The Long Journey of Gracia Mendes
Budapest / New York: CEU / Central European University Press, 2003. Paperback. viii, 147p., provided with a sterling illustrations section showing numerous period images, reproduced beautifully, some in bright color. Softbound in 9x6 inch decorated wraps, fresh and lovely, an as-new, sound, clean, unmarked copy.
Intensifying anti-semitism during the era of the Inquisition forced Mendes to leave Portugal for Turkey, where she did well.
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