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Palestine Exploration Fund

Patron - The King

Quarterly Statement

October 1907

1907 - London - Office of the Fund

8" by 6" - 246-320,8pp


 

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Bound in the original printed apper wraps with plates and in text illustrations.

This is the quarterly statement from the fiund for October 1907 which includes; Fifteenth Quarterly review on the excavation of Gezer; The Immovable Feast; Notes on the Geography of Palestine; The Acra of the Greeks; An Ancient Gate East of the Holy Sepulchre; Notices of New Books and Foreign Publications; and lots more.

The Palestine Exploration Fund (PEF) was founded in 1865 by a group of distinguished academics and clergymen
The purpose of the PEF is to promote research into the archaeology and history, manners and customs and culture, topography, geology and natural sciences of the Levant the southern portion of which was conventionally named 'Palestine'.
The Palestine Exploration Fund today is an active organisation which publishes a respected academic journal, the Palestine Exploration Quarterly. In addition, the PEF presents public lectures on a wide range of subjects and funds several research projects covering a range of subjects in the Levant by way of small annual grants. 

CONDITION

The binding is very loose with a couple of pages detached though present.  Both covers are attached although the front inner hinge is broken and the front cover, alongwith the spine, is detached from the main text block and holding at the rear hinge.  There is some wear to the extremities including some mild spots and some handling marks.  The rear cover has some chips with loss around the edges and a four inch closed tear running diagnolly from the top edge.  Internally the book is generally clean and bright apart from some occasional spots and the odd handling mark.  Some of the page corners are a little tatty and the bottom corners of a few pages are missing.

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