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[AMERICAN COLONY IN JERUSALEM]. WHITING, JOHN D. / LARSSON, HOL LARS (LATER LEWIS) (PHOTOGR.): - Samaritanernas påskfest i ord och bild. Bibliska blodsoffer i våra dagar. Uppsala 1917.

Tall 4to. Pp. 55, (3). With 80 photographic plates. Original paper-covered boards, calf spine with title label. Upper cover decorated in gilt and with title label. Comprises illustrations from Samaria including views, people and ceremonial scenes from the Holy Mountain of Gerissim photographed by Lewis Larsson, skilled Swedish photographer. The accompanying text is written by John Whiting. They both belonged to the utopian Christian sect called the American Colony formed by religious pilgrims who emigrated to Jerusalem from the US and Sweden. The text has been translated into Swedish from the author's manuscript (in English) by Ernst Klein. Prefaces by Selma Lagerlöf and Sven Hedin. Published in a limited edition of 300 copies, of which this is no. 102.
EUR 540.00 [Appr.: US$ 613.09 | £UK 476.25 | JP¥ 67103] Book number 120249

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