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Bidding Information
Lot #    17051
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 12:25:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Precious Stones of the Jews of Curacao
Author    [Only Ed.] Isaac S. Emmanuel
City    New York
Publisher    Bloch Publichsing Co.
Publication Date    1957
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 584 pp. plus plates, 255:178 mm., light age staining, old hand on fly. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Detailed listing of 225 tombstones of, men, women and some Rabbis interred in Curacao between the years 1668 - 1859. The work gives the cemetery's history and plan (foldout). Includes complete biographies including family histories, chronological list of names, alphabetical list of family names, number of members, eldest tombstone year, large bibliography, general alphabetical index, 15 genealogies.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica