1775 QURAN Koran Islam Mohammed Mahomet Du Ryer BANNED Muslim Alcoran

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A rare, 17th-century printing of the Quran in French. This highly desirable Islamic text was translated by Andre du Ryer, known for his accuracy in French translations. Du Ryer translated this work out of the Arabic into French; however, it was not well-received by the Catholic Church. In fact, Catholic priest Vincent de Paul prohibited the distribution of this work – the first French Quran to be banned when it was originally published!

 

This highly desirable and valuable French Quran features genealogical tables of Islamic sects and an impressive folding illustration of the Temple (Great Mosque) at Mecca.

 

$750.00

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1775 QURAN Koran Islam Mohammed Mahomet Du Ryer BANNED Muslim Alcoran

 

A rare, 17th-century printing of the Quran in French. This highly desirable Islamic text was translated by Andre du Ryer, known for his accuracy in French translations. Du Ryer translated this work out of the Arabic into French; however, it was not well-received by the Catholic Church. In fact, Catholic priest Vincent de Paul prohibited the distribution of this work – the first French Quran to be banned when it was originally published!

 

This highly desirable and valuable French Quran features genealogical tables of Islamic sects and an impressive folding illustration of the Temple (Great Mosque) at Mecca.

 

Item number: #7909

Price: $750

 

Quran

 

L’Alcoran De Mahomet

 

À Amsterdam et à Leipzig Chez Arkstée & Merkus, 1775.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • I – LII, 472
      • 5 engraved plates
    • II – [2], 476
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7in X 4in (18cm x 10cm)

 

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7909

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Religion

Authors

Quran

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete