D’Israeli, Isaac. The Genius of Judaism

AUCTION 7 | Tuesday, June 22nd, 1999 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 276

D’Israeli, Isaac. The Genius of Judaism

FIRST EDITION Original cloth-backed boards with printed spine-label, rear hinge split. With modern folding-case. 8vo Roth B11,35

London: Edward Moxon 1833

Est: $2,500 - $3,000
No copy has appeared at auction for more than fifty years. INSERT: Written 16 years after his break from Judaism, D’israeli here urges for a closer alignment of Jewish Tradition with the Enlightenment, the rejection of the Talmud and abandonment of superstition