Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian and Celebrated Warrior. With Three Dissertations, Concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, James the Just, God's Command to Abraham, etc. And Explanatory Notes and Observations

Baltimore: Armstrong & Berry, 1839. Stereotype Edition, complete in one volume. Hardcover. Quarto. 648pp., 3 plates, incl. frontispiece. Rebacked retaining original tree calf boards, retaining the original spine with gilt lettering, ruling and tooling on spine, chipped at top. Frontispiece portrait engraving plus two engraved plates with two images each: Jerusalem in 1817 and High Priest on first, Golden Candlesticks and Solomon's Temple on second plate. Contains table of the Jewish weights, Measures, etc. and particularly those mentioned in Josephus's works. Eighteen page index at rear with two tables. Table I: Comparative view of the lives of the Patriarchs. Table II: Chronological Table, from the Creation to the Birth of our Lord. Previous owner's names in pencil and ink on front free endpaper (Scattergood). Small closed tear near gutter of frontispiece engraving, not affecting image. Very light sporadic foxing in margins. Very good condition. Item #47522

Price: $125.00

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