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Maurice's בר מצוה Story, Lady Katie Magnus, London 1869

First Edition - Women

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  • Lot Number 54023
  • Title (English) Maurice's בר מצוה Story
  • Title (Hebrew) .
  • Note Only Edition - Women
  • Author Lady Katie Magnus
  • City London
  • Publisher P. Vallentine
  • Publication Date 1869
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 2511886
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Physical Description

First edition. 46 pp., octavo, 165:107 mm., light age staining, ex-lib markings. A good copy bound in the original cloth over boards.

Detail Description

Lady Katie Magnus, English authoress and communal worker; born at Portsmouth May 2, 1844; daughter of E. Emanuel; wife of Sir Philip Magnus. She has been connected with various committees of the Berkeley Street Synagogue, has taken a great interest in the Jews' Deaf and Dumb Home, and wass treasurer of the Jewish Girls' Club. Lady Magnus has written much on Jewish topics, beginning with "Little Miriam's Bible Stories" and "Holiday Stories," as well as two sketches of Jewish history—"About the Jews Since Bible Times" (London, 1881) and "Outlines of Jewish History"; the latter has run into three editions, and has been republished (with additional chapters on America) by the Jewish Publication Society of America (Philadelphia, 1900). She has contributed much to the periodicals, and a collection of her various papers was published under the title "Salvage" (1899). Those relating to Jewish topics are included in her "Jewish Portraits," which has run into a second edition (London, 1901). She is also the author of "First Makers of England," London, 1901.


Hebrew Description



Jewish Year Book, 5664 (1903-4); JE