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Discoveries in the Judaean Desert. I. Qumran Cave I. 1955

Discoveries in the Judaean Desert. I. Qumran Cave I. 1955

Jordan Department of Antiquities. Evolve Biblique Et Archaologique Francaise. Palestine Archaeological Museum. Discoveries in the Judaean Desert. I. Qumran Cave I. By D. Barthelemy, O.P. And J. T. Milik. With Contributions by De Vaux, Crowfoot, Plenderleith, and Harding. Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1955.

Quarto volume in green cloth with pale blue dust jacket. Jacket torn and discolored at edges and margins and has clipped corner on front interior flap. Boards with scattered areas of discoloration and apparent tidemark along bottom. Bottom fore edge of textblock with damp stain but does not infiltrate into the page margins. Binding tight. Interiors clean and bright. Includes black and white illustrations as well as, at the rear, photographic plates of scroll fragments. A fair to good copy.