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[New Testament in Arabic.] [London], 1727. 4to (9.25" x 7.5".) 463, [3] pp. (or, pi1, a-3M4). Period paneled calf, rear board detached and front hinge cracked, light scuffing and loss to extremities. Contents with faded water-staining, otherwise generally clean, front and rear endpapers with extensive manuscript notes. *********************** A scarce New Testament printed in Arabic. "Although 10,000 copies of this book were printed, the edition is now extremely rare, for none of the copies were sold in Europe, and but few given to the learned... A great part of the edition was sent to Russia, for distribution in the surrounding Mahommedan countries" – ("The Bible in Every Land," pp. 40-41.) Darlow and Moule, 1655; ESTC T153833

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[Bible, New Testament in Arabic, 1727]

Estimate $500 - $800Aug 17
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Macon, GA, USA
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