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Light From the East or The Witness of the Monuments: An Introduction to the Study of Biblical Archaeology

Ball, Rev. C. J.

Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1899
Condition: g+ to vg Hardcover
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Quarto. XXXIII, [1], 256, [32]pp. Uncut. Original red cloth covered boards, with gold lettering on front cover and spine. Bevelled boards. Top edge gilt. Decorative endpapers. Color frontispiece protected with a tissue-guard. Title-page in red and black lettering. First edition of this fascinating Introduction to the Study of Biblical Archaeology, compiling a list of the proper names In the Old and New Testaments with the signification of most of them in the original languages, and the ancient and modern equivalents of the principal geographical designations. This work is profusely illustrated with numerous b/w in-text illustrations, full-page b/w photographic reproductions, photogravures, and 2 color plates (including frontispiece), depicting Babylonian, Egyptian, Assyrian, North Syrian and Phoenician antiquities. Each plate is protected with a tissue-guard. Minor age-wear on binding with slight soiling on front cover and spine. Head and tail of spine somewhat rippled. Very minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Binding in overall good+ to very good, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 21126

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Title: Light From the East or The Witness of the ...

Publisher: Eyre and Spottiswoode, London

Publication Date: 1899

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g+ to vg

Edition: First edition.

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