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Lot #    26843
Auction End Date    6/15/2010 10:44:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Manual Of Scripture History
Author    [Map] Louis Barnett Abrahams
City    New York
Publisher    Bloch Publishing
Publication Date    1906
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First American edition. vi, [4 map charts], 186 pp.,
          
Detailed
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   Title: A Manual Of Scripture History For Use In Jewish Schools And Families.

Louis Barnett Abrahams (3 October 1839 3 June 1918) was the head master of the Jews' Free School, London; born at Swansea, South Wales, 1842. He was educated in the Jews' School at Manchester, whither his family had removed in 1845. In 1854 he was indentured to Moses Angel at the Jews' Free School, London, as a pupil-teacher, and in 1864 he was appointed principal instructor of English. For the next twenty years Abrahams had charge of nearly all the teaching staff of the boys' department of the school. In 1884 he was appointed vice-master. When, in December, 1897, failing health compelled the retirement of Moses Angel, Abrahams was elected head master of the school, while Moses Angel became principal; on the death of the latter in September, 1898, Abrahams succeeded him.

Abrahams was a graduate of the London University, and one of the founders of the Jewish Educational Board and of the Teachers' Training Committee.

On the establishment of the Jewish Record, in 1868, Abrahams acted as its first editor. He was also a frequent contributor to other Jewish periodicals.

          
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Language:    English
  
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