1884 LEGENDS OF THE PATRIARCHS & PROPHETS - EVIL FALL OF ANGELS, MEN LEGENDS GOD
LEGENDS OF THE PATRIARCHS AND PROPHETS AND OTHER OLD TESTAMENT CHARACTERS FROM VARIOUS SOURCES
Book Details + Condition: John B. Alden (New York). Early Edition, 1884. Scarce. Hardcover measuring 6.25" x 5". 441 pages, followed by a publisher's price list. The author, Rev. S. Baring-Gould, begins with the story of the battle between good and evil - the battle between Christ and Satan - and starts with the origin of evil. He then examines the creation of the world, the Biblical patriarchs, Israel's Egyptian bondage and Exodus, and their establishment in Canaan up to the time of David. Chapters include: The Fall of the Angels; Adam; Adam and Eve after the Fall; The Translation of Enoch; The Giants; Heathen Legends; Relics of the Ark; How Solomon Obtained Power; and much more. Baring-Gould, went on to author "Curious Myths of the Middles Ages". A firm copy, with firm binding; wear to boards, with scuffs and discoloration present; rubbing to corners and edges; clean interior.