An American Jewish Bibliography, Being a List of Books and Pamphlets by Jews or Relating to Them Printed in the United States from the Establishment of the Press in the Colonies Until 1850 (A Special Edition of the Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, Number 30. Illustrated with many reprints of title pages.
American Jewish History Society
Large 8vo. xi, 486 pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contains numerous facsimiles of book and pamphlet covers of material relating to Jews, ranging from Christian missionary tracts, discussions of the role of Jews as well as Native Americans (widely believed to be members of the Ten Lost Tribes) to Jewish apologetics. There are also Jewish sermons, including a prayer of thanksgiving for Prussian (then an ally of Great Britain) military victories in the Seven Years War (French and Indian War). Head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Lettering to spine faded. Bookplate on inside front board. Some browning to loose front endpaper, to small brown spot on free endpaper. In overall good condition.
Bookplate: "From the library of Dr. Norton B. Stern."
Book ID: 18109