Rare! 1930, Cecil Roth, Jewish Community Series, History of Jews in Venice, First Edition


The heyday of the Jewish Community of Venice is both comparatively late and short, comprising the greater parts of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. However, during this time, Venice attracted some of the most vivid personalities in the whole range of Jewish history. It also became for a while an important place of meeting between Jews of the east and west and a significant center of Hebrew printing.

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Cecil Roth

Jewish Community Series


History of Jews in Venice


Published by The Jewish Publication Society of America in 1930

Original Hard Binding

Pages 380 + Folded Plan of Jewish Ghetto in Venice

Rare First Edition


Cecil Roth (1899 – 1970) was a British Jewish historian. He was editor-in-chief of the Encyclopaedia Judaica.



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