Le Koran, traduction nouvelle, faite sur le texte arabe.

Qur’an. / Translated by Kasimirski.

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Book ID: 15876

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Small 8vo. 521 pp., contemporary quarter calf with marbled boards, title gilt on spine, marbled edges, previous owner’s name inscribed verso front cover & front endpaper, few faded red crayon markings, otherwise copy in good condition, Charpentier, Libraire- Editeur, Paris, 1844.

Synopsis

Albert de Kasimiriski produced a new translation of the Qur’an by using both of the translation by Marraccio and Sale, as well as the annotations to these new translation. It was his intention to preserve the specific character of the original and to stick to the original text as closely as possible. With verse numbering, annotations and footnotes. The first 34 pages are a biography of the Prophet.
Enay list five editions of this translation: 1840 (two editions), 1857, 1862, and 1978.

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