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The forgotten books of Eden

Author: Rutherford Hayes Platt; J Alden Brett
Publisher: New York : Bell Pub. Co., 1981, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Bell 1981 edView all editions and formats
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Writings giving mankind's early pictures of the past and hopes for the future that have survived the devastation of the centuries, translated from manuscripts of the pseudepigraphal group for the information and enjoyment of the layman, with notes suggesting the human interest inherent in these pages of fundamental wisdom and beauty.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rutherford Hayes Platt; J Alden Brett
OCLC Number: 13750773
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Cleveland, OH : World Pub. Co., 1927.
Description: xii, 269 pages, 3 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The first book of Adam and Eve --
The second book of Adam and Eve --
The secrets of Enoch --
The psalms of Solomon --
The odes of Solomon --
The letter of Aristeas --
The fourth book of Maccabees --
The story of Ahikar --
The testament of: Reuben --
Simeon --
Levi --
Judah --
Issachar --
Zebulun --
Dan --
Naphtali --
Gad --
Asher --
Joseph --
Benjamin.
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: edited by Rutherford H. Platt, Jr. ; assistant editor, J. Alden Brett ; ill. by Paul Laune.

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Writings giving mankind's early pictures of the past and hopes for the future that have survived the devastation of the centuries, translated from manuscripts of the pseudepigraphal group for the information and enjoyment of the layman, with notes suggesting the human interest inherent in these pages of fundamental wisdom and beauty.

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