Isaac D'Israeli

Isaac D'Israeli

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Isaac D'Israeli was a British writer, scholar and man of letters. He is best known for his essays, his associations with other men of letters, and for being the father of British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. Isaac was born in Enfield, Middlesex, England, the only child of Benjamin D'Israeli, a Jewish merchant who had emigrated from Cento in Italy in 1748, and his second wife, Sarah Syprut de Gabay Villa Real. He received much of his education in Leiden. At the age of sixteen he began his literary career with some verses addressed to Samuel Johnson. He became a frequent guest at the table of the publisher John Murray and became one of the noted bibliophiles of the time. On February 10, 1802, D'Israeli married Maria Basevi, who came from another London merchant family of Italian-Jewish extractionshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136763370
  • 9786136763378