JEWISH EMANCIPATION - PRESENTATION COPY

Essay and Speech on Jewish Disabilities … edited, with an Introduction and Notes … second Edition.

Edinburgh, Ballantyne, Hanson, & Co. for the Jewish Historical Society of England, 1910.

8vo, pp. 69, [1], with frontispiece portrait and one plate; title printed in red and black within woodcut border; publisher’s blue cloth, upper board and spine lettered directly in gilt; a little bumped and rubbed at extremities, a few slight marks; inscribed by the editor ‘To Philip Isidore Rosenthal, on his Barmitzvah, with all good wishes, S. Levy, 20th Sept. 1919'.

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Second edition of Macaulay’s speech and subsequent essay for repealing Jewish disabilities. Macaulay’s maiden speech in the Commons, delivered in April 1830, in favour of repealing Jewish disabilities, and the essay on the same subject published three weeks later, here printed as ‘a tribute to the memory of Macaulay in grateful recognition of his strenuous advocacy of the cause of Jewish emancipation’.

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