CATALOG 168:JEWISH BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Almost 200 Titles

 

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Nr. 1. Dulzin, A. L. (Arieh L.). דריי הונדערט יאָר יידישע פערסעוועזן אין דער וועלט, 1675־1975 DRAY HUNDERT YOR YIDISHE PRESEVEZN IN DER VELT, 1675-1975. Yerushalayim: 1975.

 

 

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  1. Dulzin, A. L. (Arieh L.). דריי הונדערט יאָר יידישע פערסעוועזן אין דער וועלט, 1675־1975 DRAY HUNDERT YOR YIDISHE PRESEVEZN IN DER VELT, 1675-1975. Yerushalayim: Tsienistishe velt organizatsye, Departament far organizatsye un oyfklerung, 1975. Paper Wrappers, 4to, 85 pages. 27 cm. In Yiddish. SUBJECT (S): Jewish periodicals -- History and criticism. Jewish newspapers -- History and criticism. OCLC lists 11 copies worldwide. (CT-12) Very Good Condition. (ID #15094) $100.00.
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  3. Erlich, Henryk; Raphael R. Abramovitch. DER "FORVERTS" UN DER "BUND". [New York]; Bundishn Klub In Nyu-York, 1935. Original Wraps. 8vo. 48 pages. 22 cm. ‘The Forverts and the Bund’, and The Bund in Poland’. Reprints with an introduction, of two articles published in Naye Folkstsaytung and Veker, Der "Forverts" und der "Bund" by H. Erlikh and Der "Bund" in Poyln by R. Abromovitsh, respectively. With four photos of Bund demonstrations in Poland. Subjects: Socialism. Socialism - Poland. Jews - Poland - Politics and government. Jews - United States - Politics and government. Ogolny Zydowski Zwiazek Robotniczy "Bund" w Polsce. Forverts. OCLC lists 8 copies. Rare. Light soiling to wraps, otherwise fresh. Very good condition. (YID-19-37) (ID #31082) $50.00.
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  5. Flinker, Dovid; Mordecai Tsanin; Sholom Rosenfeld. DI YIDDISHE PRESSE VOS IZ GEVEN. Tel-Aviv: Veltfarband Fun Di Yiddishe Zhurnalistn, 1975. Cloth, oblong 4to., 688 pages. In Yiddish. Illustrated with photographs, and facsimiles throughout. An extensive history of the Yiddish press throughout Europe. Includes profiles of editors and essays on the periodicals and publications. Very good + condition. Slipcase in good condition. (BIB-7-20) (ID #23950) $125.00.
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  7. Levine, S. D. יאר פארװערטס : די ראל פון פארװערטס אין דעם אידישן לעבן : פאקטן, פאטאסטאטן און ציטאטן 50 YOR FORVERTS: DI ROL FUN "FORVERTS" IN DEM IDISHN LEBN: FAKTN, FOTOSTATN UN TSITATN. Nyu York: [Morgn Freyheyt], 1948. (FT) Paper wrappers, 16mo., 63 pages.: illustrated. In Yiddish. 50 Years of the Yiddish Forward: The role of "Forverts" in Yiddish Life - Facts, Facsimiles, and Statistics. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- United States -- Periodicals. New York (N. Y. ) -- Newspapers. Includes a history of the founding of the Forward, major events covered by the Forward, and facsimiles of portions of the original articles. Very good condition. (BIB-12-14) (ID #24266) $40.00.
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  9. Pevsner, Zalman; David Idelovitch. קובץ מאמרים לדברי ימי העתונות בארץ ישראל. KOVETS MAAMARIM LE-DIVRE YEME HA-`ITONUT BE-ERETS YISRAEL. VOLUME 2 (ONLY). Tel Aviv: Salomon's Press., 1936. Paper wrappers., (FT) 8vo. 224 pages. In Hebrew. Illustrated. English title: Kovets maamarim (Collection of articles) on the history of newspapers in Palestine. SUBJECT(S): Hebrew newspapers; Hebrew periodicals. OCLC lists 19 copies worldwide. Covers edgeworn and rubbed, postage stamp on title page, good condition. (GER-29-1) (ID #20376) $125.00.
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  11. Soltes, Mordecai. THE YIDDISH PRESS, AN AMERICANIZING AGENCY. New York City; Teachers College, Columbia University, 1925. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 242 pages. 21 cm. First edition. Originally written as the author’s dissertation at Colombia University, serialized in the American Jewish year book, volume 26, September 29, 1924, to September 18, 1925, pages165-372. “Moredecai Soltes (1893-1957) was a Jewish author and educator. He wrote the The Yiddish Press: An Americanizing Agency, and served as chairman of National Committee for the Jewish Book Week. Soltes was also on the executive staff of the National Jewish Welfare Board, and served as Director of Education from 1925-1944. He was the Executive Director and Professor of Community Service at Yeshiva University's School of Education and Community Administration from 1944-1957.”(Guide to the Mordecai Soltes Papers; Yeshiva University) Subjects: Yiddish newspapers. Americanization. Light wear to cloth and outer edges. Internally fresh and clean. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-32-7) (ID #31848) $30.00.
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  13. Zafren, Herbert Cecil. JEWISH NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS ON MICROFILM: AVAILABLE AT THE AMERICAN JEWISH PERIODICAL CENTER. Cincinnati; The Center, 1984. Original Wraps. 4to. 158 pages. 26 x 14 cm. Augmented edition. First published 1957 (57 pages). Hundreds of microfilmed collections, organized alphabetically, according to place published, with index in English and in Yiddish/Hebrew. Located in the Klau Library on the Cincinnati campus of Hebrew Union College, the American Jewish Periodical Center houses a microform collection of American Jewish newspapers, journals and magazines published in eight languages. The Center also houses the Library's collection of microform materials. Subjects: Jewish newspapers - United States - Bibliography - Catalogs. Jewish periodicals - United States -- Bibliography - Catalogs. Synagogue bulletins - United States - Bibliography - Catalogs. Newspapers on microfilm - Bibliography - Catalogs. Periodicals on microfilm - Bibliography - Catalogs. Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. American Jewish Periodical Center - Catalogs. Light shelf wear to wraps, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-47) (ID #31952) $30.00.
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    CAIRO GENIZAH

     

     

  15. Danzig, Neil. קטלוג של שרידי הלכה ומדרש מגניזת־קאהיר באוסף א״נ אדלר שבספריית בית המדרש לרבנים באמריקה KATALOG SHEL SERIDE HALAKHAH U-MIDRASH MI-GENIZAT-KAHIR BE-OSEF E.N. ADLER SHEBE-SIFRIYAT BET HA-MIDRASH LE-RABANIM BA-AMERIKAH. CATALOGUE OF FRAGMENTS OF HALAKHAH AND MIDRASH FROM THE CAIRO GENIZAH IN THE E. N. ADLER COLLECTION OF THE LIBRARY OF JTS. Nyu-York & Jerusalem: Jewish Theological Seminary Of America & Shocken, 1997. ISBN: 9654560224 9789654560221. Cloth, 8vo, 87, 362, xvi pages, plus [12] pages of plates (facimiles of genizah fragments) 29 cm. In Hebrew. Title page and introduction also in English. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. This very-well received work elicited many reviews in the Jewish Studies press; see Steven Fine: “Review of Neil Danzig, A Catalog of Fragments …” in Hebrew Studies, vol. 41 (2000); as well as Ezra Chwat, “Danzig’s Catalog of Halakhah and Midrash Fragments in the E.N. Adler Collection and its Usage as a Research Tool,” in Jewish Quarterly Review 90, 3-4 (2000): 405-415. The book also received this praise from Heidi G. Lerner & Seth Jerchower in their “The Penn/Cambridge Genizah Fragment Project: Issues in Description, Access, and Reunification” (Philadelphia, 2006): "Danzig’s 1997 catalog of Rabbinic fragments at the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, while oriented upon the holdings of one local collection, exhaustively provides cross-matches and concordances. " The Cairo Geniza is a collection of almost 280,000 Jewish manuscript fragments found in the Genizah or storeroom of the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Fustat, presently Old Cairo, Egypt. Some additional fragments were found in the Basatin cemetery east of Old Cairo, and the collection includes a number of old documents bought in Cairo in the later 19th century. It is presently dispersed among a number of libraries, including the libraries of Cambridge University and the University of Manchester…. In 1896, English travelers Agnes S. Lewis and Margaret D. Gibson returned from Egypt with fragments from the genizah they considered to be of interest, and showed them to Solomon Schechter at Cambridge. Schechter, already aware of the Genizah but not of its significance, immediately recognized the importance of the material. He later went to Egypt, acquired many documents, and brought the contents of the Genizah to scholarly and popular attention….The Taylor-Schechter collection at Cambridge has nearly 193,000 fragments (137,000 shelf-marks); there are a further 31,000 fragments at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Also, the John Rylands University Library in Manchester holds a collection of over 11,000 fragments…” (Wikipedia, 2011). SUBJECT(S): Cairo Genizah -- Catalogs. Rabbinical literature -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs. Geonic literature -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs. Midrash -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs. Hebreeuwse handschriften. Geniza-fragmenten. When available, often priced at double our price. New Condition. (JTS-2-1) (ID #27923) $35.00.
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  17. Golinkin, David. גנזי ראש השנה : שיירי כתבי יד של בבלי ראש השנה מהגניזה בקהיר : מהדורה מצולמת בצירוף מבוא קודיקולוגי GINZE ROSH HA-SHANAH: SHEYARE KITVE YAD SHEL BAVLI ROSH HA-SHANAH MEHA-GENIZAH BE-KAHIR: MAHADURAH METSULEMET BE-TSERUF MAVO KODIKOLOGI = GINZEI ROSH HASHANAH: MANUSCRIPT FRAGMENTS OF BAVLI ROSH HASHANAH FROM THE CAIRO GENIZAH. A FACSIMILE EDITION. New York, Jewish Theological Seminary Of America, 2000. Original Publisher’s Cloth. Xii, 69, 200, [2] pages. Illus. Facsims. 32 cm. Includes approximately 200 black and white images. In Hebrew with added English title page and synopsis. A collection of facsimiles of all known fragments of Bavli Rosh Hashanah.David Golinkin received an M.A., rabbinical ordination and a Ph.D. in Talmud from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York where he taught Talmud from 1980-82. His responsa and halakhic studies are known for their thoroughness, examining all sides of every issue using a wide range of talmudic, medieval, and modern sources. (EJ, 2007).SUBJECT(S): Manuscripts, Aramaic -- Facsimiles. Cairo Genizah. Title Subject: Talmud. Rosh ha-Shanah -- Manuscripts. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN: 965-456-030-5. New Condition with like dustjacket. (ID #27741) $35.00.
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  19. Katsh, Abraham I. גנזי תלמוד בבלי : ... עמודים של התלמוד הבבלי מהגניזה הקהירית : מאוסף אנטונין בספריה הלאומית בלנינגרד : יוצאים לאור בפעם הראשונה, עם מבוא, שינויי נוסחאות, והערות GINZE TALMUD BAVLI: MEHA-GENIZAH HA-KAHIRIT: MEUSAF ANTONIN BA-SIFRIYAH HA-LEUMIT BE-LENINGRAD: YOTSIM LI-OR BA-PA`AM HA-RISHONAH, `IM MAVO, SHINUI NOSHAOT U-HE`AROT. VOL 1 (ONLY). 4to. In Hebrew with English introduction and title page. Facsimile illustrations. Volume 1 (of 2) only. SUBJECT(S): Cairo Genizah; Talmud - criticism, textual. Katsh (1908-1998) was born in Poland and emigrated to the U. S. In 1925. In 1933, he began teaching at New York University, and over the following three decades taught Hebrew education, culture, language and literature there. In 1957 He founded the National Association of Professors of Hebrew in American Universities, and was elected president of Dropsie College in 1967, where he served until 1976. His scholarship won him many awards and fellowships, including the Jewish Teachers Association of New York's Avodah Award, the Rabbi Kaniel Prize of the Municipality of Haifa, and the first Charles Kramer Research Fellow of the Institute for Jewish Policy Planning and Research of the Synagogue Council of America. Katsh is well known for his studies of Hebrew manuscripts and fragments from Russia and Eastern Europe, his translations, and his essays on Jewish studies in the United States. (EJ) In slipcase. Very good condition. (MX-33-30) (ID #19490) $200.00.
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  21. Katsh, Abraham I. גנזי תלמוד בבלי : ... עמודים של התלמוד הבבלי מהגניזה הקהירית : מאוסף אנטונין בספריה הלאומית בלנינגרד : יוצאים לאור בפעם הראשונה, עם מבוא, שינויי נוסחאות, והערות GINZE TALMUD BAVLI: MEHA-GENIZAH HA-KAHIRIT: MEUSAF ANTONIN BA-SIFRIYAH HA-LEUMIT BE-LENINGRAD: YOTSIM LI-OR BA-PA`AM HA-RISHONAH, `IM MAVO, SHINUI NOSHAOT U-HE`AROT. VOL II (only). 4to. 170, vi, 90 pages. Facsimile illustrations. In slipcase. Vol. 2 only. In Hebrew with English introduction. SUBJECT (S): Cairo Genizah; Talmud - criticism, textual. Very good condition. (MX-33-31) (ID #25853) $80.00.
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  23. Shaked, Shaul. A TENTATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF GENIZA DOCUMENTS. 1964. Paper Wrappers, Paris: Mouton, 1964. Paper Wrappers. 8 vo. 355 pages. Part of the series "École pratique des hautes études, Sorbonne. 6. Section: Sciences économiques et sociales. Études juives, 5". SUBJECT (S): Genizah; Hebrew Manuscripts - Catalogue. Mild age spotting on covers and edges of textblock. Bumping to edges. Surface puncture to edge of rear cover and following pages with no damage to text. Upper corner of rear corner creased as well as last few pages. Otherwise in Good condition. Prepared under the direction of D. H. Baneth and S. D. Goitein. Not concerned with the main part of the manuscripts found in the Cairo Geniza, mostly from the 10th to 13th centuries, but rather with the documentary material, which constitutes a primary source of information for Jewish history in the High Middle Ages, as well as the social history of the Mediterranean basin in general. Some wear to covers and edges, inner-pages clean, overall good ++ condition (BIBLIOG-34-9). (ID #31885) $35.00.
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    BIBLE, RABBINICS, AND MEDIEVAL

     

     

  25. Habermann, Abraham Meir; Zvi Malachi; Y David. | שי להימן : מחקרים בספרות העברית של ימי הביניים : מוגשים לא״מ הברמן (הימן הירושלמי) במלאת לו שבעים וחמש שנה / SHAI LE-HEMAN: MEHKARIM BA-SIFRUT HA-IVRIT SHEL YEME HA-BENAYIM: MUGASHIM LE-A.M. HABERMAN (HEMAN HA-YERUSHALMI) BI-MELOT LO SHIVIM VE-HAMESH SHANAH. = PAPERS ON MEDIEVAL HEBREW LITERATURE PRESENTED TO A. M. HABERMANN ON THE OCCASION OF HIS 75TH BIRTHDAY = SEFER HABERMAN / A. M. HABERMANN JUBILEE VOLUME. Tel-Aviv; Universitat Tel Aviv, Makhon Le-Heker Ha-Sifrut A. Sh. B. Ts. Kats; Yerushalayim: R. Mas, 1977. Publishers cloth. 8vo. VIII, 385 pages. 25 cm. First edition. In Hebrew with English title, table of contents and summaries. Frontispiece portrait of Habermann. A. M. Habermann jubilee volume. Papers on medieval Hebrew literature: presented to A. M. Habermann on the occasion of his 75th birthday. Edited by Zvi Malachi. Abraham Meir Habermann (1901–1980), “bibliographer and scholar of medieval Hebrew literature. Born at Zurawno (Galicia), Habermann from 1928 was librarian at the Schocken Library in Berlin. He immigrated to Palestine in 1934 and served as director of the Schocken Library in Jerusalem until 1967. From 1957 he taught medieval literature at Tel Aviv University (professor, 1969) and taught at the Graduate Library School of the Hebrew University. He was editor of the department of bibliography (Jewish printers) for the Encyclopaedia Hebraica and the department of medieval Hebrew poetry for the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica. ” Subjects: Hebrew poetry, Medieval - History and criticism. Piyutim - History and criticism. Poe´sie he´brai¨que me´die´vale - Histoire et critique. Piyyutim - Histoire et critique. Habermann, Abraham Meir, 1901-1980. Habermann, Abraham Meir - Bibliography. Light wear to cloth, no jacket, clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-67) (ID #31973) $115.00.
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  27. Hyman, Aaron. אוצר דברי חכמים ופתגמיהם : הוא ספר "בית ועד לחכמים" במלואים ובתיקונים רבים ... OTSAR DIVRE HAKHAMIM U-FITGAMEHEM: HU SEFER "BET VAAD LE-HAKHAMIM" BE-MILUIM UVE-TIKUNIM RABIM. Tel Aviv: Dvir, 1933. Hardcover, 4, 564 pages, 8vo, 25 cm. In Hebrew and Aramaic. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Quotations. Talmud - Quotations. Other Titles: Bet vaad la-hakhamim. OCLC lists 25 copies worldwide. Hinge repair. Notes inside front cover. Spine repair. Bumped corners and edges. Otherwise, very good condition. (BIB-16-19) (ID #24329) $65.00.
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  29. Jolles, Jacob Zevi Ben Naphtali. ספר מלא הרועים : כולל אסיפת דיעות כל התנאים ואמוראים אשר המה מחולקים בכל הדינים שבתלמוד ... : ועוד לו חלק שני מדבר במדות וכללים שהתורה נדרשת בהם ; שונה הלכות SEFER MELO HA-ROIM: KOLEL ASEFAT DEOT KOL HA-TANAIM VE-AMORAIM ASHER HEMAH MEHULAKIM BE-KHOL HA-DINIM SHEBA-TALMUD.: VE-OD LO HELEK SHENI MEDABER BE-MIDOT U-KHELALIM SHEHA-TORAH NIDRESHET BA-HEM; SHONEH HALAKHOT. Halbershtatt: Bi-Defus Yeruhm Fishl B. R. Tsevi, 1859. Hardcover, 8vo, 2 volumes in 1, 24 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECT (S): Talmud -- Dictionaries -- Hebrew. Talmud -- Hermeneutics. Other Titles: Title on title page verso: Meloh haroim; Melo ha-roim. Jolles (1778-1825) was a “Galician talmudic scholar and kabbalist. Born in Przemysl, he served as rabbi in Glogow and Dinow. He leaned toward Hasidism, and was among the disciples of Jacob Isaac ha-Hozeh of Lublin. His most famous work was Melo ha-Ro’im, an encyclopedic work on the rules and principles of rabbinic law which made a great impression and was reprinted several times. His other published works are Hinnukh Beit Yehudah, a homiletic work in philosophic style; Kehillat Ya’akov, an encyclopedic treatment of kabbalistic topics; Emet le-Ya’akov, a homiletic work in hasidic style; Beit Va’ad le-Hakhamim, a directory of talmudic sages; Parashat Derakhim Zuta, homiletic discourses; Zikhron Ya’akov vi-Yhudah also consisting of homiletic discourses; and Yashresh Ya’akov, on Kabbalah. His notes and novellae on the Talmud are printed in the Vilna edition. Jolles composed many other books, but most of them have disappeared” (Kalish in EJ, 2007). OCLC lists 7 copies worldwide. Ex-library. Hinge repair. Stained pages. Text loss on top ½ inch of pages (until leaf 44). Bumped cover corners. Chipping to cover edges. Otherwise, good condition. (Heb-28-5) (ID #31299) $100.00.
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  31. Steinschneider, M. JEWISH LITERATURE FROM THE EIGHTH TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY: WITH AN INTRODUCTION ON TALMUD AND MIDRASH. New York, Hermon Press, 1965. Cloth; 8vo. Xii, 378, xxiv columns, 46 pages. With extensive bibliographic notes, corrections and additions, Hebrew and Arabic indices, and an index of authors in English. Reprint of a translation by William Spottiswoode, first published in London, 1857; translated, with alterations, from the author's "Jüdische Literatur" in Ersch & Gruber's "Allgemeine Encyklopädie der Wissenschaften und Künste, " Leipzig, 1850, 2d section, v. 27, pages 357-471. "New edition with index of authors. " Jewish literature -- History and criticism. Littérature juive -- Histoire et critique. Some wear to dustjacket and edges (BIBLIOG-34-5) (ID #31877) $40.00.
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  33. Berman, Lawrence V., Et Al. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS IN MEDIEVAL JEWISH STUDIES. THE STUDY OF JUDAISM, VOLUME II. New York: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1976. Cloth; 8vo. Viii, 392 pages. A collection of six articles. Includes bibliographical references. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- History -- 70-1789 -- Bibliography. Judaism -- Relations -- Catholic Church -- bibliography. Judaism -- History -- Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789 -- Bibliography. Jews -- Study and teaching -- Bibliography. Juifs -- Histoire -- 70-1789 -- Bibliographie. Judaïsme -- Relations -- Église catholique -- Bibliographie. Judaïsme -- Histoire -- 425-1789 (Moyen Âge et début de la période moderne) -- Bibliographie. Juifs -- Étude et enseignement -- Bibliographie. Catholic Church -- Relations -- Judaism -- Bibliography. Église catholique -- Relations -- Judaïsme -- Bibliographie. Excellent condition in very good dust jacket. (BIBLIOG-34-8) (ID #31883) $50.00.
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  35. Chones, Isaac Bear; Avraham Ber Goldenman. ספר המלים : או ערוך הקצר : יכיל בקרבו פתרוני כל המלים הנמצאות במשנה, בש״ס בבלי, ירושלמי, תרגום אונקלוס ... הכל מתורגם בלשון עברית ואשכנזית ... ונלוה לזה בסוף הספר תולדות המחבר מאת הרב אב״ג SEFER HA-MILIM, O, ‘ARUKH HA-KATSAR: YAKHIL BE-KIRBO PITRONE KOL HA-MILIM HA-NIMTSA’OT BA-MISHNAH... HA-KOL METURGAM LE-LASHON ‘IVRIT VE-ASHKENAZIT... VE-NILVAH LA-ZEH BE-SOF HA-SEFER TOLDOT HA-MEHABER ME-ET A.B.G. Chicago; Y. Shapiro, 1915. Later cloth. 8vo. VII, 183 pages. 23 cm. First Edition. In Hebrew and Yiddish. Two columns per page. Frontispiece portrait of author. English title page verso: A Concise Talmudic-Midrashic Dictionary Containing nearly 8000 New-Hebrew and Chaldaic words, with references, found in the Mishnah, Babylonian and Palestinian Talmud, Midrashim, Targumim, Responsa, Zohar, etc., etc., translated into Hebrew and Yiddish. “Unable to publish all the volumes of his multi-volume [Biblical Word-Book and Concordance, 1909], Chones instead issued this Talmudic/Midrashic dictionary (with definitions in Yiddish) (p. 182). It is based on a list of words that he amassed while a proofreader in Vilna. He published it because existing dictionaries focused more on etymology, which was not of interest to most users, than in conveying the simple meaning of the word (pp. V-VI). For a discussion of this work, with facsimiles of the title pages, preface and acknowledgements, as well as an English translation of this latter two, see Brauner, also see Brisman (2000), 20-1.” (Goldman, Hebrew Printing in America, entry #239). Subjects: Aramaic language - Dictionaries - Hebrew. Hebrew language, Post-Biblical - Dictionaries. Hebrew language, Talmudic - Dictionaries. OCLC lists 27 copies. Hinges previously repaired, slight tear across title page, light wear to edges of cloth, light pencil and some pen marks in margins throughout; otherwise fresh. Good condition. (AMR-39-38) (ID #31431) $75.00.
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  37. Gutmann, Joseph. IMAGES OF THE JEWISH PAST; AN INTRODUCTION TO MEDIEVAL HEBREW MINIATURES. New York; Society Of Jewish Bibliophiles, 1965. Publishers cloth. 4to. [76] pages. 31 cm. First edition. With 22 plates. Survey of the study of illuminated manuscripts, with 22 pages of black and white facsimile plates. Joseph Gutmann (1923–2004) was an “U. S. Art historian. Gutmann, who was born in Wuerzburg, Germany, immigrated to Philadelphia with his parents in 1936 after the rise of the Nazis. He served in the army as a chaplain and interpreter from 1943 to 1946. Gutmann earned a B. A. From Temple University and an M. A. From New York University's Institute of Fine Arts. At Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati he received a doctorate in Jewish history and a rabbinical degree. After teaching at Hebrew Union College and the University of Cincinnati, he was appointed professor of art history at Wayne State University, Detroit, in 1969. A pioneer in the field of Jewish art, he wrote or edited 19 books, including Images of the Jewish Past: An Introduction to Medieval Hebrew Miniatures (1965), Beauty in Holiness: Studies in Jewish Customs and Ceremonial Art (1970), and Hebrew Manuscript Painting (1978). ” (EJ 2008) Subjects: Jewish illumination of books and manuscripts. Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval. Illumination of books and manuscripts - Jews - History. Illumination of books and manuscripts - History. Manuscripts, Hebrew - Facsimiles. Clean and fresh. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-59) (ID #31965) $30.00.
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  39. Iakerson, S. M. (Semen Mordukhovich); Jewish Theological Seminary of America; Yivo Institute for Jewish Research. EVREISKAIA SREDNEVEKOVAIA KNIGA: KODIKOLOGICHESKIE, PALEOGRAFICHESKIE I KNIGOVEDCHESKIE ASPEKTY = THE HEBREW BOOK IN THE MIDDLE AGES: CODICOLOGICAL, PALAEOGRAPHICAL AND BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ASPECTS = SEFER HA-ʻIVRI BIME HA-BENAYIM ЕВРЕЙСКАЯ СРЕДНЕВЕКОВАЯ КНИГА: КОДИКОЛОГИЧЕСКИЕ, ПАЛЕОГРАФИЧЕСКИЕ И КНИГОВЕДЧЕСКИЕ АСПЕКТЫ = ספר העברי בימי־הביניים. Moskva [Moscow]: Rossiĭskiĭ Gos. Gumanitarnyĭ Universitet, 2003. ISBN: 5728107397 Cloth, 8vo, 253 pages. Includes 20 plates of color facsimiles 25 cm. In Russian and Hebrew with summary also in English. "A publication of Project Judaica, a joint program of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and the YIVO Institute of Jewish Research"--P. [2]. Corrigenda slip tipped in at end. Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-[238]) and indexes. Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-[238]) and indexes. SUBJECT(S): Manuscripts, Hebrew -- History. Paleography, Hebrew. Manuscripts, Medieval. “Shimon Iakerson is the preeminent scholar in the field of Hebrew incunabula (books printed before the year 1501), and the author of several books on the subject. In addition to his curatorial duties at the Russian Museum of Ethnography, he is the senior researcher at the St. Petersburg branch of the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In 2005, he received the first Honorable Medal presented at the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress in Jerusalem for his two-volume work, "Catalogue of Hebrew Incunabula from the Collection of the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America" (New York and Jerusalem, 2004-2005). In 2009, he won the Antsiferov Award, an international prize in honor of the historian N.P. Antsiferov, for his overall contributions to the field of St. Petersburg studies for his most recent work, "Jewish Treasures of Petersburg: Scrolls, Codices, Documents” (Library of Congress, 2011). OCLC lists 30 copies worldwide. Light wear, about Very Good Condition (spec-7-24) $100.00
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  41. Lampronti, Isaac Hezekiah Ben Samuel, 1679-1756. פחד יצחק : והוא אלפא ביתא רבתא PAHAD YITSHAK: VE-HU ALFA BETA RABTA [VOLUMES THREE AND FOUR BOUND TOGETHER]. Venice; Yitshak Foa U-Shelomoh Ashkenazi Nella Stamperia Ventur / Reggio; Hananiah Elhanan Hay Kohen, Tipografia Della Societa, 5573, 1798-1813. Later Boards. Folio. [190; 273] pages. 40 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. Volume three (Het-Tet) and four (Yod-Lamed) of Lampronti’s Pahad Yitzhak ("The Fear of Yitzhak"), a Talmudic encyclopedia. Volume three contains old facsimile title page consisting of a tracing of the original title page in blue ink; volume three also contains large fold out map, detailing the planned contents of the assorted volumes of the Pahad Yitzhak. Isaac B. Samuel Lampronti was an “Italian rabbi and physician; born Feb. 3, 1679, at Ferrara; died Nov. 16, 1756. …Lampronti's life-work was his famous rabbinical encyclopedia ‘Pahad Yiha ’ (name derived from Gen. Xxxi. 42), the material for which he had begun to collect as early as his student days at Mantua, and on which he worked during his whole life. When he decided, in his old age, to publish this great work, he traveled together with his pupil Jacob Saraval, as the latter says in the preface of the correctors (Saraval and Simhah Callinari), through the Italian cities in order to secure the approbations (‘haskamot’) of the rabbinical authorities of Italy for the work. The collection of these approbations, which were given in 1749 and 1750, is a curious monument of the Jewish scholars of northern Italy in the eighteenth century; it includes sonnets and poems in other forms in honor of Lampronti. The following cities are represented by their yeshibahs or rabbis: Venice, Leghorn, Reggio, Verona, Ancona, Padua, Mantua, Casale Monferrato, Modena, Turin, Florence, Alessandria della Paglia, Pesaro, Finale, Lugo, Rovigo. In the second volume are added the approbations of R. Malachi b. Jacob Kohn of Leghorn, author of the ‘Yad Mal'aki, ’ and of three Palestinian scholars stopping at Ferrara. The work was planned to fill six volumes, as recorded in the printing permit of the Jewish communal directorate of Venice. But only the first volume and the first half of the second volume appeared during the author's lifetime. … Vol. Iii. Appeared in the same year; it contains: het, end (fol. 1-61), tet (fol. 63-93). These volumes were printed at the press of Isaac Foa (formerly Bragadini) at Venice. Two other volumes appeared in 1813 (vol. Iv., Reggio) and 1840 (vol. V., Leghorn); vol. Iv. Contains the letters yod (fol. 1-41a. ), kaf (fol. 41a-108); lamed (specially paged, 1-26); … In 1845 the autograph manuscript of the entire work was acquired by the Bibliothèque Nationale of Paris, in 120 volumes, 68 of which corresponded with the parts that had so far appeared. The Paris manuscript also contains the author's Italian correspondence, which was not included in the edition (see Cat. Hebr. MSS. Bibliothèque Nationale. P. 61. Nos. 458-577). The society Mekize Nirdamim, on its foundation, took as one of its first tasks the publication of those portions of Lampronti's work which had not yet been printed. … the publication of the work was completed 127 years after the appearance of the first volume. Lampronti's work is an alphabetically arranged encyclopedia to the Talmud and Talmudic literature. In the censor's permit, dated June, 1749, prefixed to the first volume, it is designated as "Dizionario Rituale in Lingua Ebraica, " a designation which probably originated with the author. As a matter of fact Lampronti's encyclopedia deals chiefly with the Halakah, the material for the articles being taken from the entire halakic literature down to the latest responsa, which he had, in part, in manuscript. He devotes much space to discussing questions of ritual law, as found in the responsa of contemporary Italian rabbis. On some questions he gives the entire correspondence, as on fols. 9d-13a, 31d-37d, 46d-50a, 74b-76a, 79c-80b, 102b-107a, in the first volume. The arrangement is a characteristic feature of the work. Single words are used occasionally as headings for his articles, but more frequently he uses entire sentences, either as he found them in the sources, or as propositions derived from the sources. ” (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia). Subjects: Jewish law - Dictionaries - Hebrew. Talmud - Dictionaries. Hebrew. Light wear to boards, remarkably clean and fresh throughout. Very good condition. (SPEC-36-26) (ID #31588) $325.00.
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  43. Narkiss, Bezalel. HEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS. Jerusalem [New York]: Encyclopedia Judaica, Macmillan, 1969. First edition. Cloth; large 4to. 175 pages. Beautifully bound in beige cloth with deep red endpapers. Ornate pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with 60 tipped-in plates. Foreword by Cecil Roth. Notes, glossary, bibliography, and index. "First of a series of publications in various spheres of Judaica which the publishers are issuing in advance of the Encyclopaedia Judaica. " A survey of Hebrew illuminated manuscripts from the earliest period [10th century] through the Renaissance in the Orient, Spain, France, Italy and Germany. Shunami 5845. SUBJECT (S) Illumination of books and manuscripts, Jewish -- Catalogs. Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Catalogs. Bible. O. T. -- Illustrations. With Bookplate on first page. Very good condition in Very good dust jacket. (BIBLIOG-34-13) (ID #31901) $60.00.
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  45. Noble, Shlomo. חומש-טייטש : אן אויספאָרשונג וועגן דער טראדיציע פון טייטשן חומש אין די חדרים HUMESH-TAYTSH: AN OYSFORSHUNG VEGN DER TRADITSYE FUN TAYTSHN HUMESH IN DI HADORIM. Nyu York; Yidisher Visnshaftlekher Institut, Filologishe Sektsy, 1943. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 87, [1] pages. 24 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Khumesh-Taytch: The Traditional Language of the Yiddish Pentateuch Translation. Includes one fold out map. “Dr. Noble, who earned his doctorate at Ohio State in 1941, was associated with YIVO from 1944 until his death in 1986. He was a respected scholar who published one book, as well as more than a dozen articles in YIVO-bleter and Yidishe shprakh, served on the editorial boards of said publications, was active at YIVO conferences and was widely known for his erudition in both Jewish and secular subjects. He was the English-language translator of Max Weinreich’s History of the Yiddish Language, published by the University of Chicago, 1980. … His book Khumesh-taytsh was based on his dissertation, which brought together his interests in language, traditional Jewish learning and Jewish folkways. Noble had a keen ear for the nuances of the folk and its speech. He wrote about the history of Yiddish literature, the influence of Ashkenazim on early Zionism, the prehistory of Yiddishism and the influence of Yiddish on Hebrew. He worked as assistant to the editor of YIVO-bleter from 1945-1955, was on the editorial board 1955-1980, and was the editor-in-chief for one issue. Likewise, Noble was editor-in-chief of Yidishe shprakh. ” (YIVO News; No. 201, Spring 2006) Subjects: Yiddish language - Glossaries, vocabularies, etc. Bible. O. T. Pentateuch. Yiddish - Glossaries, vocabularies, etc. Light soiling to cloth, extensive penciled notes on endpages, pen mark on title page, otherwise fresh and clean. Good + condition. (YID-16-28) (ID #30830) $35.00.
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  47. Perla, Kalman Avigdor. ספר אוצר לשון חכמים : כולל שבעת אלפים אמרי חז״ל, משלים ומשלי עם SEFER OTSAR LESHON HAKHAMIM: KOLEL IMRE HAZAL. Yerushalayim; R. Mas, 1976. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 346 pages. 25 cm. In Hebrew. Alphabetic thesaurus of Rabbinic sayings with explanations; contains 7000 talmudic sayings culled from the Talmud Bavli, Yerusalmi, Sifra, Sifri Tosefta, Mechilta, Avot D'rabi Natan, Pesikta, the Minor tractates, Midrash rabbah, Midrash Tanchuma, Zohar- arranged in Alphabetical order with notes to explain ancient Greek and Roman words as well as interesting comparisons to medieval French and German parables. This volume went through many printings by Rubin Mass, since 1947; originally published in Warsaw in 1900. Subjects: Quotations. Hebrew literature. Talmud - Quotations. OCLC lists one copy of this edition, 21 copies of the previous printing (1965). Very clean and fresh. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-68) (ID #31974) $30.00.
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  49. Rabinowitz, Raphael Nathan; Abraham Meir Habermann. מאמר על הדפסת התלמוד :‏ ‏תולדות הדפסת התלמוד MAAMAR AL HADPASAT HA-TALMUD. Jerusalem; Mosad Ha-Rav Kuk, 1952. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 288 pages. 23 cm. Second edition. In Hebrew. With 16 fascimiles illustrations. ‘Ma'amar al-Hadefasat ha-Talmud, ’ a critical review of the different editions of the Babylonian Talmud since 1484 (first published; Munich, 1877). The author Raphael Rabbinovicz was a “Talmudical scholar and antiquarian; born at Novo-Zhagory, government of Kovno, Russia, in 1835; died at Kiev Nov. 28, 1888. At the age of twenty-eight he left Russia, and, having spent some time in Lemberg, Presburg, and Eisenstadt, went to Munich, where he finally settled. There he found buried in the royal library the famous ‘Codex Hebraicus. ’ This manuscript of the Babylonian Talmud was written in 1342 and had the good fortune to escape the hands of the censors. … The ‘Dikuke Soferim, Variæ Lectiones in Mischnam et in Talmud Babylonieum, ’ a work that is indispensable to the student of the Talmud and its antiquities, gave to Rabbinovicz a world-wide reputation. Scholars in every part of Europe, Jewish and non-Jewish, turned to him whenever a disputed point in Talmud needed to be elucidated. ” (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia). Edited and printed by Abraham Meir Habermann (1901–1980), the noted bibliographer and scholar of medieval Hebrew literature. Subjects: Talmud - Bibliography. Talmud - Bibliography. Cloth soiled, no jacket, first section of leaves previously reattached with tape, otherwise clean and fresh. Good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-33) (ID #31937) $30.00.
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  51. Bialer, Judah Loeb. מן הגנזים MIN HA-GENAZIM [VOL 2]. Jerusalem; Hechal Shlomo, 1969. Publishers cloth. 12mo. XI, [34], 196 pages. 20 cm. First edition. In Hebrew, with English. With fifteen full page plates (including two fold out plates). Min hagenazim: description of manuscripts and poems. Volume two. "Preface" and "Manuscripts described in this prospectus, " also in English. “Published in honour of Sir Isaac and Lady Wolfson of London on the occasion of the opening of the special hall for manuscripts and Rare Prints in the ‘Wolfson Museum’ at Hechal Shlomo. ” Details the recent items added to the collections of the Wolfson Museum of Jewish Art at Hechal Shlomo. Sir Isaac Wolfson (1897-1991), British Financier and Philanthropist; “The Edith and Isaac Wolfson Trust provided funds for building the Supreme Rabbinical Center in Jerusalem (Hechal Shlomo, named for his father), 50 synagogues throughout the country, and the Kiryat Wolfson housing projects for new immigrants in Jerusalem and Acre, which included schools and synagogues. He contributed to the development program of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Technion, and especially the Weizmann Institute of Science. ” (EJ 2008) Subjects: Manuscripts, Hebrew - Jerusalem - Catalogs. Jewish illumination of books and manuscripts - Catalogs. Light shelf wear to cloth, otherwise fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-65) (ID #31971) $40.00.
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  53. Katsh, Abraham Isaac. THE SOLOMON ROSENTHAL COLLECTION OF HEBRAICA. New York; Jewish Culture Foundation, 1942. Original Wraps. 4to. 53, [21] pages. 28 cm. First edition. Essays on Solomon Rosenthal, with bibliography of the items from his collection (Yiddish and Hebrew); edited by Abraham I. Katsh. Collection of Hebraica of Solomon Rosenthal who was a “Hungarian scholar; born in Moór, Hungary, June 13, 1764; died at Pesth April 8, 1845. His father, Naphtali Rosenthal, was a personal friend of Moses Mendelssohn in his youth. Rosenthal's teachers were Mordecai Benet, later chief rabbi of Moravia, and Meïr Barby, head of the Presburg yeshibah. For a time Rosenthal engaged in commerce in his native place, devoting himself in his leisure to Jewish literature. He contributed to ‘Ha-Meassef, ’ ‘Orient, ’ and ‘Zion, ’ besides maintaining a literary correspondence with Hartwig Wessely and Isaac Euchel. In 1819 he removed to Pesth. Rosenthal was the author of ‘Bet Awen’ (Ofen, 1839), in which he attacked Creizenach, Luzzatto, and Reggio; and he published the ‘Ari Nohem’ of Leo da Modena, for which he wrote a preface and notes. He left in manuscript a fragmentary Hebrew translation of Mendelssohn's ‘Phädon. ’” (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia). Subjects: Rabbinical literature - Catalogs. Jewish libraries - New York (State) - New York - Catalogs. OCLC lists 18 copies. Light soiling to wraps, minor tear to upper backstrip, bookstamp on endpage, otherwise fresh and clean. Good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-37) (ID #31941) $135.00.
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  55. Lee, John and G. C. Renouard. ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPTS PURCHASED IN TURKEY. London, 1831. Hardcover, 22 pages, large 8vo. By John Lee; described by G. C. Renouard. Includes: "A book on the history of the Prophets before Mohammed, including Noah, Abraham, and Nimrod", "An Historical and geographical account of Syria and Judaea", and "An Arabic translation of the psalms of David." OCLC lists 2 copies worldwide (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Universiteit Leiden), None in the US. Water stain throughout book. Stained pages. Hinge repair. Tear through back cover page. Bottom right corner of cover page missing. Wear to edges and bumped corners. Otherwise, good condition. (BIB-13-3) (ID #24117) $150.00.
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  57. Ben-Menahem, Naftali. מגנזי ישראל בוואטיקאן :‏ ‏תיאור של שלושים וחמשה כתבי יד. MI-GINZE YISRAEL BA-VATIKAN: TEUR SHEL SHELOSHIM VA-HAMISHAH KITVE-YAD. Jerusalem: Mosad Ha-Rav Kuk, 1954. Hardcover, 207 pages, 8vo, 22 cm. In Hebrew. Series: Sifriyat mekorot; 16. SUBJECT (S): Manuscripts, Hebrew -- Catalogs. Manuscripts -- Italy. Named Corp: Biblioteca apostolica vaticana. Ex-library. Few stained pages. Browning to edges of pages. Slight tear through text on page 207, but no text lost. Wear to cover binding and corners. Otherwise, very good condition. (BIB-16-7) (ID #24317) $125.00.
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  59. Deinard, E. (Ephraim). אור מאיר :‏ ‏כולל רשימת ספרי ישראל, כתבי יד ונדפסים, הנמצאים בבית אוצר ספרים ... של ... מאיר זולצבערגער ‏ OR ME'IR: KOLEL RESHIMAT SIFRE YISRA'EL, KITVE YAD VE-NIDPASIM, HA-NIMTSA'IM BE-VET OTSAR HA-SEFARIM HA-GADOL SHEL HA-HAKKHAM VA-MEHALEL, HA-SHOFET, HA-R. ME'IR ZULTSBERGER BE-FILADELFYA. = OR MAYER: CATALOGUE OF THE OLD HEBREW MANUSCRIPTS AND PRINTED BOOKS OF THE LIBRARY OF HON. M. SULZBERGER OF PHILADELPHIA, PA. NY, E. Deinard, 1896. Later wraps. 8vo. 100 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Title in Hebrew and English, Hebrew text. With author's printed complimentary slip inserted. “This bibliography [of Mayer Sulzberger’s library of 28 mss. And about 400 volumes of rare books] is the first in the Hebrew language to be printed in this land. ’ (p.6). Deinard compiled it in eight days (KA). Among the entries are thirty-three American imprints. Deinard bemoaned the fact that Jews cared little for their own literary heritage; rather than establish Jewish libraries, they sold all their books and manuscripts to gentile institutions. He felt that conditions in America were auspicious for the establishment of Jewish libraries, but with the exception of a handful of individuals, among them Sulzberger, wealthy Jews were not interested (pp. 5-6). Sulzberger lated donated his own private library, amassed by Deinard, to JTSA and it provided the foundation of what would become the most important Judaica library in the western hemisphere. It was ‘Deinard’s first major breakthrough in setting up a Hebrew Judaica collection’ (Wilk, 122). ” (Goldman, Hebrew Printing in America, entry # 255). Singerman 5095. Subjects: Hebrew imprints - Catalogs. Manuscripts, Hebrew - Catalogs. Sulzberger, Mayer, 1843- - Library - Catalogs. Light soiling to outer edges, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (AMR-39-51A) (ID #31444) $150.00.
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  61. Halamish, Mosheh; Israel Yeivin; Elazar Hurvitz; Manfred R Lehmann. אהל חיים : קטלוג כתבי־היד העבריים בספריית משפחת מנשה רפאל ושרה ליהמן OHEL HAYIM: KATALOG KITVE-HA-YAD HA-IVRIYIM BE-SIFRIYAT MISHPAHAT MENASHEH REFAEL VE-SARAH LEHMAN. KEREKH 1. KITVE-YAD BA-KABALAH / KEREKH 2. KITVE-HA-YAD SHEL HA-TANAKH. = OHEL HAYIM; A CATALOGUE OF HEBREW MANUSCRIPTS OF THE MANFRED AND ANNA LEHMANN FAMILY: VOLUME ONE: KABBALISTIC MANUSCRIPTS / OHEL HAYIM: A CATALOGUE OF HEBREW MANUSCRIPTS OF THE MANFRED ANNE LEHMANN FAMILY. VOLUME TWO: BIBLICAL MANUSCRIPTS. New York; Manfred & Anne Lehmann Foundation, 1988-1990. Publishers cloth. 4to. XIV, 23, 314; xiv, 440, 29 pages. 29 cm. First edition. Two volumes. In Hebrew, with English introduction and added English title page. Heavily illustrated. Ohel Hayim. Volume 1 prepared by Mosheh Halamish with the participation of Elazar Hurvitz; volume 2: prepared by Israel Yeivin with the participation of Elazar Hurvitz. Annotated indices of Kabbalistic Manuscripts and Biblical Manuscripts in the Lehmann Foundation collection: 135 Manuscripts on Kabbalah, fully annotated and illustrated; 224 Biblical Manuscripts, fully annotated and illustrated. Subjects: Manuscripts, Hebrew - New York (State) - New York - Catalogs. Manuscripts, Hebrew - New York (State) - New York. Judaism - Manuscripts - Catalogs. Manuscrits he´breux - New-York (Etat) - New-York - Catalogues. Judai¨sme - Bibliographie - Catalogues. Lehmann Manuscript Library (New York, N. Y. ) - Catalogs. Lehmann Manuscript Library (New-York, N. Y. ) - Catalogues. Cabala - Biography. Bible. O. T. - Manuscripts, Hebrew - Catalogs. Light edge wear to cloth, otherwise near fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-36) (ID #31940) $115.00.
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  63. Herzog, Hanna. Foreword by Sidney Verba. CONTEST OF SYMBOLS: THE SOCIOLOGY OF ELECTION CAMPAIGNS THROUGH ISRAELI EPHEMERA. Paperback, 4to, Cambridge, Harvard University Library, 1987. Paperback, 4to, iv, 192 pages, loaded with reproductions of posters, pamphlets, advertisements, etc. 28 cm. Contains illustrations from the Judaica Collection of the Harvard College Library from election campaigns for the 9th, 10th, and 11th Knessets in Israel, 1977-1984. Includes index. Bibliography on pages 183-187. Includes the following Chapters: "Facing the People: Election Campaign Ephemera as Objects of Study", "Communicating Symbols: Patterns and Techniques in Election Campaign Ephemera", "Reconstruction of Election Campaigns through Ephemera", "Why Study Campaign Electioneering?", and "Conclusion. Political Ephemera: The Arena for Contested Symbols". References, Appendix and Index to illustrations at the End. Also includes communication symbols, the letter style, color, posters, and propaganda. Subject: Israel. Keneset -- Elections, 1984. Harvard College Library. Judaica Collection. Subject: Political campaigns -- Israel. Elections -- Israel. Campaign paraphernalia -- Israel. Subject: Israel -- Politics and government. OCLC lists 18 copies worldwide. (BIB-12-17) (ID #12804) $30.00.
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  65. Houghton Library. JUDAICA IN THE HOUGHTON LIBRARY. Cambridge, Mass.; Harvard College Library. Hebrew Dept., 1972. Publishers cloth. O. 193 pages. 30 cm. First edition. "Harvard University Library. Catalogue of Hebrew books. Supplement I. Appendix. " "Offprinted from Catalogue of Hebrew books: Supplement I. " Listing of 2, 300 card catalogue entries of Judaica in the Houghton Library at Havard. Includes Chronological Index, Imprint Index, and Title Index. Subjects: Jews - Bibliography - Catalogs. Jewish literature - Bibliography. Harvard College Library. Judaica Collection. Houghton Library. Light wear to wraps, otherwise near fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-39) (ID #31943) $30.00.
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  67. Iakerson, Shimon. קטלוג האינקונבולים העבריים מאוסף ספריית בית המדרש לרבנים באמריקה CATALOGUE OF HEBREW INCUNABULA FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LIBRARY OF THE JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY OF AMERICA. KATALOG HA-INKUNABULIM HA-`IVRIYIM ME-OSEF SIFRIYAT BET HA-MIDRASH LE-RABANIM BA-AMERIKAH. New York and Jerusalem, The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 2004-2005. Original Publisher’s Cloth. 4to. 2 volumes. 670, 568, lxxvii pages. Includes Illustrations, facsimiles, & Maps. 31 cm. In Hebrew and English. The library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America is the largest and most extensive collection of Hebraic and Judaic material in the western hemisphere. The collection of incunabula represents products of all the printing presses we know of as well as all the groups of books that were published in anonymous ones. This catalogue “describes the 127 Hebrew incunabula in the [JTSA] collection – the largest in the world – printed beginning from the 1460s until 1501… The breadth of the collection showcases the unique qualities of Hebrew printing found first in Italy and later in Spain, Portugal and Turkey in the areas of Bible, Talmud, biblical commentaries, halakhah, prayer, linguistics, ethics, literature, history, philosophy and science.” SUBJECT(S): Incunabula -- New York (State) -- New York -- Bibliography -- Catalogs. Hebrew imprints -- New York (State) -- New York -- Catalogs. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Heather gray cloth with stamped drawing on covers and red lettering on spine. Ornate maps of 15th century European presses on lining papers. Volumes in matching cloth-covered slipcase. New Condition. (ID#27028) $375.00
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  69. Karp, Abraham J. FROM THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: JUDAIC TREASURES OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. Washington; Library Of Congress, 1991. Cloth with dutsjacket. 4to. XXIV, 376 pages. 30 cm. First edition. Over 100 fascimile plates of beautiful printed works and detailed descriptions. "This comprehensive, lavishly illustrated book presents the Library of Congress collection of Judaica. The finest examples of illuminated Haggadot, Megillah, and Torah scrolls, illustrated books, marriage contracts, micrographic art, maps and navigational tables, correspondence between the first American presidents and early Jewish congregations, and the music of Irving Berlin and the Gershwins are presented and examined in their historical context" (Publishers description) Subjects: Judaism - Bibliography - Exhibitions. Jews - Bibliography - Exhibitions. Rare books - Washington (D. C. ) - Bibliography - Exhibitions. Judaism - History. Jews - Civilization. Joodse boeken. Library of Congress. Speciale collecties. Library of Congress - Exhibitions. Light wear to covers, otherwise fresh. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-34-7) (ID #31882) $30.00.
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  71. Katsh, Abraham Isaac. THE SOLOMON ROSENTHAL COLLECTION OF HEBRAICA. New York; Jewish Culture Foundation, 1942. Original Wraps. 4to. 53, [21] pages. 28 cm. First edition. Essays on Solomon Rosenthal, with bibliography of the items from his collection (in Yiddish and Hebrew); edited by Abraham I. Katsh. Collection of Hebraica of Solomon Rosenthal who was a “Hungarian scholar; born in Moór, Hungary, June 13, 1764; died at Pesth April 8, 1845. His father, Naphtali Rosenthal, was a personal friend of Moses Mendelssohn in his youth. Rosenthal's teachers were Mordecai Benet, later chief rabbi of Moravia, and Meïr Barby, head of the Presburg yeshibah. For a time Rosenthal engaged in commerce in his native place, devoting himself in his leisure to Jewish literature. He contributed to ‘Ha-Meassef, ’ ‘Orient, ’ and ‘Zion, ’ besides maintaining a literary correspondence with Hartwig Wessely and Isaac Euchel. In 1819 he removed to Pesth. Rosenthal was the author of ‘Bet Awen’ (Ofen, 1839), in which he attacked Creizenach, Luzzatto, and Reggio; and he published the ‘Ari Nohem’ of Leo da Modena, for which he wrote a preface and notes. He left in manuscript a fragmentary Hebrew translation of Mendelssohn's ‘Phädon. ’” (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia). Subjects: Rabbinical literature - Catalogs. Jewish libraries - New York (State) - New York - Catalogs. OCLC lists 18 copies. Light soiling to wraps, otherwise near fine. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-38) (ID #31942) $135.00.
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  73. Rosenberger, Ludwig. JUDAICA; A SHORT-TITLE CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, AND MANUSCRIPTS RELATING TO THE POLITICAL, SOCIAL, AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF THE JEWS AND TO THE JEWISH QUESTION IN THE LIBRARY OF LUDWIG ROSENBERGER, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. Cincinnati, Hebrew Union Press, 1971. Hardcover, 495 pages, illustrations, fascisms. With many plates. Shunami 5433.29 cm. Series: Bibliographica Judaica; 2. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Bibliography -- Catalogs. "This is an edition of 450 copies. " OCLC lists 25 copies worldwide. Wear to edges, corners of cover. Binding repair. Light wear. Very good condition. (BIB-9-2) (ID #23963) $200.00.
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  75. Simsar, Muhammed Ahmed. ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPTS OF THE JOHN FREDERICK LEWIS COLLECTION IN THE FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA; A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE WITH FORTY-EIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS. Philadelphia, 1937. Hardcover, xix, 248 pages, xlviii illustrations (includes facsims. ). 8vo, 26 cm. Includes Hebrew manuscripts. SUBJECT(S): Manuscripts, Oriental -- Catalogs. Manuscrits orientaux -- Pennsylvanie -- Philadelphie -- Catalogues. Named Corp: Free Library of Philadelphia -- Catalogues. Bibliography on pages 221-224. Includes some Hebrew manuscripts. Water stain throughout book. Staining to inner and outer covers. Wear to cover binding. Otherwise, good condition. (BIB-15-1) (ID #24271) $30.00.
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  77. Wiener, Samuel; D A Khvolson; Moses Aryeh Lob Friedland. ‏קהלת משה אריה ליב פרידלאנד :‏ ‏רשימת ... הספרים העברים ... הנמצאים באספת־פרידלאנד ... בס״ט פטרבורג KOHELET MOSHEH ARYEH LEYB FRIDLAND: RESHIMAT KOL HA-SEFARIM HA-IVRIM NIDPASIM VE-KHITVE-YAD, HA-NIMTSA'IM BE-ASEFAT-FRIDLAND BE-OTSAR MUZEUM HA-AZIATI SHEL HA-AKADEMIA LE-MADAIM BE-ST. PETERBURG. [1893 BIBLIOTHECA FRIEDLANDIANA REPRINT; 2 VOLUMES COMPLETE. Jerusalem; [N. L. ], 1968. Publishers cloth. 8vo. IV, 689 pages. 25 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. Two volume set. At head of title: Bibliotheca Friedlandiana; Kehilat Mosheh Aryeh Leyb Fridland; Catalogus librorum impressorum Hebraeorum. Bibliography of 5905 items from the Friedlandia collection. Moses Aryeh Lo¨b Friedland was a “Russian philanthropist; born at Dünaburg, government of Vitebsk, Jan. 8, 1826; died at St. Petersburg Nov. 21, 1899. He was for more than thirty years general army-contractor for the Russian government; he was an honorary citizen of St. Petersburg, and received several medals from the government. An orphan asylum, to which a school of handicrafts is attached, was founded at St. Petersburg by Friedland, as well as a home for aged Jews (Moshab Ze’enim) at Jerusalem. But his name is chiefly connected with the Bibliotheca Friedlandiana, a large library of Hebrew books, which Friedland presented (1890) to the Asiatic Museum of the Imperial Academy of Sciences. It contains three hundred volumes in manuscript, most of them on parchment, and more than ten thousand printed volumes, representing altogether 14, 000 works, a great many of which are incunabula. The catalogue was compiled by Samuel Wiener; at present (1903) only the first four fascicles (Nos. 1-3711), printed at the expense of Friedland, and under the title of ‘Kehillat Mosheh, ’ have appeared. ” (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia) Subjects: Hebrew language - Bibliography. Hebrew imprints - Catalogs. Friedland, Moses Aryeh Lo¨b, 1826-1899. Previous owners bookstamp (Panitz) on endpage, otherwise fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-34) (ID #31938) $225.00.
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  79. Wiener, Samuel; D A Khvolson; Moses Aryeh Lob Friedland. ‏קהלת משה אריה ליב פרידלאנד :‏ ‏רשימת ... הספרים העברים ... הנמצאים באספת־פרידלאנד ... בס״ט פטרבורג KOHELET MOSHEH ARYEH LEIB FRIDLAND. RESHIMAT KOL HA-SEFARIM HA-`IVRIM, NIDFASIM VE-KITVE-YAD, HA-NIMTSA'IM BE-ASEFAT-FRIDLAND BE-OTSAR MUZEUM HA-AZIYATI SHEL HA-AKADEMIYAH LE-MADA`IM. = BIBLIOTHECA FRIEDLANDIANA. CATALOGUS LIBRORUM IMPRESSORUM HEBRAEORUM IN MUSEO ASIATICO. [FASCICLES I, II, III; ALEF, BET, GIMEL-DALED]. Petersburg; Behrman Ve-Rabinovich, 1893-1897. Original wraps. 4to. 315 pages. 30 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. Issued in parts, each with special title page. Added Latin title page to each volume: Catalogus librorum impressorum Hebraeorum in Museo Asiatico Imperialis Academiæ scientiarum Petropolitanæ asservatorum; Bibliotheca Friedlandiana. Volumes one through three, encompassing 2, 575 entries, letters Alef through Daled, of “the Bibliotheca Friedlandiana, a large library of Hebrew books, which Friedland presented (1890) to the Asiatic Museum of the Imperial Academy of Sciences. It contains three hundred volumes in manuscript, most of them on parchment, and more than ten thousand printed volumes, representing altogether 14, 000 works, a great many of which are incunabula. The catalogue was compiled by Samuel Wiener; at present (1903) only the first four fascicles (Nos. 1-3711), printed at the expense of Friedland, and under the title of ‘Kehillat Mosheh, ’ have appeared. ” (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia). Subjects: Hebrew literature - Bibliography - Catalogs. Yiddish literature - Bibliography. Ladino literature - Bibliography. Judeo-Arabic literature - Bibliography. Institut vostokovedeniia (Akademiia nauk SSSR). Hebrew imprints. OCLC lists 24 copies. Soiling to wraps. Page edges worn, aged, and bumped. Several wormholes in margins, not affecting text. Text crisp and clean. Good- condition. (BIBLIOG-33-35) (ID #31939) $125.00.
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  81. WHERE BOOKS ARE A FORCE FOR INTERNATIONAL GOODWILL. New York: American Friends Of The Hebrew University, [1947]. Pamphlet, [6] pages. An overview and brief history of the Jewish National and University Library at Hebrew University, including its beginnings in 1892, expansion, and the state of the library in 1947, the time of the printing of the pamphlet. At that point, the library had attained half a million books, with 120, 000 volumes of Hebraica. Very good condition. (BIB-18-7) (ID #24355) $30.00.
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  83. Kupovetsky, Mark. editor. DOKUMENTI PO ISTORII I KULTURE EVREEV V ARKHIVAKH BELARUSI: PUTEVODITEL’. [JEWISH DOCUMENTARY SOURCES IN BELARUS ARCHIVES: A GUIDE]. Moscow, RGGU [Russian State University For The Humanities], 2003. (FT) Hardcover. 8vo. 606 pages. 23 cm. In Russian with introduction and table of contents also in English. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Belarus -- History -- Sources. Archival resources -- Belarus -- Catalogs. Geographic: Belarus -- Ethnic relations -- History -- Sources. "Izdanie Project Judaica"--Part [2]. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. ISBN: 572810567X. New Condition. (JTS1-10) (ID #28221) $30.00.
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  85. Kupovetsky, Mark. editor. DOKUMENTI PO ISTORII I KULTURE EVREEV V ARKHIVAKH MOSKVI: PUTEVODITEL’. [JEWISH DOCUMENTARY SOURCES IN MOSCOW ARCHIVES: A GUIDE]. Moscow, RGGU [Russian State University For The Humanities], 1997. (FT) Hardcover. 8vo. 502 pages. 23 cm. In Russian with introduction and table of contents also in English. ISBN: 5728102115; 9785728102113. SUBJECT(S): Archives -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow -- Directories. Jews -- Soviet Union -- History -- Sources. Manuscripts, Hebrew -- Soviet Union. Includes indexes. New Condition. (JTS1-9) (ID #28220) $30.00.
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  87. Sallis, Dorit. JEWISH DOCUMENTARY SOURCES IN RUSSIA, UKRAINE AND BELARUS: A PRELIMINARY LIST. New York, Jewish Theological Seminary Of America, 1996. Original Softcover. 8vo. Vii, 164 pages. 23 cm. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Union lists. Jews -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- Manuscripts -- Union lists. Archives -- Russia (Federation) -- Union lists. Jews -- Ukraine -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Union lists. Jews -- Ukraine -- History -- Manuscripts -- Union lists. Archives -- Ukraine -- Union lists. Jews -- Belarus -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Union lists. Jews -- Belarus -- History -- Manuscripts -- Union lists. Archives -- Belarus -- Union lists. "A publication of Project Judaica"--Part [iii]. Includes portions of: “Dokumental’nye materialy po istorii evreev v arkhivakh SNG I stran Baltii: predvaritel’nyi spisok arkhivnykh fondov. ” New Condition. (JTS1-11) (ID #28222) $25.00.
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  89. Dicker, Herman; Ismar Schorsch. OF LEARNING AND LIBRARIES: THE SEMINARY LIBRARY AT ONE HUNDRED. New York; Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1988. Original Cloth. 8vo. Xiii, 130 pages. 24 cm. First edition. With 16 pages of plates. The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of Judaica and Hebraica in the Western Hemisphere; since its establishment one hundred years ago, seekers of knowledge throughout the world have availed themselves of its vast resources. It was not through mere chance, however, that this magnificent collection of manuscripts and rare books came into being. Its existence is owed to the efforts of farsighted Seminary presidents, diligent librarians and supportive members of the community. Leaders such as Solomon Schechter, Cyrus Adler, Louis Finkelstein and Gershon D. Cohen understood that without an adequate library no teaching program of higher Jewish learning could proceed. In turn, they attracted educated librarian-scholars such as Alexander Marx, Nahum Sarna and Menaham Schmelzer, who diligently organized the Library's official treasures, making them available not only to faculty and students, but to the general public as well. Moreover, the tradition of concerned philanthropy established in the past by Jacob Schiff, Louis Marshall, Felix Warburg and Judge Mayer Sulzberger, is now being carried on by generous friends of the Library. As we stand on the threshold of the Library's second century, its objectives are as clear today as they were one hundred years ago; to enable men and women to study, teach and observe the tenets of their Faith. Subjects: Rabbinical seminary libraries - New York (State) - New York - History. Jewish libraries - New York (State) - New York - History. Jewish learning and scholarship - New York (State) - New York - History. Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Library - History. New York (NY) - Jewish Theological Seminary of America. In fine dustjacket. New Condition. (JTS-2-6) (ID #31021) $20.00.
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  91. Bielewska, Alexandra, Agata Maksimowska, Ala Sidarovich. GOOD PRACTICES IN THE PRESERVATION AND PROMOTION OF JEWISH HERITAGE: A GUIDE BASED ON THE POLISH AND BELARUSIAN EXPERIENCES. Warsaw; Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews, 2012. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 264 pages. 22cm. Illustrated. First edition. Profusely illustrated with color and black and white photographs, also contains photographic reproductions of documents and paintings. Many articles were originally presented as speeches delivered at a conference held in August 20-21, 2011 in Brest, France. Includes bibliographical references. “The history of Polish Jews is part of the history of Jewish Residents of contemporary Belarus, Ukraine and Lithuania. […] All of us were to embark on a bus tour to collect materials and documents for the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Later the materials were to be published on the Virtual Shtetl. […] On our way, we recorded synagogues, prayer houses, cemeteries and sites that still bring to remembrance the prewar Jewish life. ” (Preface). Subjects: Jews --Poland. Jews -- Belarus. Jews -- Ukraine. Belarus -- Ethnic relations. OCLC lists 4 worldwide (Nukat Union Polish Libr., US Holocaust Museum, Brandeis, Yivo. ) Like new condition. (HOLO2-107-4) (ID #32031) $125.00.
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  93. Carmilly, Moshe. THE RABBINICAL SEMINARY OF BUDAPEST, 1877-1977: A CENTENNIAL VOLUME. New York; Published by Sepher-Hermon Press for the Alumni Association of the Rabbinical Seminary of Budapest, 1986. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XIII, 334, [56], [11] pages. 24 cm. First edition. English and Hebrew. Title on added title page: “Bet ha-midrash le-rabanim be-Budapesht, 637-737.” This volume is comprised of an extensive collection of documents pertaining to the history, environment, scholarship, publications, and bibliographies to commemorate the hundredth year anniversary of one of the oldest rabbinical seminaries in the world. During the Nazi control of Budapest, the seminary was shut down and turned into an SS prison; however, the activities of the seminary continued by 1945, serving as one of the only Rabbinical Seminaries in the Eastern Bloc. With 11 pages of plates. Subjects: Jewish learning and scholarship - Hungary. Jewish scholars -- Hungary -- Biography. Jodendom. Seminaries. Light wear to cloth, otherwise fresh. Very good + condition (HOLO2-103-39) (ID #30963) $30.00.
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  95. Clasper, James W.; M Carolyn Dellenbach. GUIDE TO THE HOLDINGS OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH ARCHIVES. Cincinnati; The Archives, 1979. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XI, 211 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Publications of the American Jewish Archives, no. 11. Extensive guide to the millions of holdings at the American Jewish Archives, founded in 1947; with emphasis on Manuscript collections, Microfilm, Theses and Dissertations, and appendixes for genealogy, Willis, Biographies, and Correspondence, amongst others. Include laid in card: “With the compliments of the American Jewish Archives”. Subjects: Jews - United States - History - Sources - Bibliography - Catalogs. Juifs - États-Unis - Histoire - Sources - Bibliographie - Catalogues. American Jewish Archives - Catalogs. Light soiling to outer edges, otherwise clean and fresh, in very good jacket. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-10) (ID #31914) $30.00.
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  97. Goldstein, Fanny; Boston Public Library. JUDAICA: A SELECTED READING LIST OF BOOKS IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY OF THE CITY OF BOSTON. Boston: The Trustees., April 1934. 12mo. 141 pages. Second edition, enlarged. SUBJECT (S): Jews - bibliography; Jewish literature - bibliography; Jews - Massachusetts - Boston - books and reading; Judaism - bibliography; Boston Public Library - bibliography. OCLC lists 26 copies worldwide. SERIES: Brief reading list. No. 44. April, 1934. [2d ed., enl. ]. Born in Russia, Goldstein (1888-1961) started working as a librarian in the Boston Public Library system in 1913. From 1922 to 1957, she worked at the West End branch, and in 1954 became the first American woman appointed as a curator of Judaica. A life-long supporter of Jewish literature, in 1925 she introduced Jewish Book Week in Boston, becoming the event's first national committee chairperson in 1940. After her retirement, she presented her personal collection of Judaica to the Boston library, where it remains as the Fanny Goldstein Collection. (EJ, 2007) Covers missing, title page a little soiled, good condition. (SPEC-37-3) (ID #31895) $50.00.
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  99. Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy. ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPT REPOSITORIES IN THE USSR. UKRAINE AND MOLDAVIA. Princeton, N. J.; Princeton University Press, 1988. Publishers cloth. 8vo. Liii, 1107 pages. 25 cm. First edition. Book 1. General bibliography and institutional directory. “Patricia Grimsted's internationally acclaimed reference series provides the only comprehensive information available in any language about the development, holdings, and published reference aids for the rich archives and manuscript collections of the Soviet Union. In this, the first of a two-part third volume of the work, Grimsted focuses on Soviet Ukraine and Moldavia. The first section of this book provides an annotated bibliography of basic reference works for those using archival materials. Subsequent sections offer directories of institutions now located in Kiev, Lviv, Kharkiv and other oblasts, and in Soviet Moldavia. Appendixes contain procedural information about Soviet archival organization and access restrictions and a table of geographic names in relevant languages. ” (Publishers description) Subjects: Archives - Ukraine - Catalogs. Archives - Ukraine - Bibliography. Archives - Moldova - Catalogs. Archives - Moldova - Bibliography. Ukraine - History - Sources - Bibliography - Catalogs. Moldova - History - Sources - Bibliography - Catalogs. Light shelf wear to outer edges, otherwise fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-19) (ID #31923) $30.00.
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  101. Kohn, Gary J. THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE: A GUIDE TO MANUSCRIPT SOURCES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. Cincinnati, Ohio; American Jewish Archives, 1984. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XIII, 166 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Monographs of the American Jewish Archives 11. A list of sources pertaining to Jewish history in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The material is arranged by collection, individuals and corporations, and subjects such as Israel, Judaica, Americana, and persecution. Information is provided on access, type of material, size of collection, and span dates of the material. Subjects: Jews - United States - Manuscripts - Catalogs. Jews - United States - History – Sources - Bibliography - Catalogs. Zionism - Manuscripts - Catalogs. Zionism - History - Sources - Bibliography - Catalogs. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Manuscripts - Catalogs. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Sources - Bibliography - Catalogs. Manuscripts - Washington (D. C. ) - Catalogs. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division - Catalogs. United States - Ethnic relations - Manuscripts - Catalogs. United States - Ethnic relations - History - Sources - Bibliography - Catalogs. Holocaust historian David Kranzler’s copy (with his signature), with his added post it notes in the margins, highlighting on a few pages. Other then scholars note, very fresh and clean. Good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-2) (ID #31904) $30.00.
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  103. Rivkind, Isaac. כבוש הספריות לעם/‏ KIBUSH HA-SIFRIYOT LA-ʻAM. ON HEBREW BOOKS IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES. New York: Histadruth Ivrith of America, 1930. Paper wrappers, 12mo. 16 pages. In Hebrew; cover in English and Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Libraries -- Special collections -- Hebrew literature. "Totsaʼah meyuḥedet meʻha-Doʼar". Wear to covers and aging pages, otherwise very good condition. (BIBLIOG-34-2) (ID #31871) $40.00.
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  105. Shunami, Shlomo. על ספריות וספרנות AL SIFRIYOT VE-SAFRANUT = ABOUT LIBRARIES AND LIBRARIANSHIP. Yerushalayim, R. Mas, 1969. Publishers cloth. 16mo. IX, 154 pages. 17 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. Assorted essays by Shlomo Shunami, noted bibliographer and librarian of the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem. Includes essay on “Jewish books in the Offenbach Depot". Subjects: Jewish libraries. Light wear to jacket, otherwise fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-66) (ID #31972) $30.00.
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  107. Universitah Ha-`ivrit Bi-Yerushalayim. THE JEWISH NATIONAL AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARY AND THE GRADUATE LIBRARY SCHOOL. Jerusalem; [Jerusalem Post Press], 1963. Original Wraps. 8vo. 18 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Reprinted from "The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1963." Contains a brief history of the Jewish National and University Library, founded before the State of Israel in 1892 as the Central Library of the Jewish People; with detailed listings of special collections at the library, acquisitions of books and manuscripts at the library, the medical library, the library’s bibliographic quarterly journal, catalogues, departments, the Institute for Hebrew Bibliography, relations with international institutions. Final section devoted to the training and departments of the Graduate Library School. Subjects: Bet ha-sefarim ha-leumi veha-universitai bi-Yerushalayim. Universitah ha-`Ivrit bi-Yerushalayim. Graduate Library School. OCLC lists 9 copies. Light ageing to wraps, overall very fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-63) (ID #31969) $30.00.
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  109. Mintz, Sharon Liberman; Elka Deitsch. GREAT BOOKS FROM GREAT COLLECTORS: AN EXHIBITION, DECEMBER 15, 1993-APRIL 15, 1994. New York City; Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1996. Original Wraps. 4to. 63 pages. 31 cm. First edition. With 44 plates, chiefly in color. Issued in conjunction with the exhibition held at the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York, displaying items from its collections. Subjects: Hebrew imprints - Exhibitions. Manuscripts, Hebrew - Exhibitions. Jewish illumination of books and manuscripts - Exhibitions. Judaism - Bibliography - Exhibitions. Rare books - New York (State) - New York - Bibliography - Exhibitions. Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Library - Exhibitions. Condition. (JTS-2-7) (ID #31022) $30.00.
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  111. Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara; Cissy Grossman. FABRIC OF JEWISH LIFE: TEXTILES FROM THE JEWISH MUSEUM COLLECTION. New York; The Museum, 1977. Illustrated stiff wraps. 4to. 141 pages. 28 cm. First edition. Compiled by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, guest curator, with the assistance of Cissy Grossman, assistant curator. An introduction to the exhibition, with 255 plates (in color and black and white) depicting the objects in the collection. Subjects: Judaism - Liturgical objects - Exhibitions. Jewish needlework - Exhibitions. Jewish Museum (New York, N. Y. ) - Catalogs. Institutional plates on endpages, light wear to edges of cover, otherwise fresh. Good condition. (ART-18-44) (ID #30602) $30.00.
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  113. Altshuler, David. THE PRECIOUS LEGACY--JUDAICA TREASURES FROM THE CZECHOSLOVAK STATE COLLECTIONS. New York/washington, Summit/Smithsonian, 1983. 1st Edition. Paperback, Large 8vo, 288 pages. Includes 50-page catalog of the exhibit (with long descriptions of items), 5-page bibliography, & 3-page index. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-32-1) Very Good Condition. (ID #31145) $25.00.
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  115. Berlin, Charles; and Aaron Katchen, editors. CHRISTIAN HEBRAISM: THE STUDY OF JEWISH CULTURE BY CHRISTIAN SCHOLARS IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN TIMES. PROCEEDINGS OF A COLLOQUIUM AND CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION. ARRANGED BY THE JUDAICA DEPARTMENT OF THE HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY ON THE OCCASION OF HARVARD'S 350TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. . Paperback, 8vo, Cambridge, Harvard University Library, 1988. Paper Wrappers, Oblong 4to, 58 pages. Includes illustrations & facsimiles. 22 x 28 cm. Contents include: The Ambiguous bond, Hebrew Bible and Old Testament, by Krister Stendahl; The Medieval background of Christian Hebraism, by Marc E. Saperstein; Christian Hebraism from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, by Aaron L. Katchen; etc. Exhibition catalogue arranged and prepared by Charles Berlin and Aaron L. Katchen; with text by Aaron L. Katchen. "Colloquium, May 5, 1986; Exhibition, May 1986". Subject: Hebrew language -- Study and teaching -- History. Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity. Christianity and other religions -- Judaism. Humanism. Hebraists, Christian. wear. Very good condition. (BIB-9-19) (ID #23827) $25.00.
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  117. Bet Ha-Sefarim Ha-Leumi Veha-Universitai Bi-Yerushalayim. תערוכת יוסף קלוזנר (תרל״ד־תשי״ט) :‏ ‏קטלוג ... אוקטובר־נובמבר 1966 TA`ARUKHAT YOSEF KLOZNER (634-719): KATALOG. OKTOBER- NOVEMBER 1966. JOSEPH KLAUSNER (1874-1958) EXHIBITION, CATALOGUE. Yerushalayim: Bet Ha-Sefarim Ha-Leumi Veha-Universitai, 1966. Softcover, 28 pages, facsims, 8vo, 25 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECT (S): Klausner, Joseph, 1874-1958 -- Exhibitions. Klausner, Joseph, 1874-1958 -- Bibliography. Cover title: Joseph Klausner (1874-1958) exhibition, catalogue. Other Titles: Joseph Klausner (1874-1958) exhibition, catalogue. OCLC lists 21 copies worldwide. Ex-library. Wear to corners of cover. Hinge repair. Light wear. Very good condition. (BIB-13-8) (ID #24120) $50.00.
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  119. Davidovitch, David; Cecil Roth; Y Yoresh; Avigail Yoresh. HA-KETUBAH BE-‘ITURIM / THE KETUBA: JEWISH MARRIAGE CONTRACTS THROUGH THE AGES. Tel-Aviv; E. Levin-Epshtein, 1968. (FT) Publishers cloth. Folio. 116 pages. 34 cm. First edition. In Hebrew and English. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering, in illustrated dustjacket, housed in boards and faux leather, inserted into case made of boards with printed wraps. “The Ketuba: Jewish marriage contracts through the ages. ” Written by David Davidovitch, with a foreword by Cecil Roth, and designed by Avigail and Itshak Yoresh. This exceedingly detailed volume both outlines the community and rabbinic history and practice of the Ketuba, with 18 facsimile full page color illustrated pastedown reproductions, as well as dozens more black and white illustrations, also showing other facets of marriage rites, including contemporary photographs and illuminated manuscripts depicting the elaborate weddings of Yemenite Jews. The Ketubbah; “a document recording the financial obligations which the husband undertakes toward his wife in respect of, and consequent to, their marriage, obligations which in principle are imposed on him by law. … Most Jewish communities have followed the custom of decorating the ketubbah. An Ashkenazi ketubbah from Krems. Austria, dated 1392, shows that illumination was usual among Ashkenazi communities during the Middle Ages. However, the best-known illuminated ketubbot, which date from the 16th century onward, were from Italy, certain Sephardi communities, and from Near and Far Eastern Jewry. Richly illuminated ketubbot, which date from the 17th and 18th centuries, are from Italy, Corfu, the Balkans, and Gibraltar. They are written on parchment and the text is usually bordered by an illuminated frame, depicting a variety of decorative themes in many bright colors. The frame, which is sometimes divided into a diptych, is often illustrated with biblical or mythological motifs, portraits of the bride and groom in contemporary costume, family coats of arms, symbols representing conjugal bliss, and even nude figures. Typical Jewish symbols were used, such as the hands forming the priestly blessing, a sign that the groom was from a family of kohanim, or a ewer and basin indicating a levite. Sometimes, the biblical figures represented in the ketubbah symbolize the bride or groom's name; thus a scene from the life of Joseph might mean that the groom's name was Joseph, a scene from the Book of Ruth that the bride's name was Ruth. Dutch Sephardi ketubbot of the same period are distinguished by their delicate ornamental engraving. They were mainly executed on parchment and are in the best Dutch copper-engraving tradition. An outstanding example is a 1658 Rotterdam ketubbah, executed by Shalom Italia, a copper engraver from Mantua who emigrated to Holland. This ketubbah is rich in biblical motifs. Another famous copperengraved ketubbah, dating from the late 17th century, is decorated with flowers and allegorical figures in the typical Dutch-Jewish contemporary manner. The border contains the date 1693, commemorating the year of the death of the renowned Amsterdam rabbi, Isaac Aboab de Fonseca. ” (EJ 2008) Subjects: Jewish illumination of books and manuscripts. Ketubah in art. Light shelf wear to outer case, otherwise fine. Great condition. (ART-18-37) (ID #30594) $30.00.
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  121. Golnitzki, Heshil. במחזור הימים : מועד וחול באמנות ובפולקלור היהודי BE-MAHZOR HA-YAMIM: MO’ED VE-HOL BA-OMANUT UVA-FOLKLOR HA-YEHUDI / "BEMAHZOR HAYAMIM" (RELIGIOUS AND SECULAR CUSTOMS IN JEWISH CEREMONIAL ART AND FOLKLORE). Haifa; Jewish Folklore-Lover's Circle, 1963. (FT) Publishers cloth. 8vo. 78, XV, [58] pages. 25 cm. First edition. In Hebrew and English. With 86 black and white illustrations of ceremonial art. This volume serves as a guide to the collections of the Heshil and Rivka Golnitzki Museum of Jewish Folklore and Ritual Objects of Haifa, Israel. Includes laid-in supplemental publishers description, with the authors handwritten signature in Hebrew script. Subjects: Judaism - Customs and practices. Jewish art and symbolism. Judaism - Liturgical objects. Fasts and feasts - Judaism. Great condition in very good jacket. (ART-18-49) (ID #30607) $30.00.
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  123. Grafman, R; Vivian B Mann. CROWNING GLORY: SILVER TORAH ORNAMENTS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM, NEW YORK. New York; Jewish Museum, New York, Under The Auspices Of The Jewish Theological Seminary Of America, 1996. Publishers cloth. 4to. XV, 398 pages. 32 cm. First edition. “Featuring essays by Vivian B. Mann tracing the history of Torah ornaments, and Rafi Grafman analyzing the styles and development of the pieces themselves, "Crowning Glory" will prove invaluable for scholars and collectors of Judaica, as well as an indispensable reference work for anyone concerned with silver, Jewish decorative art, or with fine art in general. ” (Publishers note) A gorgeous book which showcases the finely wrought silver Torah ornaments housed in New York's Jewish Museum. Includes over 800 duotone illustrations and 33 color plates, as well as descriptions of almost a thousand specimens. Some of the catalog listings give the inscriptions in Hebrew and English: in the "Index of person and place. Names in the inscriptions" the "Names in the inscriptions" is in Hebrew only. Subjects: Torah ornaments - Catalogs. Jewish art and symbolism - New York (State) - New York - Catalogs. Zilversmeedkunst. Tora. Ornamentiek. The Jewish Museum. Art juif - Collectionneurs et collections - États-Unis - New York (N. Y. ). Jewish Museum (New York, N. Y. ) - Catalogs. Jewish museum (New York, N. Y. ) -Catalogues. Without jacket; previous owners bookplate on endpage; otherwise fresh. Very good condition. (ART-18-40A) (ID #30598) $30.00.
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  125. Shachar, Isaiah. אוסף פויכטונגר : מסורת ואמנות יהודית OSEF FOYKHTONGER: MASORET VE-OMANUT YEHUDIT. Yerushalayim; Muzeon Yisrael, 1971. Original illustrated wraps. 4to. 335 pages. 28 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. Heavily illustrated catalogue of the Feuchtwanger Collection of Judaica at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem; consisting of 1, 132 items, consisting of liturgical objects, coins, furniture, etc.; most are reproduced herein in facsimiles, many in color; compiled and written by Yeshayahu Shachar (born Isaiah Stengel) (1935 –1977) an Israeli historian and bibliographer; he published miscellaneous monographs, including one establishing the authenticity of the personal seal of Nachmanides (found in a field in Israel). His varied interests included the early history of Hasidism; Jewish iconography and portraiture, and Jewish/Hebrew bibliography. He held teaching posts at Hebrew University and University College, London, and at the Oxford Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies. Subjects: Liturgical objects - Judaism - Exhibitions. Jewish art and symbolism - Exhibitions. Judaism - Liturgical objects - Exhibitions. Jewish art and symbolism - Exhibitions. Feuchtwanger, Heinrich, 1898-1963 - Art collections. Jerusalem. Israel Museum. Muzeon Yisrael (Jerusalem). OCLC lists 26 copies. Light wear to wraps, otherwise near fine. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-41) (ID #31945) $100.00.
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  127. Valstybinis Vilniaus Gaono Zydu Muziejus. VILNA GHETTO POSTERS: JEWISH SPIRITUAL RESISTANCE. Vilnius; The Vilna Gaon Jewish Museum, 1999. Softbound. 8vo. [52] pages. 21 cm. Illustrated. First edition. Text in English, introduction also in Yiddish and Lithuanian. “A unique archival collection of 16 authentic posters from the Vilna-Vilnius Ghetto. ” Includes a time line of the Vilna ghetto with 3 black and white period photographs of streets. 16 high quality reproductions of posters with English translations and descriptive captions. “While the Gestapo dogs were searching for hidden Jewish children, the posters exhibited here, announcing the events of a living culture, were witness to the fact that the Ghetto inmates had not been turned into slaves. ” (Page [1]) Subjects: Jews -- Lithuania -- Vilnius -- Intellectual life -- Posters -- Exhibitions. Jews -- Lithuania -- Vilnius -- History -- 20th century -- Posters -- Exhibitions. OCLC lists 26 copies in libraries worldwide. Light shelfwear, very good + condition. (HOLO2-107-38) (ID #32028) $65.00.
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  129. Yivo Institute For Jewish Research. דאָס יידישע שטעטל אין מיזרח־אײראָפּע, 1900־1939 : קאַטאַלאָג פֿון דער אױסשטעלונג KATALOG FUN DER OYSSHTELUNG: DOS YIDISHE SHTETL IN MIZRAH-EYROPE, 1900-1939. Nyu-York; Yidisher Visnshaftlekher Institut-Yivo, 1959. Original wraps. 4to. 48 leaves. 28 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Catalogue of the exhibition, the shtetl in Eastern Europe, 1900-1939; encompassing archival photographs, census records, reports and works from the YIVO collections. Includes 781 listings of items, with index. A much more commonly found English volume was published for the catalogue exhibition in the same year. Subjects: Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Exhibitions. OCLC lists 7 copies. Wraps loose, internally clean and fresh. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-60) (ID #31966) $75.00.
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  131. Jewish Publication Society. THE JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIET MEMBERS CATALOG SPRING-SUMMER 1976. Philadelphia; Jewish Publication Society Of America, 1976. Original Wraps. 8vo. 39, [1] pages. 15x23 cm. First edition. Catalog for members subscribed to the Jewish Publication Society, 1976 catalog listings of over 150 volumes; with detailed descriptions for all volumes, and illustrations of cover or title pages for 46 volumes (including Irving Howe, World of our Fathers; Yosef Yerushalmi, Haggadah and History; Gershom Scholem, Sabbatai Sevi; Salo Wittmayer Baron, Social and Religious History of the Jews, etc. ). Catalog of the 88th year of publications by the JPS; includes cover illustration of The JPS Bicentennial Colophon, and back cover membership application form. Subjects: United States- Jewish Publication Society- Catalogs -1976. None listed on OCLC. Light wear to wraps, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-54) (ID #31960) $40.00.
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  133. Maisel, Max N., Firm, Booksellers. MAIZEL’S BIKHHANDLUNG UN YIDISHER FARLAG. New York; Max N. Maisel Publisher Bookseller And Importer, 1939. Original Wraps. 8vo. 6, [2] pages. 22 cm. Booksellers Catalogue. In Yiddish, with title page in dual Yiddish and English. “Addition to our previous Catalogue, Max N. Maisel, Publisher Bookseller and Importer, Organized in New York in 1893. Catalogue of Yiddish Books Published in America and imported from Europe within the last few years. 1939” Each page contains two rows of columns listing the volumes available. Max N. Maisel, a bookseller and publisher of modern Yiddish literature, was born in Riga, and opened his bookstore on the Lower East Side of New York in 1893. His publishing and book selling activities coincided with the height of the mass immigration, and lasted thereafter into the 1950s. Maisel strove to develop and widen modern Yiddish literature. Following the program of the Czernowitz Conference (1908), he published original and translated works in Yiddish in various fields: fiction, science, and philosophy, as well as textbooks for the children of the Yiddishist secular schools. In the interwar period, along with his close friend Chaim Zhitlovski, he was active in various organizations for promoting the Yiddish culture such as YIVO and Yidisher Kultur Gezelshaft. His New York bookstore mirrored the Yiddish readership in the United States and beyond. Subjects: Booksellers' catalogs. Yiddish Literature – Catalogue. New York – Max N. Maisel Publisher. No copies of this catalogue listed on OCLC. Pages aged and browned, spine rebacked, paper acidified but not crumbling, otherwise clean and solid. Good- condition. (BIBLIOG-31-1) x (ID #30854) $30.00.
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  135. Parke-Bernet Galleries. THE CHARLES E. FEINBERG COLLECTION OF VALUABLE JUDAICA. New York, 1967. Softcover, x, 147 pages, illustrated, 8vo, 26 cm. SUBJECT (S): Jewish art and symbolism -- Catalogs. Named Person: Feinberg, Charles E. -- Art collections. Sale number 2627. Public auction, Wednesday, November 29 at 1: 45 p. M. Thursday, November 30 at 10: 30 a. M. And 1: 45 p. M. OCLC lists 4 copies worldwide (Univ of Denver, Oakland, YU, Hebrew Union). Light wear. Minimal fold mark on cover. Otherwise, very good condition. (BIB-16-11) (ID #24321) $30.00.
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  137. Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc. JUDAICA: SILVER, PEWTER, BRASS & OTHER RITUAL OBJECTS. 1966. Softcover, 49 pages, illustrated, 8vo. SUBJECT (S): Michael Kaufman. Place of sale: New York. Torah crowns and finials, breastplates, pointers, spice, Ethrog & alms boxes, Kiddush, Passover and other goblets, plates & trays, Hanukkah and Sabbath lights, amulets, Shofars, marriage contracts, manuscripts, Megillah scrolls, ceremonial textiles. OCLC lists 7 copies worldwide. Light wear. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-32-11) (ID #31852) $30.00.
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  139. Stonehill, Charles Archibald. THE JEWISH CONTRIBUTION TO CIVILIZATION, WITH A PREFACE BY STEFAN ZWEIG, EDITED BY C.A. STONEHILL, JR. WITH 93 ILLUSTRATIONS. A COLLECTION OF BOOKS FORMED AND OFFERED BY C.A. STONEHILL, LTD. 1940. G/F; [Birmingham, Printed at the press of. Juckes ltd., 1940] Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 198 pages. Includes illustrations & facsimiles. 22 cm. "Catalogue no. 144. 1940." "A bibliographical survey of the entire contribution made by Jews of all nations to philosophy, literature, art, music and science. " - Pref. Subject: Jews -- Bio-bibliography. Med. Subject: Catalogs, Booksellers' Jews -- bibliography. Wear to covers, some tears, edge missing (BIBLIOG-34-10) (ID #31896) $50.00.
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  141. (). JEWISH SOCIAL STUDIES: A QUARTERLY JOURNAL DEVOTED TO CONTEMPORARY AND HISTORICAL ASPECTS OF JEWISH LIFE. CLASSIFIED INDEX OF ARTICLES, VOLS I-V. The Conference On Jewish Relations, 1943. Paper wrappers, 8vo. 4 pages. In English. Index of articles from the Holocaust period. (AMR-27-50) (ID #31535) $30.00.
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  143. Solis-Cohen, Elfrida C. AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR BOOK: INDEX TO VOLUMES 1-50, 1899-1949 (5660-5709). New York: KTAV Pub. House, 1967. Cloth, 8vo., 375 pages. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- United States -- Periodicals. Previous owners name on front page. Very good condition. (BIB-32-3) (ID #31334) $50.00.
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  145. Solis-Cohen, Elfrida C. AMERICAN JEWISH YEAR BOOK: INDEX TO VOLUMES 1-50, 1899-1949 (5660-5709). New York: KTAV Pub. House, 1967. Cloth, 8vo., 375 pages. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- United States -- Periodicals. Ex-library with light tape residue on spine. Very good condition. (BIB-12-4) (ID #24256) $50.00.
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  147. Kosover, Mordecai and Abraham G. Duker. מנחה ליצחק : למלאת עשרים וחמש שנה לכהונת ספרן בישראל : ביבליוגרפיה של כתבי יצחק ריבקינד MINHAH LE-YITSHAK: LI-MELOT ESRIM VE-HAMESH SHANAH LI-KHEHUNAT SAFRAN BE-YISRAEL: BIBLIYOGRAFYAH SHEL KITVE YITSHAK RIVKIND. New York: Igud Ha-Safranim Ha-Yehudim, 1949. (FT) Softcover, 81, xv pages, ports., 8vo, 26 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Rivkind, Isaac. Bibliography. Other Titles: Minha l'Yitshaq (An offering to Isaac): a bibliography of the writings of Isaac Rivkind; Offering to Isaac. Wear to edges of cover and cover binding. Chipped corners. Light wear. Otherwise, very good condition. (BIB-9-22) (ID #23974) $40.00.
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  149. Rivkind, Isaac. שאול גינזבורג ביבליאגראפיע, 1892־1937 SHAUL GINZBURG BIBLIOGRAFYE, 1892-1937 = A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITINGS OF SAUL M. GINZBURG, 1892-1937. Nyu York; Shaul Ginzburg 70-Yohriger Yubilay Komitet, 1938. Original Wraps. 8vo. XL pages. 23 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Bibliography of the Writings of Saul M. Ginsburg; with 3 facsmiles. Bibliography of the writings by Saul Ginsburg, up to 1937, in Russian and Yiddish, encompassing 265 works (including works edited by Ginsburg); with prefatory biography in Yiddish, and extended bibliography of 35 works on the writings of Ginsburg. Saul Ginsburg (1866–1940), was an author and historian of Russian Jewry. Bibliography compiled by Isaac Rivkind (1895–1968), “librarian and scholar. Rivkind was born in Lodz, Poland, and studied at the yeshivot of Volozhin and Ponevezh. During World War I and after he helped organize the Mizrachi movement of Poland. In 1917 he founded the ? E'irei Mizrachi in Lodz and in 1919–20 was a member of the Jewish National Council of Poland. In 1920 he was a delegate to the London Zionist Conference and from there proceeded to the U. S. To work on behalf of Mizrachi. In 1923 he began to work in the library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York, eventually becoming chief of the Hebraica section. He was a co-founder of the U. S. Branch of the Yiddish Scientific Institute (YIVO); on the executive of the Hebrew PEN Club of the U. S. A.; and a fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research. During World War II and in the immediate postwar years he was the national chairman in the U. S. Of the League for Religious Labor in Palestine. ” (EJ 2008) Subjects: Ginsburg, Saul M., 1866-1940 - Bibliography. OCLC lists 24 copies. Light wear and edge chipping to wraps, internally clean and fresh. Good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-52) (ID #31958) $35.00.
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  151. Werses, Samuel; Szeintuch, Yechiel. תערוכת מנדלי מוכר ספרים (שלום יעקב אברמוביץ) : במלאת חמישים שנה לפטירתו, קטלוג TAARUKHAT MENDELE MOKHER SEFARIM (SHALOM YAAKOV ABRAMOVITS):. Jerusalem: Jewish National And University Library, 1968. (ft) Paper wrappers, 17, 66, viii p.: port.; 24 cm. In Hebrew, Yiddish and English. SUBJECT(S): Named Person: Mendele Mokher Sefarim, 1835-1917 -- Bibliography. 330 items listed. Title on English title page: "Exhibition Mendele Mokher Sefarim. (Shalom Yaacov Abramowitz) on the Fiftieth Anniversary of his Death: Catalogue. Illustrated throughout with book covers, illustrations from his books, and facsimiles of handwritten manuscripts. " Frontispiece black and white portrait of Mokher Sforim tipped in. Wear and slight sunning to covers. Text in Very good condition. (BIB-21-3) (ID #24455) $35.00.
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  153. Jewish Theological Seminary Of America. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITINGS OF LOUIS FINKELSTEIN. New York: Jewish Theological Seminary of America., 1977. Hardback., 8vo. 30 pages. Frontispiece. SUBJECT (S): Finkelstein, Louis, b. 1895 – bibliography. OCLC lists 29 copies worldwide. ISBN: 087334006X. Almost new condition. (BIBLIOG-34-3) (ID #31874) $30.00.
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  155. Dienstag, Jacob Israel. רבנו אליהו מווילנא : רשימה ביבליוגרפית RABENU ELIYAHU MI-VILNA: RESHIMAH BIBLIYOGRAFIT = ELIJAH GAON: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY. Nyu-York; Talpiyot, Yeshivah Universitah, 1949. Later cloth. 8vo. 97 pages. 23 cm. First edition. In Hebrew, with English title page and note. "Reprinted from Talpioth, vol. 4, 1949." Extensive bibliography of works by, and pertaining to, the Elijah Gaon; with 619 entries, up to 1948; includes Index. Subjects: Elijah ben Solomon, 1720-1797 -- Bibliography. Literatura rabi´nica. Bibliografia. Light wear to cloth, previous owners signature on endpage, otherwise very fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-51) (ID #31957) $40.00.
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  157. Joseph Yerushalmi. A. B. YEHOSHUA: BIBLIOGRAPHY 1953 - 1979. [Tel-Aviv] Sifriat Poalim, 1980. Hardcover, 8vo., (38), 80 pages. In Hebrew and English. Bibliography of Abraham B. Yeshoshua (1936 - ), the renowned Israeli author. Spine and cover slightly sunned. Very good condition. (BIB-7-29) (ID #23957) $40.00.
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  159. Shatzky, Joel; Michael Taub. CONTEMPORARY JEWISH-AMERICAN NOVELISTS: A BIO-CRITICAL SOURCEBOOK. Westport, Conn.; Greenwood Press, 1997. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XXXI, 506 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Edited by Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub; with a foreword by Daniel Walden; Emmanuel S. Nelson, advisory editor. “This reference book includes alphabetically arranged entries for more than 75 Jewish-American novelists whose major works were largely written after World War II. Included are entries for both well-known and relatively obscure novelists, many of whom are just becoming established as significant literary figures. While the volume profiles major canonical figures such as Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer, and Bernard Malamud, it also aims to be more inclusive than other works on contemporary Jewish-American writers. Thus there are entries for gay and lesbian novelists such as Lev Raphael and Judith Katz, whose works challenge the more orthodox definitions of Jewish religious and cultural traditions; Art Speigelman, whose controversial ‘Maus’ established a new genre by combining elements of the comic book and the conventional novel; and newcomers such as Steve Stern and Max Apple, who have become more prominent within the last decade. Each entry includes a brief biography, a discussion of major works and themes, an overview of the novelist's critical reception, and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources. A thoughtful introduction summarizes Jewish-American fiction after World War II, and a selected, general bibliography lists additional sources for information. ” (Publishers description) Subjects: American fiction - Jewish authors - Bio-bibliography - Dictionaries. American fiction - 20th century - Bio-bibliography - Dictionaries. American fiction - Jewish authors - Dictionaries. American fiction - 20th century - Dictionaries. Jews in literature -Dictionaries. Roman américain -- Auteurs juifs - Biobibliographie - Dictionnaires anglais. Roman américain - 20e siècle - Biobibliographie - Dictionnaire anglais. Juifs dans la littérature - Dictionnaires anglais. Holocaust historian David Kranzler’s review copy, with his highlighting in introduction. Otherwise clean and fresh. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-7) (ID #31911) $95.00.
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  161. Sokoloff, B. A.; Mark E Posner. SAUL BELLOW: A COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY. Folcroft, Pa.; Folcroft Library Editions, 1974. Publishers cloth. 4to. [5], 49 leaves. 26 cm. Second printing. A limited edition, of 150 copies, was issued by the same press in 1971. Single sided leaves. “Bibliographies in contemporary American fiction. ” A bibliography of the writings of Nobel Prize winning American Jewish author Saul Bellow, encompassing ‘Primary Sources: Books; Short Fiction; Articles; Reviews; Interviews; Secondary Sources: Reviews; Books; Biographical Material; General Criticism: Articles. ’ Subjects: Bibliographie. Bellow, Saul - Bibliography. Bellow, Saul, 1915- - Bibliographie. Bellow, Saul. Bibliographie 1941-1968. Light shelf wear to cloth, very fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-53) (ID #31959) $30.00.
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  163. Szajkowski, Zosa. קאַטאַלאָג פון דער אויסשטעלונג מאָריס ראָזענפעלד (1862־1923) און זײַן צײַט KATALOG FUN DER OYSSHTELUNG MORIS ROZENFELD (1862-1923) UN ZAYN TSAYT. Nyu York; Yidisher Visnshaftlekher Institut, 1962. Original paper wraps. 4to. 3, 76 Leaves. 28 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Catalogue of the YIVO exhibition organized on the anniversary of Morris Rosenfeld's 100th birthday: Morris Rosenfeld (1862-1923) and His Time, compiled by Z. Szajkowski, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, N. Y. A shorter English language exhibition catalogue was also issued this year. Morris Rosenfeld (1862-1923), was a celebrated Yiddish poet of the ghetto and sweatshops. Subjects: Rosenfeld, Morris, 1862-1923 - Anniversaries, etc. Rosenfeld, Morris, 1862-1923 - Exhibitions. OCLC lists 12 copies worldwide. Light wear to wraps, otherwise fresh. Very good condition. (YID-16-26) (ID #30828) $30.00.
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  165. Frumkin, Aryeh Leib. ספר תולדות חכמי ירושלים : משנת ה׳׳א ור׳׳ן ליצירה עד ה׳׳א ותר׳׳ל ליצירה . SEFER TOLDOT HAKHME YERUSHALAYIM: MI-SHENAT 5250-5630. Yerushalayim: Defus Salomon,. (FT) 688-690 [1927-1930]. Cloth, 167 pages, 8vo, 2nd volume, 24 cm. Frumkin (1845-1916) "studied rabbinics in his native Kelme, Lithuania, and at the Slobodka Yeshivah. He visited Erez Israel in 1867, and after two years in Odessa, returned to Jerusalem in 1871. There he began research for a history of the rabbis and scholars of Jerusalem, Toledot Hakhmei Yerushalayim. Frumkin's account of his first visit to Jerusalem, Massa Even Shemu'el (1871), gives important source material on conditions in Erez Israel at the time. Returning to Lithuania, Frumkin was ordained a rabbi and took a rabbinical post at Ilukste, Latvia. After the 1881 pogroms, Frumkin participated, representing Hovevei Zion, in the consultations held in Germany to consider the plight of Russian Jewry. There he advocated settlement in Erez Israel as a solution, opposing emigration to the United States. With the financial support of Emil Lachman, a wealthy Berlin Jew, he bought land in Petah Tikvah, built the first house there, and began a heroic ten-year period as a farmer-scholar, braving malaria and other dangers, establishing a talmud torah and a small yeshivah, and persuading more settlers to move there from Yehud. " (Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik in EJ, 2007). Vol. 1 includes facsimilies of several sections illustrative of the original edition (Vilna, 1874). Includes bibliography of Frumkin (vol. 1 p. 1-iv). Also includes bibliographical references. Subject: Jewish scholars. Rabbis -- Jerusalem -- Biography. Jerusalem -- Biography. Wear and tear on cover and binding. Otherwise very good condition. (k-rab-1-29) (ID #21680) $100.00.
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  167. Kohut, Adolph. BERUEHMTE ISRAELITISCHE MAENNER UND FRAUEN IN DER KULTURGESCHI CHTE DER MENSCHHEIT. LEBENS- UND CHARAKTERBILDER AUS VERGANGENHEIT UND GEGENWART. EIN HANDBUCH FUER HAUS UND FAMILIE. 2 volumes (complete). Leipzig, A. H. Payne, 1901. 1st Edition. 1/2 Leather, Large 8vo, 431, 431 pages. 432 pages each Volume Shunami #2614 "Mit zahlreichen Portraets und sonstigen Illustrationen" Excellent resource. Ex-library. Edges rubbed. Volume II missing spine, inner-pages clean, overall very good conditon. (GER-41-27) Heavy wear to boards & spine. Dampstain to bottom edge. (ID #31141) $200.00.
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  169. Kohut, Adolph. BERUEHMTE ISRAELITISCHE MAENNER UND FRAUEN IN DER KULTURGESCHI CHTE DER MENSCHHEIT. LEBENS- UND CHARAKTERBILDER AUS VERGANGENHEIT UND GEGENWART. EIN HANDBUCH FUER HAUS UND FAMILIE. (FIRST VOLUME ONLY). Leipzig, A. H. Payne, 1901. 1st Edition. Large 8vo, 431, 431 pages. Cloth with gilt lettering. Shunami #2614 "Mit zahlreichen Portraets und sonstigen Illustrationen" Excellent resource. Corners bumped, otherwise very good condition. (GER-41-26) Heavy wear to boards & spine. Dampstain to bottom edge. (ID #31140) $100.00.
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  171. Meltser, Yedael. בדרך עץ החיים : מתוך מסכת תולדותיו, הנהגותיו ופעלו של ... רבי איסר זלמן מלצר ... BE-DEREKH ‘ETS HA-HAYIM: MI-TOKH MASEKHET TOLDOTAV, HANHAGOTAV U-FO’OLO SHEL. RABI ISER ZALMAN MELTSER. Israel: “arze Ha-Hen”, 1985. Original cover, 8vo, 2 volumes, 610 pages, 44 pages of plates, illustrated, 25 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECT (S): Rabbis -- Jerusalem -- Biography. Meltzer, Isser Zalman, 1870-1953. Jerusalem -- Biography. Includes bibliographical references and index. OCLC lists 15 copies worldwide. Wear to binding. Marks on some pages. Lightly bumped cover corners. Lightly stained cover. Otherwise, very good condition. (Heb-28-7) (ID #31300) $150.00.
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  173. Morais, Henry Samuel. EMINENT ISRAELITES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: A SERIES OF BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES. Cincinnati, Ohio; American Hebrew Publishing House. Bloch Publishing Co., 1879. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 371 pages. 20 cm. First edition. Singerman #2935. Decorated endpages. Errata slip tipped in. Not to be confused with the far more common later 1880 edition. A series of 100 biographical sketches of the most renown Jewish personalities of the 19th century. Among them: Isaac Adolphe Cremieux, Isaac D'Israeli, Achille Fould, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Jacques Offenbach, Henry de Worms, etc. "Seventy [of these sketches] have appeared seriatim in The Jewish record. " (Preface) Henry Morais was an “American writer and minister; born May 13, 1860, at Philadelphia, Pa.; educated at private and public schools of that city. He received his religious instruction from his father, Sabato Morais. For about twelve years he was a teacher in the schools of the Hebrew Education Society and in the Hebrew Sabbath-schools of Philadelphia. Morais was the principal founder and for the first two years managing editor of the "Jewish Exponent. " He edited also "The Musical and Dramatic Standard" (Philadelphia) and "The Hebrew Watchword and Instructor" (ib. ), and has been a frequent contributor to the Jewish and general press of the United States; he was on the reportorial and special staff of the "Philadelphia Public Ledger" almost four years. ” Subjects: Jews- Biography. OCLC lists 5 (American Antiquarian Society, UW Milwaukee, Univ. Of Toronto, Bar Ilan Univ, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin). Gift inscription on front end page, hinges starting, spine chipped. Very good condition. (AMR-43-13) (ID #31448) $100.00.
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  175. Sola Pool, David De. PORTRAITS ETCHED IN STONE: EARLY JEWISH SETTLERS 1682-1841. New York: Columbia University Press, 1952. Cloth., Cloth, 4to, 543 PAGES. First edition. Includes by foreword, preface, biographies,glossary, bibliography, index, & 4 appendices:( 1. the site of the ground granted in 1656, 2.alphabetical register, 3.chronological register & 4.other burials in the cemetery ) With b/w illustrations. "This book is a history, an exceptional history because it tells both of a cemetery and of a living people. It is the chronicle-rich, varied, intense, and warmly personal-of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews who settled in New York City in 1654, and of the Jewish immigrants who came from Central and northern Europe. It describes how they founded and kept flourishing the oldest Jewishcommunity in North America which eventually became the greatest in the world."." This ancient burial ground of Congregation Shearith Israel is known variously as the New Bowery Cemetery, the Oliver Street Cemetery, or the Chatham Square Cemetery-designations which sufficiently indicate its location. Its long and checkered history begins in 1682 when it succeeded the ground reluctantly granted in 1656 to his Jewish citizens b y the irascible governor of New Amsterdam, Peter Stuyvesant. " Some wear to edges. Overall very good condition (BIBLIOG-34-2A) (ID #31860) $100.00.
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  177. Zubatsky, David S. JEWISH AUTOBIOGRAPHIES AND BIOGRAPHIES: AN INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS AND DISSERTATIONS IN ENGLISH. New York; Garland, 1989. Publishers cloth. 8vo. X, 370 pages. 23 cm. First edition. List of biographies and autobiographies for individual Jewish personalities (writers, mathematicians, Hebraists, Holocaust Survivors, Hollywood, etc. ); with index. Subjects: Jews - Biography - Bibliography. Joden. Biographie Bibliographie. Clean and fresh. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-1A) (ID #31903) $30.00.
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  179. Klausner, Joseph. KITSUR TOLDOT HA-SIFRUT HA-‘IVRIT HA-HADASHAH (1781-1934). [Tel Aviv]; Moledet, 1934. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 192, [4] pages. 20 cm. Second Hebrew edition, revised. “A Short History of Modern Hebrew Literature (1781-1934) ”, updated and expanded from the 1920 first Hebrew edition (comprising a translation of the 1900 Russian edition, “Novo-evreiskai’a’ literature”). Joseph Gedaliah Klausner (1874–1958), “literary critic, historian, and Zionist…. He took an active part in the Va'ad ha-Lashon, the Academy of the Hebrew Language, first as scientific secretary, then as editor of its proceedings, and later as president. He continued to act as editor of Ha-Shilo'ah when it was revived in Erez Israel…. When the Hebrew University was established, to his disappointment he was not appointed to the chair of Jewish history, as his views were considered too secular, but was appointed to the chair of Hebrew literature. It was only in 1944, at the age of 70, that he was appointed to the chair of the History of the Second Temple, endowed by his friends and admirers. From 1950 until shortly before his death he acted as editor in chief of the Encyclopaedia Hebraica and was responsible for volumes 2–5 and 7–8. He published his autobiography in 1946 (enlarged edition 1955). […] Despite his own methodological deficiencies and the fact that great progress has since been made in methods of literary criticism, Klausner's work remains a notable landmark in modern Hebrew literary criticism. ” (EJ 2007) Subjects: Hebrew literature, Modern - History and criticism. OCLC lists 14 copies. Light wear to cloth, pages aged, with some brittle edges and folded corners, otherwise clean and fresh. Good condition. (MX-36-16) (ID #31180) $30.00.
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  181. Gorin, Bernard (Pseudonym Of Van Isaac Goido). DI GESHIKHTE FUN IDISHEN TEATER. New York; "forverts", 1929. (FT) Publishers cloth. 8vo. [3], 256; [4], 282 pages. 21 cm. “Special edition”. Two volumes bound together. Reprint of 1918 Literarisher Ferlag edition with addition of list (by author) of Yiddish plays. Bound in green cloth with gilt title, includes frontispiece portrait of the author and dozens of photographs of Yiddish stage writers and performers. “The first history of Jewish theater was not published until decades after the beginnings of the professional Yiddish stage. Its author was the journalist Bernard Gorin (Yitskhok Goydo; 1868–1925); his work was titled Di geshikhte fun yidishn teater: Tsvey toyznt yor teater bay yidn (The History of Jewish Theater: Two Thousand Years of Theater among Jews; 1918). ” (YIVO Encyclopedia). Subjects: Jewish theater - History. Theater, Yiddish - History. Ex-library. Cloth lightly soiled, edges lightly bumped, endpages lightly browned, otherwise clean and fresh. Good + condition. (ART-18-16A) (ID #31734) $100.00.
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  183. Niger, Samuel. ועגן יודישע שרייבער. : קריטישע ארטיקלען. VEGEN YUDISHE SHRAYBER: KRITISHE ARTIKLEN. [New York; S. Sreberk] Varsha; Tsentral, 1927. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 236, 148 pages. 23 cm. Two volumes in one. In Yiddish. Concerning Yiddish Writers, Critical Articles. Contents: 1. Bd. Sholem Yankev Abramovits - Sholem Aleykhem - Y. L. Perets - Dovid Pinski - Sholem Ash - 2. Bd. Sholem Ash - Ash's biblishe motivn - Y. M. Vaysenberg - Nokh vegn Y. M. Vaysenberg - H. D. Gomberg - L. Shapiro - Y. D. Berkovitsh – Ba’al Makhshoves`. “Niger is seen at his best in the first and last of the books on literary criticism published in his lifetime: Vegn yidishe shrayber (On Yiddish Writers). ” (YIVO Encyclopedia) Subjects: Yiddish literature - History and criticism. OCLC lists 8 copies. Light soiling to cloth, pages lightly aged, otherwise fresh. Good condition. (YID-18-3) (ID #31710) $65.00.
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  185. Niger, Samuel. דערציילערס און ראָמאניסטן DERTSEYLERS UN ROMANISTN. Nyu York: Tsiko Bikher Farlag, 1946. Publishers Cloth. 530, [1] pages. 24 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Title page verso: Dertzeilers un Romanistn; Short Story Writers and Novelists. "Ershter band. " No more published. “Shmuel (Samuel) Niger (1883-1955), pen name of Samuel Charney (Niger is the Latin equivalent for the Polish word "czarny" meaning black), a major Yiddish literary critic and historian and leading communal leader. ” (YIVO) This volume is a collection of Niger’s review essays and literary criticism, published in light of the Catastrophe; considered an unwieldy volume by critics, but meant to take note of where Yiddish literary endeavors were presently placed. Subjects: Authors, Yiddish - Biography. (ID #31711) $50.00.
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  187. Pinès, Meyer Isser; Eliashev, Isidor. DI GESCHICHTE FUN DER YUDISHER LITERATUR. Warsaw: B. Shimin. 1911. 8vo. 234, 210 pages. In Yiddish. Complete in two volumes. First Yiddish edition. SUBJECT (S): Yiddish literature – history and criticism. OCLC lists 2 copies worldwide (Univ of California-Santa Barbara & Penn). Pines (1881? -1942? ) was a “leader of the Territorialist movement in his youth, [a] Yiddish writer, and [a] journalist. Born in Mogilev, Russia, Pines grew up in Rozinay, Grodno district. He received his doctorate for his dissertation, Histoire de la litterature judeo-allemande (Paris, 1911), which was translated into Yiddish (Warsaw, 1911), Russian, and German. Israel Zinberg and Ber Borochov stamped the work as dilettantish, a judgment held also by later scholars. Pines is presumed to have died in a Russian deportation camp sometime after 1942.”(Prager, EJ) Patterned end papers, hinges have been repaired, text clean, lightly darkened around edges, covers slightly edgeworn, good condition. (HEB-6-4) (ID #31306) $100.00.
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  189. Dubnow, Simon. DI VELTGESHIKHTE FUN YIDISHN FOLK: FUN DI ALTE TSAYTN BIZ TSU HAYNTIKER TSAYT [10 VOLUME COMPLETE SET]. Buenos Ayres; Alveltlekher Yidisher Kultur-Kongres, 1948-1956. Publishers cloth. 8vo. Various paginations. 24 cm. First Yiddish edition. Translation of “Vsemirnaia istoriia evreiskago naroda” into Yiddish, by Y Rapoport. All volumes copyright by YIVO. Volume 1 published in New York by E. Laub Farlag. Volumes 2-10 have imprint: Buenos Ayres, Alveltlekher Yidisher Kultur-Kongres. Volumes 2-10 have alternate English title page: World history of the Jewish people; and alternate Spanish title page: Historia universal del pueblo Judio. Each volume has individual title page: Bd.1. Di uralte geshikhte fun Yidishn folk - Bd.2. Di alte geshikhte fun Yidishn folk - Bd.3. Di geshikhte fun Yidishn folk in mizrakh - Bd.4. Geshikhte fun Yidn in Europe. - Bd.5.Geshikhte fun Yidn in Europe. - Bd.6. Geshikhte fun Yidn in Europe. - Bd.7.Geshikhte fun Yidn in Europe. - Bd.8.Geshikhte fun Yidn in Europe. - Bd.9. Di nayste geshikhte fun Yidishn folk. - Bd.10. Di nayste geshikhte fun Yidishn folk. Simon Dubnow (1860-1941), “Russian Jewish historian and ideologue of Jewish Diaspora nationalism. … In 1896, Dubnow published his first history of the Jews, Vseobshchaia istoriiaevreev (A General History of the Jews) based on German Jewish textbooks but structured according to a sequence of cultural ‘hegemonies’ exerted by one or two key Diaspora communities in any given period. This textbook, rewritten and expanded several times, had a huge impact on Russian Jewish youth and the reading public, culminating in Dubnow’s 10-volume World History of the Jewish People, which appeared in German, Russian, Hebrew, and other languages in the 1920s and 1930s. Dubnow labeled his historiographical approach ‘sociological, ’ inasmuch as it emphasized how Jewish social institutions served as substitutes for a state. These quasi-political forms were a manifestation of Judaism’s ability to transcend the usual physical requirements of nationhood and thus, in Dubnow’s theory, exemplified the subjective nature of national identity, an identity essentially based on feelings of unity and common historical memory. ” (YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe; Dubnow, Simon) Subjects: Jews – History. Yiddish translations. YIVO. Light wear to cloth, light foxing to upper edge on volume three, otherwise, all conditions fresh and clean. Great condition. (YID-16-30) (ID #30832) $100.00.
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  191. Mansoor, Menahem; Aziz S. Atiya. LEGAL AND DOCUMENTARY ARABIC READER: WITH EXPLANATORY NOTES, EXERCISES, VOCABULARIES AND MODEL ANSWERS [TWO VOLUME SET]. Leiden; E. J. Brill, 1965. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 300, 277 pages. 25 cm. First edition. Added title page in Arabic. Two volume set. Compiled, edited, and annotated by Menahem Mansoor, with foreword by Aziz S. Atiya. “The purpose of this work is to introduce the student to modern standard Arabic with concentration on the style employed in formal documents and international treaties. Volume I consists of 38 Basic Units and 24 Supplementary Texts, presented in unvoweled Arabic; each of the Basic Units is accompanied by a Vocabulary and Notes (completely voweled) and a series of exercises. Volume II comprises a Key (i. e. a translation) to the Basic Units and Supplementary Texts, plus cumulative vocabularies, English-Arabic and Arabic-English. The work was developed under a contract with the U. S. Office of Education. ” (Review; ‘Linguistic Reporter’, Vol. 8, 1966) “Dr. Menahem Mansoor, Joseph L. Baron Professor Emeritus of Hebrew in the Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies, died on Sunday, October 21, 2001 at the age of ninety. Menahem was born in Port-Said, Egypt, on August 4, 1911. At the early age of thirteen, he was sent by his parents to Palestine so he could receive a Hebrew education at the Herzliah High School in Tel Aviv. He continued his studies at the University of London and Trinity College, Dublin, where in 1944 he earned a Ph. D. In Biblical Studies and Semitic Languages. During World War II he served with the British Ministry of Information on the Middle East and, later, as Education Officer in Jerusalem. After the establishment of the State of Israel, he was the Chief Interpreter in the British Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel, serving as a liaison between the embassy and Israeli Government offices. On November 29, 1951, he married Claire D. Kramer. Three years later he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to pursue his research on ancient Hebrew manuscripts at Johns Hopkins University. He also taught at Baltimore Hebrew College. In 1955 he was called to fill the chair of the newly established UW-Madison Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies. He served as chairman of the department for twenty two years and led its development into one of this country’s leading centers of Hebrew Studies. During this time he also developed the first US correspondence courses in Hebrew, Aramaic, Arabic, and Jewish Cultural History for the UW-Extension. Menahem was among the first scholars associated with the Dead Sea Scrolls and made important contributions to establishing their meaning and their significance. He published the first translation of the Thanksgiving Hymns that were among the scrolls, and in 1964 published one of the earliest books on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Among his other major publications are: The Book of Directions to the Duties of the Heart (translation and critical introduction), a sixteen volume chronological, biographical and documentary Political and Diplomatic History of the Arab World, and An Introduction to Jewish History and Thought. He also authored a dozen textbooks in Hebrew and Arabic as well as two audio-based courses in Hebrew and Arabic for Linguaphone. ” (Memorial Resolution of the Faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Madison; The death of Professor Emeritus Menaham Mansoor; 2002). Subjects: Law - Dictionaries - Arabic. International relations - Dictionaries - Arabic. Arabic language - Dictionaries - English. Institutional stamp on backstrip and endpage, otherwise fresh. Very good condition. (MX-36-18) (ID #31182) $90.00.
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  193. Neusner, Jacob; Alan J Avery-Peck; William Scott Green. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JUDAISM [3 VOLUMES COMPLETE]. New York; Continuum, 1999. Publishers cloth. 4to. 1592 pages. 26 cm. First edition. With 180 pages of plates. Volume 1. A-I - volume 2. J-O – volume 3. P-Z. "Published in collaboration with the Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York. " "With more than 100 lengthy essays, this exceptional work on Judaism covers more than its historical framework. The Encyclopedia of Judaism provides complete and accurate coverage of Judaism-everything from its history, beliefs, and observances, from the beginning to modern times. It is an excellent source written by scholars. "- ("Outstanding Reference Sources, " American Libraries, May 2001). Subjects: Judaism - Encyclopedias. Judaïsme Encyclopédies. Highlighting on two pages; otherwise fine in fine jackets. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-20) (ID #31924) $125.00.
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  195. Press, Isaiah. A TOPOGRAPHICAL-HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PALESTINE. Jerusalem: Rubin Mass, 1951-1955. 8vo. In Hebrew. Illustrated. Complete in 4 volumes. Second edition, revised and enlarged. SUBJECT (S): Palestine – gazetteers; Palestine – antiquities – dictionaries – Hebrew; Palestine – dictionaries; Palestine – description and travel; Bible, O. T. – geography – dictionaries, Hebrew. OCLC lists 5 copies worldwide (UCLA, Christian Theological Seminary, Andover Newton Theological Seminary, Virginia Theological Seminary, Oxford). Very good condition. (HEB-6-11) (ID #31312) $100.00.
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  197. Rivkind, Isaac. ײדישע געלט : לעבענסשטײגער, קולאור־געשיכטע און פאָלקלאָר : לעקסיקאָלאָגישע שטודיע‏‏ YIDISHE GELT IN LEBENSSHTEYGER, KULTUR-GESHIKHTE UN FOLKOR. LEKSIKOLOGISHE SHTUDYE = JEWISH MONEY IN FOLKWAYS, CULTURAL HISTORY AND FOLKLORE. New York; American Academy For Jewish Research., 1959. Publishers cloth. 4to. LI, 303 pages. 30 cm. First edition. Yidishe Gelt, "Jewish Money, " a Yiddish lexicological study on money in Jewish folkways, cultural history, and folklore; organized alphabetically according to prefix (tog-gelt; ploger-gelt, etc. ), encompassing 674 entries; with illustrations throughout, and choice anecdotes in English and German as well; includes copious citations from Yiddish literature. The author, Isaac Rivkind (1895–1968), was a “librarian and scholar. Rivkind was born in Lodz, Poland, and studied at the yeshivot of Volozhin and Ponevezh. During World War I and after he helped organize the Mizrachi movement of Poland. In 1917 he founded the ? E'irei Mizrachi in Lodz and in 1919–20 was a member of the Jewish National Council of Poland. In 1920 he was a delegate to the London Zionist Conference and from there proceeded to the U. S. To work on behalf of Mizrachi. In 1923 he began to work in the library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York, eventually becoming chief of the Hebraica section. He was a co-founder of the U. S. Branch of the Yiddish Scientific Institute (YIVO); on the executive of the Hebrew PEN Club of the U. S. A.; and a fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research. During World War II and in the immediate postwar years he was the national chairman in the U. S. Of the League for Religious Labor in Palestine. Rivkind was the author of significant studies and essays in many fields, notably in Jewish bibliography, ethnography and folklore, Yiddish philology, and Zionism. ” (EJ 2008). Bound in blue cloth with gilt title, yellow book-ribbon sewn in. Subjects: Money - Folklore. Jews - Folklore. Lexicology. Yiddish Literature. Light soiling to cloth, previous owners signature on endpage, otherwise very fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-42) (ID #31946) $30.00.
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  199. Roth, Cecil. JEWISH ART: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY. New York; McGraw-Hill, 1961. Publishers cloth. 4to. 971 pages. 28 cm. First edition. A comprehensive history of Jewish art, from antiquity to the present, a volume still considered definitive. The first edition includes 457 plates, many are in color. Written by Cecil Roth (Bezalel; 1899–1970), Jewish historian; editor in chief of the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica. “Roth's edited volume appeared in Hebrew in 1956/57 (Tel Aviv: Masadah) and in English in 1961 (New York, McGraw-Hill), and was slightly revised by Bezalel Narkiss in 1971 (London: Vallentine, Mitchell). This impressive collection of twenty essays includes articles by such greats as Roth himself, M. Avi-Yonah, Rachel Wischnitzer, L. A. Mayer, A. M. Haberman, Alfred Werner, and Franz Landsberger. Covering what was known of Jewish artistic creation in the late 1950's, this volume was a landmark, each author setting his or her distinctive specialty and tone to each article. Collectively, this volume was intended to tell the story of the art of a nation, from its Biblical origins through the most contemporary of art by Jews or about Judaism. Even the circular plan of the Galilean village of Nahalal is included in this volume, together with Canaanite goddesses, ancient synagogues, glass from Islamic lands, printed Hebrew books, and the paintings of Raphael and Moses Soyer. Just as Italians, Britons, and Americans have national art forms, so too, argues this volume, do the Jews. This is despite the widely-held notion that Jews don't do art owing to their religion, a conception that this volume comes to set aside. In fact, Roth opens his volume with an apologia: ‘The conception of Jewish Art may appear to some to be a contradiction in terms’ (p.11). The normalization of the Jews, particularly their national normalization, required that they have a national art, like all of the nations. Roth's book is in many ways the Jewish counterpart to the well-known introduction to the history of art (now multi-authored), Gardner's Art Through The Ages. It is the one-volume statement of the Jewish contribution to the world of art. ” (Review by Steven Fine) Subjects: Jewish art - History. Hinges shaken, no dustjacket, otherwise clean and fresh. Good condition. (ART-18-38) (ID #30595) $30.00.
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  201. Goodman, Philip. ILLUSTRATED ESSAYS ON JEWISH BOOKPLATES. New York; Ktav Pub. House, 1971. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 196 pages. 24 cm. First edition. With 136 illustrations of bookplates. With essays on early Jewish bookplates, a reprint of the authors essay on Marco Binholz, American Jewish Bookplates, Jewish Bookplate Literature: An Annotated Bibliography: p. 181-196. The largest part of the inventory of the Hebrew Bookplate collection (10, 000 items) at Hebrew Union College was donated by Rabbi Philip Goodman. Subjects: Jewish bookplates. Signed by previous owner (holocaust historian David Kranzler). Lightly foxed on outer edges, otherwise fine, clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-25) (ID #31929) $30.00.
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  203. Graphic Archives and Museum (Jerusalem). קטלוג לתערוכת תוי־ספר יהודיים. ḲAṬALOG LE-TAʻARUKHAT TAṾE-SEFER YEHUDIYIM. EXHIBITION OF JEWISH BOOK PLATES.. Jerusalem, The Museum, 1956. Paper Wrapper, Paper Wrappers, Small Oblong 8vo, 99, xvi pages. In Hebrew and English. Many illustrations of Jewish bookplates and information about them. Indispensable to Judaica ex libris collectors. Few small chips to cover and spine, otherwise Very Good Condition (BIBLIOG-32-10) (ID #31851) $65.00.
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  205. Van Praag, Ph. JOODSE SYMBOLIEK OP NEDERLANDSE EXLIBRIS. Amsterdam, Gaillarde Pers [Press], 1988. Wrappers, Small 8vo, 64 pages. Beautiful illustrations of mostly Jewish Dutch Bookplates, some with holocaust themes. Includes 1-page bibliography (BIB-10-5) Very Good Condition. (ID #6743) $25.00.
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  207. Carmilly, Moshe. CENSORSHIP AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN JEWISH HISTORY. New York; Sepher-Hermon Press, 1977. Softbound. 8vo. 295 pages. 24 cm. First English edition. Originally published in Hebrew as “Book and Sword; Censorship and freedom of expression in Jewish history” in 1967. Covers such topics as the censorship of kabbalistic and Sabbatian literature as well as the modern struggles against Hasidism and the Enlightenment. There is also a chapter on controversies surrounding erotic literature. Subjects: Censorship - Religious aspects - Judaism. Censuur. Joodse literatuur. Recht van meningsuiting. Wear to dustjacket and covers, otherwise fresh and clean. Good condition. (BIBLIOG-32-9) (ID #31850) $30.00.
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  209. Carmilly, Moshe. ספר וסייף :‏ ‏חופש הבטוי והמחשבה אצל עם ישראל SEFER ṾA-SAYIF : ḤOFESH BITUI ṾEHA-MAḤASHAVAH ETSEL ʻAM YIŚRAʼEL. Yerushalayim, New-York: Mekhon Sura Al Yad Ha-Yeshivah Universitah, 1966. Hardcover, xxiv, 290, xiv pages, facsims, 8vo, 24 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECT (S): Censorship -- Religious aspects -- Judaism. Note(s): Preface also in English. Includes bibliographical references. Other Titles: Book and sword; freedom of expression and thought among the Jewish people. OCLC lists 23 copies worldwide. Inscribed by author. In dust jacket. Slight chipping to edges of cover and corners. Slight staining to back cover. Otherwise, very good condition. (BIB-16-8) (ID #24318) $50.00.
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  211. Popper, William A. M. THE CENSORSHIP OF HEBREW BOOKS. New York, Burt Franklin, 1968. Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. Viii, 156 pages. Facsims. 24cm. Series: Burt Franklin – Research and Source Works Seriews #222; Burt Franklin – Judaica Series #6. Reprinted from Popper’s PhD dissertation in 1899. CONTENTS: Earliest Attempts at Restricting Literary Freedom: The Mendicant Orders and the Inquisition --- Destruction of the Talmud in France: Expurgation Authorized in Spain --- Ineffective Measures of the XIV and XV Centuries --- The “Golden Era” in Italy: The Reuchlin Movement; Censorship of the Christian Press and the Catalogues of Prohibited Books: Self-Censorship of the Hebrew Press --- End of the “Golden Era”: Destruction of the Talmud in Italy --- Hebrew Books in the Indices: Expurgation Extended; Rules Adopted by the Congregation of the Index; Expurgation in Disfavor; Jews Ordered to Expurgate their own Books --- Confiscations and Expurgation in Italy during the XVIII Century; The Frankists in Poland; Censorship in the Austrian Provinces; Decline of Special Hebrew Censorship. SUBJECTS: Hebrew imprints -- Censorship -- Europe -- History. Expurgated books -- Europe. Censorship -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. Bookplate on inside cover. Nice, clean copy in Very Good Condition. (BIBLIOG-32-8) (ID #31849) $30.00.
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  213. Popper, William A. M. THE CENSORSHIP OF HEBREW BOOKS. KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 1969. Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. Viii, 156 pages. Facsims. 24cm. Nice, clean copy in Very Good Condition. (BIBLIOG-34-12) (ID #31900) $30.00.
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  215. OP DE RAND VAN DE AFGROND. `AL TEHOMOT: CATALOGUS VAN HEBRAICA EN JUDAICA ONDER DUITSE BEZETTING IN NEDERLAND VERSCHENEN. Amsterdam: Universiteitsbibliotheek, 1980. Softcover, 64 pages, 8vo, 22 cm. In Dutch. Bibliography of Hebraica & Judaica published in Holland under the German Occupation. Important work. SUBJECT (S): Hebrew literature -- Bibliography -- Catalogs. Jewish literature -- Bibliography -- Catalogs. Tweede Wereldoorlog. Joden. Drukwerk. Other Titles: Al tehomot. Light wear. Light staining to back cover. Otherwise, very good condition. (BIB-11-4) (ID #24043) $100.00.
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  217. Aronsfeld, Caesar C. THE TEXT OF THE HOLOCAUST: A STUDY OF THE NAZIS' EXTERMINATION PROPAGANDA, 1919-1945. Marblehead, Mass.: Micah Publications., 1985. Paperback., 8vo. Vii, 126 pages. SUBJECT (S): Antisemitism – Germany; Propaganda, German; National socialism; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Germany – ethnic relations. ISBN: 916288188. Fine condition. (MX-23-1) (ID #24055) $30.00.
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  219. Auerbach, Rena R. THE "JEWISH QUESTION" IN GERMAN-SPEAKING COUNTRIES, 1848-1914: A BIBLIOGRAPHY. New York; Garland, 1994. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XXV, 385 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Works cited chiefly in German with additional entries in English, French, Hebrew, and other European languages. "A special publication of the Felix Posen Bibliographic Project on Antisemitism. " At head of title: ‘The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. ’ Documents Jewish life and thought in Germany, Austria-Hungary and Switzerland, and the relations of these countries with the Jews living in their midst, in the years 1848-1914. The literature listed is both from and about that period. The bibliography continues Volkmar Eichstaedt's Bibliographie zur Geschichte der Judenfrage (1750-1848) (published 1938 in Nazi Germany, reprinted 1969 in England) to 1914, supplementing and extending it. Subjects: Jews - Europe, German-speaking - History - 19th century - Bibliography. Jews - Europe, German-speaking - History - 20th century - Bibliography. Antisemitism - Europe, German-speaking - History - 19th century - Bibliography. Antisemitism - Europe, German-speaking - History - 20th century - Bibliography. Europe, German-speaking - Ethnic relations - Bibliography. Europe, German-speaking - Imprints. Holocaust historian David Kranzler’s copy, with his signature on endpage, and highlighting to first few pages, otherwise very clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-12) (ID #31916) $50.00.
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  221. Baron, Salo Wittmayer. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JEWISH SOCIAL STUDIES, 1938-39. 1941. New York: Conference on Jewish Relations. Wrappers; large 8vo. Iv, 3-291 pages. Holocaust period publication. Series: Jewish social studies, Publications; no. 1. Reprinted with additions and index from Jewish social studies, vol. Ii, numbers 3 and 4./ Also retains the paging of the original work. Jews -- Bibliography. Water damage throughout, but text still good, overall good condition. (BIBLIOG-34-4) (ID #31875) $40.00.
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  223. Brandt, Willy. EXILE LITERATURE 1933-1945. Bad Godesberg; Inter Nationes, 1968. Original paper wraps. 8vo. 72, [2] pages. 24 cm. First English language edition. Addresses delivered by Willy Brandt, Pierre Gregoire, Carl H. Lueders, Kurt Koester, Golo Mann, Hans Mayer and others on the occasion of a meeting held January 17-19, 1968 in Luxemburg by writers, scientists, and politicians who had been in exile, 1933-1945. Includes ten illustrations depicting exile newspapers. Originally published in German under title: Exil-Literatur, 1933-1945. Includes bibliographical references (pages 65-[74]). Subjects: German literature - 20th century. German literature - Foreign countries. Light wear to wraps, with minor soiling on cover, otherwise fresh. Very good + condition (HOLO2-103-26) (ID #30950) $30.00.
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  225. Cargas, Harry J. THE HOLOCAUST: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY. Haverford, PA; Catholic Library Association, 1977. Original Wrappers. 4to. 86pages. 29 cm. Illustrated. Second Printing, First edition. Includes 8 black and white period photographs and decorative images. Decorative border at the beginning of each chapter. Biography and photograph of author on endpage. “The systematic slaughter of Jewish human beings during World War II is one of the epic tragedies of humanity. Many writers see this and are attempting to somehow approach the topic from various points of view in order to what…? It has no meaning this Holocaust. It is unique in history so no one knows precisely how to approach it. Nevertheless it is a topic which may not be ignored. I think it is symbolic of a heightened Christian awareness of the tragedy – and the roles performed in it by professing Christians – that Brother John Corrigan, C. F. X., Editor of the ‘Catholic Library Worrld, ’ asked for the compilation of the bibliography which follows. ” (Introduction) Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Bibliography. Ex-Library with few markings. Light shelf wear, very good + condition. (HOLO2-107-21) (ID #32009) $30.00.
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  227. Edelheit, Abraham J.; Hershel Edelheit. HISTORY OF THE HOLOCAUST: A HANDBOOK AND DICTIONARY. Boulder; Westview Press, 1994. Softbound. 4to. XIX, 524 pages. 26 cm. First edition. "This two-part volume combines an accessible overview of contemporary Jewish history with a unique dictionary of Holocaust terms. In addition to assessing the Holocaust specifically, Part 1 of the book discusses the history of European Jewry, antisemitism, the rise and fall of Nazism and fascism, World War II, and the postwar implications of the Holocaust. The authors also consider key historiographical and methodological issues related to the Holocaust. Part 2 provides a complete dictionary of terms relating to the Holocaust culled from dozens of primary and secondary sources in a range of languages. Included here is a comprehensive set of tables on Aktionen, Aliya Bet, anti-Jewish legislation, antisemitic organizations, collaboration, concentration camps, fascism, the Third Reich, the Nazi Party, Jewish and nonsectarian organizations, publications, Judenrate, and resistance movements. Each table is prefaced by a descriptive overview of pertinent issues. Graphs, photographs, and documents supplement the text, and an extensive bibliography as well as separate person, place, and subject indexes make this unique work invaluable as a reference tool. " (Publishers description) Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -Dictionaries - Polyglot. Dictionaries, Polyglot. Light shelf wear to wraps, internally fine. Very good + condition (HOLO2-103-38) (ID #30962) $30.00.
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  229. Kowaiski, Isaac. A SECRET PRESS IN NAZI EUROPE: THE STORY OF A UNITED JEWISH PARTISAN ORGANIZATION. New York, Central Guide Publishers, 1969. Cloth, 8vo. 416 pages. Illustrated with historic SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Lithuania -- Vilnius. World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance. World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground literature. Great condition. (HOLO2-8-2) (ID #23681) $40.00.
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  231. Miles Lerman Center For The Study Of Jewish Resistance. JEWISH RESISTANCE: A WORKING BIBLIOGRAPHY. Washington, DC; Center For Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1999. Original Wrappers. 4to. 41 pages. 28 cm. Second printing, revised edition. “To highlight the appearance of new scholarship related to Jewish resistance and to stimulate scholars to undertake additional research in this area, the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies has prepared this tool, ‘Jewish Resistance: A Working Bibliography, ’ on the occasion of the Museum’s Fourth Annual Tribute to Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust, a program of the Miles Lerman Center for the Study of Jewish Resistance. ” (Introduction). Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Bibliography. World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance -- Bibliography. OCLC lists 3 copies of this edition worldwide. (Univ. Of Florida, Greensboro College, Concordia Univ. ) Like new condition. (HOLO2-107-20) (ID #32008) $30.00.
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  233. Polish Institute Of Arts and Sciences In America. THE POLISH REVIEW [VOLUME XVI, NUMBER 1]. New York; Polish Institute Of Arts And Sciences In America, 1971. Original Stiff Wrappers. 8vo. 128 pages. 25 cm. Serial Publication. Published quarterly; Issue from Winter 1971. The leading essay in this issue of the Polish Review is “The Polish Language Press in German Occupied Poland, 1939-1945” by noted Polish holocaust historian Lucjan Dobroszycki (1925-1995), survivor of the Lodz Ghetto and of Auschwitz. This early detailed monograph on the official dailies and journals of occupied Poland was later expanded into a lengthy tome entitled “Reptile Journalism: The Official Polish-Language Press under the Nazis, 1939-1945” (printed in 1994). Other articles in this issue include essays on Polish philology and a comparative history of Spain and Poland in the age of the Renaissance. Subjects: Polish philology - Periodicals. Philologie polonaise - Périodiques. Poland - History - Periodicals. Pologne - Histoire - Périodiques. Light wear and aging to cover and outer edges, internally clean and fresh. Good + condition. (HOLO2-100-30) (ID #30305) $35.00.
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  235. Robinson, Jacob; Philip Friedman; Benzion Dinur; Salo W. Baron. GUIDE TO JEWISH HISTORY UNDER NAZI IMPACT. KTAV, 1973. Reprint. Cloth., 4to 11" - 13" tall, 4to. Xxxi, 425 pages. Reprint of 1960 edition. Has become the standard bibliography for works on the Holocaust up to 1960. SUBJECT (S): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) – bibliography; Jews – Germany – history – 1933-1945 – bibliography. CONTENTS: The Jewish catastrophe in historical perspective. --Reference tools. --Research: institutions, methods, and techniques. --Documentation. SERIES: Yad Washem Martyrs' and Heroes Memorial Authority, Jerusalem. Yivo Institute for Jewish Research, New York. Joint documentary projects. Bibliographical series; no. 1; Variation: Yad va-shem, rashut ha-zikaron la-Shoah vela-gevurah.; Mifalim meshutafim.; Sidrah bibliyografit; no. 1. An historian and lawyer, Robinson (1889-1977) was born in what is now Lithuania and graduated from the University of Warsaw law school. He helped establish a Hebrew school system after WWI, and in 1922 was admitted to the bar and elected to the young Lithuanian parliament. As the Nazis gathered power in Germany, Robinson put together a secret committee to protect Jewish rights, and used his position and connections to help German Jews emigrate to Lithuania. In 1940, he left Lithuania for New York, where he continued to work for European Jewry, establishing the Institute of Jewish Affairs, assisting the prosecution at the Nuremburg trials, helping the UN establish the Human rights Commission, and drafting Israel's Reparation Agreement with West Germany. (EJ, 2007) Excellent condition. (Holo2-11-17) (ID #21633) $50.00.
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  237. Runes, Dagobert David. THE WAR AGAINST THE JEW. New York; Philosophical Library, 1968. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XXIV, 192 pages. 22 cm. First edition. Extensive dictionary of Christian and fascist individuals, texts, and historical episodes. Compiled by Dagobert David Runes (1902 –1982) philosopher and author, founder of the Philosophical Library. Subjects: Antisemitism - Dictionaries. Christendom. Jodendom. Vervolgingen. Great condition in fair jacket. (HOLO2-103-28) (ID #30952) $30.00.
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  239. Unter Dem Patronat Von André Gide; Aldous Huxley; Heinrich Mann. DIE SAMMLUNG: LITERARISCHE MONATSSCHRIFT [1 JAHRGANG; 4 HEFT; DEZEMBER 1933]. Amsterdam; Querido Verlag, 1933. Original wrappers. 8vo. 169-222 pages. 25 cm. Serial publication; year one, issue four. In German. “The Collection; Literary Monthly” was an exile periodical published by the Querido Verlag house in Amsterdam between the years 1933-1935. This issue contains essays by Ilya Ehrenberg, Klaus Mann, and an essay by Hermann Kesten reviewing Heinrich Mann’s recently published Der Hass. Die Sammlung was a monthly literary magazine first published in September 1933 in Amsterdam, and primarily affiliated with a number of influential German writers who fled from the Hitler regime during the first years of the establishment and consolidation of Nazi rule. The magazine was primarily organized by the author Klaus Mann and the Dutch publisher Emanuel Querido; Die Sammlung’s activity ceased when Klaus Mann left Europe for the United States; the publisher Emanuel Querido was later murdered in the Sobibor camp in 1943. Subjects: Anti-Nazi German Exile Literature 1933 – 1945. Literature. Journal. Light wear to covers, light soiling to back cover, few smudges in margins of a few pages; overall fresh and clean. Good + condition. (HOLO2-102-49) (ID #30452) $50.00.
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  241. Wolfe, Robert. CAPTURED GERMAN AND RELATED RECORDS: A NATIONAL ARCHIVES CONFERENCE: PAPERS AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE ON CAPTURED GERMAN AND RELATED RECORDS, NOVEMBER 12-13, 1968, THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES BUILDING, WASHINGTON, D.C. Athens; Ohio University Press, 1974. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XIX, 279 pages. 25 cm. First edition. [24] leaves of plates. National Archives conferences, volume 3. Large compendium of reports detailing the captured nazi archival materials at the National Archives. The “National Archives Conference on Captured German and Related Records in November … assembled in the National Archives theater more than 200 participants in the various projects which captured, officially exploited, microfilmed or described such records, and/or who conducted research therein resulting in books and articles, many of which have become classics for the study of Germany in the 20th Century in general, and of the Third Reich in particular. Wolfe, who planned and directed the conference, edited the proceedings and recorded discussion for publication by the Ohio University Press in 1974 (Captured German and Related Records: A National Archives Conference). ” (A Brief Chronology of the National Archives Captured Records Staff; Robert Wolfe; National Archives, Holocaust-Era Assets). This volume also contains sections on The Role of the United States Army in the Use of Captured German Records; The Historical and Legal Use of Captured German and Related Records by the United States Armed Forces; The Role of the Department of State in the Use of Captured German Records; Some Specialized Captured Records and Their Uses; and The Role of the National Archives in the Use of Captured German and Related Records. Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Sources - Congresses. United States. National Archives and Records Service. Germany - History - Sources - Congresses. Light wear to jacket, otherwise near fine. Great condition. (HOLO2-104-36) (ID #31631) $30.00.
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  243. Yivo Institute For Jewish Research. ביבליאגראפישע יארביכער. בד. 1; 1926. צוגאב: ביכער און נייגעגרינדעטע פעריאדישע אויסג. אין 1927. BIBLIOGRAFISHE YORBIKHER. BD. 1; 1926. TSUGAB: BIKHER UN NAY-GEGRINDETE PERYODISHE OYSG. IN 1927 = YEARBOOK OF YIDDISH BIBLIOGRAPHY; ROCZNIKI BIBLJOGRAFJI ZYD. INSTYTUTU NAUKOWEGO. COMPLETE. Varshe; Farlag Kulturlige, 1928. Original Wraps. 8vo. XXIII, 446 pages. 25 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. At rear, includes title page in English and Polish, with introductory matter in English and Polish. Yearbook of Yiddish Bibliography, encompassing all Yiddish periodicals, Yiddish books, articles on literature, science, and art published in periodicals, published in 1926; and periodicals published in 1927, and books edited in 1927. This is the first and only volume of the Bibliografishe yorbikher (Bibliographic Yearbooks), published by the Bibliographic Commission, one of several subdivisions of the Philological Section of the YIVO. This department was charged with recording, and if possible collecting, all new publications in Yiddish and related material written in other languages. In 1927, the renamed Bibliographic Center became an independent unit of the institute, devoted to current books and journals. 1, 000 copies were published (title page verso). Subjects: Jews - Bibliography - Periodicals. Yiddish literature -Bibliography - Periodicals. OCLC lists 16 copies. Spine previously rebacked, otherwise very clean and fresh. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-61) (ID #31967) $300.00.
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  246. Stahlin, Otto. DIE HELLENISTISCH-JÜDISCHE LITTERATUR. Munchen: Beck., 1921. Paper wrappers., 8vo. 536-658 pages (ie. 122 pages). In German. SUBJECT(S): Literature, Jewish. Good condition. (GER-26-9) (ID #20368) $50.00.
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  248. Yaari, Abraham. המחזה העברי : המקורי והמתורגם מראשיתו ועד היום : ביבליוגרפיה HA-MAHAZEH HA-IVRI: HA-MEKORI VEHA-METURGAM ME-RESHITO VE-AD HA-YOM: BIBLIYOGRAFYAH. Yerushalayim: Ha-Mahlakah Le-Inyene Ha-Noar Vehe-Haluts Shel Ha-Histadrut Ha-Tsiyonit, 1956. (FT) Hardcover, 187 pages, portraits, facsims, 8vo, 23 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Hebrew drama -- Bibliography. Hebrew drama -- Translations -- Bibliography. Bibliography of Jewish plays. Wear to edges of dust jacket. Otherwise is very good condition. (BIB-13-4) (ID #24118) $95.00.
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  250. Appleton, Lewis. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JEWISH VOCAL MUSIC. New York: National Jewish Music Council., 1958. Cloth., 4to. 92 pages. Revised edition. SUBJECT (S): Jews – music – bibliography; Vocal music – bibliography. Ex library with usual marks and library binding, good condition. (BIB-3-16) (ID #19861) $40.00.
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  252. Breslauer, S. Daniel. JUDAISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SURVEY. Westport, Conn.; Greenwood Press, 1993. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XX, 195 pages. 24 cm. First edition. “Annotated bibliography of books and articles on Judaism and human rights. This reference provides a comprehensive survey of human rights in Judaism. It includes both theoretical discussions of the nature and substance of human rights and practical applications of that theory either by Jews or to Jews. While numerous dissertations and audio-visual materials focus on human rights and Judaism, the bibliography is limited to books and articles. The majority of the works have been written in English or Hebrew, but significant studies in other languages, chiefly French and German, have also been included. The volume contains more than 700 citations, each accompanied by a descriptive annotation. The book begins with an introductory essay that examines the basic concerns of the works that follow. The annotated entries are then presented in five chapters. The first chapter includes anthologies, references, and periodicals. The second chapter includes studies of human rights in the Bible and Talmud. The third chapter includes works on Jewish theories of human rights. The fourth chapter, broken down into smaller sections, includes works on Judaism and particular human rights. The fifth chapter contains entries for works on contemporary Judaism and human rights. The volume concludes with author, title, and subject indexes. ” (Publishers description) Subjects: Human rights - Religious aspects - Judaism. Jewish ethics. Judaism - Doctrines. Judaism - 20th century. Judentum Menschenrecht Bibliographie. Light highlighting on a few pages, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-14) (ID #31918) $30.00.
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  254. Breslauer, S. Daniel. Gorman, G. E. MODERN JEWISH MORALITY: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SURVEY. New York: Greenwood Press, 1986. Cloth, 8vo., x, 239 pages. Series: Bibliographies and indexes in religious studies; no. 8; SUBJECT (S): Jewish ethics -- Bibliography. Jodendom. Ethiek. Very good + condition. Institutional stamp on flyleaf. (BIB-12-1) (ID #24253) $30.00.
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  256. Bunis, David M.; Andrew Sunshine. YIDDISH LINGUISTICS: A CLASSIFIED BILINGUAL INDEX TO YIDDISH SERIALS AND COLLECTIONS, 1913-1958. New York; Garland Pub, 1994. Publishers cloth. 8vo. Xv, 194 pages. 23 cm. First edition. In Yiddish and English. Printed under the auspices of the Yivo Institute for Jewish Research, New York. Extensive bilingual bibliography of 762 scholarly publications on Yiddish Linguistics from the first half of the twentieth century; compiled by David Bunis, specialist in the history of Jewish Languages and Literatures of Sephardic and Oriental Jewry. Subjects: Yiddish language - Bibliography. Linguistik. Jiddisch Yiddish language; Bibliography. Light wear to cloth, otherwise near fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-44) (ID #31949) $35.00.
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  258. Cutter, Charles; Micha Falk Oppenheim. JEWISH REFERENCE SOURCES: A SELECTIVE, ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHIC GUIDE. New York; Garland, 1982. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XIII, 180 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Recipient of the Outstanding Reference Award from the Association of Jewish Librarians. General and specific subjects are covered. Subjects: Jews - Bibliography. Jews - Reference books - Bibliography. Juifs - Bibliographie. Ouvrages de référence juifs. Jodendom. Light shelf wear to cloth, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-3) (ID #31905) $30.00.
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  260. Cutter, Charles; Micha Falk Oppenheim. JUDAICA REFERENCE SOURCES: A SELECTIVE, ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHIC GUIDE. Juneau, Alaska; Denali Press, 1993. Softbound. 8vo. 224 pages. 23 cm. Second edition. Revised edition of ‘Jewish Reference Sources. ’ This reference provides an outstanding resource for Holocaust materials in print, as presented in Chapter 18. Included are annotated listings of archival resources, atlases and gazetteers, bibliography, directories, encyclopedias and filmography. Subjects: Jews - Bibliography. Jews - Reference books - Bibliography. Juifs - Bibliographie. Juifs - Ouvrages de référence - Bibliographie. Bibliographie Clean and fresh. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-4)(ID #31907) $30.00.
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  262. Kahana, Yitshak Zeev. הדפוס בהלכה HA-DEFUS BA-HALAKHAH. Yerushalayim; Mosad Ha-Rav Kuk, 1944. Original Wraps. 8vo. 40, [2] pages. 24 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. Offprint from: Sinai, v. 16, no. 1 (705). Bibliography and commentary on the printing of halakhic literature, written by Isaac Zeev Kahane 1904–1963), a “rabbinic scholar. Kahane was born in Munkacs, Hungary, and studied at talmudic schools in his hometown, where he was ordained. He continued his studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary of Breslau and the University of Prague. Subsequently he became rabbi of Pohorelice (Pohrlitz), Moravia, serving until his emigration to Palestine in 1939. In Jerusalem he was associated with several religious research institutions, chiefly Mosad ha-Rav Kook. During the last years of his life, he taught rabbinic literature at Bar-Ilan University. Kahane's major field of research was rabbinic responsa literature. In numerous studies he organized and analyzed a variety of topics and problems discussed in rabbinic responsa and also abstracted material of historical or linguistic interest from them. Among his works are Shemittat Kesafim (1945), on the cancellation of debts in the sabbatical year; Le-Takkanat Agunot (1946), on the agunah (‘deserted wife’) problem; Sefer ha-Agunot (1954), a voluminous collection of source material on the agunah question; and Teshuvot, Pesakim u-Minhagim (3 vols., 1957–62), responsa, rulings, and customs of Rabbi Meir of Rothenburg, systematically arranged and annotated. His contributions to Hebrew scholarly periodicals and publications include: ‘Military Service in Rabbinic Responsa’ (Sinai, 1948); ‘Changes in the Value of Currency in Jewish Law’ (ibid., 1949); ‘Medicine in Post-Talmudic Halakhic Literature’ (ibid., 1950) and ‘Synagogue Art in Halakhic Literature’ (Beit ha-Keneset, 1955). He also wrote on the history of the Jews of Moravia, including a monograph on the Jewish community of Nikolsburg (in J. L. Maimon (ed. ), Arim ve-Immahot be-Yisrael, 4 (1950), 210–313). Subjects: Printing, Hebrew - Religious aspects. Religious literature - Publishing. OCLC lists 10 copies. Wraps loose, all edges brittle, previous owners name signed on front wraps, otherwise fresh and clean. Good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-29) (ID #31933) $65.00.
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  264. Lerski, Jerzy J. JEWISH-POLISH COEXISTENCE, 1772-1939: A TOPICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY. New York: Greenwood Press, 1986. Hardcover, xiv, 230 pages, 8vo, 25 cm. Series: Bibliographies and indexes in world history; no. 5.SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Poland -- Bibliography. Joden. Geographic: Poland --Ethnic relations --Bibliography. Identifier: Poland; Jews; Social conditions, 1772-1939 - Bibliographies. Note(s): Includes index. Very good condition. (k-mx-1-25) (ID #21472) $65.00.
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  266. Mayer, Leo Ary; Otto Kurz. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JEWISH ART. Jerusalem; Magnes Press, Hebrew University, 1967. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 374 pages. 25 cm. First edition. Bibliography comprising 3016 detailed entries of “what has been published about works of Jewish art, made during the period between the destruction of the Temple and the early 19th century. ” (Introduction) Edited by Otto Kurz; written and compiled by Leo Ary Mayer (1895–1959), “Orientalist. Born in Stanislav (Austrian Poland), he settled in Palestine in 1921 and was successively inspector of antiquities and librarian and keeper of records for the Department of Antiquities. In 1925 he was appointed lecturer in the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From 1932 to 1958 he was professor of Near Eastern art and archaeology there. He held numerous positions: head of the Institute of Oriental Studies; dean of the faculty of humanities; rector of the Hebrew University (1943–45); president of the Israel Exploration Society (1940–59); and president of the Israel Oriental Society. With E. L. Sukenik, he excavated the Third Wall of Jerusalem and with A. Reifenberg the Eshtemoa synagogue. Mayer specialized in Islamic art, costume, epigraphy, and numismatics. His published works include Saracenic Heraldry (1933), Mamluk Costume (1952), bibliographies of Jewish art and numismatics, and a comprehensive work on Muslim artists, Islamic Architects and Their Works (1956). A museum of Islamic art and culture in Jerusalem was named after him. ” (EJ 2008) Subjects: Jewish art - Bibliography. Art juif - Bibliographie. Great condition in very good jacket. (ART-21-1) (ID #31138) $35.00.
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  268. Morais, Sabato; Julius H Greenstone; Samuel David Luzzatto. ITALIAN HEBREW LITERATURE. New York; Jewish Theological Seminary Of America, 1926. Publishers cloth. 8vo. VI, 244 pages. 24 cm. First separate edition. With essays on the writings of Shabbetai Donnolo, Nathan Ben Yehiel, Immanuel of Rome, Elias del Medigo, Azariah de Rossi, David Nieto, Samuel David Luzzatto, Philoxene Luzzatto; biographical sketches of Samuel Alatri, Isaac Artom, Allesandro Malvano, etc. By Sabato Morais; edited by Julius H. Greenstone; with a foreword by Henry S. Morais. Includes "A critical and hermeneutical introduction to the Pentateuch, " by S. D. Luzzatto: p. [93]-152. The author, Sabato Morais was an “American rabbi; born at Leghorn, Italy, April 13, 1823; died at Philadelphia Nov. 11, 1897. The Morais family came originally from Portugal, being probably among the large number of Jews who fled thence from the Inquisition. At the time of Sabato's birth Italy was in the thick of her great struggle for freedom … he formed a close friendship with Joseph Mazzini; and that patriot's struggle for Italian freedom was warmly seconded by Morais. … In 1850, owing to the withdrawal of Isaac Leeser, the pulpit of the Mickve Israel congregation at Philadelphia, Pa., became vacant, and Morais was an applicant for the post. He arrived in Philadelphia on March 17, 1851, and was elected April 13 following, the synagogue services in the interval being conducted by him. … When, in 1867, Maimonides College was established in Philadelphia, Morais was made professor of the Bible and of Biblical literature; and he held the chair during the six years that the college existed. For a number of years thereafter he felt the urgent need of an institution for the training of Jewish ministers on historical and traditional lines; and the declarations of the Pittsburg Conference in 1885 urged him to immediate action. After a considerable agitation of the subject he succeeded, in conjunction with a few others, in establishing (Jan., 1886) the Jewish Theological Seminary at New York. He was at once made president of the faculty and professor of Bible, holding both posts until his death. Unquestionably the establishment of the seminary constitutes Morais' most lasting influence upon Judaism in America. The directors of that body have fittingly recognized his memory by naming the chair of Biblical literature and exegesis ‘the Sabato Morais professorship. ’ In 1887 the University of Pennsylvania conferred upon him the honorary degree of doctor of laws, he being the first Jew so honored by that institution. ” (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia) Subjects: Hebrew literature - Italy. Jews - Italy - Biography. Bible. O. T. Pentateuch - Criticism, interpretation, etc. With the signature of previous owner on endpage. Very fresh and clean. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-50/B) (ID #31955) $75.00.
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  270. Patai, Raphael. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ZIONISM AND ISRAEL [TWO VOLUMES COMPLETE]. New York; Herzl Press, 1971. Publishers cloth. 4to. XXIII, 1292 pages. 29 cm. First edition. Volume 1. A-J. - volume 2. K-Z. Two volume set housed in case. Edited by Raphael Patai (1910 - 1996) a Hungarian-Jewish ethnographer, historian, Orientalist and anthropologist. Patai's work was wide-ranging but focused primarily on the cultural development of the ancient Hebrews and Israelites, on Jewish history and culture, and on the anthropology of the Middle East. He was the author of hundreds of scholarly articles and several dozen books, including three autobiographical volumes. Subjects: Zionism - Encyclopedias. Zionisme. Sionisme - Encyclopédies. Israel - Encyclopedias. Israël - Encyclopédies. Zionism - Dictionaries. Israel - Dictionaries. Condition. (BIBLIOG-33-22) (ID #31926) $30.00.
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  272. Ruud, Inger Marie. WOMEN AND JUDAISM: A SELECT ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY. New York; Garland, 1988. Publishers cloth. 8vo. Xxiv, 232 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Selective annotated bibliography, arranged alphabetically by author, lists 842 items pertaining to “woman’s life from ancient to modern times: women in religion, education and employment, marriage and family, politics and society. ” Includes monographs, journal articles, essays, and articles from collections largely published in the twentieth century in English, French, German, and Scandinavian languages. Subjects: Women in Judaism - Bibliography. Jewish women - Bibliography. Femmes dans le judaïsme - Bibliographie. Juives - Bibliographie. Penned writing around two entries, otherwise fine. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-46) (ID #31951) $30.00.
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  274. Scholem, Gershom Gerhard; Yissakhar Yoel. כתבי־יד בקבלה הנמצאים בבית הספרים הלאומי והאוניברסיטאי בירושלם KITVE-YAD BE-KABALAH HA-NIMTSAIM BE-VET HA-SEFARIM HA-LEUMI VEHA-UNIVERSITAI BI-YERUSHALAYIM = CATALOGUS CODICUM CABBALISTICORUM HEBRAICORUM. Jerusalem; Hebrew University, 1930. Original Wraps. 4to. XII, 258 pages. 26 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. Published as Special Supplement to Kirjath Sepher, V.7. Shunami 3038. Extensive early bibliography on Cabbalistic texts and philological sources of concepts and themes; published by Gershom Scholem (1898–1982), “the most important scholar of Jewish mysticism and a towering figure in Jewish intellectual life. … After completing a Ph. D. Thesis in 1923 on Sefer ha-Bahir, he arrived in Israel, and taught at the Hebrew University, becoming the first professor to devote all his studies and teaching to the topic of Jewish mysticism. His achievement in surveying all the major stages and writings belonging to this topic is staggering. In the difficult times of the 1920s and 1930s, he traveled to all the major European libraries and systematically studied all the available manuscripts. … Building upon his perusal of manuscripts, he published from the mid-1920s a series of articles in Hebrew in which he identified many anonymous manuscripts, and from 1948, a series of analyses about the beginning of Kabbalah. ” (EJ 2008). Subjects: Cabala - Manuscripts - Catalogs. Cabala - Manuscripts, Hebrew. Bet ha-sefarim ha-leumi veha-universitai bi-Yerushalayim. - Catalogs. Manuscripts, Hebrew - Catalogs. Manuscripts - Israel - Catalogs. Outer edges lightly bumped, overall very fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-62) (ID #31968) $50.00.
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  276. Shemen, N. (Nachman). באציונג צו דער פרױ :‏ ‏לױט תנ״ך, תלמוד, יהדות און ליטעראטור־שטודיעס BATSIUNG TSU DER FROY: LOYT TANAKH, TALMUD, YAADES UN LITERATUR SHTUDYES [2 VOLUME SET]. Buenos Ayres; Yidisher Visnshaftlekher Institut-Yivo, 1968-1969. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XX, 581; 673 pages. 24 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Argentiner YIVO-bibliotek; no. 30. Spanish title page: Enfoque de la mujer en el judai´smo; segu´n el Antiguo Testamento, Talmud, judaica y estudios literarios. English title page: Woman's place in law, letters and lore; based on biblical, talmudic, rabbinic and literary studies. Written by the orthodox Rabbi Nachman Shemen (1912-1993) Talmudic scholar, journalist and the author of more than 20 books; he was a cornerstone of the Toronto Orthodox community and executive director of the Orthodox division of the Canadian Jewish Congress. “When he was just over 17 years old, he received rabbinic ordination from the chief rabbi of Warsaw, Rabbi Eliezer Ezra Kershenbaum of Lublin and also from the famous scholar Rabbi Pinchas Eliezer Grosfershtand. In 1930, he came to Canada with his family and became a disciple of the world respected rabbinic authority and author, Rabbi Yehuda Leib Graubart. In 1936, he married Toby (Rosenberg) and they have four children. Shortly after his arrival to Canada, Shemen embarked on a journalistic career with the Toronto Hebrew Journal, working with editors Avraham Reinwein (Rhinewine) and Shmuel Mayer Shapiro. Writing under seven pen names, the prolific writer’s works appeared in numerous Yiddish dailies, weeklies and periodicals throughout North America, Israel, Europe and South America. Among his numerous books are: Fascism in Europe; Jewish Attitude Toward the Non-Jew; Lublin, a best seller in Yiddish literature which received an award from the Canadian Jewish Congress; Jewish Attitudes Toward Labour, which received the Zvi Cassel award in Mexico; The Role of the Woman in Jewish Life; Literature and Lore, for which he was awarded the J. J. Segal Award in Montreal; and Sanctity of Jewish Family Life. For over 40 years, Shemen has served as director of the Kashruth Council and Rabbinical Vaad Hakashruth of the Canadian Jewish Congress and the Toronto Jewish Congress. He is one of the founders of Congregation Torah V’Avoda and he is associated with the Eitz Chaim Schools where he taught for over 25 years. ” (Canadian Jewish News, 1989, “Toronto’s Rabbi Shemen adds to Jewish scholarship” by Cynthia Gasner). Subjects: Jewish women. Women (Jewish law) Women in the Bible. Women in rabbinical literature. First endpage torn out from both volumes, light soiling to cloth of volume two, otherwise, near fine. Very good + condition. (YID-16-29) (ID #30831) $75.00.
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  278. Shunami, Shlomo. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JEWISH BIBLIOGRAPHIES. 1969 PHOTOGRAPHIC REPRINT OF "SECOND EDITION ENLARGED" 1965 WITH CORRECTIONS. PLUS SUPPLEMENT. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, Hebrew University, 1969. Cloth; 8vo. Xxiv, 997, xxiii pages. 4727 entries. In English, Hebrew, and other languages. Prefatory material also in Hebrew. Indexes of names & subjects & titles. Includes corrections. Title on added title page: Mafteah ha-maftehot. Also Supplement (1975, xi, 464, xvi pages). This second edition is much enlarged, combining the listings from the 1936 first edition and its supplements with new and previously omitted materials. Includes more than 4, 700 entries for bibliographies on editions of the Bible and its parts, commentaries, versions, etc; history and religion of Israel; Jewish literature. Includes catalogues of private and public collections and some significant booksellers' catalogues as well as bibliographies. Bibliography -- Bibliography -- Jewish literature. Bibliography -- Bibliography -- Jews. Jews -- Bibliography. Jewish literature -- Bibliography. Littérature juive -- Bibliographie de bibliographies. Juifs -- Bibliographie de bibliographies. Juifs -- Bibliographie. Slight chips to edge of jacket. Very good condition. (K-mx2-43 (ID #25076) $140.00.
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  280. Shunami, Shlomo. MAFTEAH HA-MAFTEHOT = BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JEWISH BIBLIOGRAPHIES: SUPPLEMENT TO SECOND EDITION ENLARGED 1965. Jerusalem; Magnes Press, Hebrew University, 1975. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XVII, 464, XVI pages. 25 cm. Supplement to Second Enlarged edition. In English with table of contents and preface in Hebrew (xvi p. At end). “The indispensable handbook today is S. Shunami's Bibliography of Jewish Bibliographies (1936, 1965; repr. 1969, with supplement) which also includes sections on Jewish and Modern Hebrew literature (nos. 1146–1240; 4875–85) as well as on Judeo-German and Yiddish (nos. 1241–1357; 4586–95). … In 1975 Shunami published a supplement to the second edition of his Bibliography of Jewish Bibliographies (1965). The 500-page supplement contains information on over 2, 000 bibliographies published between 1965 and 1975. In his introduction Shunami notes that this number compares with that for the first hundred years of the Wissenchaft des Judentums. He comments on the rapid growth of bibliographies relating to the Holocaust and to the State of Israel. On the other hand, the small number of entries related to Hebrew printing is a reflection of the decline of study of this subject with little extra interest having been aroused by the 500th anniversary of Hebrew printing. There is also a decrease in entries relating to private collections, reflecting a decline in major Jewish book collectors. Shunami also decries the shortage of Jewish bibliographers. “ (EJ 2008; Bibliography). Subjects: Bibliography - Bibliography - Jewish literature. Bibliography - Bibliography - Jews. Jews - Bibliography. Jewish literature - Bibliography. Jacket lightly worn, outer edges lightly soiled; internally near fine. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-48) (ID #31953) $30.00.
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  282. Yerushalmi, Yosef Hayim; Meyer Kayserling; Jacob S Da Silva Rosa; M Weisz. BIBLIOTECA ESPAÑOLA-PORTUGUEZA-JUDAICA AND OTHER STUDIES IN IBERO-JEWISH BIBLIOGRAPHY. New York; Ktav Pub. House, 1971. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XXXII, 272 pages. 24 cm. First edition. In Spanish, French, German, Hungarian, and English. A series of bibliographies: includes ‘Biblioteca española-portugueza-judaica’; ‘Notes sur la littérature des juifs hispano-portugais’; ‘Une histoire de la littérature juive de Daniel Lévi de Barrios’ by Meyer Kayserling. ‘Die spanischen und portugiesischen gedruckten Judaica in der Bibliothek des Jüd. Portug. Seminars 'Ets Haim' in Amsterdam’ by J. S. Da Silva Rosa. With a bibliography of Kayserling's publications – ‘Dr. Kayserling Mayer pesti rabbi irodalmi munkassága’ - by M. Weisz. Selected with a prolegomenon by Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi. Subjects: Jews - Spain - Bio-bibliography. Spanish literature - Jewish authors - Bio-bibliography. Portuguese literature - Jewish authors - Bio-bibliography. Hebrew literature - Spain - Bio-bibliography. Literatura española - Autores judíos - Bio bibliografía. Literatura portuguesa - Autores judíos - Bio bibliografía. Literatura hebráica - España - Bio bibliografía. Littérature portugaise - Auteurs juifs - Biobibliographie. Juifs - Espagne - Biobibliographie. Littérature espagnole - Auteurs juifs - Biobibliographie. Kayserling, Meyer, 1829-1905 - Bibliography. Kayserling, Meyer (1829-1905) - Bibliographie. Clean and fresh. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-18) (ID #31922) $70.00.
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  284. Zeitlin, William. קרית ספר [KIRYAT SEFER]: BIBLIOTHECA HEBRAICA POST-MENDELSSOHNIANA. BIBLIOGRAPHISCHES HANDBUCH DER NEUHEBRÄISCHEN LITTERATUR SEIT BEGINN DER MENDELSSOHN'SCHEN EPOCHE BIS ZUM JAHRE 1890. NACH ALPHABETISCHER REIHENFOLGE DER AUTOREN MIT BIOGRAPHISCHEN DATEN UND BIBLIOGRAPHISCHEN NOTIZEN NEBST INDICES DER HEBRÄISCHEN BÜCHERTITEL UND DER CITIRTEN AUTORENNAMEN. [VOL 1 ONLY; A-M]. Leipzig; KF Koehler, 1891. Publishers cloth. 8vo. IV, 248 pages. 22 cm. Second edition. In German and Hebrew, with some notes in English and Latin. First volume only, letters A-M. Catalog of modern Hebrew works (1789-1890). Compiled by William Zeitlin, a “Russian scholar and bibliographer; born at Homel, government of Moghilef, about the middle of the nineteenth century. He is known especially as the author of ‘Kiryat Sefer, ’ or ‘Bibliotheca Hebraica Post-Mendelssohniana’ (Leipsic, 1891-95), a bibliographical dictionary of modern Hebrew literature from the beginning of Mendelssohn's epoch until 1890. The compilation of this work occupied Zeitlin for twenty years. He made extensive use of Benjacob's ‘Otsar ha-Sefarim’ and of Fürst's ‘Bibliotheca Judaica, ’ and visited Wilna and Warsaw, the centers of the Hebrew book market, as well as many university cities—as Königsberg, Berlin, Geneva, and Paris—from the libraries of which he gathered additional material for his work. The ‘Kiryat Sefer’ indexes not only works in book form, but also important periodical articles, biographical sketches, and scientific essays, in addition to giving biographical notes on several authors. Zeitlin had previously prepared an index of works written on the Jewish calendar, in which he enumerates seventy-seven Hebrew works; this index was published by Hayyim Jonah Gurland in ‘Yevreiski Kalendar’ (St. Petersburg, 1882). In the ‘Zeit. Für Hebr. Bibl. ’ (ix. 3-4) Zeitlin has recently published an alphabetical list of anagrams and pseudonyms of modern Hebrew writers; and he is a contributor to several Hebrew periodicals, writing mostly biographical articles. ” (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia) Bound in original quarter leather and boards. Subjects: Hebrew literature - Bibliography. Jews - Bio-bibliography. Includes stamp of Rabbi Hymen Ezra Cohen, and bookstamp of Rabbi David H. Panitz. Edges of cloth bumped, leather rubbed, with top and bottom panels on spine absent, internally very clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-57) (ID #31963) $75.00.
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  286. Abc-Clio Information Services. THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA: A HISTORICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY. Santa Barbara, Calif.; Abc-Clio, 1983. Publishers cloth. 8vo. VI, 190 pages. 24 cm. First edition. "Compiled from the periodicals database of the American Bibliographical Center by editors at ABC-Clio Information Services, Inc. " With detailed abstracts for 827 articles published from 1973 to 1979 from over 2, 000 journals worldwide. Subjects: Jews - North America - History - Bibliography. Jews - United States - Abstracts. Juifs - États-Unis - Résumés analytiques. Juifs - États-Unis - Bibliographie. Joden. Immigranten. United States - Ethnic relations - Abstracts. Light shelf wear, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-8) (ID #31912) $30.00.
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  288. (California) Stern, Norton B. CALIFORNIA JEWISH HISTORY; A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY: OVER FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY WORKS FOR THE PERIOD GOLD RUSH TO POST-WORLD WAR I. Glendale, Calif., A. H. Clark Co., 1967. Cloth, 8vo. 175 pages. In English. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- California -- Bibliography. In very good condition (AMR-41-34) (ID #31332) $30.00.
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  290. Fried, Lewis; Gene Brown; Jules Chametzky; Louis Harap. HANDBOOK OF AMERICAN-JEWISH LITERATURE: AN ANALYTICAL GUIDE TO TOPICS, THEMES, AND SOURCES. New York; Greenwood Press, 1988. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XII, 539 pages. 25 cm. First edition. “While more a collection of critical essays than a handbook, per se, this mammoth work indeed achieves its stated purpose: ‘to discuss this literary culture so that its achievements are readily made known to reader and scholar. ’ Critical approaches of the 18 scholarly essays range from historical (1880-1930, 1930-1945, 1945 to the present) to generic, thematic (e. G., Yiddish dreams in America, American-Jewish theology, Zionist ideology in America, Eastern Europe in American-Jewish writing, women poets in Yiddish, fiction of the Holocaust), and comparative (e. G., German-Jewish versus American-Jewish writing). Each essay has its own bibliography of texts cited and sometimes recommends further reading. For academic collections. ” (-Marcia G. Fuchs, Guilford Free Lib., Ct. Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc) Subjects: American literature - Jewish authors - History and criticism. Yiddish literature - United States - History and criticism. Jews - United States - Intellectual life. Jewish literature - History and criticism. Judaism and literature - United States. Jews in literature. Littérature juive. Littérature américaine. Littérature yiddish. Holocaust historian David Kranzler’s copy (with his signature), with his added post it notes in the margins, highlighting on a few pages. Other then scholars note, clean and fresh. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-6) (ID #31910) $30.00.
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  292. Goldman, Yosef. HEBREW PRINTING IN AMERICA, 1735-1926: A HISTORY AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY. Brooklyn, NY, 2006. Cloth, Large 4to, 1188 pages in 2 vols. Extensively illustrated. Printed on high-quality glossy paper. Research and editing by Ari Kinsberg. Sure to become a standard reference work. The work includes an exhaustive bibliography of 1208 items, extensively annotated with bio-bibliographical information, historical context, scholarly references, approbations, and location of copies in libraries world-wide.The bibliography is chronologically arranged within broad subject or format (e.g., Bible, liturgy, Haggadah, reference works, education, periodicals, Rabbinica, etc.) with 13 indexes, including Hebrew and English titles and authors, imprint places and years, publishers, printers, approbations, subscribers, typesetters, music arrangers, and artists.Included are reproductions of most title pages and selected interior pages, as well as appendices containing reproductions of relevant manuscripts and portraits of early American rabbis.The work is also supplemented by extensive bibliography of pertinent scholarly books and periodical articles (p. 1135-1154). Very Heavy, so extra shipping charges apply. please email for information. New Condition (ID #16858) $250.00 (Price Reduced!).
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  294. Gross, Theodore L. THE LITERATURE OF AMERICAN JEWS. New York: Free Press., 1973. Cloth, 8vo. Xvii, 510 pages. Illustrated. First edition. SUBJECT (S): American literature – Jewish authors; Jews – United States – literary collections. ISBN: 0029131901. Has dust jacket. Ex library, otherwise good+ condition. (AMR-34-23) (ID #31508) $30.00.
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  296. Harvard University Library. AMERICAN JEWISH EPHEMERA: A BICENTENNIAL EXHIBITION FROM THE JUDAICA COLLECTION OF THE HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY. Paperback, 8vo, Cambridge, The Library, 1977. Paperback, 8vo, 176 pages. Loaded with illustrations & facsimiles. 23 cm. "Introductory lecture, Impressions of Jewish daily life in the past one hundred years by Oscar Handlin; catalogue of the exhibition by Charles Berlin." Very Good Condition. Subject: Harvard University. Library. Subject: Jews -- United States -- Politics and government -- Exhibitions. American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976 -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge. Subject: United States -- Politics and government -- Exhibitions. OCLC lists 14 copies worldwide. Very Good Condition. (BIB-9-8) (ID #23824) $15.00.
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  298. Korros, Alexandra Shecket; Jonathan D. Sarna. AMERICAN SYNAGOGUE HISTORY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY AND STATE-OF-THE-FIELD SURVEY. New York: M. Weiner Pub., 1988. Cloth., 8vo. Ix, 247 pages. SUBJECT (S): Synagogues – United States – history – bibliography; Judaism – United States – history – bibliography. ISBN: 0910129908. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-34-11) (ID #31897) $30.00.
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  300. Liptzin, Solomon. THE JEW IN AMERICAN LITERATURE. New York: Bloch., 1966. Cloth, 8vo. 251 pages. First edition. SUBJECT (S): American literature – history and criticism; Jews in literature. CONTENTS: The colonial era; The young republic; The New England poets; The nineteenth century Jewish lyric; Legend and reality; Persistence and stereotypes; The new immigration; The promised land; Twentieth century Jewish poets; The Jew in non-Jewish fiction; Jewish affirmation; The uprooted and the estranged; Jewish acculturation; Impact of Israel. “Liptzin (1901–1995) [was a] literary scholar and educator. Leaving his native Satanov, Russia, as a boy, Liptzin was raised in the U. S. He taught at City College, New York, where he became professor of German in 1948 and served as chairman of the department of Germanic and Slavonic languages. Active in Jewish affairs, he was honorary president of the Jewish Book Council of America and editor of the Jewish Book Annual. Liptzin was a visiting professor at Yeshiva University and, after settling in Israel in 1962, at Tel Aviv University and the Haifa Technion. He was the Encyclopaedia Judaica departmental editor for German literature. ” (EJ, 2007) Ex library, otherwise good condition. (AMR-34-29) (ID #31514) $30.00.
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  302. Marcus, Jacob Rader. AN INDEX TO SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES ON AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY. Cincinnati; American Jewish Archives, 1971. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 240 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Publication of the American Jewish Archives, 7. Large two column index of scientific articles on American Jewish History, organized alphabetically by author, listings from over a dozen periodicals. Subjects: Jews - America - History - Periodicals - Indexes. Jews - North America - History – Bibliography. Scholars highlighting of half a dozen entries, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-9) (ID #31913) $30.00.
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  304. Rosenbach, A. S. W. AN AMERICAN JEWISH BIBLIOGRAPHY: BEING A LIST OF BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS BY JEWS, OR RELATING TO THEM, PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PRESS IN THE COLONIES UNTIL 1850. [Baltimore, Md. ]; American Jewish Historical Society, 1926. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XI, 486 pages. 24 cm. First edition. "A special edition of Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, number 30." Bibliography of America Judaica, containing 689 entries, and facsimile illustrations of over 100 title pages, written by Abraham Simon Wolf Rosenbach (1876-1952) a noted bibliophile and bookdealer. “He himself compiled a pioneer bibliographical study, An American Jewish Bibliography (1926), as well as a historical sketch of Congregation Mikveh Israel (1909), to which he and his parents belonged. For many years president of the American Jewish Historical Society, he was also a benefactor of Graetz College in Philadelphia and the Jewish Division of the New York Public Library, as well as a founder and first president of the American Friends of The Hebrew University. Among the several accounts he wrote of his adventures in the book trade were A Book Hunter's Holiday (1936) and Books and Bidders (1927). After his death, his private collection was installed in a library in Philadelphia under the auspices of the Rosenbach Foundation, which was established by his brother and junior partner Philip Rosenbach. ” (EJ 2007) Subjects: Jewish literature - United States - Bibliography. Jews - United States - Bibliography. Joden. Light rubbing to cloth, institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (AMR-39-11) (ID #31405) $40.00.
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  306. Trinity College (Hartford, Conn. ). THE ORDER OF SERVICE IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINTING HELD IN THE CHAPEL OF TRINITY COLLEGE, HARTFORD, NOVEMBER 3, 1940. [Hartford, Conn.: Trinity College, 1940. Booklet, [8] p.: facsimiles. Highlight included a reading from an original copy of the Bay Psalm Book, the first book published in America (which contains some Hebrew type, and is thus the first instance of Hebrew printing in America), in 1640, just 20 years after the arrival of the Pilgrims. SUBJECT(S): Printing -- History -- Celebrations of invention. Ex-library with institutional stamp. OCLC lists 4 copies worldwide (Harvard, NYPL, Dartmouth, and Trinity College). Small tears and chips to cover and pages, corners of pages chipped. Some staining to covers. Good - condition. (BIB-12-10) (ID #24262) $50.00.
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  308. (Mexico) Ajzen-Wajsfeld, Daniel. LA PRENSA DE LOS JUDIOS: 300 AÑOS DE PRENSA JUDÍA EN EL MUNDO. México [D. F. ]; Glik Comunicación, 1982. Original wraps. 8vo. X, 221 pages. 22 cm. First edition. In Spanish. On back cover: “Di Yidishe Prese” (romanized). Written as the authors B. A. In Communication Sciences, National Autonomous University of Mexico; this volume covers the history of the early years of the Jewish press in Mexico in the first half of the twentieth century; the author locates the golden age in the 1930’s, after the massive uptake of publications in the 1920’s. Preliminary chapters focus on the first three hundred years of the Jewish press worldwide, analyzing the major factors determining the use of the newspaper medium. Pages 80-218 consist of charts following the locations, name, years printed, the ideological content/purpose, of Jewish newspapers in all languages published in the 18th through 20th centuries. Privately printed in an edition of one thousand copies. Subjects: Press, Jewish - History. Press, Jewish - Mexico. OCLC lists 11 copies. Clean and fresh, near fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-64) (ID #31970) $100.00.
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  310. (Germany) Elbogen, Ismar; A Freimann; Chaim Tykocinski. GERMANIA JUDAICA; BD. 1. VON DEN ÄLTESTEN ZEITEN BIS 1238. Tübingen; Mohr, 1963. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XLVIII, 559 pages. 24 cm. Second edition. In German. With fold out map. Volume one only. Printed under the auspices of the Leo Baeck Institute. Based on the original work begun in 1934 and then no more published. Vol. 1 is reprint of 1934 edition. Book 2 (encompassing 2 volumes in one) published later in 1968. Extensive survey, from the same editors as the German Encyclopedia Judaica, of the histories of specific cities and towns throughout the German speaking lands; each place listing includes an extensive bibliography of historical works offering greater detail upon each place. Subjects: Jews - Germany - History - Chronology. Cities and towns - Germany. Joden. Juden. Deutschland. Light wear to cloth, otherwise near fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-58) (ID #31964) $35.00.
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  312. (Germany) Friedenberg, Albert M. THE JEW IN GERMAN LITERATURE: AN ESSAY. Philadelphia; [Jewish Exponent], 1907. Original wraps. 4to. 12 pages. 27 cm. First edition. Dual columns. "Reprinted from the Jewish Exponent. " "This is a revision and amplification of my earlier studies: 'Two Mediaeval Jewish Poets', and 'The Jews as German Men of Letters'--published in The Jewish Exponent in 1905--A. M. F. "-Title page verso. A history survey of Jewish literature produced in Germany, such as the Minnesingers (13th century), Mendelssohn, Heine, ‘the Ghetto novelists’, Stefan Zweig, Max Nordau; also interrogates the figure of the Jew in German fiction, from the middle ages on, especially in the light of contemporary Zionist polemics, and the new forms of German anti-semitism in existence. Albert Marx Friedenberg (1881–1942), “U. S. Lawyer and historian. Friedenberg was born in New York City. At the age of 19, he joined the American Jewish Historical Society and became one of its leading members; he was largely responsible for the issuance of 17 volumes of the Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society (AJHSP, nos. 18–34). Friedenberg wrote numerous papers and articles on the early history of Jews in America, immigration, historical aspects of Zionism, Jews in Masonry, and the Jewish periodical press, and also on local German Jewish history, literature, and biography. He acted as the New York correspondent of the Baltimore Jewish Comment (1902–10) and the Chicago Reform Advocate (1905–31), and as contributing editor of the New York Hebrew Standard (1907–23). ” (EJ 2008) Subjects: German literature - History and criticism. Jews in literature. OCLC lists 16 copies. Wraps soiled, with bumped edges; internally clean and fresh. Good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-56) (ID #31962) $55.00.
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  314. (USSR) Cohen, Y. Y. פרסומים יהודיים בברית־המועצות, 1917־1960 : רשימות ביבליוגרפיות PIRSUMIM YEHUDIYIM BI-VERIT HA-MO`ATSOT, 1917-1960: RESHIMOT BIBLIOGRAFIYOT. Jerusalem: The Historical Society of Israel, 1961. Cloth; 8vo. 143, 502, vi pages. "Galuyot" Series. Added title page: Jewish publications in the Soviet Union, 1917-1960. Bibliographies compiled by Y. Y. Cohen, with the assistance of M. Piekarz. Introductions by Y. Slutski and Kh. Shmeruk. Edited by Kh. Shmeruk. Introduction in Hebrew, Yiddish and English. Includes indexes and errata. Subject (s): Yiddish literature -- Soviet Union -- Bibliography. Hebrew literature -- Soviet Union -- Bibliography. Excellent condition. (CT-7) (ID #14846) $60.00.
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  316. (Latin America) Elkin, Judith Laikin; Ana Lya Sater. LATIN AMERICAN JEWISH STUDIES: AN ANNOTATED GUIDE TO THE LITERATURE. New York; Greenwood Press, 1990. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XXIV, 238 pages. 25 cm. First edition. Not the more common 60-page publication by the same author, “Resources For Latin American Jewish Studies. ” “The only comprehensive resource of its kind, this interdisciplinary bibliography lists and describes all significant books, dissertations, articles, and periodicals on the subject of Latin American Jews published in any language between 1970 and 1986. Annotations of every work cited are based on critical evaluation by scholars immersed in the subject matter. Part I is a bibliography of recent monographs, dissertations, and scholarly articles published mainly in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Yiddish, and Hebrew. Providing access to some 750 works, most of which are not cited in other standard references, it covers topics ranging from agriculture, history, and anti-semitism to literary and social criticism. Biographic notes are supplied on authors whose work has been especially important to the development of the field. Part II lists and evaluates holdings of 220 Latin American Jewish periodicals in U. S. Archives and libraries and is arranged by country. Author, title, and subject indexes are provided. This volume is an essential tool for research and study in Latin American history, Jewish history, ethnic studies, and related disciplines. ” (Publishers Description) Subjects: Jews - Latin America - Bibliography. Jews - Latin America - Periodicals - Union lists. Union catalogs - United States. Joden. Geschichte Bibliographie Latin America - Ethnic relations - Bibliography. Holocaust Historian David Kranzler’s signature on endpage, light highlighting on first few pages, otherwise near fine. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-17) (ID #31921) $35.00.
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  318. (USSR) Luckert, Yelena. SOVIET JEWISH HISTORY, 1917-1991: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY. New York; Garland Pub, 1992. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XXIII, 271 pages. 22 cm. First edition. This comprehensive bibliography covers Jewish life in the Soviet Union from the 1917 Revolution to the Gorbachev era. Topics explored are historical, political, and economic developments, cultural life, education, religious practices, dissent, emigration, the diaspora, world opinion, and current changes. The work incorporates materials published in English, French, German, Spanish, and Swedish as well as Russian, Ukrainian, Yiddish, and Hebrew. Subjects: Jews - Soviet Union - Bibliography. Joden. Soviet Union - Ethnic relations - Bibliography. Institutional marks on endpages, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-45) (ID #31950) $195.00.
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  320. (England) Philipson, David. THE JEW IN ENGLISH FICTION. Cincinnati; R. Clarke, 1889. Cloth, Original cloth. 8vo. 156 pages. 21 cm. First edition. Singerman 3845. The author’s first published work. Contains the following chapters: Marlowe's "Jew of Malta" - Shakespeare's "Merchant of Venice" - Cumberland's "The Jew" - Scott's "Ivanhoe" - Dickens's "Oliver Twist" and "Our mutual friend" - Disraeli's "Coningsby and Tancred" - George Eliot's "Daniel Deronda". The author, David Philipson (August 9, 1862 – June 29, 1949) was an American Reform rabbi, orator, and author. The son of German-Jewish immigrants, he was a member of the first graduating class of the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. As an adult, he was one of the leaders of American Reform Judaism and a philanthropic leader in his adopted hometown of Cincinnati. Subjects: Jews in literature. English fiction - History and criticism. Judenbild. Literatur. Geschichte 1580-1880. Light rubbing to edges of cloth, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (AMR-44-20) (ID #31558) $100.00.
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  322. (England) Roth, Cecil, 1899-1970.; Jewish Historical Society Of England.; Mocatta Library and Museum.; University College, London.; Library. MAGNA BIBLIOTHECA ANGLO-JUDAICA; A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE TO ANGLO-JEWISH HISTORY. London, Jewish Historical Society Of England, University College, 1937. Cloth, tall 8vo., xiii, 464 pages. Edition: New ed., rev. And enl., by Cecil Roth. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Great Britain -- Bibliography. Jews -- Bibliography. A revised edition of Bibliotheca anglo-judaica compiled by Joseph Jacobs and Lucien Wolf (London, 1888) and a catalog of material relating to Anglo-Jewish history found in the Mocatta library and collections housed in University college, London. (Introduction) Wear to cover and spine. Text in very good condition. A few light pencil markings throughout.(BIB-17-2) (ID #24336) $75.00.
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  324. (Eastern Europe) Yivo Institute For Jewish Research. THE YIVO ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE [2 VOLUMES COMPLETE]. New Haven [Conn. ]; Yale University Press, 2008. Publishers cloth. 4to. XXVIII, 2400, [32] pages. 29 cm. First edition. Gershon David Hundert, editor in chief. "Prepared for publication by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. " Two volume set, Vol. 1 [ABEL - MIGR], Vol. 2 [MIHA - ZYLB]. “This unprecedented reference work systematically represents the history and culture of Eastern European Jews from their first settlement in the region to the present day. More than 1, 800 alphabetical entries encompass a vast range of topics, including religion, folklore, politics, art, music, theater, language and literature, places, organizations, intellectual movements, and important figures. The two-volume set also features more than 1, 000 illustrations and 55 maps. With original and up-to-date contributions from an international team of 450 distinguished scholars, the Encyclopedia covers the region between Germany and the Ural Mountains, from which more than 2.5 million Jews emigrated to the United States between 1870 and 1920. Even today the majority of Jewish immigrants to North America arrive from Eastern Europe. Engaging, wide-ranging, and authoritative, this work is a rich and essential reference for readers with interests in Jewish studies and Eastern European history and culture. ” (Publishers Description) Subjects: Jews - Europe, Eastern - History - Encyclopedias. Juifs - Europe de l'Est - Histoire - Encyclopédies. Juifs - Europe de l'Est - Biographies - Encyclopédies. Judaïsme - Europe de l'Est - Encyclopédies. Europe, Eastern - Ethnic relations. Europe de l'Est - Relations interethniques - Encyclopédies. Osteuropa. Juden. Light shelf wear, otherwise fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-21) (ID #31925) $135.00.
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  326. Frank, Rafael. ÜBER HEBRAISCHE TYPEN UND SCHRIFTARTEN. Berlin, Schriftgiesserei H. Berthold, Abt. Privatdrucke, 1926. Hardcover, 21-39 pages, Folio, 33 x 25 cm. In German. Contents: Zur einfuhrung. --In memoriam Rafael Frank. --Uber hebraische typen und schriftarten, von Rafael Frank. --Die renaissance des hebraischen, von dr. Jacques Adler. SUBJECT (S): Hebrew type. Hebrew language. "Sechzehnter Bertholddruck. " "Hergestellt in einer beschrankten auflage fur einem kreis von freunden. "--Leaf at end. Reprinted from Archiv fur buchgewerbe, 48. Jg., hft. 11. Ex-library. Water stain to front and back cover. Slight browning on edges of pages. Hinge repair. Otherwise, good condition. (BIB-11-7) (ID #24046) $140.00.
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  328. Bloch, Joshua. OF MAKING MANY BOOKS: AN ANNOTATED LIST OF THE BOOKS ISSUED BY THE JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY OF AMERICA, 1890-1952. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society Of America., 1953. Cloth., 8vo. Ix, 329 pages. First edition. SUBJECT (S): Jews – bibliography; Publishers and publishing – Pennsylvania – Philadelphia – bibliography; Jewish Publication Society of America – bibliography. Bloch (1890-1957) was an American “librarian, bibliographer, and reform rabbi. Born in Dorbian, Lithuania, Bloch went to the U. S. In 1907. He taught at New York University from 1919 to 1928; from 1922 until his death he served as chaplain in several hospitals of the New York State Department of Mental Hygiene. His main work, however, was as head of the Jewish Division of the New York Public Library, a post which he held from 1923 to 1956; under his direction the Library developed as one of the major collections of Judaica in the United States. Bloch arranged many major exhibitions of Judaica there. Many of his bibliographical researches into the history of Hebrew printing were published by the Library, such as Hebrew Printing in Riva di Trento, [and] Early Hebrew Printing in Spain and Portugal. He also founded the quarterly Journal of Jewish Bibliography in 1938 and was its editor until 1943. In 1940 he was appointed to the publication committee of the Jewish Publication Society and a year later to the editorial board of the Jewish Apocryphal Literature Series; as a result of these connections he wrote On the Apocalyptic in Judaism and Of Making Many Books (1953; an annotated list of the books issued by the Jewish Publication Society, 1890–1952). The following year he published The People and the Book, on 300 years of Jewish life in America. ” (EJ), some edge wear, Binding solid and tight. Very good condition. (SPEC-37-2) (ID #31873) $30.00.
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  330. Bloch, Joshua. HEBREW PRINTING IN RIVA DI TRENTO. New York; New York Public Library, 1933. Original Wraps. 4to. 15, [3] pages. 26 cm. First edition. With three leaves of plates (five illustrations). "Reprinted from the Bulletin of the New York public library of September 1933.” Riva Di Trento, a “small town on the Lake of Guarda, under the jurisdiction of the Bishop of Trent. Christoforo Madruz, Cardinal of Trent and Archbishop of Brixen, granted in 1558 the privilege of printing Hebrew books to Joseph Ottolengo, a German rabbi and school-director, then living at Cremona. The actual printer was Jacob Marcaria, a local physician. After his death in 1562 the activity of the press of Riva di Trento ceased. Altogether thirty-four works were published in the period 1558 to 1562, most of them bearing the coat of arms of Cardinal Madruz. The first Hebrew book printed at Riva was the ‘Halakot’ of Alfasi in three folio volumes; and the general tendency of the press was to produce halakic works, as the ‘Mordekai, ’ the novellæ of Rabbi Nissim, and two editions of the Mishnah. Besides these, two editions of the Pentateuch were issued, one with the Five Megillot and the other with the Targum and Rashi. The print was of an exceptionally clear type; and the fact that all the books were produced under the patronage of a cardinal of the Church is very significant. ” (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia). Written by Joshua Bloch (1890–1957), who was a “U. S. Librarian, bibliographer, and reform rabbi. Born in Dorbian, Lithuania, Bloch went to the U. S. In 1907. He taught at New York University from 1919 to 1928; from 1922 until his death he served as chaplain in several hospitals of the New York State Department of Mental Hygiene. His main work, however, was as head of the Jewish Division of the New York Public Library, a post which he held from 1923 to 1956; under his direction the Library developed as one of the major collections of Judaica in the United States. Bloch arranged many major exhibitions of Judaica there. Many of his bibliographical researches into the history of Hebrew printing were published by the Library, such as Hebrew Printing in Riva di Trento (1933; Bulletin of the New York Public Library, vol. 37) ” (EJ 2008) Subjects: Printing - Italy - Riva - History - 16th century. Printing, Hebrew - Italy - Riva - History - 16th century. Early printed books - Italy - Riva - 16th century - Bibliography. Riva (Italy) - Imprints. Previous owners signature (David Kranzler) on endpage, otherwise near fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-27) (ID #31931) $30.00.
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  332. Bloch, Joshua. HEBREW PRINTING IN NAPLES. New York; New York Public Library, 1942. Original Wraps. 4to. 28 pages. 26 cm. First edition. "Reprinted from the Bulletin of the New York public library of June 1942". History of Naples and its Hebrew Printers during the ten year period of incunabula Hebrew printing that functioned in Naples, begun in 1487, when Joseph ben Jacob Ashkenazi Gunzenhauser introduced Hebrew printing in Naples with the Sefer Tehilim (Book of Psalms). Written by Joshua Bloch (1890–1957), the noted librarian, bibliographer, and reform rabbi. Subjects: Printing, Hebrew. Printing - Italy - Naples - History. Hebrew imprints - Italy - Naples. Naples (Italy) - Imprints. Previous owners signature (David Kranzler) on endpage, otherwise near fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-28) (ID #31932) $40.00.
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  334. Freimann, Aron; Joshua Bloch. A GAZETTEER OF HEBREW PRINTING. New York; New York Public Library, 1946. Original Wraps. 4to. 86 pages. 26 cm. First edition. Reprinted with revisions and additions from the Bulletin of the New York Public Library of May, June, July, December, 1945. With a foreword by Joshua Bloch. A record, in alphabetical order, of all known places where printing in Hebrew was done. Included is an entry for the first item in Hebrew typography from each place. Compiled by Aron Friemann (1871–1948), a “German scholar, historian, and bibliographer. Freimann was born in Filehne (Wielen), Poznan, the son of the local rabbi, Israel Meir Freimann. In 1898 he began working at the municipal library in Frankfurt, and under his direction the library in Frankfurt assembled one of the richest collections of Judaica and Hebraica in the world. He retired in 1933 when the Nazis came to power and immigrated to the United States in 1938. Between 1939 and 1945 he served as consultant in bibliography to the New York Public Library. … A most useful bibliographical reference tool is his A Gazetteer of Hebrew Printing (1946), in which he listed all the cities where Hebrew books were known to have been printed. For many years Freimann was working on a union catalog of all Hebrew manuscripts, but this work also remained incomplete. Freimann's handwritten cards, representing the material culled from all major and minor collections of Hebrew manuscripts, were photographically reproduced after his death as Union Catalog of Hebrew Manuscripts and Their Location (1964). Between 1900 and 1922 Freimann was the editor of the journal Zeitschrift fuer Hebraische Bibliographie, in which many of his bibliographical articles appeared. ” (EJ 2008) Subjects: Printing - history. Printing - History - Gazetteers. Printing, Hebrew. Light wear to wraps, previous owners signature (David Kranzler, Holocaust Historian) on front wrap and title page, otherwise fine. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-26) (ID #31930) $40.00.
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  336. Friedberg, Bernhard. תולדות הדפוס העברי : במדינות איטליה, אספמיה־פורטוגליה ותוגרמה שמלפנים, מראשית התהוותו והתפתחותו בערך שנת ר״ל ... TOLDOT HA-DEFUS HA-IVRI: BI-MEDINOT ITALYAH, ASPAMYAH-PORTUGALYAH VE-TOGARMAH SHEMI-LEFANIM MI-RESHIT HITHAVUTO VE-HITPATHUTO BE-EREKH SHENAT 230 [1470]. = HISTORY OF HEBREW TYPOGRAPHY IN ITALY, SPAIN-PORTUGAL AND THE TURKEY, FROM ITS BEGINNING AND FORMATION ABOUT THE YEAR 1470. Tel Aviv; Bar-Yuda, 1956. Publishers cloth. 4to. 169 pages. 29 cm. Second edition. In Hebrew. First published 1934. Added English title page: History of Hebrew typography in Italy, Spain-Portugal and the Turkey: from its beginning and formation about the year 1470; biographies of the first printers, their assistants and successors; with bibliography of all existing Hebrew incunabula, and fifty facsimiles. Derived from manuscripts and printed sources. A contribution to the history of the jews. Part of the author’s series of works on the history of Hebrew printing, Toledot ha-Defus ha-Ivri. Subjects: Printing, Hebrew. Printing, Hebrew - History. Hebrew literature - Bibliography. Incunabula - Bibliography. Light wear to edges of cloth, otherwise near fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-31) (ID #31935) $115.00.
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  338. Friedberg, Bernhard. תולדות הדפוס העברי בפולניה : מראשית הוסדו בשנת רצ״ד והתפתחותו עד זמננו TOLDOT HA-DEFUS HA-IVRI BE-POLANYAH: ME-RESHIT HIVASDO BI-SHENAT 294 VE-HITPATHUTO ‘AD ZEMANENU = HISTORY OF HEBREW TYPOGRAPHY IN POLAND FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR 1534, AND ITS DEVELOPMENT UP TO OUR DAYS. Tel Aviv; B. Friedberg, 1950. Publishers cloth. 4to. 195 pages. 28 cm. Second edition. First published 1932. In Hebrew. Added English title page: History of Hebrew typography in Poland; from the beginning of the year 1534, and its development up to our days; biographies of the first printers, their assistants and successors, with bibliography of all printed books; a contribution to the history of the Jews in Poland. Part of the author’s series of works on the history of Hebrew printing, Toledot ha-Defus ha-Ivri. Bernhard Friedberg (Bernhard, Hayyim Dov; 1876–1961), was a “scholar and bibliographer. Friedberg was born in Cracow, and in 1900 moved to Frankfurt, where he worked for the publisher and bookseller Isaac Kauffmann. In 1904 he set up his own firm and by 1906 had published two catalogs; in the same year he and J. Saenger founded the publishing house of Saenger and Friedberg. In 1910 the partnership broke up, and Friedberg entered the diamond trade, moving to Antwerp. When the Nazis occupied Belgium, he lost his valuable library and all his papers. In 1946 he settled in Tel Aviv, continuing to deal in diamonds but with his heart in books and his bibliographical and genealogical research. Beginning in 1896, Friedberg published in Hebrew a number of biographies, e. G., on Joseph Caro (1896), Shabbetai Kohen (1898), and Nathan Spira (1899); family histories, e. G., Schor (1901), Landau (1905), and Horowitz (1911, 19282); and a study on the old Jewish cemetery of Cracow, Luhot Zikkaron (1897, 19042, 1969). Friedberg's first bibliographical effort was a history of Hebrew printing in Cracow, Ha-Defus ha-Ivri be-Cracow (1900), followed by a similar study on Lublin, Le-Toledot ha-Defus ha-Ivri be-Lublin (1901). In 1932 he began publishing a series of works on the history of Hebrew printing, Toledot ha-Defus ha-Ivri; the series included volumes on Poland (1932, 1950); on Italy, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, and the Orient (1934, 1956); on Central Europe (1935); and on Western Europe (1937). His greatest achievement was his bibliographical lexicon Beit Eked Sefarim (1 vol., 1928–31; 4 vols., 1951–562, the second edition listing Hebrew books published by 1950). Though Friedberg's works are not always accurate, they are indispensable bibliographical reference books. ” (EJ 2008) Subjects: Printing, Hebrew - Poland -History. Printing, Hebrew. Printing - Poland - History. Spine cloth detached, laid in book. Light fading and wear to cloth and outer edges, internally very fresh and clean. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-30) (ID #31934) $95.00.
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  340. Goldschmidt, Lazarus, Immanuel Goldschmidt. THE EARLIEST ILLUSTRATED HAGGADAH, PRINTED BY GERSHOM COHEN AT PRAGUE. London; Barmerlea Book Sales Ltd., 1940. Publishers cloth. 4to. 61, 7 pages. 29 cm. First edition. Number 142/200. ‘The Earliest Illustrated Haggadah, printed by Gershom Cohen at Prague. Discovered and described by L. Goldschmidt. Translated from the German manuscript by Immanuel Goldschmidt. 200 numbered copies printed in Great Britain. No 142.’ With 7 full page plates at rear, protected by tissue guards. Original blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Gold top edge. An account of the Prague Haggadah with details of its publishing and composition history, as deduced from two slightly dissimilar editions. “The continuous record of the illustrated printed Haggadah begins with the Prague edition of 1526. This magnificent work, with its profuse marginal cuts and decorations and its superb borders, is among the finest productions of the 16th-century press. The beauty of the work lies above all in the disposition of the type and the exquisite balance of the pages. Its most remarkable feature is three pages with engraved borders in monumental gothic style. The printers and publishers were Gershom Solomon Kohen Katz and his brother Gronem (Geronim). The artistic work was apparently executed partly by Hayyim Sha’or (Schwartz), Gershom Kohen's collaborator, who sometimes signed his initials, and partly by a gentile assistant. Some of the decorative features were derived from non-Jewish works, including the Nuremberg chronicle of 1484. In recent years the Prague Haggadah has been reproduced repeatedly in facsimile. The cuts and illustrations in the publication were long imitated, deteriorating progressively as the years went by. The Prague edition of 1556 retained some of the original elements but this was not the case with the one published in 1590 or with other commonplace editions that continued to appear in Prague and elsewhere down to the mid-18th century. An interesting new edition, apparently by Hayyim Sha’or, appeared in Augsburg in 1534. This, however, had little influence and only one complete copy is preserved. ” (EJ, 2007; Haggadah, Passover) Lazarus Goldschmidt (1871–1950), was a “scholar, bibliophile, and translator of the Talmud into German. ” (EJ, 2007). Subjects: Haggadah. Manuscripts, Hebrew - Facsimiles. Jewish illumination of books and manuscripts. Judaism - Liturgy - Texts. Passover - Prayer-books and devotions. Seder - Liturgy – Texts. Light shelf wear to cloth, otherwise fresh. Great condition. (HAG-10-24) (ID #31265) $195.00.
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  342. Goldstein, Israel. JEWISH ASPECTS OF THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINTING. Boston, 1940. Soft, 6 leaves, 4to stapled. Mimeographed. By Dr. Israel Goldstein. Address delivered at Boston public library, December 26, 1940, on the occasion of Jewish book week. Rabbi of Congregation on B'Nei Jeshurun, New York City. OCLC lists 2 copies worldwide (Yale, Hebrew Union). Stained pages. Slight browning to edges of pages. Otherwise, very good condition. (BIB-15-26) (ID #24295) $50.00.
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  344. Heller, Marvin J. PRINTING THE TALMUD: A HISTORY OF THE EARLIEST PRINTED EDITIONS OF THE TALMUD. Brooklyn, NY; Im Hasefer, 1992. Publishers cloth. 4to. XVI, 447 pages. 29 cm. First edition. Bibliographic study of the first editions of the Talmud. Detailed and scholarly study of the first printed individual tractates of the Talmud; the author highlights several interesting features, such as the changes in form to individual tractates that printing introduced, fixed pagination of the first Talmud editions that has not been changed to this day, differences in tractates and printed edition from the Soncino press, Bomberg, and Venice, Basel, Salonika, Cracow, Lublin, and Constantinope Talmud Incunabula, etc. With over 100 fascimile reproductions. Marvin J. Heller is the author of Printing the Talmud: a history of the individual treatises printed from 1700 to 1750 (Brill, 1999), and numerous articles on Hebrew bibliography and printing. Subjects: Talmoed. Boekdrukkunst. Joodse boeken. Talmud – Bibliography – Incunabula. Talmud - History. Talmud - Criticism, interpretation, etc. Previous owners name on endpage, light soiling to outer edge, otherwise fine, in great jacket. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-32) (ID #31936) $65.00.
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  346. Jewish Publication Society Of America. THE JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY OF AMERICA, TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY, APRIL FIFTH AND SIXTH, NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTEEN, PHILADELPHIA. Philadelphia; The Jewish Publication Society Of America, 1913. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 183 pages. 21 cm. First edition. With 9 illustrations. Includes the following presentations and essays delivered before the JPS on the celebration of its twenty fifth anniversary: Israel and His Book. Poem by Felix N. Gerson; Programme of the Celebration; Authors Evening, Saturday, April 5. Chairman, Professor Jacob H. Hollander; Address: Jewish Authorship. By the Reverend Doctor David Philipson; Morning Session, Sunday, April 6. Chairman, Edwin Wolf; Prayer. By the Reverend Doctor Maurice H. Harris; Papers: The Origin and Growth of the Society. By Ephraim Lederer; How the Publication Committee Does Its Work. By Henrietta Szold; Afternoon Session, Sunday, April 6. Chairman, The Honorable Simon W. Rosendale; Papers: The Bible Translation. By Doctor Cyrus Adler; The Society's Publications. By the Reverend Doctor Samuel Schulman; Addresses from Foreign and American Organizations; The Banquet, Sunday Evening, April 6. Toastmaster, The Honorable Mayer Sulzberger; Addresses: The Bible. By Doctor S. Schechter; The Materialization of the Ideal. By Louis Marshall; The Society and the Colleges. By Doctor Israel Friedlaender; Charter and By-Laws; List of Publications, 1888-1913. “The twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of The Jewish Publication Society of America was celebrated in the city of Philadelphia, Saturday, April 5, and Sunday, April 6, 1913, with an Authors Evening on Saturday, two meetings on Sunday, morning and afternoon, and a banquet Sunday evening. ” (pg. 25) “This publication documents the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Jewish Publication Society of America, which occurred on April 5-6, 1913, at Dropsie College in Philadelphia, PA. Remarks, poems, prayers, papers and addresses from the occasion are reprinted in full. Topics of speeches and papers include: Jewish Authorship (Philipson); The Origin and Growth of the Society (Lederer); How the Publication Committee Does Its Work (Szold); The Bible Translation (Adler); The Society's Publications (Schulman); The Bible (Schechter); The Materialization of the Ideal (Marshall); and The Society and the Colleges (Friedlaender). ” (BJPA) Subjects: Jewish Publication Society of America. Light wear to cloth, previous owners stamp on endpage, overall very fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-55) (ID #31961) $30.00.
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  348. Prijs, Joseph. DER BASLER TALMUDDRUCK 1578-1580. Olten-basel-lausanne, Urs Graf-Verlag, 1960. Paper Wrappers, Large 4to, 39 pages. 1 of 150 special numbered pre-printings of this section from Prijs' DIE BASLER HEBRAEISCHEN DRUCKE. (This is number 90) Includes bibliographic descriptions of 45 printings, plus a useful overview and 13-page forward. A wonderful book. (BIBLIOG-32-5) Very Good Condition. (ID #31649) $45.00.
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  350. Stern, Gideon. PHOTOTYPESETTING IN ISRAEL CATALOG OF TYPEFACES, 1977. Ahva Cooperative Press, Jerusalem, 1977. Softcover, 20 pages, 24 cm. SUBJECT (S): Printing -- Specimens. Phototypesetting. Printing industry – Israel. Ex-library. Light wear. Very good condition. (BIB-13-15) (ID #24127) $35.00.
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  352. Yaari, Abraham. דגלי המדפיסים העבריים :‏ ‏מראשית הדפוס העברי ועד סוף המאה התשע־עשרה DIGLE HA-MADPISIM HA-`IVRIYIM = HEBREW PRINTERS' MARKS FROM THE BEGINNING OF HEBREW PRINTING TO THE END OF THE 19TH CENTURY. Farnborough; Gregg, 1971. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XIV, 194, XV, [1] pages. 22 cm. First edition (Reprinted). In Hebrew and English. Added title page: Hebrew printers' marks from the beginning of Hebrew printing to the end of the 19th century, by Abraham Yaari. Jerusalem 1943, and supplementary notes as published in Kirjath Sepher, Vol. 31, pp. 501 – 506. With illustrated examples of 208 printers marks. “In many ways, the history of Hebrew printing is the history of the printers themselves, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Many of these early printers distinguished their work by using special devices or emblems which served as their individual marks. The first Hebrew book with a printer's mark dates from 1487. These trademarks were an adaptation of a practice used by medieval artisans and building owners to identify their handiwork or mark their property. In Hebrew books, as in others, printers continued to use these devices or emblems as their trademarks down to the nineteenth century. ” (From Written to Printed Text: The Transmission of Jewish Printing. An exhibition at the Penn Center for Judaic Studies). Subjects: Printers' marks, Hebrew. Printing; Presses owned by Jews; Devices, to 1900 Illustrations. Light shelf wear to cloth, clean and fresh, near fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-24) (ID #31928) $95.00.
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  354. Yaari, Abraham. מחקרי ספר : פרקים בתולדות הספר העברי MEHKERE SEFER: PERAKIM BE-TOLDOT HA-SEFER HA-IVRI = STUDIES IN HEBREW BOOKLORE. Yerushalayim; Mosad Ha-Rav Kuk, 1958. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 506 pages. 22 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. Published by the Talmudical Research Institute, Mossad Harav Kook, Jerusalem. With 13 fascimile illustrations. Includes essays on the ‘Printers Benei Foa’, ‘Firebrands delivered from the fire’, ‘Women engaged in the holy work’, ‘Unknown documents concerning the dispute over the Mikveh in Rovigo’, ‘Editors complaints regarding printing on the Sabbath by non-Jews’, etc. “The many, important studies of Abraham Yaari include Mehkerei Sefer (1958), containing among its studies in Hebrew booklore a section on the catalogue of Israel. ” (EJ 2008; Bibliography) Abraham Yaari (1899–1966), was a “bibliographer, historian, translator, and librarian. Yaari, brother of Yehudah Yaari, was born in eastern Galicia and settled in Palestine in 1920. He taught at a Tel Aviv school, and worked in the Hebrew National and University Library from 1925. Beginning his literary career by publishing reviews and articles on education, Yaari later specialized in literary studies, bibliography, and the history of Jewish settlement in Palestine. ” (EJ 2008) Subjects: Printing, Hebrew. Books - Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc. Jacket lightly soiled, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-49) (ID #31954) $45.00.
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  356. Gabriel Jacques Von Rosenberg; Soncino-Gesellschaft Der Freunde Des Judischen Buches. DER HOFRAT ERZAHLT JUDISCHE GESCHICHTEN. Berlin: Soncino-Gesellschaft, 1930. Paper wrappers, 8vo., 14 pages. In German. 1 of 800 copies. The Soncino Gesellschaft "was a Jewish bibliophile society, founded in Berlin in 1924, and liquidated by order of the Nazi government of Prussia in 1937. The Society aimed at the typographic improvement of the Jewish and Hebrew book; 15 regular publications were primarily intended to introduce to the Jewish book-world suitable models to be imitated by the commercial producers. The Society, therefore, commissioned all the different types of literary products likely to appear in print, such as scholarly works and periodicals, novels, short stories, plays, texts illustrated by modern artists, and reprints of interesting rare books. The texts were chosen from Jewish literature of all periods and languages. Leading master-printers selected the printing type, size, and paper of each individual publication in order to design an external appearance in accordance with its contents. " (Meyer, EJ, 2007) SUBJECTS(S): Legends, Jewish. Very good condition. (BIB-7-6) (ID #23933) $55.00.
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  358. Osmund, Emanuel; Jean Paul. BRIEFE UBER DEN TALMUD. Berlin: Soncino-Gesellschaft, 1931. Paper wrappers, 8vo., 22 pages. In German. One of 800 copies. Very good condition. (BIB-7-18) (ID #23948) $70.00.
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  360. Susman, Margarete; Bertha Badt-Strauß; Martin Buber; Ernst Simon; Jos.Prager; Victor Ehrenberg; Harmann Badt; Gerhard Scholem. FRANZ ROSENZWEIG: EIN BUCH DES GEDENKENS. Berlin: Soncino-Gesellschaft, 1930. Half cloth, 4to., 56 pages. In German. Limited edition of 800 copies. Wear to spine, Spine and covers slightly sunned, corners bumped. Otherwise very good condition. (BIB-7-10) (ID #23940) $50.00.
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  362. Wallich, Moses. Translated by Ruben Beatus. Mit einem vorwort von Prof. Dr. Aron Freimann. DIE FABELN DES KUHBUCHES IN ÜBERTRAGUNG. Berlin, Soncino Gesellschaft Der Freunde Des Judischen Buches, 1926. Hardcover, 8vo, Berlin [Leipzig], Druck der offizin W. Drugulin], 1926.Hardbound, large 8vo, xvi, 97, 108 pages. 30 cm. "Übertragung von dr. R. Beatus." Published with a facsimile reproduction (Berlin, 1924) of an edition of the author's SEFER MESHOLIM, issued in Frankfurt am Main, 1697, and loaded with period woodcuts from the fables. This book was issued by the Soncino Gesellschaft der Freunde des jüdischen Buches, "a society of book-lovers founded in Berlin in 1924...[and] limited to 800 members...Its productions, distinguished by their elegance of format and their pleasing new type-faces, were issued exclusively for private circulation and included, beisdes regular volumes, a bibliographical journal and periodicalbulletins [called] Soncino Blaetter...The rise of the Nazi regime in Germany forced the society into liquidation in 1934." (Universal Jewish Ency., 1943, 9: 647). This title is quite scarce, even more so than other Soncino Gesellschaft editions which were limted to runs of 800 copies, so, presumably, fewer than that number were issued of this work (or, at least, no more than that). Flyer for upcoming title from the Gesellschaft laid in. Subjects: Fables, Hebrew -- Translations into German. Other titles: Kuhbuch. (BIB-7-35) Spine chipped at top and bottom as often found. Hinges just a bit shaken, gilt design flaked from front (again, as often found), but a good, clean, attractive copy overall. (ID #10442) $400.00.
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  364. Weil, Dr. Gotthold. AUS EINEM BRIEFE JOHN LOCKES. Berlin: Soncino-Gesellschaft,. 1920s. Paper wrappers, 4to., From series "Sonderdruck aus den Soncino-Blattern" (p. 199-208). In German and Hebrew. Illustrated. Gotthold Weill was an "Orientalist. Born in Berlin, Weil began his academic career at the Berlin State Library in 1906, and in 1918 became director of its Oriental department, which he had founded. Teaching post-biblical Jewish history and literature at Berlin University from 1912, he was appointed professor in 1920. In 1931 he was appointed professor of Semitic languages at the University of Frankfurt, in succession to Josef Horovitz. Weil was dismissed by the Nazis with the rest of his Jewish colleagues in 1934. From 1935 to 1946 he was head of the National and University Library in Jerusalem and also held the chair of Turkish studies at The Hebrew University (to 1952). Weil's main field was Arabic studies, but he had wider Jewish interests as well and was on the board of various Jewish cultural institutions in Germany, and a governor of The Hebrew University. World War I directed his interest to Turkish studies...In 1953 he published Maimonides Responsum ueber die Lebensdauer (text with German translation). On the occasion of his 70th birthday a Festschrift was issued by the Institute for Oriental Studies of The Hebrew University. " (Kopf, EJ, 2007). Covers chipped and sunned. Otherwise good condition. (BIB-7-14) (ID #23944) $60.00.
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  366. Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute Of Religion. Library. STUDIES IN BIBLIOGRAPHY AND BOOKLORE [VOLUMES 1-5]. Cincinnati; Library Of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute Of Religion, 1953-1961. Later cloth. 4to. 204; 192; 184; 144; 156, [52] pages. 27 cm. First edition. Excellent collection of the first five volumes, years 1953-1961, of Studies in Bibliography and Booklore, a scholarly journal publishing research results in the field of Jewish bibliography. Contains the following key essays: The Zodiac Theme in Ancient Synagogues and in Hebrew Printed Books, by Isaiah Sonne; Notes on Signatures Found in Hebrew Books, by I. S. And H. C. Z.; A Catalogue of the Hebrew Books: Printed in the Fifteenth Century Now in the Library of the Hebrew Union College, by Moses Marx; Among Recent Acquisitions: Christian Polemics, by Theodore Wiener; Alexander Marx 1878–1953; Book Lists through Three Centuries, by Isaiah Sonne; Zur Geschichte der Hebraeischen Buchdruckerei in Frankfurt a. D. Oder: Urkundliche Beitraege, by Bernhard Brilling; The Writings of Leo Baeck: A Bibliography, by Theodore Wiener; From the Library of Yom-Tob Lipmann Heller, by Simon Cohen; The Spinoza Collection in the Hebrew Union College Library, by Fanny K. Berg; The Writings of Osias Heschel Schorr: A Bibliography, by Ezra Spicehandler; A New Rashi Fragment, by Alexander Scheiber; Portuguese Sermons at Autos-da-Fé: Introduction and Bibliography, by Edward Glaser; Jewish Bibliography in America, by Joshua Trachtenberg; Judaica-Napoleonica: A Bibliography of Books, Pamphlets and Printed Documents, 1801-1815, by Zosa Szajkowski; Some Luzzatto Manuscripts, by Isaiah Sonne and Matitiahu Tsevat; The Writings of Samuel S. Cohon: A Bibliography, by Theodore Wiener; An Illustrated Mohel Book from Rohonc, by Alexander Scheiber; A Supplementary Falasha Bibliography, by Wolf Leslau; The Emancipation of Jews During the French Revolution: A Bibliography of Books, Pamphlets and Printed Documents, 1789-1800, by Zosa Szajkowski; An Illuminated Birkat Ha-Mazon Manuscript And Its Copyist, by Alexander Scheiber; Arranging Your Books, by Herbert C. Zafren; Early Christian Hebraists, by James Parkes; Salomon Maimon's Life and Philosophy, by Noah J. Jacobs; Jewish Newspapers and Periodicals on Microfilm, Available at the American Jewish Periodical Center: First Supplement, by Herbert C. Zafren; Alsatian Jewish Inventories in the Hebrew Union College Library, by Zosa Szajkowski; Bibliography of Jewish Periodicals in Belgium, 1841-1959, by Zosa Szajkowski; The Parkes Library, by James Parkes; Jews and Judaism in "The Jewish Spy", byStanley R. Brav; The Early Editions of Spinoza's "Tractatus Theologico-Politicus": A Bibliohistorical Reexamination, by Fritz Bamberger; Jewish Bibliography in America, by I. Edward Kiev; A Note on the Orientalia Collection in the Hebrew Union College Library, by Julius Lewy; Daniel al-Qumisi and the Pitron Shenem 'Asar, by Lawrence Marwick; A Catalogue of the Non-Hebrew Books: Printed in the Fifteenth Century Now in the Library of the Hebrew Union College, by Moses Marx; Festschriften of Jewish Educational Institutions: A Bibliography, by Leah Y. Mishkin; An Early Compendium of Ashkenazic Synagogue Music, by Eric Werner; Jewish Communal Activity in the United States: A Bibliography of Institutions Before the Civil War, by Theodore Wiener. Most issues contain listings of recent acquisitions to the Hebrew Union College Library, and book reviews. Includes Volume Five, the Library dedication issue. All five volumes bound in later cloth, in two separate tomes. Contains ex-libris stamp of Abram Kanof. Subjects: Jewish literature - Bibliography - Periodicals. OCLC lists 15 copies. Light soiling to outer edges, otherwise near fine. Great condition. (BIBLIOG-33-43) (ID #31948) $75.00.
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  368. Habermann, Abraham Meir. אנשי ספר ואנשי מעשה : סופרים, חוקרים, ביבליוגרפים, מדפיסים, ומוכרי ספרים ANSHE SEFER VE-ANSHE MAASEH: SOFRIM, HOKRIM, BIBLIYOGRAFIM, MADPISIM U-MOKHRE SEFARIM. Yerushalayim; R. Mas, 1974. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 8, 286 pages. 25 cm. First edition. In Hebrew; with English title: Anshe sefer we-anshe maaseh; reflections on writers, scholars, bibliographers, printers and book-dealers. By Abraham Meir Habermann (1901–1980), a “bibliographer and scholar of medieval Hebrew literature. Born at Zurawno (Galicia), Habermann from 1928 was librarian at the Schocken Library in Berlin. He immigrated to Palestine in 1934 and served as director of the Schocken Library in Jerusalem until 1967. From 1957 he taught medieval literature at Tel Aviv University (professor, 1969) and taught at the Graduate Library School of the Hebrew University. He was editor of the department of bibliography (Jewish printers) for the Encyclopaedia Hebraica and the department of medieval Hebrew poetry for the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica. Habermann began his study of medieval literature in 1925, specializing in the Ashkenazi piyyut from the time of R. Ephraim ben Jacob of Bonn. A prolific writer, his books include Ha-Madpisim Benei Soncino (1933): Gevilim; Me'ah Sippurei Aggadah (1942); Ha-Genizah (1944); Toledot ha-Sefer ha-Ivri (1945); Ha-Piyyut (1946); Ateret Renanim, piyyutim and songs for Sabbath and festivals (1967); Ha-Sefer ha-Ivri be-Hitpattekuto (1968); Sha'arei Sefarim Ivriyyim (1969); and Toledot ha-Piyyut ve-ha-Shirah (1970), which is the first attempt at a survey of the history of Hebrew piyyut and poetry and its development in various cultural centers from post-biblical times to the Haskalah period. Habermann edited and compiled such diverse medieval works as: Piyyutei Rashi (1941); Selihot u-Fizmonim of R. Gershom Me'or ha-Golah (1944; new printing, 2004); Gezerot Ashkenaz ve-‘Arefat (1946); Ma Berot Immanu'el ha-Romi (1950); Studies of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Edah ve-Edut (1952), and Megillot Midbar Yehudah (1959). Shortly after his death, the Habermann Institute for Literary Research was created in Lod (Lydda), Israel. In 1983 Z. Malachi published Yad le-Heman, a memorial volume in his honor. ” (EJ 2007) Subjects: Jewish scholars. Bibliographers. OCLC lists 29 copies. Light soiling and wear to jacket, internally fine. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-23) (ID #31927) $195.00.
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  370. Brisman, Shimeon; Zeitlin, William. A HISTORY AND GUIDE TO JUDAIC BIBLIOGRAPHY (JEWISH RESEARCH LITERATURE, VOLUME TWO). Cincinnati/New York: Hebrew Union College Press, 1987. Cloth with dustjacket, 8vo, First Edition, 502 pages. (Bibliographica Judaica, 11) Series "This Judaic reference work, the second in the Series "Jewish Research Literature", describes in detail over 360 encyclopedias and lexicons... dating from the mid-eighteenth century to the present.". Some wear to dustjacket and covers, otherwise very good condition (BIBLIOG-34-6) (ID #31879) $125.00.
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  372. Deinard, Ephraim. זכרונות בת עמי :‏ ‏לקורות היהודים ברוסיא במשך קרוב לשבעים שנה ... ZIKHRONOT BAT `AMI: LE-KOROT HA-YEHUDIM VEHA-YAHADUT BE-RUSYA BE-MESHEKH KAROV LE-SHIV`IM SHANAH. VOLUME 2. Arlington, N. J.: No Publisher, 1920. Hardcover, 8vo. 197 pages. In Hebrew. Volume 2 only. English title: Memoirs of a Jewish life in Russia. SUBJECT (S): Jews – Soviet Union. OCLC lists 7 copies worldwide. Born in Latvia, Deinard (1846-1930) owned a bookstore in Odessa for a time; in 1913 he emigrated to Palestine. The Turks expelled him in 1916, upon whoch he moved to the United States. He is notable for his bibliographic work, cataloging old manuscripts and books, and laying the groundwork for the Hebrew collection at the Library of Congress. A strongly opinionated man, Deinard wrote more than fifty of his own books as well, often pseudonymously, on a broad range of topics such as travel, biography, history, and religion. (EJ, 2007) Ex library. Water damage to covers, water stain on edge throughout, hinges repaired, good- condition. (AMR-34-34) (ID #31519) $100.00.
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  374. Edelheit, Abraham J; Hershel Edelheit. THE JEWISH WORLD IN MODERN TIMES: A SELECTED, ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press; London, England: Mansell Pub., 1988. Publishers cloth. 8vo. XIX, 569 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Offers critical reviews of books, pamphlets, and key journal articles on Jewish history since 1650, with an emphasis on the area studies topology of historical inquiry. Chapter 7 deals directly with the issue of Jewish public affairs. Subjects: Jews - History - 1789-1945 - Bibliography. Jews - History - 1945- - Bibliography. Juifs - Histoire - 1789-1945 - Bibliographie. Juifs - Histoire - 1945- - Bibliographie. Holocaust historian David Kranzler’s copy, with his signature on title page, post it notes in margins, and light highlighting on two pages, otherwise very fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-13) (ID #31917) $30.00.
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  376. Freehof, Solomon B. ON THE COLLECTING OF JEWISH BOOKS. [New York]: Society of Jewish Bibliophiles, 1961. Limited edition. Cloth; 8vo. 26 pages. Beautifully bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, and marbled endpapers. "Dr. Freehof's address... Was presented before the founding members of the Society of Jewish Bibliophiles assembled in Cincinnati for the dedication of the new Library buildings of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion on June 10, 1961." This edition is limited to 250 copies. SUBJECT (S): Book collectors. Book collecting. OCLC lists 17 copies worldwide. Ex-library with minimal markings. Light wear to spine; overall, very good + condition. (CT-7) (ID #14852) $75.00.
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  378. Freidus, Abraham Solomon. STUDIES IN JEWISH BIBLIOGRAPHY AND RELATED SUBJECTS IN MEMORY OF ABRAHAM SOLOMON FREIDUS (1867-1923). New York, Alexander Kohut Memorial Foundation, 1929. Paper Wrappers, 8vo. Cxxx, 518, [163] pages. In English, Hebrew and German. Title page in Hebrew on verso. Frontispiece portrait of Freidus. Illustrated with facsimiles. Part I includes Freidusiana plus 31 articles in English and German by such figures as Elkan Adler, Boaz Cohen, and Alexander Marx. Part II includes 7 articles in Hebrew. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Bibliography. OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide of this edition. Later paper wrappers; internal pages show rough edges, otherwise clean. Good condition. (FEST-6-7). (ID #31884) $70.00.
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  380. Griffiths, David B. A CRITICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WRITINGS ON JUDAISM [2 VOLS COMPLETE]. Lewiston, N. Y.; E. Mellen Press, 1988. Original Wraps. 8vo. 804 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Two volume set. “Griffith's magisterial Critical Bibliography of Writings on Judaism creates a framework of relevance that can help students and scholars recognize major problems and disputations and gain appreciation for current advances in methodology and knowledge. It functions as a conceptual map that identifies areas thoroughly and highlights controversial issues that invite further research. The majority of the entries are in English, but works in Modern Hebrew, Yiddish, French, and German are included as necessary, and also as guides for advanced study. Until the advent of this work there was no comprehensive critical Judaica bibliography of use to both generalized and specialized interests. ” (Publishers description) Subjects: Judaism - History - Bibliography. Jews - History - Bibliography. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Bibliography. Judaïsme - Histoire - Bibliographie. Juifs - Histoire - Bibliographie. Holocauste, 1939-1945 - Bibliographie. Wraps spotted, soiled; internally fine. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-15) (ID #31919) $30.00.
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  382. Stuhlman, Daniel D. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS FOR JUDAICA. Chicago, IL; BYLS Press, 1982. Later cloth. 4to. 32 pages. 28 cm. First edition. Monograph containing the listings for subject headings in the Library of Congress classification system. Introduction lists inconsistencies in the database, and outlines the uses of Library of Congress headings for various types of archival and library institutions. Subjects: Subject headings, Library of Congress. Subject headings - Jewish literature. Subject headings - Judaism. Subject headings - Jews. Institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise near fine. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-40) (ID #31944) $30.00.