# 19148

RUSDEN, H.K. (Henry Keylock)

The week

$65.00 AUD

/ by H.K. Rusden. [Melbourne] : Royal Society of Victoria, 1874. Octavo, original printed wrappers, stitched, 17 pp; illustrated with leaves of plates; a very good copy. Ferguson, 15241.

Transcript of a lecture read before the Royal Society of Victoria on 21 December 1874. Rusden’s investigation into the nature of our temporal cycle, the week, is a comparative study of Christian, Jewish, Egyptian, Babylonian, Indian and Chinese interpretations of the lunar calendar.

Copies are recorded in four Australian collections (State Library of Victoria; National Library of Australia; Monash University Library; Libraries Tasmania)