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Natural Genesis by Gerald Massey. 1883 2 Volumes

Natural Genesis: Or Second Part of a Book of the Beginnings, Containing an Attempt to Recover and Reconstitute the Lost Origines of the Myths and Mysteries, Types and Symbols, Religion and Language, with Egypt for the Mouthpiece and Africa As the Birthplace by Gerald Massey. Williams and Norgate. London. 1883. Vol 1-552 pp Vol 2-535 pp 7 1/2" x 10 3/4" Hardcovers with no dust jacket. Bright gilt lettering on spines. Moderate cover edge wear, heavy on cover tips. Both volumes show past separation of binding inside covers, but are tight, probably repaired. Previous owner small name and address sticker on the half title page vol 1 and another previous owner name in black ink from 1898 on the facing page. Black rubbing of some sort on those pages. A 1/2" diameter water splotch on a page in the summary of contents. Volume 2 has some light pencil bracketing on not many pages. Pencil notations on the last 2 white pages inside the back cover. Both volumes: Some bumping to spines and cover tips. No other previous owner markings but I may have missed some. No tears, folds or creases to pages, but some abrasion and faults to the end papers. Bindings are tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. HJ02b