THE KORAN (QUR'AN) LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB signed artist Valenti Angelo LTD ED. Was published by the Limited Editions Club in 1958. In the fall of 1929, George Macy launched the.With the dedication to produce the great classic of antiquity and the best of modern literature in beautiful editions. The books were edited and introduced by renowned scholars, designed by masters of the typographic arts and illustrated by many of our century's greatest artists. Strictly limited, usually from 1,500 to 2,000 numbered copies, almost all of these volumes were signed by the artist, author or designer; sometimes by all. Few publishers can boast of sustaining a pattern of excellence for over five decades. Is the holy book of Islam and is divided into 114 suras which are printed in order of length, the longest first and the shortest at the end.
There is no narrative thread in the Koran and no obvious connections linking each sura to the next; these features derive from the original oral nature of the text. In the Muslim world reciting the Koran is an important act of faith and religious witness. Translated from the Arabic by Arthur Jeffery.Decorated with an intricate "carpet"-like title-page executed in red and blue with hand-applied touches of real gold; with sectional title-pages that are equally but differently intricate; and with every text page decorated with red and blue arabeque frames, motifs, and ornamets by. Printed on specially produced paper at the Press of A. Bound in a red asnd blue stamped cloth which incorporates a wallet-like flap and housed in a blue cloth-covered clamshell slipcase(with a drop-down front flap) bearing a rectangular stencilled label of gilt applied on the cloth so "The Koran" is left set forth in the underlying blue. 9 3/4" by 6 3/4". THE BOOK AND SLIPCASE ARE IN FINE CONDITION. THE KORAN is devoted to telling the faithful exactly how they are to live in a state of Islam, "submission", to God and are distilled in The Five Pillars of Islam: -the profession of faith: "THERE IS NO GOD BUT GOD, AND MUHAMMAD IS HIS PROPHET" -prayer five times each day, according to prescribed ritual. Fasting from dawn to dark on the holy month of Ramadan. Giving alms to the poor. At least once in one's lifetime, making a pilgrimage to Mecca, but only if in good health and of sufficient financial means. At a time when one of every five people in the world is Muslim it seems a matter of good citizenship to know something of Islam.
Another reason is the beatuty of its majestically poetic language, enjoy. Don't miss a rare opportunity.Note: any glare is from my camera, not the book. Show off your items with Auctiva's Listing Templates. The item "THE KORAN (QUR'AN) LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB signed artist Valenti Angelo LTD ED" is in sale since Saturday, April 29, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "bookmanga" and is located in Woodstock, Georgia. This item can be shipped worldwide.