Aleph, The Chaldean; Or, The Messiah as Seen From Alexandria
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Wilbur B. Ketcham
Date Published: 1891
Edition: First edition
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 49275
413pp. Octavo [20 cm] Brown cloth over boards, lettered and pictorially stamped in black and gilt. Brown floral endpapers. The extremities are lightly rubbed, the spine ends are bumped, and the spine is mildly rolled. The endpapers have large strips of subtle discoloration, and there is a previous owner's blind stamp on the front free endpaper. With the publisher's original plain brown dust jacket. The jacket is lightly soiled, and the spine is darkened. There are multiple small closed and open tears in the edges, and there is a contemporary owner's name on the front panel.
A story set in Alexandria at the time of Christ, with some of the leading characters being Alexandrian Jews.