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Rare & antiquarian books: Stackhouse - ‘A History of the Holy Bible’ From the Beginning of the World to the Establishment of Christianity; with numerous Notes reconciling seeming contradictions, rectifying mis-translations etc. By the Rev. Thomas Stackhouse MA, late Vicar of Beenham in Berkshire. To which are added copious additional notes from recent commentators, critics and easter travellers; Dissertations and complete indexes. Vol 1 of two. Published by Blackie & Son, Queen Street, Glasgow; South College Street, Edinburgh; and Warwick Square, London. 1846.
Full calf binding, five raised decorative bands to spine with gilt decoration to boards and spine and gilt lettering to title. Marbled end papers. Four, fold out chrono-genealogical charts of the different ‘ages’ of the world plus 8 engraved illustrations. 532pp. Book condition: Good. Marked and rubbed boards with scuffed corners and some external splitting to spine. Discolouration to pages and foxing to illustrations, but all intact and present and spine largely tight.
Large 8vo -