First edition. 134 pages with a few small wood engravings. 6" X 4". "Written for the American Sunday School Union and revised by the committee of publication." Rebacked in new leather. Original boards scuffed and worn. Most pages (including title page) show dampstains, some quite dark, however text/illustrations are still readable and intact. Binding tight. Overall, good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Hadassah, The Jewish Orphan.
Publisher: American Sunday School Union
Publication Date: 1834
Edition: First Edition
Book Description American Sunday School Union, Philadelphia, 1834. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Revised by the committe for Publication. Cloth backed marbled boards, very light foxing to some pages. The story of Queen Esther, Mordecai, Haman and the King of Persia with a mere handful of references to Christianity. Illustrated. With an engraved frontispiece. Singerman, #576 lists only 2 copies but has 112 pages. This copy has 134 pages. Front blank endpaper has very old inscription in fountain pen: Washington Union Sunday School No. 57. Seller Inventory # 000952
Book Description EARLY AMERICAN. HADASSAH, THE JEWISH ORPHAN written for the American Sunday School Union and revised by the committee of publication. Phil: ASSU (1834). 16mo, cloth backed marbled boards, 188p., edges worn, some foxing, tight and VG. The story of Queen Esther, Mordecai, Haman and the King of Persia with only 3 or 4 references to Christianity. Illus. with an engraved frontis. Seller Inventory # 29916