KETĀB-ḴĀNA, an atelier where books are produced or a place where books are stored. For the latter, see LIBRARIES. For libraries with major collections of Persian manuscripts and books, see under individual listings by country or institution, e.g., ĀSTĀN‑e QODS‑e RAŻAWI; CHESTER BEATTY LIBRARY; FIRST DASTUR MEHERJIRANA LIBRARY; GARRETT COLLECTION; GEORGIA vi. IRANIAN STUDIES AND COLLECTIONS IN GEORGIA; KETĀB-ḴĀNA-YE MELLI‑E TĀJIKESTĀN. See also BIBLIOGRAPHIES AND CATALOGUES; BOOKBINDING; LITHOGRAPHY; PAPER.


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