Jerusalem. The Topography, Economics and History from the Earliest Times to AD 70. TWO VOLUMES.

Smith, George Adam.

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Book ID: 13431


8vo. Volume I: xx, 498 pp., [4, advertisements] / Volume II: xvi, 631 pp., 2 colour frontis folding maps, 10 colour plans, 1 colour folding plan at rear pocket of volume 1, 13 b/w plates of which 3 are folding, original cloth, lightly rubbed & bumped round edges, gilt on spine, indices, from Bath Public Library with usual blindstamps and label verso front cover, shelf reference on spine, otherwise set clean inside and in good condition, Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1907-8.


Sir George Adam Smith FBA (19 October 1856 – 3 March 1942), Scottish theologian, was born in Calcutta, where his father, George Smith, C.I.E., was then Principal of the Doveton College, a boys’ school in Madras. After studying for summer semesters at the University of Tübingen (1876) and the University of Leipzig (1878) and travelling in Egypt and Syria, he entered the ministry of the Free Church of Scotland and was appointed professor of Old Testament subjects in the Free Church College at Glasgow in 1892.

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