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A DICTIONARY OF THE BIBLE: Including Biography, Natural History, Geography, Topography, Archaeology, and Literature; with Twelve Colored Maps and over Four Hundred Illustrations.

by Schaff, Philip

Condition: Very Good


American Sunday-school Union, Philadelphia: ., 1880. pp. 958. 8vo. 200mm. Original publisher's full green pictorial cloth binding lettered and decorated in black. Spine decorated with gilt and lettered in black. Gilt bright on spine. Boards and spine clean. Head and base of spine frayed. Slight dent edge of boards. Presentation bookplate on inside pastedown Corners frayed. Contents clean. Hardbound. Very good. 'Presented to Robert Le. Maierenhelter By His Grandfather, American Sunday-School Union, June 4, 1891.' Philip Schaff (1819-1893), was a Swiss-born, German-educated Protestant theologian and a Church historian who spent most of his adult life living and teaching in the United States. NW61. Hardcover. Very Good.




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