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    Geikie, John Cunningham. The Holy Land and the Bible. A Book of Scripture Illustrations Gathered in Palestine. With a Map of Palestine, and Original Illustrations by H.A. Harper. London: Cassell & Company, Limited: 1891. Krown & Spellman retail: $150. 4to in 8s. xii, 948 [945-8 bound at front]. 1/2 crimson calf, re-backed, banded, gilt lettering on spine. Crimson textured pasteboard cover. Marbled edges. Text lightly annotated, in good shape. Many illustrations throughout text, one pull-out map of Palestine. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.


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    Geikie, John Cunningham 1824-1906, religious writer, born in Edinburgh, missionary and minister in Canada and later England. "Geikie enjoyed a wide reputation as a writer of popular books on biblical and religious subjects. Spurgeon described him as "one of the best religious writers of the age." Scholarly, imaginative, and lucid, his chief writings dealt on orthodox lines with historical and practical rather than with theological themes." DNB   BM. Cat. vol.10, p.269.   



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