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Le Coran. Translated by M. Kasimirski - 1978

Sumptuous edition of the Qur'anic text, according to an oriental manuscript of the 19th century. The Surahs are presented in a bilingual edition: Arabic - French. Edition adorned with 17 plates taken from illuminated Oriental manuscripts of the 16th and 17th century More

Peter Coxe - The social day. A poem in four cantos - 1823

The plate on page 288, “Silent the guest surveyed the crowd”, engraved by Charles Warren, the leading protagonist of steel-engraving at this time, is dated 1822, and has traditionally been considered to be the first steel-engraved book illustration. More

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