This book is a bibliographical work aimed at documenting and identifying all Arabic and Islamic writings held in manuscript form.
It covers events that took place from the end of the nineteenth century A.D. to 1998.
The book holds 1039 titles, the majority of them being studies and articles published in 139 periodicals. The book then presents studies and articles presented at conferences and symposiums. Also included are details of books written or translated or academic theses which cover this specialist area. The topics include book bindings, editing, publication, restoration and indexing.