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Watson, Arthur.

THE EARLY ICONOGRAPHY OF THE TREE OF JESSE.

OUP/London: Humphrey Milford 1934.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. xiv + 197pp. + [iii] blank. Frontis., 40 plates at rear. F.e.ps. and margins of plates lightly browned, booksellers initials ink stamp to front pastedown, original gilt lettered cloth, some minor soiling, in lightly browned and chipped d/w. repaired in parts to verso and browned to spine with some loss at head. The Tree of Jesse is a depiction in art of the ancestors of Christ, shown in a tree which rises from Jesse of Bethlehem, the father of King David and is the original use of the family tree as a schematic representation of a genealogy
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