Cochin, India: Kerala History Association, (1971). First English language edition. Hardcover. This work is inscribed to the Shames (synagogue caretaker) of the Cochin Synagogue in blue pen at page facing title page: " 25-11-80. To Jack + Gertrude Saffren. Shames of the Cochin Synagogue. Shalom. Jackie Cohen."
8vo. xxviii. 319 pp. Black cloth in original, illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. Booklet laid in to front endpapers, containing time table and translation of copper plates. Frontispiece, a color photograph of the Cochin synagogue. Festschrift on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the Cochin synagogue in India. Strikingly illustrated with 43 b/w photographs, as issued. Minor age wear to dj and binding. Creasing to booklet. Minor browning and sporadic foxing. Otherwise clean and tight. Very good condition. vg. Item #20066