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"THE KORAN, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, translated into English immediately from the original Arabic; with explanatory notes, taken from the most approved commentators. To which is prefixed a preliminary discourse. By George Sale."
London: "printed by C. Ackers, for J. Wilcox", 1734 London: "printed by C. Ackers, for J. Wilcox". 1734. "First edition in English taken directly from the Arabic, and ""remarkably accurate … the best in any language … a very poor English rendering by Alexander Ross appeared in 1649, but it was taken from the despicable French version"" (DNB) of Andre Du Ryer. 4to, pp. [6], iii-ix, [3], 187, [1], 508, [15]; title-p. printed in red and black, engraved folding map of Arabia, 4 engraved plates (3 folding); recent full brown morocco, gilt borders on cover, gilt-lettered direct on spine; very good and sound. Lowndes II, 1280."
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