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OBSERVATIONS ON DIVERS PASSAGES OF SCRIPTURE.
[Harmer, Thomas].

OBSERVATIONS ON DIVERS PASSAGES OF SCRIPTURE.

Placing many of them in a Light altogether new; Ascertaining the Meaning of several not determinable by the Methods commonly made us of by the Learned; Proposing to Consideration probable Conjectures on others, different from what have been hitherto recommended to the Attention of the Curious; And more amply illustrating the Rest than has been yet done, by Means of Circumstances incidentally mentioned in Books of Voyages and Travels into the East: In Two Volumes. Vol. II [only]: Relating to VI. The Eastern Methods of doing Persons Honour. VII. Their Books. VIII. The Natural, Civil, and Military State of Judæa. IX. Ægypt. X. Miscellaneous Matters. Corrected with Care, and enlarged with many new Observations: Numbers of them taken from some ms. Papers of the celebrated Sir John Chardin. London: Printed from J. Johnson 1797.
[2nd Ed]. [ii] blank + t.p. + 557pp. Some sporadic very light browning and spotting, upper hinge tender, full contemporary tree calf with sl. wear to corners, upper joint cracking and sl. shaken, gilt ruled bands dec. gilt motifs and with 1 only of 2 sl. chipped leather title labels. ESTC T131332. ‘The ’Advertisement concerning this second edition’ is signed: Thomas Harmer.’
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