Judaism American Diplomacy in Africa 1819 Mordecai Noah rare book engravingsBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Short video captures condition much better than words. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the book. Poor physical external condition, covers both detached.
(Judaism- Africa- American Diplomacy under President Monroe).
Travels in England, France, Spain, and the Barbary States, in the Years 1813-14, and 15, Mordecai M. Noah.
1819, New York, Kirk and Mercein.
pp. 431, + appendix pp. 47. Four engraved plates, including folding panorama of Algiers from the harbor. Early marbled boards.
A significant Jewish historical book. Author was the first international Jewish American diplomat stationed outside the U.S. and was later terminated from his position (despite being outstanding at his work) solely because of his religious beliefs.
Original sheep spine perished, covers detached, minimally ex-libris with bookplate to pastedown and tiny early hand written call numbers on title page. Text block tight and as issued with deckled untrimmed fore edges. spotting throughout.
Rare book in any condition, this example complete and unsophisticated.
Book measures: 9 1/2" H X 6" W.