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Alexander Cruden
A Complete Concordance to the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament: in Two Parts. Containing, I. The Appellative or Common Words in so Full and Large a Manner, That Any Verse may Be Readily Found By Looking For Any Material World in it. In This Part the Various Significations of the Principal Words Are Given, By Which the Plain Meaning of Many Passages of Scripture in Shewn: An Account of Several Jewish Customs and Ceremonies is Also Added, Which May Serve to Illustrated Many Parts of Scripture. II. The Proper Names in the Scriptures. To This Part is Prefixed a Table, Containing the Significations of the Words in the Original Languages From Which They are Dervies. To Which is Added, a Concordance to the Books Called Apocrypha. The Whole Digested in an Easy and Regular Method; Which, Together With the Various Signifcations and Other Improvements Now Added, Renders it More Useful Than Any Book of This King Hitherto Published
London: J. Knapton; C. Hitch and L. Hawes; H. Woodfall; et al., 1761. Leather. Very Good. 11" by 8.5". Not Stated. The second edition of an early concordance, the important and never out of print eighteenth century 'Complete Concordance' by Alexander Cruden, illustrated with a frontispiece. The second edition of this work. In a custom vellum slipcase. An incredibly information accompanying work to the Bible, containing a complete list of words found in the bible, offering reference to the passage each word is used in, and a short quote as well, showing how each word has been used. An early concordance. The concordance is intended to be used alongside the King James' Bible, which was publishes the century before this concordance was first published in 1737. This concordance has never been out of print since its publication. Illustrated with a frontispiece. Written by Alexander Cruden, who is best known for this work. It is known that he worked on this work from 7am to 1am every day, and thus completed the bulk of the work within a year. He started the work in 1735. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper, 'Rebeccah Stevens, Wycomb, 1789', and 'Mary Steevens Junior, 1809'. In the original calf binding, in a custom vellum slipcase. Externally, generally smart. Light marking to the boards. A little rubbing to the spine. Minor loss to the head and tail of the spine. Front hinge is strained but remains firm. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Vellum slipcase with contemporary Latin script to the reverse. … [Click Below for Full Description]
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