Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
The One Primeval Language traced experimentally through Ancient Inscriptions in Alphabetic Characters of Lost Powers From the Four Continents. 3 Vols.
The One Primeval Language traced experimentally through Ancient Inscriptions in Alphabetic Characters of Lost Powers From the Four Continents. 3 Vols.
The One Primeval Language traced experimentally through Ancient Inscriptions in Alphabetic Characters of Lost Powers From the Four Continents. 3 Vols.
The One Primeval Language traced experimentally through Ancient Inscriptions in Alphabetic Characters of Lost Powers From the Four Continents. 3 Vols.

The One Primeval Language traced experimentally through Ancient Inscriptions in Alphabetic Characters of Lost Powers From the Four Continents. 3 Vols.

London: Richard Bentley, 1851-1854. First edition. Hardcover. Large Octavo. xvi, 182pp., 6 fold-outs, vi, (6) 300pp., 12 fold-outs,1 sleeve with fold-out. Dark green cloth with blind-stamped ruling and gilt illustration with reverse lettering on front, gilt lettering and blind-stamped ruling on spines, with additional sleeve with gilt lettering on cover housing a large (36 x 24"), linen-backed fold-out chart comparing 45 different ancient alphabets. Frontispiece engraving. Including "The Voice of Israel, From the Rocks of Sinai: and the Vestiges of Patriarchal Tradition from the Monuments of Egypt, Etruria, and Southern Arabia. With Illustrative Plates, A Harmonized Table of Alphabets, Glossaries, and Translations." lllustrated throughout in offset exquisite lithographs of artwork in text, on plates and multiple fold-outs. Forster, one of the six preachers of the Cathedral of Canterbury, and rector of Stisted, Essex, expounds on the interrelatedness of knowledge transmitted through a common ancient Egyptian language source. He believes that ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and the Semitic alphabet have pictographic commonality that was then passed to Christianity. The third volume map is titled A Harmony of Primeval Alphabets. It compares the alphabets of Hebrew from Ethiopia, Arabic, Rosetta Enchorial Alphabet, the Etruscan Alphabet, and 39 other from around the world, even South America. The letters are organized by chart divided by language and type of letter. For example, you can see A, and scroll your eyes across the page to see all the various forms of the letter A, from every civilization from Babylonian to Celtiberian. Some wear along edges, small bumps and rubbed. Spine of vol. 1 frayed at head and tail, small chips at top and middle back joint. Small sticker in left upper corner of inside front cover with handwritten number. Vol. 2 covers rubbed, starting at inside cover and small ink blots on free front endpaper. Cloth sleeve with light discoloration on front cover. Bindings and interiors in overall good to very good condition. g to vg. Item #22163

Price: $1,250.00

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