London: Printed by T. Plummer, 1800. Ex-Library First edition. Hardcover. Duodecimo. 245pp. Contemporary calf with raised bands and gilt lettering on black label of spine. Translated from the original Latin and published posthumously under the inspection of R. Hindmarsh, printer to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and sold by J. A. Tulk, editor, and J. Hodson.
One of the books left as a manuscript by Swedenborg and on his list of books "to be published." Originally without title the peculiar features of the manuscript prompted the Academy of the New Church to publish a phototyped edition in 1896 (E.J.E. Schreck). The content includes the Prophetical books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi, The Psalms of David and The Historicals of the Word. The book concludes with a Table, Index, and Titles to Various Psalms.
Binding with some wear along edges and some scuffing on covers near spine and on spine. Library stamp on inside front cover. Inked word on front free endpaper. Light foxing to inside covers and endpapers. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #42053