S.-Peterburg (St. Petersburg): Obshchestvennaia pol'za, 1907. Sistematicheski obrab. i dob. izd. Hardcover. 8vo. viii,370pp. Half cloth over marbled boards. Heavy age wear throughout binding. Chipping and abrasions to boards, most of marbled paper gone. Staining to cloth. Stamps to endpapers and title-page. Hinges starting. Usual age browning to pages. Text in Russian. Binding in poor, interior in overall good condition. fair. Item #17102
Simon Markovich Dubnow (1860-1941) was a Russian Jewish historian and ideologist. He was one of the founders of the Jewish Historico-Ethnographical Society. In 1941 he met a tragic end when he was killed by the Nazis.