SIGNED BY AUTHOR - YITZHAK BEN-ZVI, WITH DEDICATION in English dated 1.3.1960 (the signature is in Hebrew). Itzhak Ben-Zvian (1884-1963) was an eminent historian, Labor Zionist leader and the second and longest-serving President of Israel. This book is a study of Oriental Jews, Samaritans and Karaite Jews, and the Jews who were coerced by their Moslem conquerors into adopting the Moslem faith. Contains the author`s b&w portrait as frontispiece and many b&w plates with photographs of various diaspora Jews. 217x145mm. XIV+334 pages. Blue cloth Hardcover. Front cover embossed with Itzhak Ben-Zvi`s signature. Cover and spine faded/stained/age-stained. Cover corners rubbed. Spine wrinkled. Spine edges bumped. Endpaper slightly age-stained. Pages slightly yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This comprehensive study of different categories of Jews, bearing the signature and dedication of one of the most 20th-centuries Jewish personalities, is in good condition.