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Bidding Information
Lot #    6865
Auction End Date    3/2/2004 2:42:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    A Few Words to the Jews
Author    [Charlotte Montefiore - Women's Lit.]
City    London
Publisher    Savill & Edwards
Publication Date    1855
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [3] ff., 210 pp., light browning, loose in the original boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Sermonics to women on Judaism.

Charlotte Montefiore (1818-1854) was born in London and died there at the young age of 36. She took an active part in the Jewish Ladies' Benevolent Loan and Visiting Society as well as in the Jewish Emigration Society, of which she was one of the founders. She was the active friend of the Jews' Free School, the Jews' Infant School, the West Metropolitan School, and of many other educational establishments. Her reading was extensive, especially in moral and ethical philosophy. She was a contributor to many publications calculated to improve and elevate Jewish youth. For the "Cheap Jewish Library" she wrote "The Way to Get Rich," "The Birthday," "Caleb Asher," etc.

          
Reference
Description
   Jew. Chron. July 14, 1854; Kayserling, Die Jüdischen Frauen, pp. 275-276, JE
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
England:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica