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[QUR'AN] FLUGEL, Gustav [editor]. Corani textus arabicus: ad fidem librorum manu scriptorum et impressorum et ad praecipuorum interpretum lectiones et auctoritatem recensuit indicesque triginta sectionum et suratarum addidit Gustavus Fluegel.

Lipsiae [i.e. Leipzig]. Sumtibus Ernesti Bredtii, 1893. Editio stereotypa C. Tauchnitzii tertium emendata nova impressio.
ix, [330]pp. Introduction by Gustav Flugel in Latin, Qur'an in Arabic.

[Uniformly bound with:] [QUR'AN] FLUGEL, Gustav [editor]. Concordantiae corani arabicae... Lipsiae [i.e. Leipzig]. Sumtibus Ernesti Bredtii, 1875. Editio stereotypa Caroli Tauchnitii. x, 219pp, [1]. Introduction by Gustav Flugel in Latin, text in Arabic.

8vo. Later brown half-morocco, tan cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and discoloured. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplates of Sir Thomas Wolseley Haig to REP of first mentioned work and FEP of second.
German orientalist Gustav Flugel's (1802-1870) edition of the Qur'an, when first published in 1834, was considered the best and most reliable presentation in the West to that date. In the following years, almost all translations into European languages were based on Flugel's edition.

Sir Thomas Wolseley Haig (1865-1938), civil servant in British India, later Professor of Arabic, Persian and Hindustani at Trinity College, Dublin.
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref: 23883