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Bentwich, Herbert
THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ALIENS ACT A PAPER READ BEFORE THE MACCABÆANS SOCIETY ON SUNDAY, THE 18TH NOVEMBER, 1906.
New York: [No Publisher], 1906. 1st edition. Original paper wrappers. 8vo. 16 pages, 22 cm. In English. This speech concerned the Aliens Act of 1905 which sought to control Jewish immigration from Eastern Europe to the U. K. Herbert Bentwich (1856-1932) was a British Zionist leader and lawyer. He was an authority on copyright law, and owner/editor of the Law Journal for many years. He was a leading member of the English Hovevei Zion and one of the first followers of Theodor Herzl in England (Wikipedia, 2019) . SUBJECTS: Emigration and immigration. OCLC-Wordlcat lists only one copy anywhere (Leeds) , none in the US where it was published. Missing back wrapper. Ex-library with usual markings. Front wrapper is loose and chipped in the margins, but contents are very good. Important and Exceedling rare(AMR-56-26) Amr7, brit1, zionism6 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC [Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.]
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