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Lot #    24779
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 12:00:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    An American Jewish Bibliography
Author    [First Ed.] A.S.W. Rosenbach
City    Baltimore
Publisher    American Jewish Historical Society
Publication Date    1926
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. xi, 486, 11 pp., 232:145 mm., clean crisp copy boundin the original boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Title: An American Jewish Bibliography: Being A List of Books and Pamphlets by Jews or Relating to Them...Until 1850 (American Jewish Historical Society # 30).

This work comprises a valuable annotated bibliography of books and pamphlets by Jews or relating to them printed in the United States from the establishment of the press in the colonies until 1850. The arrangement of the bibliography is chronological. Full title and description are provided. Complete collations are also provided, as well as copies located by Rosenbach. Occasional annotations also highlight the items. Rosenbach is of course famous as the preeminent bookseller of his era. He helped create some of the most famous collections ever assembled in America. His exploits are chronicled in Fleming's biography of Rosenbach and in several accounts written by Rosenbach himself. In all 691 books are expertly described, many with illustrations.

          
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Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
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America-South America:    Checked
  
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Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica