The Tabernacle in the Wilderness; the Shadow of Heavenly Things. Four Engravings, coloured, and inlaid with gold, silver, and brass, according to the texts of Scripture. With explanatory notes. [Second edition.]

  • Rhind, W.G.
  • London: Samuel Bagster & Sons 1842


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Large folio, pp. [ii], ii, 36, [2] + 4 hand-coloured plates heightened in gilt. Original ribbed green cloth, boards blocked with a blind frame, front board lettered in gilt. Tissue-guards foxed, a little light soiling. Neatly rebacked, extremities a touch rubbed, some white marks to rear board.


An unusual illustrated analysis of the mentions of the Tabernacle - the portable sanctuary described in the Old Testament, in which the Ark of the Covenant was housed - with elaborately hand-coloured plates to help demonstrate the materials described in the biblical text. Red, blue, brown, purple, gold, brass, and silver all feature on the plates which show the camp and tabernacle from different angles.

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