Hardcover, [xiv], 398 pages. Fair condition. First edition. A study of the derivation and meaning of 666, the "Mark of the Beast." A very rare copy, this first edition being the only one known to have been published. Size 9"x6". Green cloth w/gilt lettering on spine. Cloth has rubs, splits along joints, small tears & chips at spine top and bottom, and scuffs on corners. Interior hinges are split. Previous owner's name (W. S. Butterbaugh, a noted Christian minister & author) on the half-title page. Notations, underlining, or light marginal soiling/foxing on approximately 40 pages of text. Paper is darkened by ephemera in three places. Signatures are stressed (not loose) at the interior margins. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Computation of 666 and Its Relation to ...
Publisher: James Nisbet & Co.
Publication Date: 1891
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description RareBooksClub.com, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # 1236970802
Book Description RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 140 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.3in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: . . . be noticed that the number, 13, 320, which, in days, constitutes the great harmonising cycle of the zodiacal, or 360lny year, with the l)iluvinn, or 370-day year, before alluded to, is exactly half of the number 26, 640, which, expressed in lunar years, constitutes the Precessional Cycle. It may be called the number of the Hemisphere. Next, we ought to take account of the fact that the 40 The mean select--d by Mr. Guinness for the reasons he gives, and adopted in this work, which given SS8 lunations for the degree in this great cycle, is so clone even to the extremes of 25, 900 and 25, 827 years, that it does not differ from either of them by more than 2 lunatiom-. I shall later show that 888 is an important geometrical iigurt-, while it does not appear that 890, S89, or 887 have any specific g. me-tIit. li character. Any oi the-no three Ilnlnln-ll is no nenr to 888 as at once to lnlIli-that 888 in the immt likely ilgnro to mqwet in such an iInmr. tnnt place at the hands oi a Creator who lninlu all things in perfect hmmony nlnl in-anty. It is not contended that we have inductive proof oi the accuracy of the menu, that ls, that the period cunnistl oi 360 X 888 lunations, neither more nor lees; but it in urged that suggestions of thin class bearing in thenmelves a high degree of probability of their correctness are often of great value, as would appear from the following remarks of one of the greatest reasoners this century has produced, with reference to the method employed by Kepler in achieving his great discovery of the ellipticity of planetary motion: -- In the first place, we may observe thatthe leading thought which suggested and animated all Keplers attempts was true, and we may add, sagacious and. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781236970800