Buenos Aires: Biblioteca Historia, 1943. First Edition, Argentina. Hardcover. 4to. xiv, 737pp. and 638 pp. Original half red calf skin leather over maroon cloth. Gilt-stamped green spine labels. Pink marbled endpapers. Title page in red and black print. Originally published in 1875, this pioneering study of Iberian Jewry covers the years 300 C.E. through the sixteenth century. Offers primary sources. Text in Spanish. Former owner's stamp. Very slight scuffing to boards. Corners rubbed. Wear to spine. Several pages bent, but are mostly in good condition. Overall in good condition. g. Item #7759
Dr. Jose Amador de los Rios was a leading nineteenth century Spanish historian. He embraced Jews as part of the Spanish cultural tradition, though he defended the Inquisition. Stamp: “Prof. J. H. Silverman Spanish Dept., UCLA Los Angeles 24, California.”.