What is Judaism? Or, A Few Words to the Jews: Lewin, Raphael D'C (De Cordova)

What is Judaism? Or, A Few Words to the Jews

Lewin, Raphael D'C (De Cordova)

Published by D. Appleton, New York, 1870
Condition: Fair-Good Hardcover
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12mo. 84pp. Original brown cloth with gold lettering on front cover. In this scarce essay, the author places before the reader a brief but thorough explanation of the principles of Judaism. Binding rubbed along edges. Head of spine chipped. Bookplate of the Trustees of the Berkshire Atheneum on inside of front cover. Pages slightly age-toned along margin. Binding in overall fair, interior in good to good+ condition. About the author: Raphael De Cordova Lewin (West Indies, 1844 - New York 1886). After studying in London, he came to the United States, and had charge of Hebrew congregations in Shreveport, Louisiana, Savannah, Georgia, and Brooklyn, New York he published a monthly, "The New Era," a weekly, "The Jewish Advocate," and a work entitled "What is Judaism?". Bookseller Inventory # 38620

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Title: What is Judaism? Or, A Few Words to the Jews

Publisher: D. Appleton, New York

Publication Date: 1870

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fair-Good

Edition: First edition.

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