Ancient Faiths Embodied in Ancient Names, 2 vols.
London and Liverpool: 1868. 8vo. (viii + 789 pp.)+ (xlx +1028 pp.) Spines and corners bumped, spines nicked head and tail, corners sl. frayed. Gilt lettering and giltstamped decorated covers bright; slight fading to gilt spine title, Vol. II. Cloth rubbed, spines sl. rippled/puckered (no dampstaining). Dust soil to heads. Grey endpapers clean. Bindings tight. Foxing to frontispieces, light soil to tile page Vol. I. Hinge at title page Vol. I reinforced with white cloth tape. Vol. II pp. 191-2 spine has small closed tears. Alphabetical format. Title page cont'd: "or, an Attempt to Trace the Religious Belief, Sacred Rites, and Holy Emblems of Certain Nations by an Interpretation of the Names Given to Children by Priestly Authority, or Assumed by Prophets, Kings, and Hierarchs." Names from ancient Hebrew, Assyrian, Babylonian, Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Indian cultures; Biblical names and sources; illustrated with b/w plates, with index to Scripture texts. Good Decorative Cloth (Item ID: 12232)