An Historical, Critical, Geographical, Chronological, and Etymological Dictionary of the Holy Bible [FIRST ENGLISH EDITION] [PART OF VOLUME 3 ONLY].  

Author Calmet, Antoine Augustin / Folard, Jean Charles; d`Oly, Samuel; Colson, John [Translators]

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Place of Publication London
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Year 1732
Language(s) English
PART OF VOLUME THREE ONLY of the English translation to Antoine Augustin Calmet`s 18th-century critical dictionary (Dictionnaire historique, critique, chronologique, géographique et littéral de la Bible), which, by taking a historical-scientific approach to the Bible, set the foundations for modern Bible study. This copy features several dissertations: a Dissertation concerning the Tacticks of the Hebrews / a Dissertation concerning the Hebrew Coins / the Explanation of Some Coins and Medals of the Jews / Tables of Reduction of the Hebrew Coins, Weights and Measures, to our own / a General Chronological Table of the History of the Bible / the Calendar of the Jews / an Etymological Dictionary, or Alphabetical Explanation of all the Hebrew, Syriac or Greek Words to be found in the Old or New Testament. Includes various text decorations, as well as 4 b&w plates with illustrations of ancient Jewish coins. 450x255mm. 215 pages [paginated 525-740]. Black cloth Hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Cover slightly worn. Cover edges slightly bent. Some wormholes on page inner and upper edges - NO damage to text. Single wormhole on pages 645-660 (text still readable). Some pages somewhat creased. Pages yellowing. [SUMMARY]: Save for some wear, this first English edition of an historical aid to Bible study is in good condition.
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