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Palestine Exploration Fund

Patron - The Queen

Quarterly Statement

January 1900

1900 - London - At the Fund's Office

8" by 5" - 80, 16pp


 

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Bound in original printed paper wraps and illustrated with aprox 13 folding plates and many other plates and in text illustrations.

This is the fund's quarterly statement for January 1900 which includes; Fourth Report on te Excavation at Tell Zakariya; Last of the Casts and Moulds; On a Rock-Cut Tomb North of Jerusalem; The Age of the Inscribed Jar-Handles from Palestine; Newly discivered Tomb on Mount Scopus; 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 loose and many pages are holding by the cords only.  Both covers are attached although the front inner hinge is broken and the front cover and spine are detached from the main text block, holding at the rear hinge only.  There is some minor wear to the extremites including some chipping to the edges and some handling marks.  The spine and edges of the covers have been taped.  Internally the book is generally clean and bright apart from some mild spots in places an dthe odd handling mark.

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