Jefferson, Thomas, with Roche, Foote, Harrington >>
Title Jefferson Bible, the : The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth, with the Annotated Commentaries on Religion of Thomas Jefferson
Book Condition Near Fine in Fair dust jacket
Publisher N. Y. : Clarkson N. Potter; 1964
Seller ID 12744
384 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, endpaper maps, endnotes. Text is in three main sections: 1) The Jefferson Bible, reprinted in beautiful text, English only. 2) Complete set of facsimile pages from Jefferson's original scrapbook Bible, with parallel texts in Greek, Latin, French, English, covering 82 spreads. 3) Commentaries on the Bible, extracted from Jefferson's letters. ; Facsimile pages are somewhat dark and may be difficult to read without a magnifying glass. ; This is the famous Bible arranged by Thomas Jefferson literally from pieces of the New Testament. This (new) edition is edited by Owen I. A. Roche, religious historian. Introduction by Rev. Dr. Henry Wilder Foote, Unitarian historian and Harvard professor. Foreword by Rev. Dr. Donald Szantho Harrington, author, activist and Unitarian preacher. ; Book shows only a whisper of shelfwear. Jacket is quite faded and worn, spine edges taped by owner for reinforcement, pr ice on inner flap crossed out and another penned in, no significant chips, everything readable.