The History of the West London Synagogue
The history of the West London Synagogue, the first Reform Synagogue in Britain, its early disagreements with orthodoxy, its success as the biggest synagogue in Britain and the forty synagogues that followed its lead.
This is the story of the establishment of a Reform Synagogue that broke away from the West London Synagogue, to forge its own way in Kent House, one of the most splendid Victorian houses in London.
An account of the rescue of 1,564 sacred scrolls from Prague, how they were housed at the Westminster Synagogue and sent to congregations all over the World.
A Biography of Kathleen Raine
This biography of the poet Kathleen Raine, tells of her childhood in Northumberland when she knew she wanted only to be a poet, through her two marriages and her success as a poet, including her relationship with Gavin Maxwell, the naturalist and his otters.
A Companion for Booksellers, Librarians and Collectors
With 30 specially commissioned articles by experts in their fields, and more than 400 shorter entries, this is the ideal book for those interested in the sale and collection of second-hand and antiquarian books.