New York, Press Of J. B. Lippincott Company, 1905. Item #41578
1st edition. Original Publisher’s Cloth, 4to, 352 pages, black and white photos and illustrations, fold-outs are intact, One of 175 numbered copies printed on hand-made paper, this being nr. 32. Jewish leader Mayer Sulzberger's copy with his bookplate Contents include: Preface; Beginnings 1670 to 1750; Organization 1750 to 1775; Moses Lindo; Francis Salvador; The Revolutionary Period; Joseph Salvador; 1783 to 1800; 1800 to 1824; The Reformed Society of Israelites; 1824 to 1860; Religious Development 1824 to 1860; The War Between the States; Smaller Communities; Modern Period 1865 to 1905; Miscellaneous Biographies; APPENDIX A: The Act for Making Aliens Free; B: Directories 1695 to 1800; C: The Salvador Grant of Arms; D: The Hebrew Benevolent Society; E: Hebrew Orphan Society; F: The Congregation Beth Elohim 1800 to 1824; G: Ministers of Beth Elohim 1750 to 1905; H: Old Jewish Cemeteries in SC; Bibliography; Index. The author served as Rabbi of K. K. Beth Elo-him of Charleston. The previous owner, Mayer Sulzberger “was closely associated with Isaac Leeser, and assisted that scholar in editing The Occident, contributing to it a partial translation of Maimonides' "Moreh Nebukim." After Leeser's death Sulzberger edited vol. xxvi. of The Occident. He was one of the founders of the Young Men's Hebrew Association, which he served as president; and he has taken great interest in the Jewish Hospital of Philadelphia, of which he has been vice-president since 1880. He was from the beginning (in 1888) chairman of the publication committee of the Jewish Publication Society of America; was one of the original trustees of the Baron de Hirsch fund; and interested himself in the establishment of agricultural colonies at Woodbine, N. J., and in Connecticut.Sulzberger had one of the best private libraries in America; it contained a very large number of Hebraica and Judaica” (WIkipedia). Ex-library with usual marks to blank endpapers, one neat stamp to lower margin title page, otherwise Very Good condition. (AMR-38-22B).