More than 12,000 manuscripts, 30,000
volumes of printed books and 9,000 copies of different
Iranian publications are kept in the Britain National
Library, an official, working for the National Library
said on Monday.
Farzaneh Shadanpour, Head of the
National Library development department said most of these
books and manuscripts have been written in Asian and
Iranian manuscripts collection held in Britain National
Library contains the manuscripts which are about the
Middle-East specially Iran (including Central Asia) and
India, she said.
The manuscripts date back to twelve centuries ago, and
after that and a majority of them have been written in the
fields of humanities and religions.