Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 227

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(JUDAICA.) Mordecai M. Noah. Travels in England, France, Spain, and the Barbary States. Portrait frontispiece and 4 plates. vi, [2], 431, xlvii pages. 8vo, modern 1/4 morocco; minor foxing. New York, 1819

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First edition. This volume recounts Noah's experiences as American consul to Tunis, where he successfully negotiated for the release of captured seamen, and then was recalled by James Monroe on at least partially anti-Semitic grounds. "See pp. xxiv-xxvi for text of letters from Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams concerning American Jews and religious liberty"--Singerman 0304. Rosenbach 205.