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AT THE DAWN OF CIVILIZATION. E. A. Speiser, Editor. Volume I of The World History of the Jewish People. First Series: Ancient Times

By: (Brawer, A. J.; Speiser, E. A.; Wilson, J. A.; et al)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: (New Brunswick, NJ) : Rutgers University Press, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 5100


(New Brunswick, NJ) : Rutgers University Press, (1970).. (1970).. Fine. - Large octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed. xv & 388 pages. Color endpaper maps & black-and-white illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. Third printing."The World History of the Jewish People" was conceived as an ambitious and comprehensive 21-volume project, embracing the history of the Jewish people... View more info

THE BIRTHDAY OF THE WORLD

By: (Chagall, Marc). Davis, Moshe; and Ratner, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, (1959).: (1959).

Seller ID: 21296


New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, (1959).. (1959).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], white cloth with a device stamped in gilt on the front cover. The binding is soiled & lightly bumped. 63 & [1] pages. 9 full-page black-and-white illustrations after etchings for the Bible by Marc Chagall. The contents are fine. Very good. First printing."Based on a series of Messages inspired by The National Planning Committee of The Je... View more info

N. CHANIN

By: (Chanin, N.). N. Chanin Jubilee Committee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (New York: N. Chanin Jubilee Committee), 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 15879


(New York: N. Chanin Jubilee Committee), 1946.. 1946.. Very good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is very lightly bumped. The spine is rubbed & faded & its head is slightly chipped. 434 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white portrait plates, including a frontispiece. Very good. First edition.This is the history/biography of the labor leader N. Chanin. The last hundred or so pages consist of congratulatory letters from fri... View more info

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PEOPLES SING: 100 International Ghetto, Resistance, Negro, Labor, Folk, Youth Songs. / ZINGEN MIR (Yiddish title on rear cover).

By: (Maud, Zuny).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Peopls Sing, Publishers, 1950.: 1950.

Seller ID: 36650


- 12mo [5-5/8 inches high by 4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial tan & brown wrappers illustrated by Zuny Maud. The top corners of the covers are slightly rubbed and the head & tail of the spine are very lightly chipped. 40 and 32 pages. Very good. First edition, first printing. The cover illustrations are by Zuni [Zuny] Maud [1891-1956] who co-founded with Yosi Cutler the Modicut Puppet Theter [1925-1933] on New York's Lower East side. Modicut was the first Yid... View more info

VERZEICHNIS DER AUSERLESENEN BUCHERSAMMLUNG DES SEELIGEN HERRN MOSES MENDELSSOHN. (Facsimile)

By: (Mendelssohn, Moses)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: (Berlin: Soncino-Gesellschaft der Freunde des judischen Buches e. V., September 1926).: September 1926).

Seller ID: 17407


(Berlin: Soncino-Gesellschaft der Freunde des judischen Buches e. V., September 1926).. September 1926).. Good. - 12mo [6 inches high by 3-3/4 inches wide], soft covers bound in stiff paper blue wraps with a black-lettered orange label on the front wrap. The binding is rubbed with some very light staining & with small pieces out of the head & tail of the spine. 56 & v pages plus colophon. There is an owner's ink name on the verso of the front endpaper & on the colophon.V... View more info

Image for NARRATIVES BY ISRAEL SHOCHAT AND OTHERS INVOLVED IN THE BAR GIORA ORGANIZATION [LATER CALLED HASHOMER] FROM THE EARLY PART OF THE 20TH CENTURY, AS TRANSLATED BY NICK PERSOFF FOR THE FAMED HOLLYWOOD SCRIPTWRITER BEN HECHT

NARRATIVES BY ISRAEL SHOCHAT AND OTHERS INVOLVED IN THE BAR GIORA ORGANIZATION [LATER CALLED HASHOMER] FROM THE EARLY PART OF THE 20TH CENTURY, AS TRANSLATED BY NICK PERSOFF FOR THE FAMED HOLLYWOOD SCRIPTWRITER BEN HECHT

By: (Shochat, Israel). (Persoff, Nick)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: circa [1950].: [1950].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 31616


circa [1950].. [1950].. Very good. - sc 43 manuscript pages typed on one side of 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide sheets, with an autograph letter signed by Nick Persoff as cover letter. The material consists of translations by Nick Persoff of what appear to be diaries or short memoirs by Jewish settlers including Israel Shochat, Tova Portugali, Yechezkel Nisamov, Turner, and Igal Portugali, recounting events taking place in Palestine during the early part of the 20th cen... View more info

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HORODETZ: A GESICHTE FUN A SHTETL (1142-1942).

By: Ben-Ezra, A[kiva].

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Horodetz Book Committee, 1949.: 1949.

Seller ID: 36133


- Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], black cloth titled in gilt with an illustration in gilt on the front cover. The binding is lightly rubbed & there is a small tear to the cloth on the front edge of the front cover. 238 pages. Illustrated with an extra pictorial title by Irving Sussman and with black-and-white illustrations, including maps & numerous portraits. The book has a slight musty odor. Good. First edition, limited to 900 copies."Horode... View more info

DREAM IN REALITY: ESSAYS

By: Bialostotzky, B. J

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (New York: W. C. Book-Farlag/Cyco-Bicher Farlag), 1956.: 1956.

Seller ID: 15880


(New York: W. C. Book-Farlag/Cyco-Bicher Farlag), 1956.. 1956.. Very good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt on the front cover. The covers are lightly rubbed & bumped & their bottom edges are dampstained. The spine is faded with its titling completely faded & there is light dampstaining to the tail. 484 pages. The contents are very good. The text is in Yiddish. View more info

THE UKRAINIAN JEW IN THE UKRAINE AND THE UNITED STATES. DER UKRAINER ID IN UKRAINIA UN AMERIKA

By: Brin, Alexander; Trommer, Marie; Perlow, Max; Katz, Moishe; et al

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (New York): The National Conference of Ukrainian Jewish Organizations of the Jewish Council for Russian War Relief, Inc., (1944): (1944).

Seller ID: 24292


(New York): The National Conference of Ukrainian Jewish Organizations of the Jewish Council for Russian War Relief, Inc., (1944).. (1944).. Good. - Octavo, softcover. The wraps are lacking with the remnant of the front wrap laid in. The stapled contents consist of 31 pages in English & 160 pages in Yiddish. Black-and-white illustrations. The first & last leaves [English & Yiddish title pages] are darkened along the spine. Good reading copy. First edition.Scarce. Wo... View more info

SETTE DISCORSI SULL' EBRAISMO. Tradotti da Dante Lattes e Mose Beilinson con una Prefazione del Prof. Alessandro Bonucci

By: Buber, Martin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Firenze: Israel Societa Tipografico-Editoriale, 1923.: 1923.

Seller ID: 1333


Firenze: Israel Societa Tipografico-Editoriale, 1923.. 1923.. Good. - Small quarto, blue cloth backed tan paper covered boards; printed labels on spine & front cover. The boards are rubbed, bumped & soiled with 4 small tears to the front & top edges of the rear board. The joints are split at the head of the spine & the label on the spine is chipped. xxi & 181 pp. plus colophon. The hinges are reinforced with linen tape. There is scattered light staining & soiling. 1 top ... View more info

STUREMDIGE YOUREN

By: Gorelick, Aaron. (1880-1955)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: Grenich Printing Corp., 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 16195


New York: Grenich Printing Corp., 1946.. 1946.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt. The covers are lightly rubbed & bumped with a crease to the cloth of the front cover. The spine is slightly faded with the head lightly chipped & frayed. 420 & [2] pages. Very good. First edition. The text is in Yiddish.Scarce. First Edition. View more info

ZIONISM

By: Gottheil, Richard J. H

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1914.: 1914.

Seller ID: 1151


Philadelphia, PA: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1914.. 1914.. Very good. - (Movements in Judaism). Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on spine. The covers are bumped with a tiny white mark on each cover. The spine is slightly faded. 258 pp. B&W frontispiece & 6 B&W plates. Very good. First edition.The history of Zionism, written from a Zionist point of view. First Edition. View more info

50 YOR ARBETER-RING IN YIDISHN LEBN (50 YEARS OF THE WORKMAN'S CIRCLE IN JEWISH LIFE)

By: Hertz, Jacon Sholem

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The National Executive Committee of The Workmen's Circle, (1950).: (1950).

Seller ID: 15826


New York: The National Executive Committee of The Workmen's Circle, (1950).. (1950).. Very good. - Octavo, dark red cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is very lightly rubbed & bumped. The spine is slightly faded with a black mark & 2 small white stains. 422 pages plus 36-page section of illustrations in brown & white. Very good. First edition, limited to 5,000 copies. The text is in Yiddish with a second title page printed in English. First E... View more info

Image for TWO TYPED LETTERS SIGNED BY ZIONIST AND FORT WORTH, TEXAS RABBI JOSEPH JASIN.

TWO TYPED LETTERS SIGNED BY ZIONIST AND FORT WORTH, TEXAS RABBI JOSEPH JASIN.

By: Jasin, Rabbi Joseph. (1883-1968). Rabbi of the Fort Worth Congregation Beth-El (1904-1908).

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Gloversville, NY: September 10 and October 8, 1919.: 1919.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36425


- Two typed letters, each filling most of a sheet of 11 inch high by 8-1 /2 inch wide New Jewish Chronicle letterhead with a decorative heading in black. Both letters are signed "Joseph Jasin". In the September letter, a red ink decorative arrow draws attention to 1 paragraph. There is some soiling to the bottom edge of the October letter, as well as a pencil note and a "date answered" stamp. Folded three times for mailing. Very good Following an intervie... View more info

[TITLE IN HEBREW]: DARKHE HA-LASHON: LE-TO'ELET HA-MATHILIM LE-HAVIN ULE-HOROT...DIKDUK LESHON HA-KODESH / MELUKAT U-MESUDAR ME-ET DUBERISH B. R. SH. KAHANA. [Loosely translated: The Way of the Language for the beginner / To understand and teach Hebrew grammar, collected from recent authorities in simple language to facilitate easier learning for our people; and everything organized in the proper way"]

By: Kahana, Duberish b.r.sh

Price: $125.00

Publisher: [Published] with permission of the Censor [with Censor's black ink stamp], Warsaw: printed with new type by the engraver Avi: [1822].

Seller ID: 19268


[Published] with permission of the Censor [with Censor's black ink stamp], Warsaw: printed with new type by the engraver Avigdor, son of Yo'el, [Date]: 582, [1822].. [1822].. Very good. - Octavo, 7-3/4 inches high by 4-3/4 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in plain green cloth with faded Hebrew lettering stamped on the spine. The covers are rubbed and stained with a chip to the cloth next to the rear joint. The collation is as follows: [112] leaves, 45 pages, and [3] leaves,... View more info

PIKUDE HA-SHEM. DIE GOTTLICHEN GESETZE AUS DEN ZEHN GEBOTEN entwickelt und in ihrem Geiste aufgefasst. Ein Hausbuch fur Israeliten zugleich ein Handbuch beim Religionsunterricht

By: Lasch, Gerson

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Leipzig: Commission bei Heinrich Hunger, 1857.: 1857.

Seller ID: 29945


Leipzig: Commission bei Heinrich Hunger, 1857.. 1857.. Very good. - Octavo, brown cloth backed with brown leather & titled in gilt between decorative bands in gilt on the spine. The binding is bumped & the spine & the edges of the covers are rubbed. xii, [ii], iv, 509 & [1] pages. There is an owner's book label on the front pastedown. Very good. First edition.A work on the Decalogue in Jewish theology. The text is in German with an index in Hebrew in the rear.Sc... View more info

THE ARCHKO VOLUME; OR, THE ARCHEOLOGICAL WRITINGS OF THE SANHEDRIM AND TALMUDS OF THE JEWS. (Intra Secus). These Are the Official Documents Made in These Courts in the Days of Jesus Christ.

By: McIntosh,; and Twyman,; translators.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: Antiquarian Book Company, 1905.: 1905.

Seller ID: 34384


Philadelphia, PA: Antiquarian Book Company, 1905.. 1905.. Good. - Octavo, green cloth. The binding is rubbed & the tail of the spine is creased. The spine is faded & the titling on the front cover is partially faded. viii & pages 9-248. Illustrated with a black-and-white frontispiece. The endpapers are darkened with a previous owner's name penciled on the front endpaper. Good. Second edition."Translated by Drs. McIntosh and Twyman of the Antiquarian Lodge, Genoa, ... View more info

IN LAND FUN DI AVOT: Novele

By: Pett, Chaim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (New York): Di Brider Shulsinger, 1957.: 1957.

Seller ID: 15869


(New York): Di Brider Shulsinger, 1957.. 1957.. Very good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth. The binding is very lightly rubbed & bumped & there is a small hole in the cloth of the spine. 148 pages. Very good. The text is in Yiddish. View more info

DIE ZUKUNFT DER JUDEN

By: Sombart, Werner

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, 1912.: 1912.

Seller ID: 12478


Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, 1912.. 1912.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover, bound in printed gray wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & the spine & extremities are darkened. There is a tear to the head of the spine with small pieces out of the head & the tail. 91 pages plus 5- page publisher's catalog, unopened. The contents are very good. First edition.Werner Sombart [1863-1941] was a German historical economist who incorporated Marxist principles and Nazi theories ... View more info

THE SPIRIT OF THE HEBREW POETRY. With a Sketch of the Life of the Author and a Catalogue of His Writings

By: Taylor, Isaac

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: William Gowans, 1862.: 1862.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15021


New York: William Gowans, 1862.. 1862.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth with an oval vignette & 4 stars stamped in gilt on the front cover & in blind on the rear cover. There is a large piece out of the head & tail & the right side of the spine and most of the gilt titling is lacking. The rear joint is split. The covers are bumped & rubbed. x & pages [11]-303 & [7] pages. There is some staining to the title & occasional light foxing. Despite the loss of cloth on the spine, t... View more info