Is there Snow on Pen Maen Mawr: The Password

Ward, A. R. [Albert Robert]

Published by William Brooks & Co. (printed by) (1927), Sydney, 1927
Condition: Good Hardcover
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No signatures. Binding a little loose. Split to gutter between pages 32 and 33. Rubbing and staining to boards.; Scarce. WorldCat finds no copies in UK libraries. 271, [1] pages. Pink papered boards with green cloth spine. Page dimensions: 159 x 99mm. Dedicated to "The thirty men who sat at meat when the choice portion was reserved for Saul." A strange little book dealing with the Hebrew Alphabet; the British Celtic Church; Astronomy; Comets; the Zodiac; Canals on Mars; the Magnetic Poles; Gravity; Religion and sundry other matters. Contents: Prophecy concerning the Rosh Kelalah; The Cosmogony Actual; Bendigeid Vran. "To keep the universe in the hands of One, it is necessary to add to every action which is done therein contrary to the will of the Creator a reaction that will cancel it" - page 15. "Picric acird has been obtained from the gum of our own grass tree, a matter which, in view of past chemical knowledge, is not without its bearing. / The symbol of the reaping of the earth is explained by the parable of the wheat and the tares" - page 32. "The people will often fail to see a matter because it is common" - page 40. "The decipherment of the old astronomical symbols is within the possibilities of research. But it merely fogs the issue to quote names of gods in connection with these signs as we do not think astronomically in the old way" - page 110. "'In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.' Towards the limit of our knowledge the Ether is strewn with the wreckage of matter, the scattered ashes of vanished worlds" - page 180. "The fate of the Celtic Scythians in Rajputana was, they amalgamated with the descendants of the remains of Alexander's Greek settlers" - page 200. "There are only a few scholars - certainly not the people - who realise how late was the final Christianising of Europe. Roumania and the Ukraine, Finland, Esthonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and East Prussia have only been effectively Christianised from five to six hundred years, though, doubtless, there were scattered Christian communities in them for some time before that" - page 218. "The Philistines were from Crete. They were Egyptian, the descendants of Queen Hat-shep-sut's colonists. They entered Palestine one year before London was founded, and met and turned the march of the Israelites the following year" - page 270. ; 16mo. Bookseller Inventory # 13248

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Title: Is there Snow on Pen Maen Mawr: The Password

Publisher: William Brooks & Co. (printed by) (1927), Sydney

Publication Date: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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