The Historical Background of the Bible - John Noel SchofieldThomas Nelson & Sons, 1946, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with small stains to both panels. Edges of the text block lightly spotted with a small stain to the corner of the last few pages. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.
2nd Reprint. [First: 1938] Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “The book begins with a general survey of the geography of Palestine and the setting of the country in the Ancient World of the Near East. It then follows the history behind the Bible narratives from the earliest times to the final dispersion of the Jews in A.D. 135, and concludes with an account of the subsequent history of the country and the present position there. Four years spent in Egypt and Palestine have enabled the writer to portray vividly the setting of the story, and have given him first-hand knowledge both of recent archaeological discoveries and of the modern situation. The book is intended to be of use not only to teachers and students, but to the increasing number of people who wish to know something of the light modern research throws on the Bible.”
Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 333 pages.