Boston, 1894, 1895 and 1896: Roberts Brothers. Octavo. Item #023063
In five volumes. As a philologist of distinction, an expert in the whole field of Semitic studies, a traveler and archæologist familiar with the scenes and the surviving monuments of Palestine, Renan brought exceptional knowledge to the work of restoring the past of the Israelite race. Vol. I: Till the time of King David. Vol. II: From the Reign of David up to the Capture of Samaria.. Vol. III: From the Time of Hezekiah till the Return from Babylon.. Vol. IV: From the Rule of the Persians to that of the Greeks. and Vol. V: Period of Jewish Independence and Judea under Roman Rule (with index). A handsome set bound in green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, minor wear to some spine ends.