Josephus, Flavius, translated by William Whiston >>
Title Life and Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian and Celebrated Warrior : With Three Dissertations Concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, James the Just, Etc, 1836
Book Condition Fair with no dust jacket
Publisher Cincinnati, Ohio: Morgan & Sanxay; 1836
Seller ID 19181
648 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark brown leather, gilt decor on spine, 648 pages, index, main text in 2 columns, with copious footnotes, 5 full-page b/w engravings with captions. ; Contents: Life of Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews, Wars of the Jews, Against Apion, table of Jewish weights and coins, appendixes, etc. ; Yes, this is the famous Whiston edition of Josephus, originally published 1737, in which Whiston included spurious Christian passages. This edition published in Cincinnati, Ohio, by Morgan & Sanxay, 1836. ; Complete subtitle: 'With Three Dissertations Concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, James the Just, God's Command to Abraham, etc, and Explanatory Notes and Observations, Complete in One Volume, with Portrait and Engravings.' ; Heavily worn but intact. Foxing throughout. Five leaves has small margin chips, none affecting any text. Endpapers have many marks, particularly rear endpaper, which long ago was used for sums, and also has several family names and dates (Mary Hart 1797, Jacob Hart 1803, John Crozier Hart 1831, etc) in old ink. Spine title ('Josephus') rubbed but readable except final S is partly gone. Binding intact.