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Aguilar, Grace.  The women of Israel. New York: Appleton & Co.; Philadelphia: Geo. S. Appleton, 1851. 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). 2 vols. I: Fontis., 270 pp., [10 (ads)]. II: 336 pp., [1 (ads)] f.
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The first comprehensive study of Jewish women written by a Jewish woman; the eras canvassed are Biblical and ancient, with a three-chapter coda devoted to "Women of Israel in the Present." First American Edition.
        Provenance: "Mrs. Sam'l K. Whiting" to endpaper, dated June 1851.

Singerman 1171. Publisher's dark brown ribbed cloth, stamped in blind on boards and in gilt on spines. Wear at board edges; bottom one inch of cloth of spine of vol. I torn at joint and readhered. Light, occasional foxing. Nearly a Very Good set.  (37011)   Please RESHELVE This.


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