“HISTORY OF THE JEWS AND THEIR RELIGION” IN: CYCLOPAEDIA OF RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS. CONTAINING AUTHENTIC ACCOUNTS OF THE DIFFERENT CREEDS AND SYSTEMS PREVAILING THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. WRITTEN BY MEMBERS OF THE RESPECTIVE BODIES.

Glasgow, Bell And Bain, 1853. Hardcover. Item #31706

1st edition. Period Half leather and marbled boards with raised spine and leather spine title. Leeser's contribution is 8 pages. In this overview of Judaism, the "Pastor of the Hebrew Portuguese Congregation, Philadelphia, " Rev. Isaac Leeser, takes the reader back to the times of Abraham and Moses, presents Maimonides' Thirteen Articles of Faith, and quotes Mendelssohn's "Jerusalem" concerning the significance of the commandments and ceremonies. Some wear to leather, Very Good Condition (k-amr-2-1A).

Price: $800.00

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