A Few of the Books Published by Benjamin Gomez
1792: The Christian Economy
1794: Pilgrim’s Progress
Letter to the Jews Inviting Them to an Amicable Discussion of the Evidences of Christianity by Joseph Priestly.
Letter to Dr. Priestly, In Answer to Those He Addressed — by David Levi. (a gift of the Galberd Family)
Edward Ward’s Female Policy or the Arts of a Designing Woman
1795: Captain Cook’s Third and Last Voyage.
Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe
Benj. Keach’s The Travels of True Godliness from the beginning of the World to this present Day
1796: Cook’s A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean
1797: The Visions of John Bunyan John Ely’s The Child’s Instructor W. James’ The Letters of Charlotte
1798: Robert Gibson’s A Treatise of Practical Surveying
And Many More...
Don't Forget The Cousins
The Earliest Children's Book by an American Jew
SELECTIONS OF A FATHER FOR THE USE OF HIS CHILDREN. In prose and Verse. New York: Southwick and Pelsue, 1820. 408pp. Original calf, spine re-laid, hinges reinforced.
First Edition of the earliest children's book by an American Jew.
Isaac Gomez (1783- 1831) was prominent in Jewish communal affairs. This volume was intended to entertain and educate young children and contains selections on astronomy, geology, literature, zoology, anatomy, and moral guidance.
Gift of The Galberd Family