RARE volume which presents 8 artefacts and 26 texts from the Judaean Desert, from Qumran, Wadi el-Daliyeh and Bar Kokhba caves: biblical texts with a number of textual variants as well as 3 unknown extra-biblical texts. It contains many important contributions for textual criticism of the Bible, archaeology, mineral analysis of ancient artefacts and research of Dead Sea scrolls and Qumran community (10 of the fragments presented here are the earliest known version of the relevant biblical text). Contains many b&w plates. 290x220mm. 508 pages. Hardcover. Cover upper corners and spine edges slightly bumped. Previous owner`s name written in pen on front whitepage upper corner. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book, of immense interest to both biblical scholars and archaeologists, is in very good condition.