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Bernard and Michael Gratz. B and M Gratz, Merchants in Philadelphia 1754–1903.

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Bernard and Michael Gratz. B and M Gratz, Merchants in Philadelphia 1754–1903.

FINE BOOKS. Jefferson City, Missouri, 1916. The Gratz Family Papers, 200+ years of history of the important Jewish American family.

Price: $650

LIMITED TO 250 COPIES. These Papers, were prepared for the Gratz family descendants and include documents of the Gratz Family patriarchs from the period of the French and Indian War to the administration of John Adams. The Gratz Family represented one of America’s most philanthropic, civic minded Jewish families. The book reproduces principally the letters of the founding brothers Bernard and Michael but also presents the enlightened and chatty writings of Michael’s famous daughter Rebecca.

GRATZ, Bernard and Michael. B. and M. Gratz, Merchants in Philadelphia 1754–1903. Jefferson City, MO: Hugh Stephens Company, 1916. 386pp. Original calf, raised spine bands, gilt lettering. With dustjacket.