SIGNED BY AUTHOR - YITZHAK BEN-ZVI (1884-1963), 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. 215x145mm. XVI+334 pages. Blue cloth Hardcover with dust-jacket. Jacket wrinkled and dirty. Cover corners and spine edges bumped. Pages yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This comprehensive study of different Jewish communities, bearing the signature of its illustrious author, is in good condition.