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[Qur'an]. SALE, George (translator).

The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed,

translated from the original Arabic...,

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105990
Bath, S. Hazard for J. Johnson, Vernor [&c]1795
£4,250

George Sale (1697–1736) was a British Orientalist and lawyer. This translation was first published in 1734 and due to it's popularity, remained in print well into the first half of the 20th century with over 120 editions available.

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New Edition (fourth thus), 2 volumes, 8vo, vol. 1: xii, [2], 248pp., 266pp., [14 (table of contents)] ; vol. 2: [8], 519pp, [13]; large folding map and 3 engraved plates (2 of these folding), ink inscriptions to front free endpapers else clean and bright internally, small tear with loss to outer margin of p.99 (H2) in vol. 1 (not affecting text); fine contemporary tree calf, red morocco labels to spines, lettered in gilt, head of volume 1 lightly rubbed, a very handsome set.

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