Rockford: Self Published, 1891. Third edition. Hardcover. Ex-library. 407pp. (5). Black pebbled cloth with gold lettering on spine. Red speckled edges. Decorative blue endpapers. Collection of works by George W. Brown, based on previously published newspaper articles, on the origins of Judaism and Christianity from Zoroastrianism. This work is an example of popular religious scholarship in the late 19th century making use of the growing field of Near Eastern scholarship. Author's inscription on the front free endpaper. Head and tail of spine bumped and chipped. Library stamps on front free endpaper, title-page and interior page. Blue endpapers sunned. Age-toning to leaves. Overall in good- condition. g. Item #32113
Inscription: "Rev. Dr. Hirsch, Chicago, Ill, with the Compliments of the Author."