Baltimore: M. Curlander, 1924. First printing. Black and white frontispiece portrait, one plate. Cloth over boards. Octavo. [viii], 211 pages. Bound in dark maroon cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine titles. Minor extremity wear, slight age-toning to interior. Minor split to rear endpaper expertly repaired with archival tissue. A nicely preserved copy.
Authoritative history of the struggle to remove the civil disabilities of Jews in Maryland. Much coverage on the passage of the "Jew Bill" in 1826 and its non-Jewish champion, Thomas Kennedy.
Inscribed and signed by author on front pastedown, dated 1939.