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Portraits of Jews

By: Hannah R. London

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vt, Tuttle Publishing: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 874716900

ISBN: 0804804591

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean hardcover Fine Mylared Dust Jacket Clean jacket clipped. 197 pp. 58 Illus. NO Writing NOT a library copy. Living portraits of important Colonial Americans by Gilbert Stuart portrait painter of George Washington. These faces looking back at you flies in the face of the stereotype which seeks to portray Jewish people as having all arrived in the Twentieth century. In fact visiting Swedish naturalist Peter Kalm comments on meeting Jews in 1744 in Manhattan. Excellent condition as is Mylar protected dust jacket. Red cloth handsomely bound like most if not all Tuttle books in Japan. Dust... View more info

Portrait Of Jews By Gilbert Stuart And Other American Artists

By: Hannah R.London

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Vermont, Tuttle: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015948

Condition: Fine


Vermont: Tuttle, 1969. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Fine Hardcover With Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Clean pages NOT a library copy. Price clipped. Color and B/W Illustrations. Window into Colonial America and the Jewish Patriots who supported George Washington, men and women such as stunning Rebecca Gratz who was the model for Issac of York's daughter in Scott's Ivanhoe. As well as Jewish Loyalists who sailed back to England. Also Uriah Levy who was Jewish American naval hero who Thomas Jefferson promoted and was the first naval figure who banned flo... View more info