A Pilgrimage to the Land of My Fathers (ORIGINAL 2 Volume Set Complete)

By: Margoliouth The Rev. Moses

Price: £450.00

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Two Volume Set. VERY GOOD MINUS. Both volumes uniform in the original dark blue blind-stamped cloth, with bright gilt titling/lettering to both spines. Some slight light 'patching' to the covers. The head/tail of the spines and the corners of the covers are 'bumped/crumpled' but have NO loss or chipping. There is a tiny (0.5cm) loss of cloth to the inner front edge of Volume 2, but Overall this a sound and attractive 2 Volume Set. Images available on Request. The page fore-edges are LIGHTLY ingrained/stained with the dust of over a century and a half. Hinges tight and secure. Plain lemon endpapers. The rear inner paper hinges are split - through to the webbing in Volume One - but NO Inscriptions or marks, APART FROM some old damp-staining to the portrait frontispiece to Volume One only. An engraved frontispiece to each volume. Most of the pages of Both volumes are uncut to the top edge (unused and unread) and Internally, apart from the light brown old damp-stains to the frontispiece of volume one, the books are Very Good, Very Clean, Tight and Bright. Volume One = (xvi) + 438 pp. Illustrated with a Portrait Frontispiece steel engraving (with some damp-staining) and one other full page steel engraving of Tunis (small dampstain to the bottom blank margin) ; and with 8 wood engravings in the text, including a small map of Malta. Volume Two = (xvi) + 429 pp. Illustrated with a Frontispiece steel engraving and one other full page steel engraving of Goletta or Bay of Tunis; and with 6 wood engravings in the text, PLUS pages of Hebrew Music. Appendix to Vol. 1 and an Appendix to Vol. 2. "This is a remarkable account in 'Letters' of the Author's journey to the Holy Land, with descriptions of Ancient and 'Modern' Jewish culture/traditions/happenings in France, Malta, Tunisia, Constantinople, Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine. Moses Margoliouth (Born in Suwalki, Poland in 1818, he arrived in England in 1837 and converted to the Christian faith the following year) was a learned and respected minister in the Church of England of the nineteenth century, but also an author of many books on Judaism. This work exemplifies the growing interest in England about the biblical land of Israel during the 19th century and growing identification with the Nation of Israel, leading to increased Missionary activity, but also to a support of Zionism." . Rare in depth look at how Jews and Jewish traditions are viewed at this time. Jewish Interest. A Scarce Title in its original form. Overall an attractive and complete ORIGINAL 2 Volume SET. See IMAGES. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: A Pilgrimage to the Land of My Fathers (ORIGINAL 2 Volume Set Complete)

Author Name: Margoliouth The Rev. Moses

Categories: Education, Middle East/Egypt, History & Politics. Churchill, Archaeology. 'Classic' Studies, Biography. Essays. Letters. Diaries, Architecture. Art. Crafts, Antiquarian -19th Century or Earlier, Europe, Foreign Travel. Exploration, Theology. Religions. Jewish,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1850

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 112872

Keywords: A Pilgrimage To The Land Of My Fathers (ORIGINAL 2 Volume Set Complete); The Rev. Moses Margoliouth; This Is A Remarkable Account In 'letters' Of The Author's Journey To The Holy Land, With Descriptions Of Ancient And 'modern' Jewish Culture/traditions/happenings In France, Malta, Tunisia, Constantinople, Lebanon, Syria, And Palestine. Moses Margoliouth (born In Suwalki, Poland In 1818, He Arrived In England In 1837 And Converted To The Christian Faith The Following Year) Was A Learned And Respected Minister In The Church Of England Of The Nineteenth Century. Author Of Many Books On Judaism. Jewish; Jews; Zionism; Missions; The Biblical Land Of Israel During The 19th Century And Growing Identification With The Nation Of Israel, Carthage; Tunis; Tunisia; Hebrew Music; Israelites; Hebrew; The Jewish Synagogue; Islam; Islamism; Rabbi; Polish Jews; Reehabite Caravan; Mohammedan; Jerusalem; Galilee; Turkish Soldiers;