Book #67757
Notizen Uber die Beruchtigsten Judischen, Gauner und Spitzbuben. Carl Philipp Theodor Schwenken.
Notizen Uber die Beruchtigsten Judischen, Gauner und Spitzbuben...

Notizen Uber die Beruchtigsten Judischen, Gauner und Spitzbuben...

An Anti-Semitic Review of "Notorious Jewish Thieves, Swindlers and Rascals" Schwenken, Carl Philipp Theodor [1785-1847]. Notizen uber die Beruchtigsten Judischen, Gauner und Spitzbuben, welche sich Gegenwartig in Deutschland und an Dessen Granzen Umhertreiben nebst Genauer Beschreibung Ihrer Person; Nach Criminal-Akten und Sonstigen Zuverlassigen Quellen Bearbeitet und in Alphabetischer Ordnung Zusammengestellt. Marburg and Cassel: Bei Johann Christian Krieger, 1820. xvi, 416, [4] pp. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary plain paper-covered boards. Moderate rubbing and staining to boards and spine, heavier rubbing to extremities with wear to edges, spine ends and corners, tiny early owner stamp and small blank label to front free endpaper, moderate toning and foxing to text. A rare title. $2,950. * First edition. A classic example of nineteenth-century German Anti-Semitism, this book by a notable criminologist reviews the careers of 650 "notorious Jewish thieves, swindlers and rascals." These biographies serve to demonstrate the patent criminality of "Jewish race." A second edition was published in 1825. Both are rare. OCLC locates no copies of the second edition in North America, 3 of the first (Hebrew Union College, Michigan State University, New York Public Library). Leo Baeck Institute, New York, Bibliothek und Archiv, Katalog I:A768.

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