THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS; A New Translation / Translated and with Commentary / Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., & Edward Cook / A comprehensive translation of the controversial ancient scrolls, with material never published or translated before now, and including the most recently released texts. Michael Wise, Jr., Martin Abegg, Edward Cook.
THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS; A New Translation / Translated and with Commentary / Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., & Edward Cook / A comprehensive translation of the controversial ancient scrolls, with material never published or translated before now, and including the most recently released texts.
THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS; A New Translation / Translated and with Commentary / Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., & Edward Cook / A comprehensive translation of the controversial ancient scrolls, with material never published or translated before now, and including the most recently released texts.
THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS; A New Translation / Translated and with Commentary / Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., & Edward Cook / A comprehensive translation of the controversial ancient scrolls, with material never published or translated before now, and including the most recently released texts.
THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS; A New Translation / Translated and with Commentary / Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., & Edward Cook / A comprehensive translation of the controversial ancient scrolls, with material never published or translated before now, and including the most recently released texts.
THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS; A New Translation / Translated and with Commentary / Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., & Edward Cook / A comprehensive translation of the controversial ancient scrolls, with material never published or translated before now, and including the most recently released texts.
THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS; A New Translation / Translated and with Commentary / Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., & Edward Cook / A comprehensive translation of the controversial ancient scrolls, with material never published or translated before now, and including the most recently released texts.

THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS; A New Translation / Translated and with Commentary / Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., & Edward Cook / A comprehensive translation of the controversial ancient scrolls, with material never published or translated before now, and including the most recently released texts.

New York: HarperSanFrancisco, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Decorative cloth. Tall 8vo, black quarter cloth with gold lettering on spine over black boards; translated with commentary by Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., & Edward Cook; archival polyester-protected lettered dust jacket (unclipped); 513 pages. Fine / Slipcase: Fine. Item #7712
ISBN: 9780060692001

Wonderfully illustrated edition with Significant text revised by an outstanding scholar. No foxing. Reprints the Limited Editions Club 1966 edition.

Géza Vermes, FBA (1924 – 2013) was a British academic, Biblical scholar, and Judaist of Hungarian Jewish descent. He specialized in the field of the history of religion, particularly ancient Judaism and early Christianity. He is widely respected for his complete translation of the Dead Sea Scrolls into English, as well as his studies of the historical Jesus. Vermes revised the DSS text for this edition!

Shraga Weil (1918 - 2009) Slovakian-Israeli illustrator and painter was a member of the Hungarian resistance to the Nazis. He progressed from forging documents to foil the Germans to being a graphic designer for the Israeli Zionist Center; thence to Kibbutz HaOgen. Soon, he designed books for HaPoalim, and even designed the main doors of the Knesset.

SUPERIOR COPY in all respects. Very clean, tight, bright copy with superb illustrations. Solid and clean slipcase. No markings by previous owners.

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