GESCHICHTE DER JUDEN IN ROM VON DER LTESTEN ZEIT BIS ZUR GEGENWART (2050 JAHRE) [RABBI JOSEPH STRAUSS’ COPY WITH BOOKPLATE]
Frankfurt A. M. , J. Kauffmann, 1893. Hardback. Item #38266
1st Edition. Original Boards. 2 volumes in 1. VIII, (2) , 119, (5) , 127, (8) , 236 pp. With 4 plates ; 23 cm. In German. Title translates into English as, “A History of the Jews in Rome From Olden Times to the Present. ” This is Rabbi Joseph Strauss’ copy with his bookplate. Strauss (1845-1922) was an influential British Zionist and Rabbi in the late 19th century. He was one of the first Reform Rabbis in England. “Berliner… was a German theologian and historian… (His) edition of Rashi's commentary to the Pentateuch (1866) first made him known as a scholar; he added to his reputation by various historical works…” (Wikipedia, 2016) SUBJECT(S) : Jews -- Rome. With Rabbi Strauss’ bookplate. Some wear and discoloration to boards end pages. Inside pages are very good condition. (GER-58-63).