New York: South Brunswick, 1967-1973. Fourth revised edition. Hardcover. Quartos. Vol.1: 904pp. Vol.2: 853pp. Vol.3: 862pp. Vol.4: 789pp. Vol.5: 915pp. Illustrated white and grey dust jackets with green lettering on the front covers and spines. Grey cloth boards with white lettering on the covers. "Dubnov's History of the Jews has been acclaimed as the most authoritative, as well as the most reliable, work of its kind" - The Publisher. A comprehensive work first published 1925-1929, the 5 volume set covers the period of time ranging from the biblical period through the rise of Nazi Germany, and is considered among the most important works on the subject of general Jewish History, superseding previous works on the subject such as Graetz's "History of the Jews". This revised definitive edition contains the English translation by Moshe Spiegel, and includes a foreword by noted American historian Oscar Handlin (1915–2011).
Dust jackets with some minor to light rubbing to extremities, as well as some light sunning, occasional smudges and/or closed tears. A few bindings with minor bumping to extremities and/or minor sunning along edges. Interiors very clean overall, with some minor smudges and faint pencil markings on the interior cover of vol.5 only. Djs in very good- to very good, bindings in very good to very good+, interiors in near fine condition overall. vg- to near fine. Item #50421