CONSTITUTION OF THE UNIVERSAL ISRAELITISH ALLIANCE STATUTEN DER ALLIANCE ISRAELITE UNIVERSELLE
New York: David's Job Printing Office, 1864. Paperback. Item #40898
1st edition. Original paper wrappers. 8vo. 8 pages, 22 cm. Civil War-era imprint in English and German. A Paris-based international Jewish organization founded in 1860 by the French statesman Adolphe Crémieux to safeguard the human rights of Jews around the world. The organization promotes the ideals of Jewish self-defense and self-sufficiency through education and professional development. It is noted for establishing French-language schools for Jewish children throughout the Mediterranean, Iran and the Ottoman Empire in the 19th and early 20th century (Wikipedia, 2019). SUBJECTS: Jews -- Identity. Jews -- Societies, etc. OCLC lists 10 copies worldwide (OCLC:21123410). Singerman, 1814. Scarce. Some chipping to spine with light water stains to some leaves. Ex-library. Overall good condition. (AMR-56-8-BD).