The Living Age Volume 243

The Living Age Volume 243

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...Co. A work of much interest to students of Biblical archaeology will shortly be issued by the Religious Tract Society. The Rev. W. Shaw Caldecott believes that, from a careful examination of the Seukerch Tablet and the Scale of Gudea, he has solved the long-felt difficulty as to the linear measures of the Old Testament. Applying his discovery to the details of the Tabernacle, he obtains a reconstruction which, it is claimed, Is in many ways new, yet answers admirably the requirements of the text. Mr. Caldecott explains his discovery, his reconstruction of the Tabernacle, and his conclusions as to the route of the Desert wanderings in the volume, which will be entitled "The Tabernacle: its History and Structure." Prof. Sayce will contribute a preface. Two attractive Juveniles whose contents fulfil the promise of their covers come from Houghton, Mifflin & Co. In "Kristy's Queer Christmas," Olive Thome Miller imagines a genial group of uncles and aunts entertaining a little invalid by describing for her the most interesting Christmas of each one's experience. The stories told reflect a variety of taste and outlook, and all are bright, fresh and readable. "A Book of Little Boys," by Helen Dawes Brown is designed for younger children and admirably adapted to their pleasure. The small stowaway who hides in his father's and mother's carriage as they start on their driving trip, the tiny "neighbor" whose pretty pranks win the hearts of the prim old ladies in the adjoining flat, the seven-year-old beating his drum for the children to file out from the burning schoolhouse--they are all real boys and their quaint adventures will delight their little contemporaries. To their Chiswlck Series of miniature...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 530 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 934g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236857267
  • 9781236857262