By: Grenfell, Bernard P. ; Arthur S. Hunt
London, Henry Frowde: 1897
Seller ID: 42140
Condition: Very Good-
Egypt Exploration Fund; 20, 2 plates pages; Contents clean and secure in 19th century binding of tan half calf with marbled boards and endpapers; rubbed at spine and corners, leather splitting along front edge. Two plates displaying the front and back of the fragment of papyrus containing statements attributed to Jesus Christ. Lovely heraldic bookplate of original owner Robert Coleman Hall Brock (1861-1906). A resident of Philadelphia, Brock read for the law, joining the firm of W. H. Newbold, Son & Co. (bankers) in 1888 where he remained until his early retirement in 1894. Drawing upon th... View More...