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Bar-Kokhba; the rediscovery of the legendary hero of the last Jewish revolt against Imperial Rome by Yigael Yadin - Hardcover - Edition Unstated. - 1971 - from Wyrdhoard Books and Biblio.co.uk

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Bar-Kokhba; the rediscovery of the legendary hero of the last Jewish revolt against Imperial Rome

by Yigael Yadin

Condition: Acceptable/Acceptable


London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1971. Acceptable in brown paper over boards w gilt illus on front board, titling on spine. V small flecks of soil at fore-edge of tetxt-block on the last 30 or so pages. Interior unmarked, sound. DJ also only Acceptable w soiling front & rear, corner wear with chipping, chipping at spine ends, dings, surface impressions. "The story of this discovery of letters from Bar-Kokhba, the detective skill and drama that led up to it, is told here by the leader of the expedition, Yigael Yadin... He is already familiar to many readers as the author of the famous book on his discovery at Masada of the dramatic evidence of the Zealots' last stand."--flap copy. Edition Unstated.. Hard Cover. Acceptable/Acceptable. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Used.


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