DEAD SEA SCROLLS (Fine Facsimile Edition)

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Special Order. Please allow 2 to 4 weeks for delivery. ; New; A set of threefacsimilesof the most complete Dead Sea Scrolls discovered in Cave 1 above Qumran near the Dead Sea in 1947, now in the Shrine of the Book, Jerusalem, and a further three fragments from Cave 4, now in the collection of the National Archaeological Museum in Amman, Jordan. A strictly limited facsimile edition of 49 numbered sets. 1QIsa- The Great Isaiah Scroll1QS - The Manual of Discipline1QpHab - The Habakkuk Commentary4Q175 -Testimoniafragment4Q162 -Pesher Isaiahb (commentary) fragment4Q109 -Qoheletfragment Codicology1QIsa- The Great Isaiah Scroll: 695 x 27cm (23 feet x 11 inches) 1QS - The Manual of Discipline: 186 x 25cm (73 x 10 inches) 1QpHab - ThePesherto Habakkuk: main part 143 x 14cm (56 x 5.5 inches) additional fragment 10 x 14cm (4 x 5.5 inches) 4Q109 -Qoheletfragments: 14.5 x 19cm (5.7 x 7.5 inches) 4Q162 -Pesher Isaiahbfragment: 23 x 11.5cm (9 x 4.5 inches) 4Q175 –Testimoniafragment: 13.6 x 22.7cm (5.4 x 9 inches) PrintingThe scrolls were printed on a specially prepared, neutral pH, vegetable parchmentin six colours. SewingUsing archival thread of the same diameter as that still holding parts of the scrolls together today, every stitch on every joint has been faithfully re-sewn and coloured by hand. CuttingThe scrolls were cut to the precise outline as it was in 1948. All hairline cracks and holes, however small, have also been cut. DedicationEach facsimile set can be personally dedicated by ourcalligrapherat no extra charge. Whether the facsimile is intended as a gift to an institution or a private individual, our calligrapher can inscribe a gift certificate with an appropriate inscription in any language. resentationThe scrolls and fragments are contained within a hand-made cloth-covered archival case made by hand by one of the UK's finest binders. The titles are gold-embossed on parchment. Each scroll is rolled and interleaved with archival tissue and housed in its own compartment. The fragments are contained in a folder within the box and can safely be displayed in the specially-made museum quality Lucite frames. EditionThis facsimile set is issued in a strictly limited edition of 49 numbered copiesA signed and numbered certificate, stamped by Facsimile Editions and the Dead Sea Scrolls Foundation accompanies each set ; 8.25"x6.125"x4"; 948 pages. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: DEAD SEA SCROLLS (Fine Facsimile Edition)
Publisher: Facsimile Editions
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: New

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