The Tables of the Law
An attractive Revised Edition, originally published in 1945 in about Fine condition. Bright green cloth with gilt decorations, little ghosting to end-papers in Very Good dust-jacket with a few closed tears and some minor chipping. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century, as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number;
The story of the early life of Moses, of his preparations for leading his people out of Egypt, of the exodus itself and incidents at the oasis Kadesh and of the engraving of the stone tables of the law at Sinai. (From the cover) Translated from the German [Das Gesetz] by H. T. Lowe-Porter.