Title Works. The Genuine Works translated from the Original Greek, according to Havercasmp's Accurate Edition. Containing, I. Twenty Books of the Jewish Antiquities; with the Life of Josephus, written by himself. II. Seven Books of the Jewish War. III. Two Books against Apion. IV. An Extract out of Josephus' Exhortation to the Greeks, concerning Hades, and the Resurrection of the Dead. Together with Large Notes, Proper Observations, and an Index.To which are added, Three Dissertations, concerning, I. The Testimonies of Josephus vindicated. II. God's Command to Abraham to offer up Isaac, his Son, for a Sacrifice. III. Tacitus' Accounts of the Origin of the Jewish Nation, and of the Particulars of the last Jewish War. With a Complete Table of the Jewish Coins, Weights, and Measures. In Four Volumes. By William Whiston, M.A.
Publisher W. Gracie, Berwick. 1806.
Seller ID 32866
4 vols. in full mottled tan calf, gilt bands to spine with gilt type to contrasting black panels. Red-speckled fore-edges. 518pp; 489pp; 508pp; 242pp + lxii. Fold-out map to f.eps. of each vol. Extremities worn and rubbed esp. spine ends; Vol. I u.bd. detached but present. Sl. creasing to some eps. and pre-lims; eps. foxed. Top right corner scissored from flyleaf of each vol. (as if to remove previous owner's name); small pink name label (or remains of) to each f.pd. Occasional sl. foxing, some sl. browning to type area. Overall a handsome set with clean contents.