TAREQ RAJAB MUSEUM

KUWAIT -. TAREQ RAJAB MUSEUM.

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KUWAIT - TAREQ RAJAB MUSEUM. Kuwait, Al-Anwar Printing Press for the Museum, 1994.

4to. Original illustrated card wrappers; pp. 167, highly illustrated throughout, folding map; edges of wrapers with light wear, otherwise very good.
Second printing, presentation copy, cordially inscribed by the co-founder of the museum, Jehan S. Rajab, to Louisa Montague-Jones, who organized early tourism in the Gulf region. 'Unveiled in 1980, the original Museum was a private art collection and now the Tareq Rajab Museum contains a collection of over thirty thousand items collected by this dynamic couple over the last fifty years, 10 thousand of which are now on permanent display. After which, the museum has been extended by adding two new buildings (Dar Al-Cid and Dar Jehan also called the Tareq Rajab Museum of Islamic Calligraphy) to the museum in Jabriya, the area where the first museum was opened' (www.iwgk.org.kw/tareq-museum-2018).

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