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The Life and Works of Flavius Josephus

Whiston, William (Translator)

Published by The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, 1950
Condition: vg Soft cover
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Quarto.XV, [1], 1055, [1]pp. Original pictorial wrappers over green cloth, with gold lettering on spine. Frontispiece portrait of Flavius Josephus. Printer's device on title-page. Valued by scholar and layman alike, these important writings of the famous historian, student of law, and military commander of antiquity, chronicle the fascinating first century A.D. This exquisite edition is the standard English translation and includes the Antiquity and Wars of the Jews, The Life of Josephus, and Dissertations on Christ, John the Baptist and others; also the only non-Biblical contemporary reference to Jesus in all of ancient literature. This work is profusely illustrated with 79 illustrations on wood. Very minor rubbing and tiny chipping along edges of wrappers. Wrappers in overall very good, binding and interior in near to fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 25227

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Title: The Life and Works of Flavius Josephus

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1950

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: Standard edition

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