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8vo. [ii], 354 pp. Engraved figs. (some full-page). Modern black and maroon cloth, new endleaves. Very good. First edition. Includes cuneiform studies of the inscriptions at Behistun, the obelisk of Nimroud, medallions, etc. // "The reverend and scholar Charles Forster â€¦ used ancient Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian monuments as keys to identifying the lost tribes in Asia." â€“ Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History: A World History, Oxford University Press, (2004), p. 4. // Charles Forster was a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, rector of Stisted in Essex, where he and his wife Laura Thornton (1808-69) lived, together they had ten children, and he is known as the grandfather of noted English novelist E.M. Forster. He wrote, Mahometanism Unveiled, 1829, The Historical Geography of Arabia, 2 vols., 1844; The one primeval language traced experimentally through ancient inscriptions in alphabetic characters of lost powers from the four continents including the voice of Israel from the rocks of Sinai and the vestiges of patriarchal tradition from the monuments of Egypt, Eturia, and southern Arabia, London, 1851-54. First Edition.
Title: The Monuments of Assyria, Babylonia, and Persia: with a new key for the recovery of the lost ten tribes.
Categories: Middle East,
Publisher: London:, Richard Bentley, 1859.: 1859
lbs: 9.00 lbs
Seller ID: ME1037
Keywords: Middle East