Title: Alt-und Neues Testament in eine Connexion mit der Juden und Benachbarten Völcker Historie Gebracht, vom Verfall der Reiche Israel und Juda an, Biss auf Christi Himmelfahrt
German First edition of the famous work about The Bible connected with Jewish History.
Published: Dresden, 1721, Johann Christoph Krause
The title-page is printed in red and black. Bound in the original vellum. Magnificently illustrated with several original Copper Engravings depicting The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, The Tower of Babel, The Palace of Babylon, a cityscape of Babylon and more.
Condition: The Book is complete without any wormholes. Unfortunately it does have some rips (in the Preface and in some of the copper engravings) and some folds. Since there are no pieces missing a Restauration would easily possible. (Please see pictures)
Size: 8 by 6 3/4 by 2 3/4 inch
About the author:
Humphrey Prideaux (1648-1724), divine and scholar, belonged to an ancient Cornish family, was born at Padstow, and educated at Westminster School and at Oxford. He first attracted notice by his description of the Arundel Marbles (1676), which gained for him powerful patrons, and he rose to be Dean of Norwich. Among his other works are a Life of Mahomet (1697), and The Old and New Testament connected in the History of the Jews and Neighbouring Nations (1715-17), long an important work, of which many editions were brought out.
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