By Hannah Adams
London   London Society House; Ogles et al
9" by 6" viii, 576pp
An historical work on Judaism and the Jewish people.
By Hannah Adams

1818 The History of the Jews From the Destruction of Jerusalem To The Present Time

London   London Society House; Ogles et al
9" by 6" viii, 576pp
An historical work on Judaism and the Jewish people.
£1,100.00
: 1kgs / : EXP2-C-8

What Our Customers Say...

Description

First Edition, Leather Binding

Notable for its sympathetic treatment and sometimes considered the first such by a non Jewish individual. First thus, the first U.K edition of this work. Published five years after the US first edition of 1812. Both UK and US editions are scarce. Complete in one volume. The author, Hannah Adams, wrote several works on comparative religion and early U.S history. She was the first United States woman to work professionally as an author. The sponsorship of two Boston intellectuals, William Shaw and Joseph Stevens Buckminster aided her to prepare this work.

Condition

In a full calf binding with gilt stamping to the spine. Externally, generally smart with slight rubbing to the joints and to the extremities. Further areas of rubbing to the spine, mostly to the raised bands and to the head and tail. Patches of rubbing to the front board, lighter to the rear board. Prior owner's inscription dated 1907 to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright. Spotting to the endpapers and the occasional light spot throughout.

Very Good

Delivery & payment

We send all of our books via courier which is a fully tracked and insured service. In our experience we find this to be the most reliable and quickest form of delivery. Our primary courier is DHL, but we are able to accommodate special requests if required, including postal delivery for items under 2kg. See More Details