This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...have seen Him share in mortal labours, mortal woes, and mortal needs, --ye have proved Him made of perishable fleshy stuff that ye can torture and destroy?--0 poor dim-sighted fools! Lo, ye have done the bravest and most wondrous deed that ever wag inscribed in history, --ye have crucified a Divine Appearance- ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...have seen Him share in mortal labours, mortal woes, and mortal needs, --ye have proved Him made of perishable fleshy stuff that ye can torture and destroy?--0 poor dim-sighted fools! Lo, ye have done the bravest and most wondrous deed that ever wag inscribed in history, --ye have crucified a Divine Appearance--ye have gloated over the seeming death of the Deathless 1 A God was with us, --wearing apparent mortal vesture, but those who saw the suffering Man and Man alone, did only think they saw! I looked beyond, --I, Pilate, --I beheld"--Here he broke off with a smothered exclamation, hia eyes fixing themselves alarmedly upon the outer garden bathed in the full glory of the moon. " Justitia! Justitia!" he cried. She sprang to him, --and he caught her convulsively in his arms, drawing her head down against his bosom and straining her to his heart with passionate violence. " Hush!--hush!" he murmured, --" Let us not weep, --the thing is done, --remorse will not avail. Accursed Jews!--they forced my hand, --they, with their devilish priest, did slay the Man, not I. ' Ecce Homo!' I cried to them, --I sought to make them see even as I saw, --the glory, the terror, and the wonder, --the radiance of that seeming-human Form, so fine and marvellous, that methought it would have vanished into ether! Even as the lightning did He shine! His flesh was but a garment, transparent as a mist through which one sees the sun! Nevertheless, let us not weep despairingly, --tears are but foolish--for He is not dead--He could not die, although He hath been crucified. He hath the secret clue of death;--'tis a mystery unfathomable, --for what the gods may mean by this we know not, --and what the world hath done-we know not, --howbeit let the world look to it for we are not to blame!" He...
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Bookplate: "Field" showing shield. Near fine condition. No edge wear. Covers bright. Lower light on photo a scanning error. Book cover not faded. Sturdy red buckram covers. Silver titles, cover art. 480 p. front., 5 pl. 21 cm. Includes Plates. Christian fiction opening in Syria with a prisoner in chains shirking a single shaft of light. Ancient cultures times and places. Biblical quotes on introductory page, referencing Barabbas.
317; pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Red cloth covered boards with silver stamped titles and decorative gilt stamping on the spine and front cover. Publisher's red top stain. Two pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Very good. The extremities are gently rubbed and bumped, and the spine has a slight lean to it. The threads are very sporadically visible in the inside margins. Bleiler CFL (1948). From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle. Mary Corelli is the pseudonym of Mary Mackay. This is a retelling of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection.
Later. Very good. Former owenr's name on endpaper. Corners slightly rubbed. Lovely red cover with silver letters. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.
Very Good. No Jacket. Burgundy cloth with blind-stamped edging on front board and bright gilt lettering and patterns on spine. This scarce book is in VERY GOOD+ condition with spine tips very mildly bumped and corners barely touched. Spine is lightly sunned. Very faint water spotting to front board. Two minor dents to edges of back board. Brown floral endpapers with no previous owner's or library markings. Inside blank page across from title page has previous owner's name in ink. Binding and insides tight, bright, clean and otherwise unmarked. First American Edition written by novelist Mary Mackay under pseudonym of Marie Corelli. Hardcover, 317pp with 2pp adverts at end.
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