The Quran in East and West: Manuscripts and Printed Books

Item Information

Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, title page

Dublin Core

Title

Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, title page

Subject

Islam

Description

the first English translation of the complete Quran from the Arabic text with an English commentary

Publisher

J. Wilcox

Date

1734

Contributor

Sale, George, 1697?-1736

Language

eng

Identifier

CLIO id: 4561630

MODS

Key Date

1734

Type of Date

exact

Publication Place

London

Publication Date

1734

Form/Genre

books

Repository Name

nnc-ut

Shelf Location

Union Rare OT43 S16 1734

Notes

Physical description of book from which images were taken: the unidentified French engraving used as frontispiece in a copy in the Houghton Library (f EC7.Sa324.733ka) was added by one of its previous owners
the "Preliminary Discourse" is illustrated with 5 plates, two of which are maps

references:
ESTC T146975
Arnoud Vrolijk, "Sale, George (b. in or after 1696, d. 1736)," in: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2010, available online: http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/24529 (accessed 10 June 2011)

Language of Cataloging

eng

Digital Origin

rd

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

books

Physical Dimensions

26 x 21 x 5.75 cm

Citation

“Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, title page,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed August 5, 2020, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/quran/item/6104.

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