History of the Ancient Synagogue, R. Moses Gaster, London 1901 (46789)

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Lot Number: 46789
Title (English): History of the Ancient Synagogue
Note: Only Edition
Author: R. Moses Gaster
City: London
Publisher: Harrison & Sons
Publication Date: 1901
Estimated Price: $200.00 USD - $500.00 USD
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Only edition. [4, 1 portrait], 201, [1 foldout] pp. plus original wrappes bound in, 271:204 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in moderncloth boards, spine color faded.


Detail Description

Title: History of the Ancient Synagogue of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews, the Cathedral Synagogue of the Jews in England, Situate in Bevis Marks. A Memorial Volume Written Specially to Celebrate the Two-hundredth Anniversary of its Inaugration, 1701-1901. With Illustrations and Facsimiles of Deeds and Documents.

Bevis Marks Synagogue, officially Qahal Kadosh Sha'ar ha-Shamayim (Hebrew: קהל קדוש שער השמים , "Holy Congregation Gate of Heaven") is the oldest synagogue in the United Kingdom. It is located off Bevis Marks, in the City of London. The synagogue was built in 1701 and is affiliated to London's historic Spanish and Portuguese Jewish community. It is a Grade I listed building. It is the only synagogue in Europe which has held regular services continuously for more than 300 years.


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