[Biblia coptica & arabica - Psalmi]. [Pi chou de pi Psalterion de Dauid. Kitab Zabur Dawud, al-nabi wa-al-malik].

London, Richard Watts for the British and Foreign Bible Society (al-Majma' al-mu'aiyyin li'ntishar al-Kutub al-Muqaddasah fi jami' al-Atraf), 1826.

4to. (328) pp., final blank leaf. Title page within woodcut borders. Contemporary calf (spine rebacked).

 950.00

Arabic and Coptic Psalter as issued by the British and Foreign Bible Society. Arabic text reprinted from the Risius-Guadagnolo-Ecchellensi-Maracci 1671 Rome edition of the Arabic Bible. The Coptic may be a reprint of the 1744 Rome Coptic-Arabic Psalter edited by Raphael Tuki (cf. Roper/Tait, Coptic Typography, in: Middle Eastern Languages and the Print Revolution [2002], p. 119).

Evenly browned throughout. Punched library ownerships ("Philadelphia Divinity School") and ballpoint shelfmark; old catalogue slip and pouch inserted loosely, with bookplate of the "Library of the Protestant Episcopal Divinity School of Philadelphia". Contemporary bookseller's label (Dondey-Dupré, Paris) to front pastedown.

Darlow/Moule 1673 & 3095. OCLC 123078021.

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