Mahomet, Le Coran. Traduction nouvelle avec notes d’un choix de Sourates précédés d’une introduction au Coran par Edouard Montet.

Qur’an. Translated By Edouard Montet.

Book ID: 7444


Small 8vo. 270 pp., half-title, later half-calf with marbled boards, publisher’s original wrappers preserved, marbled end papers, original cover soiled with previous owner’s inscription at top corner, pencil annotations on fly leaf and half-title page, otherwise copy in good condition, Payot, Paris, first edition, 1925.


First edition which have been printed later several times. “Professor Montet translation was praised and honoured especially in the orient. It is regarded as very precise, faithful to the Arabic text and, at the same time, as of high literary quality. With verse numeration and commentary footnotes, an index for the introduction as well as an index to the Qur’an supplements the text.” [Enay 153 for 1949 edition].

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