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The Sacred Books And Early Literature Of The East 14 Volume Set. Vol 1, Babylonia Assyria. Vol 2 Egypt. Vol 3 Ancient Hebrew, Vol 4, Medieval Hebrew. Vol 5, Ancient Arabia. Vol 6, Medieval Arabia. Vol 7,Ancient Persia. Vol 8, Medieval Persia. Vol 9, India Brahmanism. Vol 10, India Buddhism. Vol 11, Ancient China. Vol 12, Medieval China. Vol 13, Japan. Vol 14, The Great Rejected Books.

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The Sacred Books And Early Literature Of The East 14 Volume Set. Vol 1, Babylonia Assyria. Vol 2 Egypt. Vol 3 Ancient Hebrew, Vol 4, Medieval Hebrew. Vol 5, Ancient Arabia. Vol 6, Medieval Arabia. Vol 7,Ancient Persia. Vol 8, Medieval Persia. Vol 9, India Brahmanism. Vol 10, India Buddhism. Vol 11, Ancient China. Vol 12, Medieval China. Vol 13, Japan. Vol 14, The Great Rejected Books.

by Horne, Prof Charles F

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New York.: Parke, Austin, And Lipscomb Inc., 1917 A 14 Volume Set Of This Limited Edition Of 2000, This One Numbered 459 And Endorsed On A Bound Page Certifying The Membership Of E.M.Ashcraft And Signed By The American Director Of The Society R.G.Lancaster. This Page Also Has A Paste Down Gilt Sticker Of The Foundation Which Is Blind Stamped. Laid In Also Is Mr Ashcraft's Honorary Membership Of The Oriental Foundation, Possibly Signed By The Director And With The Same Blind Stamped Sticker. This Laid In Piece Has Aging And Knocking To The Edges. All 14 Books Are Rough Cut, All Top Block Edges Gilt And All Frontispieces Present And Tissue Protected. Brown Hard Cover Boards. Vol 1, Babylonia Assyria; The Spine Has Become Detached Along The Front Edge And The Head And Tail Of The Spine Is Chipped And With Small Pieces Missing. The Title Is Intact, This Volume Has A Paste Down Picture Of A Striding Lion Surrounded By A Gilt Patterned Border. Vol 2, Egypt: Minor Bumping To All Corners Small Rubbing On Front Spine Edge, Binding Excellent. Gilt Border Around Paste Down Picture Of Egyptian Standing Figure. Vol 3, Ancient Hebrew:, Front Spine Edge Is Cracking But All Present. Minor Chipping To Head And Tail And Rubbing To Free Corners. Gilt Bordered Picture Of A Loin Clothed Man Holding A Knife. Vol 4, Medieval Hebrew: In Excellent Condition With Only Minor Chips To Head And Tail Of Spine. Gilt Border Around A Paste Down Picture Of A Biblical Prophet With A Lyre. Vol 5, Ancient Arabia: Bump To Tail Of Spine With 2 Cm Closed Split Along Bottom Front. Some Bumping To Free Corners And Shelf Rubbing On Boards. Vol 6, Medieval Arabia: Spine Is Present But Detached Along Front Edge, Only Minor Bumping To Tail Of Spine With Very Slight Bumping To Free Corners. Paste Down Picture Of Young Person In Traditional Dress, Holding A Bird. Bordered With Gilt Design. Vol 7, Ancient Persia: Only Very Minor Bumping To Spine Ends , Tiny Piece Missing At Tail. Paste Down Picture Of Two Persians Sat By An Obelisk. The Picture Bordered By A Gilt Design. Vol 8, Medieval Persia: Small Bump To Tail Of Spine Leaving A Small Horizontal Crease On The Tail. Paste Down Picture Of Medieval Temple And A Dow. Gilt Border. Vol 9, India. Brahmanism: Bumping To Head And Tail Of Spine. Free Corners Bumped. Paste Down Picture Of Brahma Depiction With Gilt Border. Vol 10, In Excellent Condition With A Paste Down Picture Of A Silhouette Of A Seated Buddha. Vol 11, Ancient China: In Excellent Condition With Only Minor Shelf Wear. Paste Down Picture Of Master And Dog With Gilt Border. Vol 12, Medieval China: In Very Good Condition With Just A Small Chip Missing From Bottom Front Spine And Minor Bumps To Free Corners. Paste Down Picture Of A Chinese Priest ( I Think) With Surrounding Gilt Border. Minor Shelf Rubbing. Vol 13, Japan: Spine Present However It Is Split Along The Full Front Edge But Is Still Tight. Minor Bumping To Free Corner And A Little Shelf Rubbing. Paste Down Of A Japanese Lord With Surrounding Gilt Border. Vol 14, The Great Rejected Books: Minor Chipping To Tail Of Spine With A Cm Strip Missing From The Head Of The Spine. Minor Bumping To Free Corners. Paste Down Picture Of Mary And Baby Jesus, Gilt Design Border. The Gilt Is Bright On All Books, Paste Downs Are Complete, Not Damaged. All Bindings Are Solid. Extra Shipping Will Be Required, Please Contact For Estimate Before Ordering.

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Title
The Sacred Books And Early Literature Of The East 14 Volume Set. Vol 1, Babylonia Assyria. Vol 2 Egypt. Vol 3 Ancient Hebrew, Vol 4, Medieval Hebrew. Vol 5, Ancient Arabia. Vol 6, Medieval Arabia. Vol 7,Ancient Persia. Vol 8, Medieval Persia. Vol 9, India Brahmanism. Vol 10, India Buddhism. Vol 11, Ancient China. Vol 12, Medieval China. Vol 13, Japan. Vol 14, The Great Rejected Books.
Author
Horne, Prof Charles F
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - mostly very good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Limited Edition First
Publisher
Parke, Austin, And Lipscomb Inc.
Place of Publication
New York.
Date Published
1917
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾
Keywords
The Sacred Books And Early Literature Of The East 14 Volume Set. Babylonia Assyria Egypt Ancient Hebrew Medieval Hebrew Ancient Arabia Medieval Arabia Ancient Persia Medieval Persia India Brahmanism India Buddhism Ancient China Medieval China Japan
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