London: Burns & Oates, 1897. A New Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. viii, 415p. Cover shows only minor signs of wear. Cracking in some places within. Fold out map in fine condition. A clean book in good condition. Item #132184
For students of biblical studies who want to know more about how 19th century Catholic biblical scholarship was performed, Richards' text will be of some interest. A British Catholic priest, Richards wrote this text in order to facilitate historical study of the Old Testament. The book is premised on a young earth argument and features many other curiosities of Catholic biblical scholarship prior to the adoption of critical methods in the 20th century.