New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967. First American Edition. Cloth. 8vo, blue buckram with silvered title on spine, dust jacket (unclipped), illustrated with 12 plates & 9 line drawings, xii + 300 pages. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #308
In exceptional condition, "The present book is the first comprehensive study in English of this important and fascinating study."
The author surveys important aspects of post-mortem judgments that occurred in throughout the world in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Torah, Graeco-Roman culture, Christianity, Islam, Iran, Hinduism, and Buddhism, China and Japan.
(The author, who was Prof. of Comparative Religion at Manchester University, is also well known for The Fall of Jerusalem and the Christian Church & Jesus and the Zealots and History.).