Handwritten 17th c. Ottoman manuscript of Al-Qur’an, written around 1000 hijri. Binding is recent though. Some pages are repaired. Water damage near the top of most pages.
— Aeschylus, or Herodotus quoting Solon
(Interesting, though AFAIK early firearms were hardly as effective as a bow and arrow or a crossbow.)
For some reason I found this funny lol, Arabic book publisher whining
(Not that I haven’t seen this in English books; cf. Allen & Unwin about Ace Paperbacks.)
The Iliad of Homer in the English verse translation by Alexander Pope illustrated with the classical designs of John Flaxman
New York: The Heritage Press. 1943. Cloth.