Judaica Americana: A Bibliography of Publications to 1900
2 volumes. Sm. 4to. Volume 1: Chronological File 1676 to 1889. xxxiv,640pp. Volume 2: Chronological File 1890 to 1900, Union List of Nineteenth-Century, Jewish Serials Published in the United States, Index. xvi, 644-1335pp. Red cloth, black cover plate and title-label with gold lettering. "The work presented here attempts to bring under bibliographical control a significant body of printed monographic and serial literature pertaining to Jews, Judaism, and Jewish culture published in the United States, in any language, through the year 1900. Judaica Americana: A Bibliography of Publications to 1900 chronicles the decades prior to the twentieth century, a formative era for Jewish institutional development at a time when the Jewish community grew from 1,350 persons in 1790 to 1,050,000 in 1900. Taken as a whole, the bibliography provides extensive documentation of American Jewish communal activity." Number 14 of "Bibliographies and Indexes in American History." Sponsored by the Center for the Study of the American Jewish Experience, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Foreword by Jonathan D. Sarna. Tail of spine slightly bumped. Tiny stain on cover plate of Vol. I. Tight copies in fine condition. A beautiful set.
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