1886 Palestine Exploration Fund History Archaeology For Sale
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Palestine Exploration Fund
Patron - the Queen
1886 - London - The Society's Office
8" by 6" - 68-130, 22pp
Bound in original printed paper wraps with in text illustrations and folding plan of the Aqueducts and connections recently discovered and supposed continuation of course.
The fund's quarterly review from April 1886 which includes; The Aqeducts at Siloam; Zoar and the Doomed "Cities of the Plain"; New Discoveries by Laurence Oliphant; The Late Mr james Ferguson; and more!
The Palestine Exploration Fund (PEF) was founded in 1865 by a group of distinguished academics and clergymen The purpose of the PEF is to promote research into the archaeology and history, manners and customs and culture, topography, geology and natural sciences of the Levant the southern portion of which was conventionally named 'Palestine'. The Palestine Exploration Fund today is an active organisation which publishes a respected academic journal, the Palestine Exploration Quarterly. In addition, the PEF presents public lectures on a wide range of subjects and funds several research projects covering a range of subjects in the Levant by way of small annual grants.
The binding is a little loose but all pages are currently attached. The rear cover is attached but the front cover is detached though present. There is some minor wear to the extremites including asome mild spots and some staining tot he edges. The spine has been bound with tape. Internally the bookis generally clean and bright apart from the occasional mild spot and the odd handling mark. There is also some dstaining ot the edges of some pages.
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