Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Chinese Jews: A Compilation of Matters Relating to the Jews of K'ai-fêng Fu (Three Parts in One)

New York: Paragon Book Gallery, Ltd, 1966. Second edition. Hardcover. Short quarto. Part 1: "Historical" viii, 15 pp., [17], 211 pp. Part 2: "Inscriptional"[7], 186 pp. Part 3: "Genealogical" [9], 228 pp. Original white and blue dust jacket, front cover with blue and red Chinese lettering along with with burgundy and red English lettering. Burgundy and white lettering on spine.

Gray cloth with red lotus relief on front cover. Red border with title in gold on spine. Thick, red decorative endpapers. Frontispiece displaying color facsimile photograph of Scroll of Esther from China. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs of pottery, architecture, important individuals, historical sites from the Jewish communities in China and much more. Includes a number of reproductions of inscriptions and texts relating to the history of the Jews in China. White's work is the first serious attempt to document the history of the Jewish Chinese community.

Minor age wear gto boards and dj. Otherwise book is in very good condition. Item #20884

Price: $125.00

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