Random House, 1956. FIRST EDITION, stated 2nd Printing. Very good condition, tan cloth, very firm covers. Rare original dust jacket, chips and tears, front flap reconnected with tape. End paper chart of Cultural Growth in Jewish History. Edited, with an Introduction by Leo W. Schwarz. Contributors include : Salo W. Baron, Abraham S. Halkin, Yehezkel Kaufmann, Cecil Roth, and many others. Very impressive work. "A brilliant, searching interpretattion by six eminent historians of the four-thousand-year civilization of the Jewish People". 515 pages.