Light shelfwear to edges and boards. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Pages tight and clean. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 57 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1978. ISBN: 0399119760. This is the story of a dynasty, not of kings, but of merchant princes. The setting is Europe during the recent past, and the protagonists are the members of an enormously powerful and aristocratic Jewish family which, for the first time in its long and incredible history, is threatened with disintegration.