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From Dan to Beersheba; or, The Land of Promise As It Now appears Including a Description of the Boundaries, Topography, agriculture, Antiquities, Cities, and Present Inhabitants of that Wonderful Land with Illustrations of the Remarkable Accuracy of the Sacred Writers in their allusions to Their Native Country

Newman, J. P.

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1864
Condition: f to g+ Hardcover
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Octavo. [4], XII, 13-485pp. Original cloth with gold lettering on spine and blind-stamped printer's device on covers. Engraved frontispiece protected with a tissue-guard. Fascinating work on the history and setting of the Bible. While describing the various districts of the Holy Land and noting their ancient sites, their past history, and their present state, the author has sought to gather at every step contributions towards the illustration of the inspired text from every local source. This fascinating work is profusely illustrated with 2 folding maps of the Holy Land and numerous b/w in-text and full-page engravings. Age-wear on binding with age-toning on spine and along edges. Head and tail of spine partly chipped. Ex-library copy with library plate on inside of front board and library stamps on free front endpaper and on pp. 47-107-376-475 and 485. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 21169

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Title: From Dan to Beersheba; or, The Land of ...

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York

Publication Date: 1864

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:f to g+

Edition: First edition.

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Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

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