London: Printed for T. Hamilton, 33, Paternoster-Row; and Oliphant, Waugh and Innes, Edinburgh, 1816. Hardbound. Octavo, rebacked in pale gray-blue cloth spine (early twentieth or late nineteenth century), edgeworn paper covered boards, frontispiece portrait of "A Rabbi dressed for Prayers," xiv, 434 pp., pp. 167/168 torn. Good. Item #68148
Allen was a sympathetic Christian author. This work surveys the varieties of Jewish texts and Jewish theological traditions at a moment before the rise of the Reform and Orthodox streams of Judaism.