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BENNETT, Solomon (1762--1839)
The Temple of Ezekiel: viz. an elucidation of the 40th, 41st, 42nd, &c. chapters of Ezekiel, consistently with the Hebrew original; and a minute description of the edifice, on scientific principles. Illustrated by a ground-plan and bird's-eye view. With an appendix, containing critical remarks on the authenticity of the book of Daniel; and an inquiry into the discrepancy between the Jewish and the Christian universal chronology. By Solomon Bennett, R.A. of Berlin; ...
London: printed by A.J. Valpy. Published by the author; R. Hunter; and M. Solomon, 1824.
vi, [2], 157, [3] p., engr. frontis. port., [2] fold. plans ; 32.5 cm. (4°)

Includes a list of subscribers. Bennett's career has been discussed by Arthur Barnett, 'Solomon Bennett, 1761--1838: artist, Hebraist and controversialist', Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England, 1951--52, pp. 91--111. BAL, Early printed books, no. 250.

Copy Notes Attached to the front free-endpaper is an ALs (on mourning note-paper) in ink attached to front free-endpaper dated Russell Sqre / 19 July and addressed My Dear Sir / Having subscribed for two copies of a / work entitled the 'Temple of Ezekiel' may I request / your acceptance of one of them. On perusal I find / its pages filled with architectural delineations & / descriptions which from the antiquity & interesting / nature of the subject possibly may aid your / professional or literary researches ...' It is signed by M. Mocatta, i.e. Moses Mocatta of the family of bullion dealers and brokers, whose son David Alfred Mocatta (1806--1882) was a pupil of Soane's from March 1821 to February 1827, and a trustee of the Museum from 1875 to 1882. The name of Moses Mocatta does not appear in the list of subscribers.

Binding Original C19th grey paper boards, printed paper spine-label.

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