The Commentary of the Holy Quran in Urdu
by Maulana Muhammad Ali, M.A., LL.B., author of the English translation of the Holy Quran
The Light (Pakistan), 1st August 1922 Issue (Vol. 1, No. 16, p. 4)
A most comprehensive commentary in Urdu, containing the original Arabic text with literal but idiomatic Urdu translation underneath, and with a full commentary in footnotes, based upon the most reliable authorities on Islam and other Arabic literature, e.g., Bukhari, Ibn-i Jarir, Ruh-ul-Maani, Mufridat-i-Raghib, Taj-ul-Urus, and Lisan ul-Arab.
The whole work will be completed in three volumes, each of about 800 pages of 22″ x 29″ / 8.
The first volume, up to Sura An’am, is on sale; the second will appear by November next; and the third by April 1923.
A list of permanent subscribers has been opened, and each volume is sent to them as soon as it is published. Muslim brethren are requested to get their names registered.
First volume: handsome leather binding, with name in gold on back and a beautiful golden Tughra [calligraphic monogram] on the front; price Rs. 9 net. Apply to: