The Rivers and Lakes of Scripture: Tweedie, Rev. W. K. (Rev. William King Tweedie) The Rivers and Lakes of Scripture: Tweedie, Rev. W. K. (Rev. William King Tweedie)

The Rivers and Lakes of Scripture

Tweedie, Rev. W. K. (Rev. William King Tweedie)

Published by T. Nelson and Sons, London, 1857
Condition: Fair-Good Hardcover

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Quarto. 82pp. Original richly tooled full leather Victorian binding, with gold lettering on spine and front cover. All edges gilt. Previous owner's ex-libris (Bertha Diener) on inside of front cover. Chromolithographic frontispiece protected with a tissue-guard. In this delightful work, the author gives his views suggesting some lessons that may be learned beside the chief rivers or lakes mentioned in scripture. Although only hints or glimpses are here presented, Tweedie wishes that they will "deepen the impressions of truth or increase the joy of believing." Splendidly illustrated throughout with 18 chromolithographs on twelve plates and one map, this fantastic journey takes the reader through the Jordan, to Syria and the Barrada, into the rivers of Mesopotamia. Corners rubbed and bumped, thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Rubbing along joints. Spine re-glued. Hinges reinforced with binder tape. Endpapers slightly creased and chipped along edges. Faint damp-staining along upper inner margin of very first pages (not affecting text or illustrations). Sporadic foxing and smudges throughout. Binding and interior in overall fair to good, plates in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 7200

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Title: The Rivers and Lakes of Scripture

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, London

Publication Date: 1857

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fair-Good

Edition: First edition.

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