The Nestorians; or The Lost Tribes. Containing Evidence of their Identity,an Account of Their Manners, Customs & Ceremonies

Author: Grant, Asahel (1807-1844)
Price: $195.00
Publisher: NY Harper & Bros 1841.
Book Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover
Edition: First Edition
Neatly rebacked original black cloth, slightest foxing & tight inside. Grant believed the Nestorians (Kurds) a lost tribe of Israel & unsuccessfully attempted to mediate between them & Turkey. In 1843, the Turks massacred ten thousand Nestorians. Grant died in Mosul the next year while tending to the refugees. Blackmer 721. Illustrated by folding map. first U.S. edition published the same year as the London first. Pages 385 & 10 pp publishers' ads.
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