Rocks on Which Our Republic Rests : a Discourse at Temple Keneseth Israel parts I & II. Our Pulpit - Sunday Discourses Vol XXI Feb 16th and 23rd 1908 Nos 17-18.
Krauskopf, Rabbi Joseph

Philadelphia Oscar Klonower 1908 First edition Octavo (standard size) pamphlets attractively bound in greencloth with gilt lettering to spine. Original covers bound in for both issues. Only slightly ex-library with a library Civil War collection bookplate on front pastedown endpaper and red stamp with similar information on cover of first issue. No other library marks. Slight wear and fading to edges and covers of boards. Covers of both issues have some wear to edges and soiling to covers. Both issues have also been lightly creased lengthwise. Both issues have 10 p. each with additional 2 p. of ads. Each also has ads inside the front cover and on front and back covers. An essay By Rabbi Krauskopf on the patriotism and strengths of the American republic, drawing on the lives of Lincoln and Washington. Originally from Prussia, Krauskopf (1858-1923) emigrated alone in 1872 at the age of 14. He attended the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati along with the University of Cincinnati, graduating in 1883 and becoming a Rabbi the same year. He was a tireless advocate of Reform Judaism in the US, and was an important advocate for the Jewish Publication Society. He later founded the National Farm School, which today contines to exist as Delaware Valley College. Uncommon. Very Good Bound pamphlet in hardcover (Item ID: 11216)


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