Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1897. Cloth; 12mo. 109 pages. Bound in red boards. Translated from German. "Special Series No. 5." Lectures delivered during the winter of 1895-96 before the lodges of the Independent Order of B'ne B'rith at Berlin. The translation is done from stenographic notes printed as manuscript and not published. Cf. Prefatory note. Advertisements for other publications of the Society at end. Karpeles was a German literary historian who did much to popularize Jewish literature and history. Singerman 5199; Roth 51. SUBJECT: Jews -- History. Ex-library. Edgeworn. Hinges cracked. Very good condition. (AMR-1-3).