Very Rare, Very Early 1847 Antique Book, "HISTORY OF THE JEWS", From the Babylonian Captivity to the Present Day. DESCRIPTION: Very rare, really rare original early history book.Includes prefaces both to the FIRST EDITION and one to the SECOND EDITION. THIS WAS PUBLISHED in 1842, PRIOR TO THE US GOLD RUSH IN CALIFORNIA, OVER 175 YEARS AGO!!! This is a very early book for any subject, but especially for a subject like this. Contains 476 pages in 19 chapters. A great variety of chapter content, and each chapter content is outlined in detail as shown in my scans.
Also contains an appendix with a GREAT SECTION ABOUT DETAILED "CEREMONIES OF THE JEWS". Would be interesting to see how they have changed or developed over the years to today!! Loaded with information about all aspects of the subject.
Has a great text and is very readable for a history book. MAKES A GREAT EARLY REFERENCE BOOK OR JUST GREAT READING. A great variety of chapter content and details and information and content! With this comes an early 3-page hand written letter, shown above, that was found in it. Cover is in very good condition and binding is tight.
Pages are In excellent condition. Also contains several early steel engravings. THIS WAS (AND IS) A VERY IMPORTANT, EARLY ANTIQUE BOOK ON A VERY INTERESTING HISTORICAL & RELIGIOUS SUBJECT. A VERY HARD TO FIND EARLY BOOK. Would make a very special gift for the collector or historian or student in your family.
The few attached scans will not do it justice, but hopefully will provide a basic idea of content. I can assure you that you will be extremely pleased with the rarity and EARLY detailed content of it! This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "marvinsmom9" and is located in this country: US.
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