Item 1018. EPITOME OF POST-BIBLICAL HISTORY, FOR JEWISH-AMERICAN SABBATH-SCHOOLS.

EPITOME OF POST-BIBLICAL HISTORY, FOR JEWISH-AMERICAN SABBATH-SCHOOLS.

Cincinnati: Bloch, 1882. Item #16847

1st edition. Cloth, 8vo. 128 pages. Adapted from the German of David Leimdoerfer and considerably enlarged. Singerman 2992. Chronological Table at end. Sigmund Hecht was minister of Kahl Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama. His purpose in writing the book, stated in the Preface, is to provide educators with a tool with which to teach young Jews that "the history of their people, after the close of the Biblical annals, is fraught with valuable information, with sublime lessons and with examples worthy of emulation....[to] fill them with pride for Judaism and make them its warm supporters and defenders. " Singerman 2992. SUBJECT (S) : Jews -- History. OCLC: 4575723. Harry Friedenwald's copy with his beautiful bookplate. Light wear to original boards, previous owner's lable on spine, library blindstamp on title page, otherwise Clean & Very Good Condition. (AMR-8-5-LB).

Price: $250.00

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