Lot 1055: SCRIPTURE ILLUSTRATED BY MEANS OF NATURAL SCIENCE 1803 Antique English Theology Botany Geology Geography & History Engraved Fold-Out Plates Maps Textual Figures
by National Book Auctions
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Scripture Illustrated, by Means of Natural Science: in Botany, Geology, Geography, Natural History, Natural Philosophy, Utensils, Domestic and Military, Habiliments, Manners, and Customs, &c. &c. In Two Parts. Part I. An Expository Index, Referring to Subjects of Science, in the Order of the Sacred Books. Part II. Enquiries and Discussions, Intended to Illustrate Various Incidents, &c. Mentioned in Scriptures: with an Attempt to Ascertain the Systematic Arrangement of the Biblical Writers. With Many Plates. Conducted Principally by the Editor of Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible.
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Printed by W. Blackader for Charles Taylor
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 9" Height: 11.25"
Condition / Notes: This antique full-leather volume has a cracked front hinge and stamped gilt lettering/ruling on the spine. There is moderate external wear. The text block is solid. The pages show light age toning and scattered spotting/foxing, mostly in the margins. The work is profusely illustrated with engraved plates (some of which are fold-outs) and textual illustrations.
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