New York: The Alexander Kohut Memorial Foundation, 1935. Hardcover. 8vo. xciii,614pp. (English section). 148pp. (Hebrew section). Gold decorated blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Letters on spine faded. Spine sunned. Minor staining to boards. Frontisportrait of Kohut with his signature in facsimile. Includes Bibliography of G. A. Kohut. A commemorative volume of scholarly essays. Text in English, German and Hebrew. Very good condition. vg. Item #17211
Salo W. Baron was a pioneering figure in 20th century Jewish studies. When he took a position teaching Jewish history at Columbia University it was only the second such professorship in the United States. He is best known for his 18 volume work, A Social and Religious History of the Jews.
Alexander Marx taught Jewish history and served as a librarian at the Jewish Theological Seminary for some 50 years. He was one of the main people responsible for building up the Seminary library into one of the largest collections of Judaica books in the world.