Very Good. Item #5848
Oxford: Oxford University / Clarendon Press, 1922. First Edition. Octavo. 479 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with spine stamped in gilt. Area the size of a dime cracked at top of spine. Cloth still attached but loose from binding. Rubbed at extremities and more heavily along top edge of rear board. Binding itself sound and pages unmarked.
Includes hundreds of pages of notes on the text, an index to notes on Hebrew words, and a final brief section - Sumerian with Semitic Glosses.
Language maven William Safire's ownership signature to half title. Safire had a deep interest in Job and wrote "The First Dissident: The Book of Job in Today's Politics."