Ben-Hur A Tale of the Christ by Lwe. Wallace 1880 Harper & Brothers

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Title: Ben-Hur A Tale of the Christ 

Author: Lew. Wallace 

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, 1880

A Riveting Tale of Faith and Redemption

Lew Wallace's Ben-Hur A Tale of the Christ is more than just a novel—it's a mesmerizing journey into the heart of the Roman Empire during the life of Christ. Wallace, a lawyer, Union general in the American Civil War, and later statesman, created a fictional universe rooted in extensive research and his imagination.

Synopsis: The story follows Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish prince and merchant in Jerusalem, who is betrayed by his old friend Messala and sent into slavery. Through encounters with Jesus Christ, Ben-Hur overcomes adversity and experiences a spiritual awakening, culminating in an unforgettable chariot race.

Key Features:

  • An immersive historical fiction novel written by a renowned American author
  • Contains 560 pages of gripping narrative.
  • Book dimensions: 7x5x1 inches.


  • Some wear on the cover and yellowing of the pages
  • The title page is coming loose from the book's binding 
  • stains on the page edges.
  • Despite these signs of wear, all pages are firmly attached, and the book's vintage charm remains.

Disclaimer: Vintage and antique items may show some wear, typical for vintage or antique pieces. Please refer to the accompanying photos for a detailed depiction of the item's condition.

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