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
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.
Frontispiece 'Sir Henry Rawlinson Copying the Inscription on the British Rock'
19 Full page plates, and other engravings in-text
Number of Pages: 432
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
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).
- Number of Books
- 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
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Cassell and Company Limited
- Binding/ Material
- Other - see description
- Number of pages
- 22.5×14.5 cm