The Rev. Samuel Kinns, Ph.D. - Graven In The Rock. The Assyrian And Egyptian - 1895

Description
The Rev. Samuel Kinns, Ph.D. - Graven In The Rock. The Assyrian And Egyptian - 1895
History, Illustrated, Exploration, Archaeology, Geography, Astronomy,Austen Henry Layard, Nineveh, Mesopotamia, Iraq, - Quantity: 2 - Other - see description

Two volume set for collectors, and for those interested in Austen Henry Layard, Nineveh, Mesopotamia, Iraq, Babylonia, Assyria, Egypt and Egyptology

Graven In The Rock
Or, The Historical Accuracy of The Bible
Confirmed, By Reference To The Assyrian and Egyptian
Monuments in the British Museum and Elsewhere
By The Rev. Samuel Kinns, Ph.d; JENA

Item Description
This two volume set is the result of three years special study of the Egyptian and Assyrian monuments (in the British museum) in an attempt to prove the historical portions of the bible are true.

Complete two volume set. With prefaces for the first, second and fourth edition, and facsimile autograph letter from the late Sir Austen Henry Layard. The two books are illustrated with 171 Engravings including frontispiece in each volume, and 37 plates. Published by Cassell and Company Limited, 1895. Publishers’ original blue boards with gilt design and lettering to upper boards and spines.

Volume I.
Frontispiece 'Sir Henry Rawlinson Copying the Inscription on the British Rock'
19 Full page plates, and other engravings in-text
Number of Pages: 432

Volume II.
Frontispiece portrait of 'The late sir Austin Henry Layard'
18 Full page plates, and other engravings in-text
Number of Pages: 271 including index + 11 pages of publishers’ works

Book Dimensions: 22.5 x 14.5 cm

Condition
A well-preserved volumes. Solid, and well-bound books. Light wear at extremities. Internally; the books are in very good condition. A label plate on past down pages of both volumes. Pen inscription and pen name and date to the prelims. Light marking and browning to the fore edges. Inner hinges are good. Pages are tightly held at the gutter. Text and engravings are clean and bright (Please see pictures).







Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Exploration, Archaeology, Geography, Astronomy,Austen Henry Layard, Nineveh, Mesopotamia, Iraq,, History, Illustrated
Author/ Illustrator
The Rev. Samuel Kinns, Ph.D.
Book Title
Graven In The Rock. The Assyrian And Egyptian
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1895
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Cassell and Company Limited
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
703
Dimensions
22.5×14.5 cm
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