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The Hand Of God And Other Posthumous Essays

£19.99

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This rare original (1909) edition is a companion volume to 'The Evolution of the Idea of God'. The previously unpublished portion of this book, comprising the chapters on 'The Hand of God' and 'The Worship of Death' are supplemental to Grant Allen's original volume. Twenty years of study of the subject convinced him that 'in its origin the conception of a God is nothing more than that of a dead man regarded as a still surviving ghost or a spirit, and endowed with increased or supernatural powers and qualities'.
Published for the Rationalist Press Association. 1909. 1st Edition. Paperback No. 40 R.P.A. Cheap Reprints. 6d, illustrated in brown on front cover. Paper covers and spine worn and browned - back cover has become detached. Owner's name stamped in inside cover. Inside pages printed in 2 columns, somewhat browned, and creased on a few pages. still totally legible.

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Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Allen, Grant
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1909
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
118
Publisher:
Watts & Co

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This rare original (1909) edition is a companion volume to 'The Evolution of the Idea of God'. The previously unpublished portion of this book, comprising the chapters on 'The Hand of God' and 'The Worship of Death' are supplemental to Grant Allen's original volume. Twenty years of study of the subject convinced him that 'in its origin the conception of a God is nothing more than that of a dead man regarded as a still surviving ghost or a spirit, and endowed with increased or supernatural powers and qualities'.
Published for the Rationalist Press Association. 1909. 1st Edition. Paperback No. 40 R.P.A. Cheap Reprints. 6d, illustrated in brown on front cover. Paper covers and spine worn and browned - back cover has become detached. Owner's name stamped in inside cover. Inside pages printed in 2 columns, somewhat browned, and creased on a few pages. still totally legible.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Allen, Grant
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1909
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
118
Publisher:
Watts & Co

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