Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. 1/5000. 4to. 494 pp. White cloth with dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with b&w facsimiles of texts. Illustrated endpapers by Picart. Slight staining on bottom edge. D/j has crack at back. Overall in good condition. g. Item #7092
Dr. Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi held the Salo Wittmayer Baron chair of Jewish history at Columbia University. He specialized in Sephardic Diaspora history, authoring From Spanish Court to Italian Ghetto; Isaac Cardoso: A Study in Seventeenth-Century Marranism and Jewish Apologetics. In addition he wrote such works as Zakhor: Jewish History and Jewish Memory and Freud's Moses: Judaism Terminable and Interminable.