New York: Philip Cowen, 1902. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 155pp. Original blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Blue endpapers. Reprinted from the American Hebrew, issues November 1901, to June, 1902. Deals with American Christian Hebraist Ezra Stiles. Important historical source on eighteenth century American Jews as Stiles was friends with Rabbi Haijm Isaac Carigal and Aaron Lopez. B/w portrait of Rabbi Carigal and Newport synagogue. Spine sunned. Head and tail of spine bumped. Corners slightly rubbed. Bottom of page 121 torn, not affecting text. Abrasions to rear endpaper from previously removed book-plate. Overall in good to very good condition. g. Item #31303
George Alexander Kohut was a Hungarian American conservative rabbi, who served as a rabbi in Dallas and later as a librarian at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Stamp: “Library of the Baltimore Hebrew College and Teacher's Training School.”.