London: Methuen & Co, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. vg-. Octavo. (xxii) 224pp. Tan boards with black lettering on spine. The work is an exhaustive study on the "The Gospel of John". Examining historical and religious texts, and source materials as well as the work of previous scholars, the author attempts to solve the "enigma" of its true authorship and origin. Includes an analysis of the texts of the gnostics, anti-marcionite tradition and other mystical writings. The book includes 15 b&w plates of photos of archaeological sites and scholars, reproductions of original Christian artwork and manuscripts as well as five text illustrations. "Plate III" includes two fold-out reproductions of original codices and manuscripts. Binding with light smudging and scratches to front, back and spine. Slight rubbing and bumping to head and tail of spine, and corners. Interior starting at p.65, p.128 & p.161, with some sporadic, minor staining and creasing. Book block slightly loose. Binding and interior in overall very good- condition. (Inventory #: 40663)
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