Mayor, Joseph B. The Epistle of St James (Classic Commentary Library)
Mayor, Joseph B. The Epistle of St James (Classic Commentary Library)

Mayor, Joseph B. The Epistle of St James (Classic Commentary Library)

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Mayor, Joseph B. The Epistle of St James (Classic Commentary Library); The Greek Text with Introduction, Notes, Comments and further Studies in the Epistle of St. James. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1954.

Near-fine brick red cloth with black & gold spine panels, 5 1/2 x 9 inches, former owner's signature on ffep, ccxci., 264, viii., 41 pp. All pages clean. That is 291 pp. of introductory material, 264 pp. commentary, and then an 8 pp. preliminaries and 41 pp. of "Further Studies." Fair edge-worn dust jacket, now in a clear wrapper. Very good in fair dust-jacket. Hardcover.  [4708] 

Joseph Bickersteth Mayor (1828-1916), the son of missionaries, was born in Ceylon. He was a prodigy in languages, and at an early age learned Latin & Greek. His education was completed in England at Cambridge University; afterward he became Professor of Classics, King’s College, London, and was honored with a degree of Doctor of Letters by the University of London.  He was a scholarly yet spiritual-minded writer and commentator.