THE STORY OF THE JEWS: ANCIENT, MEDIAEVAL, AND MODERN.

Item #16102

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1889. Cloth; 12mo. Xviii, 381 pages. Originally copyright 1885. Decorative boards in red, green, and black. Tissued frontispiece engraving. Illustrated with engravings (some portraits) and two fold-out maps. Series: The Story of the Nations. Preface and index. Intended primarily for older youth. The non-Jewish author states in his preface that he has endeavored to give prominence to "the more picturesque and dramatic features of the record. The profundities are only touched upon....At the same time, [providing] details of exterminating warfare, of sharpest torture, of bitterest cursing....the writer feels that Israel, among the nations, should be regarded with reverence, even with awe, in times modern as well as ancient. " Singerman 3438. SUBJECT(S) : Jews -- History. OCLC lists 14 copies worldwide of this edition. Ex-library. Damp stained. Spine sunned, with some edgewear. Binding broken, with front flyleaf and some interior leaves detached but present. Maps have small tears. Text in good condition. (AMR-1-18).

Price: $100.00

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