Evidence Of The Truth Of The Christian Religion, Derived From The Literal Fulfilment Of Prophecy;.
Bound in half black morocco, gilt, over marbled boards; spine in compartments, decorated with gilt bands. A little wear to extremities and occasional foxing, but otherwise a very good copy.
Waugh and Innes, etc.,
Particularly as illustrated by the history of the jews, and by the discoveries of recent travellers. by the rev. alexander keith, minister of st. cyrus, kincardineshire. seventh edition.
[spine title:] keith's evidence of prophecy.
12mo. 4.25 x 7 inches. XII + 434 pp.
Illustrated by 8 engraved plates, including frontispiece, 4 folding, including plan, and by one plan in text.
The author relates the history and archaeology of the near east to the prophecies of the Bible. Alexander Keith (1791-1880) was a Church of Scotland minister, who took his DD from the University of Aberdeen in 1833. This book was based on the accounts of travellers to the region before Keith himself visited Palestine, in 1839, having been sent by the Church to inquire into the state of the Jews. He joined the Free Church of Scotland in 1843 and revisited Palestine in 1844, taking some of the earliest daguerreotype photographs. This title proved vary popular and was published in forty editions from the 1820s to the 80s.
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