Les Matineés du Samedi : Livre d`edúcation morale et religieuse [TWO VOLUMES BOUND IN ONE].  
  A l`Usage de la Jeunesse Israélite, par G. Ben Levi. Avec une Préface, par S. Cahen.  

Author Ben Levi, G. [Weil, Godchaux Baruch] / Cahen, S. [Preface]
Place of Publication Paris
Publication Name Bureau des Archives Israélites de France
Year 1842
Language(s) French
RARE FIRST EDITION of a once popular manual for Jewish schoolchildren by an eminent 19th-century French-Jewish writer Godchaux Baruch Weil (1806-1878), great grandfather of Marcel Proust. This book was widely used throughout the Francophone world and adapted into English as "Moral and Religious Tales for the young of the Hebrew faith". Contains 4 b&w plates. 185x115mm. [XXIII+271] + [262] pages. Brown/black marbled board Hardcover with black gilt leather spine. Cover corners slightly worn. Cover edges worn and partly peeling. Cover and spine heavily rubbed (rear cover partly peeling). Spine edges worn and peeling. Spine hinges partly cracked and glued. Library stamp on pre-title and title page, and last page (262). Ink inscription on front whitepage upper corner. Pages 11-14 of vol.1 fore edge slightly tattered - NO damage to text. Fore edge bottom part of vol.2 semi-transparent protective sheet (bound between frontispiece and title-page) partly torn/missing (though still covering the plates). Few pages slightly age-stained. Pages yellowing and wavy. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare illustrated first edition of a pious and patriotic manual written by one of the most influential 19th-century French-Jewish writers is overall in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MA 12 16

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