1905 Edition of The Self Interpreting Bible in 4 Volumes, a complete set by Thompson Publishing, St. Louis. This antique religious book set is best described by it's title page - "Commentaries, References, Harmony of the Gospels and the Helps Needed to Understand and Teach the Text, Illustrated and and Explained in over Four Hundred Photographs showing the Places of Bible Even as they appear today. References, Explanatory notes and tabulated statistics"
The condition of the set ranges from Fair to Poor due to the covers, The contents inside, the pages are unharmed with the exception of light tanning to the pages. The bindings and covers are in various stages of disrepair. The contents are very interesting if you collect religious items or study religion specifically Christianity. There are NO MISSING PAGES or pages that can not be read. There are no odors. If you can get past the fact that they are not perfect on the outside, then you will truly enjoy the contents inside - it is loaded with a wealth of interesting reading. They measure 11 3/4" X 9 3/4". PLEASE READ BELOW FOR DETAILS ON CONDITION.
Volume I - Front cover completely off book and there is no back cover. Inside contents bound and complete. Spine worn frayed etc. HIGHLIGHTS - Incredible reference section with historical charts and data at front of book to note a few: The High-Priests of the Hebrews, Date and Origin of the Psalms, King and Prophets of Judah and Israel, Feast and Festivals of the Jews.... and many, many more.
Volume II -Front hinge cracked. Back board (cover) detached and a small section of the book is separate from the main bound section. Spine Peeling. HIGHLIGHTS: Color Map of the The Kingdoms of Judah and Israel, stables of Solomon,
Volume III - Front Cover is Detached from book completely. All pages are bound but a small section at the beginning is starting to come loose. First 2 blank pages have corner chips. HIGHLIGHTS: Wonderful real photos of street views and temples.
Volume IV - Binding cracked. All pages intact and remain bound. The spine is breaking loose from cover and there is exposed binding on the spine. Some HIGHLIGHTS: A great pull out map approx 26" X 11" of the Bible Lands.
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