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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.



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


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


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


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


GARDENS OF PARADISE 16th Century Turkish Ceramic Tile Decoration by Photographs by Ahmet Ertug Text by Walter B. Denny

Book Description: ERTUG & KOCABIYIK, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. Dust Jacket Condition: Brand New. Using advanced photographic techniques, Ahmet Ertug has, for the first time, captured the vibrant colors and sinuous draftsmanship of 16...

From INTERMA

$500.00


L'Alcoran De Mahomet by Quran

1685 QURAN Koran Islam Mohammed Mahomet Du Ryer BANNED Muslim Alcoran A rare, 17th-century printing of the Quran in French. This highly desirable Islamic text was translated by Andre du Ryer, known for his accuracy in French translations. Du Ryer transla...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


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


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


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


Darb Zubaydah: The Pilgrim Road from Kufa to Mecca by Saad Al-Rashid

Riyad University, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover (Imitation Leather). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, ...

From Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books

AU$450.00


Tafsir Ibn Kathir (Abridged): 10-Volume Set by Abu al-Fida' 'Imad Ad-Din Isma'il bin 'Umar bin Kathir al-Qurashi Al-Busrawi; Shaykh Safi-Ur-Rahman Al-Mubarakpuri [Editor]

Darussalam, 2000. First THUS. Hardcover. Acceptable. Ten-volume set. Published by Darussalam, 2000. Approximately 6600 pages in total. In English with lots of Arabic as well. Bindings are strong and sturdy. Occasional markings. Shelfwear to first 8 volu...

From The Book House in Dinkytown

$200.00


DERWYS (DERVISH) - Original Antique Etching by DERWYS - Olfert Dapper - Original Antique Etching

Amsterdam, 1677. Depiction of a BAREFOOT WANDERING DERVISH. ORIGINAL ETCHING. Untrimmed. Size of the illustrated area: 17,5 x 28,5 cm ( 7,14 x 11,63 inch) + margins. Slight age-toning and 1 small foxing stain. VERY GOOD. (Airmail shipping incl.) - Minima...

From M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899

$100.00


La Palestine Illustrée (in 2 vols.) by Scholten, Francois

First Edition. Paris: Jean Budry & Cie, 1929. In two volumes: La Porte d'Entrée: JAFFA and JAFFA la Belle. Copy no. 321 of the initial 1 - 1000 numbered print run. Photos and full description available on request. Condition generally very good except for...

From LeCrastinBooks

€231.00


An annotated bibliography of Islamic science by Nasr, Seyed Hossein, assisted by William C. Chittick and (for vol. 2 only) Peter Zirnis

Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, Tehran, 1975-1978. 2 vols.. Decorated leatherette covers with gilt titling and designs. As new /No Jacket. In English, the notes published in both English and Persian. A remarkably thorough compilation of the lite...

From Acanthophyllum Books

£80.00


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


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