Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library (1475-1900) is the first full-text searchable digital library of early printed books in Arabic script. Covering religious literature, law, science, mathematics, astrology, alchemy, medicine, geography, travel, history, chronicles, and literature, and including European translations of Arabic works and Arabic translations of European books, it exemplifies the long exchange of ideas and learning between Europe and the Arabic-speaking world.

Materials Indexed: Books Database Type: Electronic Book Collection, Full Text Collection Interface Language: Introduction and search interface in many languages. Materials Language: Materials are mostly in Arabic, includes content in Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Latin, Ottoman Turkish, Persian, Spanish, Syriac, and others. Subject: History (World), Islamic Studies, Literature, Middle Eastern Studies, Primary Sources, Religious Studies Broad Category: Area Studies, Humanities, Languages & Literatures, Multidisciplinary, Sciences