Lot 17 of 240:
The Alcoran of the Franciscans 1679  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For:$180
$300 - $500

The Alcoran of the Franciscans, or a Sink of Lyes and Blasphemies. Collected out of a Blasphemous Book Belonging to that Order, Called The book of the Conformites. With the Epistles of Dr. Martin Luther, and Erasmus Alberus, Detecting the Same.
Bartholomeus, de Pisis, Martin Luther and Erasmus Alberus
L. Curtise

[24], 156 pp. (16mo) 15x8 cm (6x3") period speckled calf, re-backed with modern spine, new endpapers.

"Formerly printed in Latine, and now made English, for the discovery of the blasphemies of the Franciscans, a considerable order of regulars amongst the papists."  A Translation of: Alcoranus Franciscanorum, which was partly a satirical translation of Bartholommeo Albizzi's Liber conformitatum. Scarce.

Lot Amendments
Wear to leather with some rubbing to extremities, a few areas of worm damage on top board; some browning to page edges at front and rear, pencil notes on endpapers; very good.
Item number:
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail.  For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.


Terms and conditions


All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.


A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.


The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.