London: Printed for the Author; Philadelphia: Reprinted for his son, Isaac Edrehi, 1853. xvi, -290, [30-List of subscribers] pp, frontis portrait of the author with protective tissue. Bound in original blue blind embossed cloth [light rubbing, light wear to corners], gilt lettered spine [spine ends bumped, gilt rubbed]. Portrait and protective tissue are moderately foxed, else Very Good.
Moses Edrehi [1774-1842], a Jew from Morocco, later resided in England and Amsterdam. He began preaching at the age of 14 and became a Kabbalist, a teacher of modern and Oriental languages of the early 19th century, and an author of books on Judaica. He believed that the Ten Tribes existed somewhere in western Asia. His dedication explains that he originally composed the book in Hebrew and later had it translated into English. [Adler and Singer: THE JEWISH ENCYCLOPEDIA.]
Singerman 1277. OCLC 5218586. Item #30735