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If you want to learn more about the vast and interesting history of Islam and the Muslim people, be sure to look through the rare and antique books in our Islam section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. From the politics of Muslim nations to in-depth analyses of modern Islamic religious practices, our Rare Book Room has plenty of options to choose from if you are searching for that special book for your rare and antique book collection.



Jing Han Zhu Jiang He Ting (The very first edition Koran with Arabic script and Chinese translation and Chinese transliteration) by not known

the very first first edition Koran in Chinese, 3 volumes, published in 1875 in Yun Nan Province. Yun Nan is a minority border province of southwestern China where Islam first arrived at China. binding in the oriental way. Some wear and rebounded in 3 volu...

From Asia Medicine and Humanities Books

$120,000.00


AN IMPERIAL COPY OF AL JAMI' US SAHIH FROM THE YILDIZ PALACE LIBRARY by AL BUKHARI , MUHAMMAD B. ISMAIL B. IBRAHIM B. AL MUGHIRA (D. 256 AH. 870 AD.)

Cairo: Bulak, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Limited. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 9 PARTS IN 2 VOLS. ARABIC TEXT. RED FULL LEATHER DECORATED AND GILDED BINDING WITH TUGRA AND NISHAN (ARMS OF STATE) OF THE SULTAN ABD UL HAMID II. PRIVATELY BOUND FOR TH...

From Archive

$15,000.00


Arabismus, h.e. Præcepta Arabicæ Linguæ, In harmoniâ ad Ebræa, eademq; Universalia, nec non Chaldæo-Syra, (feofum antehac edita illa ab autore) conscripta, exemplis sufficinti-busq; confirmata illustrataq;. by SENNERT,Andrea

Quarto, 18 x 14.5 cm, old cloth boards, black morocco label lettered gilt, spine chipped, pp.8 + 166, including the errata on the last two pages, woodcut initial, decorated woodcut to chapter heading and ending, Latin with Arabic in the text throughout, e...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£7,500.00


L’Alcoran de Mahomet. Translaté d’Arabe en François, par Le Sieur du Ryer, Sieur de la Garde Malezair by Qur'an

Quarto, contemporary French mottled calf, a little worn, spine with five raised bands richly gilt in compartments and label lettered in gilt, head and tail of spine worn, covers with triple gilt fillets and an inner panel of triple gilt fillets embellish...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£5,000.00


Al Naqd wa al Bayan fi daf' awham Khuzairan (Critique and declaration of Khuzayran's illusions) The only work by the authors, Signed copy. by Muhammad Izz ad-Din al-Qassam (1882-1935) and Muhammad Kamil al Qassab (1873-1954)

Damascus: al- Tarakki press, 1925 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Arabic text on the behavior during funerals in Islam in 140 p. Title page with dedication signed by Muhammad Kamil al qassab to Ali...

From Archive

$5,000.00


Fabrica Overo Dittionario Della lingua volgare Arabica, et Itliana, Copioso de voci; & locutoni, con osseruare lafrase dell’una lingua. by DOMINICUS GERMANO of Silesia

Quarto, contemporary vellum, pp.(10) + 102, Arabic and Italian throughout, title with printers woodcut device, some browning throughout, an excellent copy. Schnurrer, Bibliotheca Arabica, 67. Brill, Philologia Orientalis, II,224. Graf IV 177. Lambrecht 46...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£1,750.00


Gazophylacium linguae Persarum triplici linguarum clavi, Italice, Latine, Gallice by Ange de Saint-Joseph

Folio; 24 x 37 cm; engraved frontispiece, [xvi], 474, [20] pages; original paper covered boards, recent leather backstrip; ex-library two upstate New York seminaries, with small label on front pastedown, small rubber stamp and shelving information on vers...

From Archway Books

$2,000.00


Documenta philosophiae Arabum. Quae pro dissertatione ad summos in philosophia honores ab amplissimo in Universitate Fridericia Wilhelmia Rhenana philosophorum ordine rite impetrandos. Ex codd. mss. primus edidit, latine vertit, commentario illustravit. by Schmoelders [Schmölders], August

Bonnae (Bonn), Typis Regiis Arabicis. In Officina Fr. Baadeni, 1836.. Two parts in one volume. Octavo. Pp. (ii), iv, 134, 4; 33 in Arabic. Two title-pages including one to the Arabic part. Includes the 11-point Thesis Statement. Hardcover, bound in conte...

From Librarium of The Hague

€1,600.00


The Alcoran of Mahomet, Translated out of the Arabick into rench. By the Sieur Du Ryer, Lord of Malezir, and Resident for the King of France, At Alexandria. And newly Englished, for the satisfaction of all that desire to look into the Turkish vanities... by Qur'an

Octavo, contemporary speckled calf, upper hinge weak but holding, blind ruled fillet, (10) + xviiipp + (12) + (4) + 511pp, title within double ruled border. Reprint of the first English translation of the Qur'an of 1649. It was translated into English fr...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£1,250.00


Thesaurus Arabico-Syro-Latinus by ELIAS BAR SHINAYA OF NISIBIS, edited by OBICINI,Thomas

Octavo, contemporary vellum; pp. (6), 447, pp. (44), Syriac, Arabic and Latin text throughout, woodcut printers device to title, woodcuts to chapter endings, some paper browning throughout, a good copy. FIRST EDITION of the Syriac-Arabic dictionary arrang...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£1,200.00


Mahomets Alkoran, Door de Heer du Ryer uit d’Arabische inde Fransche, en door J.H.Gazemaker by Qur'an

Two parts in one volume, twelvemo, contemporary vellum, engraved title frontispiece + (7) + 692pp; (2) + 125pp, a few woodcut initials, printed marginilia. Second printing of Qur’an in Dutch, the first translation into Dutch of du Ryer’s French transl...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£1,150.00


Davidis Millii S.S. Theologiae D. ejusdemque, nec non Antiquitatum Sacrarum, & Linguarum Orientalium, in Academia Trajectina, Professoris Ordinarii, dissertationes selectae, varia S. litterarum et antiquitatis orientalis capita, exponentes et illustrantes. Curis secundis, novisque dissertationibus, orationibus, et miscellaneis Orientalibus auctae. by MILL, David

1743 1ed David Mill Oriental Treatises MUSLIM Arabic Muhammed Islam Coins RAREDavid Mill was an 18th-century Germany orientalist known for his reformed theological views. While professor of oriental studies at the University of Utrecht, Mill wrote a numbe...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,500.00


THE GENERALL HISTORIE OF THE TURKS (GENERAL HISTORY OF THE TURKS) by KNOLLES RICHARD:

UNKNOWN, 1631. .......BEFORE THE RISING OF THE OTHOMAN FAMILIE WITH ALL THE NOTABLE EXPEDITIONS OF THE CHRISTIAN PRICES AGAINST THEM. THIS COPY LACKS A TITLE PAGE BUT A NOTE IN THE BOOK CLAIMS THE FOURTH EDITION, 1631. SMALL FOLIO, 1511 PAGES PLUS '...

From Hawkridge Books

£1,050.00


Quran by Quran

1800 Arabic Quran Middle East ARAB Muslim Islam Persia Sultan Serkis Bey A rare, journal-style Arabic Quran. This curious volume features a handwritten provenance of a 19th-century sultan of Turkey and Italy Ambassador Serkis Bey. Item number: #7898 Pri...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


Petri Venerabilis, Abbatis Cluniacensis, illustrium miraculorum libri II. Accesserunt selectiora quaedam ex chronicis fratru[m] ordinis Praedicatorum editis à R.P.M. Antonio Senensi. Nonnulla praeterea plena admirationis, desumptae ex antiquissimis ecclesiae scriptoribus, lectu dignissima. by PETER, the Vulnerable

1595 1ed Peter the Vulnerable Miraculum Miracles Cluny Islam Crusades Douai Peter the Vulnerable, Abbot of Cluny, was a 12th-century Benedictine monk. Throughout his lifetime, and in the decades following, Peter's writings were some of the best and most ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


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