centres as far apart as Spain and India. The third of four volumes dedicated to the Qur'ans in the collection, this work covers the period from AD 1400 to AD 1600.