The Manners of the Ancient Israelites; Containing an Account of their Peculiar Customs, Ceremonies, Laws, Polity, Religion, Sects, Arts and Trades, Division of Time, War, Captivities, Dispersion, and Present State. With a Short Account of the Ancient and Modern Samaritans. The Whole Much Enlarged from the Principal Writers on Jewish Antiquities. Claude FLEURY, Adam CLARKE.
The Manners of the Ancient Israelites; Containing an Account of their Peculiar Customs, Ceremonies, Laws, Polity, Religion, Sects, Arts and Trades, Division of Time, War, Captivities, Dispersion, and Present State. With a Short Account of the Ancient and Modern Samaritans. The Whole Much Enlarged from the Principal Writers on Jewish Antiquities.

The Manners of the Ancient Israelites; Containing an Account of their Peculiar Customs, Ceremonies, Laws, Polity, Religion, Sects, Arts and Trades, Division of Time, War, Captivities, Dispersion, and Present State. With a Short Account of the Ancient and Modern Samaritans. The Whole Much Enlarged from the Principal Writers on Jewish Antiquities.

London: Sold by William Baynes, 1809. [Jewish History] FINELY BOUND, the third edition thus. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.[2] 389 [5]. With a frontispiece etching of the author after Gobert. In later tan half calf, circa 1900, with raised bands, gilt titles to a black label, Masonic gilt tooling to spine, and marbled paper over boards. All edges and endpapers marbled. Masonic bookplate of the Supreme Council to front pastedown, neatly crossed through in black ink. Spotting to frontispiece and title page. Occasional light pencil underlining, and occasional light spotting throughout. Production-related loss to lower edge of title page. Very light wear to the highly attractive Masonic binding. Near fine. A classic seventeenth-century French account of Israel and the Israelites, translated into English. Item #61521

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