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The Works of Flavius Josephus...... (4 Vols complete)
London: Lackington, Hughes...., 1820 The Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian and celebrated warrior. In four Volumes to which is added three dissertations concerning Jesus Christ........ With an index to the whole, and copper plates. 4 Volumes complete, in uniform contemporary tree calf with gilt tooling to edges, all edges and corners lightly worn and bumped. All spines have been professionally relaid keeping all the old, gilt tooling and titles to maroon leather labels, some chipped at edges, vol 3 has a new one. Internally all have marbled endpapers, and text block edges, some offsetting and light foxing. Vol 1, frontis of Josephus, [2], 516 pp. Vol 2, [2], map, 527 pp. Vol 3, [2], map, 523 pp. Vol 4, [2], 527 pp. The map of the Middle East dated 1806 as is the plan of Jerusalem. A lovely set in contemporary bindings. Whiston, natural philosopher and theologian, this most successful of Whiston's works, published in 1737 with maps of the Holy Land and engravings of the temple, was long the standard English translation and was in continuous reprint throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (see ODNB for a full Bio.) (see Sandys 412. Darlow Moule 813. Allibone 2676)
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