CATALOG 201:
RARE AND IMPORTANT
BOOKS IN
JEWISH STUDIES

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Nr. 122. THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING REFUGEE. London, 1939. 1st edition.

 

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CONTENTS



SPECIAL

THE FIRST REFORM HAGADAH PUBLISHED IN AMERICA

     

  1. Jastrow, Marcus. HIGAYON LEV ISRAELITISCHES GEBETBUCH FÜR DIE HÄUSLICHE ANDACHT [INCLUDING THE FIRST AMERICAN REFORM HAGGADAH] [BOUND WITH] GEBETE FÜR KINDER [AS ISSUED] (1875). Philadelphia: 1875. 1st edition thus. Original cloth binding, 8vo, [4], 164, 20 pages (188 pages total). Text in Hebrew and German. Goldman 63; This edition unrecorded and apparently unknown to Ya'ari or Yudlov. THE FIRST AMERICAN REFORM HAGGADAH. Higayon Lev (Logic of the Heart) was a liturgical volume for private devotion which was published to supplement the popular Avodat Yisrael prayerbook that Jastrow had created, based on the earlier work of Benjamin Szold. Jastrow’s revisions “creatively modified the classical contours of the Siddur preserved in Szold’s version and added many new prayers. ” Among its contents are: selections from Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers); daily prayers for women, children (and adults who lack the time to complete the regular liturgy) , all accompanied by a non-literal German translation. There is also a fascinating appendix of children’s prayers which includes, in addition to the more standard basic prayers, special prayers to be recited on one’s birthday as well as on a parent’s birthday. The most important component of the new edition however is Jastrow's Haggadah, (pages 35-54) , the first printed in America that demonstrates the influence of Reform. Here, the Hebrew elements are reduced to a minimum and incorporate many emendations, even to such quintessential texts as Ha Lahma Anya, Vehi She’amdah and the Four Questions (here reduced to a single query). When Jastrow reprinted the text with an English translation three years later, he wrote, "this plain narrative is well adapted to suggest many a thought as to what duties are incumbent on the Israelites of our own days, and especially in countries like ours where the morn of religious liberty has already dawned and is shedding its roseate light over all inhabitants alike. ” SUBJECT(S): Judaism -- Prayers and devotions. Reform Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts. Siddurim. OCLC lists 8 copies worldwide. Some wear and light staining, in the original blind-tooled binding, is (kh-6-1B) (ID #36544) $5500.00.
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    DIY MIKVA'OT FOR THE CANADIAN WILDERNESS!

     

     

  3. Rozenberg [Rosenberg], YEHUDAH YUDL. MIKVEH [MIKVAH] YEHUDAH: … LAASOT BE-KHOL BAYIT MIKVEH KATAN.... Toronto: [The Author?], 1913?. 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, 12mo, 31 pages. Includes facsimile; 18 cm. Title translates into English as "Mikveh Yehudah: To carry out in every Mikveh Katan..." The first non-liturgical Hebrew book published only in Canada (a Hebrew title, Derekh ha-shalom, published in both Toronto and New York appeared in 1910; Congregation Shearith Israel in Montreal published an order of prayer booklet in 1890 for the opening of a new Shul). Instructions on building a home-mikveh. In Hebrew and Yiddish. Friedberg, Mem-3382. Rabbi Rosenberg believed that there was no halachic barrier to using city water to build a small mikvah in one’s own home. This was also the opinion of Rabbi P. Horenblass of Warsaw in his approbation (dated 1913) , a facsimile of which is included in the book. Rabbi Horenblass states that this idea should not be considered a reform, warning that “You should ignore the ‘Lashon Hara’ of ignorant lightheaded people who learn only to insult the real Talmidei Chachamim of this generation. ” Rabbi David Miller of Oakland espoused a similar point of view, though this view was not well received in Orthodox circles. Nevertheless, it would have been an important tool in small Jewish communities in Canada and the American West at the time. Rabbi Rosenberg arrived in Toronto in 1913 and move to Montreal in 1919. For a biography and appreciate of Rabbi Rosenberg’s personality, see N. Baumol, “Harav Yehudah (Yudel) Rosenberg, ” in Yovel Buch Talmud Torah Eitz Chaim, page 104-119. Probably published and distributed by Rabbi Rosenberg himself, as it includes his stamp on the final page. SUBJECT(S) Mikveh. OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide (incorrectly dated as 1900) , none in Canada. Corner and edge wear, no text affected, clear tape repairs to spine and some pages, Good Condition thus. Scarce and important. (KH-6-15) (ID #36553) $1000.00.
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  5. Lescinskij, Ja. [Jablonskij, S. / Jablonskij, E. ] [with Jabotinsky & Trumpeldor Association]. EVREJSKIJ RABOCIJ V" LONDON". Moskva (Moscow): Knigoizdat. "pereval',", 1907. First edition. Original paper Wrappers, 8vo, 39 pages. In Russian. "The Jewish Worker in London. " Exceedingly rare imprint, with no copies in the OPAC British Union Catalog or even the Russian National Library Union Catalog, and only 1 copy in OCLC (NLI). Chapters include: London and its Jewish quarter; Economic life of Jewish emigrants in London; The Sweating System; 3 chapters on sweatshops (including Sweatshop in other industries); Labor Legislation and Strikes; "Sweating System"? (What is the terrible "Sweating System"); & Results. Dr. Meshulam Levontin's copy, with his ownership stamp on the front cover; Levontin founded Magen David Adom (The Israel Red Cross – Red Star of David) in 1930 and the Israel blood transfusion service in 1936, and had earlier been the commander of the medical unit of the Zion Muleteers of Galipoli, where he worked closely with Jabotinsky and Trumpeldor. The routing at Gallipoli has been seen even as contributing to the victory of the Russian Revolution in 1917, making the association of this copy with Levontin all the more interesting. Period number label on front cover, edgewear to cover, but paper and binding inside remain very good. Pen transliteration of author's name on title page. Overall, good condition of an important and exceedingly rare imprint, with important association. (KH-3-5) (ID #35413) $950.00.
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  7. American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. HAGADAH SHEL PESAH. Yerushalayim: Be-Hotsaat Defus Sheraga Vinfeld, No Date (1940s). 1st edition thus. Original illustrated paper wrappers, 16 mo (small), 32 pages, 15 cm. In Hebrew. Produced by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee for refugees entering Eretz Israel, this is the only Hagadah they published in Jerusalem. SUBJECT(S) Haggadot -- Texts. Seder -- Liturgy Judaism Haggadot. OCLC lists only one other copy worldwide, located at the Library of Congress, part of the Berman Hagadah Collection (Berman no. 1107). Some stains as expected, bit of pencil writing on rear cover, but attractive and solid, Very Good- Condition. Very Rare and Important. (Holo2-126-24) (ID #36139) $1000.00.
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  9. Hartmann, Johann & Friedrich, Printers. HAMISHAH HUMSHE TORAH. NEVI'IM AHARONIM ONLY, LACKING VOLUMES FOR NEVI'IM RISHONIM AND KETUVIM. Frankfurtiyah Asher al Odrah [Frankfurt An Der Oder]: Yohanan Ve-Fridrikh De-Mitkarim Hartmanim, 1595. Half-leather and marbled boards, 4to, Aprox 120 leaves. In Hebrew. Bibliogr. Hebr. Book,; 0304538; Steinschneider, M. Cat. Librorum hebraeorum,; 53, 307; Cowley,; 84; VD 16,; B 2880. With Haftarot annotated in the margins. Woodcut title page decoration. The typesetting of the text is identical to that of the edition Wittenberg, 347 [1586 or 1587], printed by Zacharias Krafft, apart from the title page and colophon This is the variant, noted in BHB, with the title page misspelling for Nevi’m aharonim as "Nevi'im aharanim." Pre-war library stamp on title page, some wear and staining, overall a very nice copy of this 16th Century Hebrew bible volume in beautiful morocco and marbled boards. About Very Good Condition overall. (KH-3-13) (ID #35997) $500.00.
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  11. Herzl, Theodor. MEDINAT HAYEHUDIM: DER IUDENSTAAT [FIRST HEBREW EDITION] [JUDENSTAAT]. Warsaw, Halter And Eisenstadt For Toshiah, 1896. 1st Hebrew Edition. Period Cloth, 12mo 82 pages. FIRST HEBREW EDITION OF HERZL’S HERALD OF MODERN ZIONISM. Within this slim tract Theodor Herzl founded political Zionism - an epochal call for the establishment of a Jewish State as a national home for the Je wish People. “That (such a) State was created in Palestine within fifty years of (Herzl’s) death was due to the vision and the practical methods expressed in (this) manifesto. ” Carter & Muir, Printing and the Mind of Man (1983) no. 381. Bound in period boards with the scarce original front wrapper mounted on the front. A copy with tears in a later binding (and lacking the original front cover which ours has) sold for over USD 6100 at auction in 2013. Inscription in Hebrew on front blank endpaper, some light wear and staining to boards, internally some browning as expected but clean and nice. A Nice Copy. Good+ Condition. (kh-3-15) (ID #35999) $4000.00.
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  13. Theodor Herzl. JEWISH STATE. [FIRST AMERICAN EDITION]. New York, The MacCabaean Publishing Co., 1904. 1st US edition. Period-style quarter leather over marbled boards. 8vo, xxii, 102 pages. Preface and notes by Jacob de Haas. With celebrated photographic portrait by E. M. Lilien of Herzl leaning over the balcony-rail of the Hotel Les Trois Rois, with original tissue present, Basel. "Herzl's Der Judenstaat has remained the single most important manifesto of modern Zionism and is one of the most important books in the history of the Jewish People. " See Michael Heymann, Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana-Treasures of Jewish Booklore (1994) no. 46, page 102-3. An ex-library copy sold at auction in 2014 for over $5000.00. Remnants of removed stamp and margin repairs to title page, otherwise an outstanding copy Beautifully bound in period half leather with raised bands and marbled boards. (KH-5-65) (ID #36466) $2000.00.
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  15. JEWS IN NAZI EUROPE, FEBRUARY 1933 TO NOVEMBER 1941: A STUDY PREPARED BY THE INSTITUTE OF JEWISH AFFAIRS, SUBMITTED TO THE INTER-AMERICAN JEWISH CONFERENCE, NOVEMBER 23-24-25, 1941, BALTIMORE, MD. New York, Institute Of Jewish Affairs.; American Jewish Congress.; Inter-American Jewish Conference, 1941. 1st edition, Later cloth with original wrappers bound in, 4to, approximately 200 leaves. 28 1/2cm. "Published... Under the auspices of the American Jewish congress. "-- Foreword. Collection of detailed reports on the Jewish persuctions as of late 1941 throughout Europe, and organized by region, with anecdotal as well as statistical evidence and sources cited. The report came out just 2 months before the notorious Wansee Conference where German extermination policy became official, and the reports here, in detail and in in broad brush stroakes, reflect the quickly deteriorating situation for Jews under German occupation. For example from the Polish section: “We must declare at the very outset that words are powerless to portray the agony and suffering of Polish Jewry in the 80 days of Germany role. The hell-like reality of the Polish Jews, a hell-like reality which has already lasted more than 80o days, and where literally every minute, every second demands Jewish victims, without a stop, without any interruption, and the hand of the torturer and murderer, the robber and offender is still unwearied, --this reality is not to he described in words. Let the reader multiply what is described tenfold, twentyfold, and he will perhaps come near to an idea of the life of our brothers under the German lash” (p. POL-9) Sections include: Greater Germany, Rumania, Hungary, Italy, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Luxemburg, Holland, France, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece, Finland, Nazi-Soviet War Area, Refugees, Relief, & Conclusions. “Prepared by the Institute of Jewish Affairs; submitted to the Inter-American Jewish Conference, November 23-24-25, 1941, Baltimore, Md. ” Includes refugee and relief activity at conclusion, and 2 pages of corrections and addenda at rear. Even at this date, of course, the nature of the what was to be the total devastation was not yet clear. Very Good Condition. Rare. Small, one-inch stamp of previous owner's name on title page. Wear to spine. An important collection of evidence from the period. (Holo2-120-27A) (ID #36292) $1500.00.
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  17. JÜDISCHES NACHRICHTENBLATT. ZIDOVSKE LISTY. ORGAN DER JÜDISCHEN KULTUSGEMEINDE IN PRAG UND DER ZIONISTISCHEN ORGANISATIONEN IN PRAG. VOL II, NRS 27-52 (JULY 5- DEC 27, 1940). 25 ISSUES, UNINTERRUPTED RUN. Prag, Jüdischen Kultusgemeinde In Prag, 1940. 1st edition. Folio. Newspaper. Illustrated throughout. Includes many advertisements and numerous personal family announcements. Following the Kristallnacht pogroms of November 1938, Jewish life in Germany and Czechoslovakia was even further curtailed and all remaining Jewish newspapers were shut down by the government. In their place, the Nazi Party ordered the creation of a single, new Jewish newspaper, "Das Jüdische Nachrichtenblatt, " that would be directly under Gestapo control. It was published concurrently in Berlin, Vienna and Prague and was occupied to a large extent with announcing the ever-increasing number of anti-Semitic discriminations, orders and exclusions imposed by the Reich government. Over the course of its history, the editors of the Jüdische Nachrichtenblatt were Leo Kreindler (1938-42) and Willi Pless (1942-43). The Berlin edition ran from the 23rd November, 1938 until the final issue of 4th June 1943. The Prague edition continued until 1945. In a ghoulish twist of Nazi irony, Gentiles were forbidden from reading the Jüdische Nachrichtenblatt yet the newspaper's targeted readership, the Jews, were literally hounded to their deaths by the very authorities who presided over the newspaper's ownership! See Reiner Burger, Von Goebbels Gnaden: "Jüdisches Nachrichtenblatt" 1938-1943 (2001). A mixed collection of 102 issues from Berlin and Prague sold at auction in 2015 for 9225.00 USD. Lacks outer binding, but original internal binding remains strong. Old damp staining to first and final leaves, other old staining and aging, but paper, text, and images are good. Good Condition overall. (kh-5-47) (ID #36443) $2200.00.
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  19. Zwiazek Polskich Artystów Plastyków W Krakowie.; Zwiazek Bojowników O Wolnosc I Demokracje. OSKARZAMY HITLEROWCÓW O ZBRODNIE 1939-1945: ZWIAZEK POLSKICH ARTYSTÓW PLASTYKÓW W KRAKOWIE I ZWIAZEK BOJOWNIKÓW O WOLNOSC I DEMOKRACJE W KRAKOWIE. Kraków: Zwiazek Polskich Artystów Plastyków W Krakowie, 1965. 1st edition. Original printed paper wrappers, 8vo, 159 pages, primarily illustrations; 20 cm. Fully illustrated exhibition catalog for the important one-month show of works produced by Polish artists imprisoned in Concentration Camps. The title translates as: “Accusing the Nazis of their Crimes, 1939-1945: The Role of Polish Artists from Krakow and the Krakow Society of Fighters for Freedom and Democracy. ” Text in Polish with summaries in Russian, French, English and German. “Under the black wall of the Death Block at KL Auschwitz, a great many of Cracow’s artists, arrested in the Spring of 1942, met their death, while others went to fill of the camps dispersed through the Third Reich, to die of starvation and disease, from torture and exhaustion. The prison community, though evidently ignorant of the private directives issued by the central SS authorities for the destruction of the Polish leading circles, by instinct, as it were, and desirous to save these links so essential to the nation’s organism, tried to do its best to alleviate the imprisoned artists’ camp existence. Everything that could be done was done, frequently wth touching proof of loving solicitude [sic]. Artists were always given first place on the prisoner self-help lists, and surrounded with an atmosphere of true respect, a thing so rare and priceless in the circumstances of camp life. Their fellow-sufferers tried even to provide them with some sort of primitive conditions for work, and every sketch, design or sculpture produced under illegal or semi-legal conditions, was considered almost as it if were sacred, being another proof of resistance, another sign of survival of those very forces the enemy was so keen to destroy” (Tadeusz Holuj, pp 152-153). "1965, 22. VII-22. VIII, wystawa dla uczczenia artystów plastyków poleglych zamordowanych I wiezionych, 1939-1945” (July 22 – August 22, Exhibition to Celebrate the Artists who were Murdered and Imprisoned). Cover title is “Oskarzamy hitleryzm I hitlerowców o zbrodnie. ” SUBJECT(S): Concentration camp inmates as artists -- Exhibitions. Artists -- Poland -- Biography -- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945). OCLC lists only 6 copies worldwide. Light foxing to covers. Very Good Condition. Important and scarce. (holo2-126-30) (ID #36171) $2000.00.
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  21. Schiet, Jan; and Us Information Service, Photographers. TENTOONSTELLING VAN FOTOGRAFISCHE OPNAMEN VAN DUITSE CONCENTRATIEKAMPEN EN VERWOEST ARNHEM. No Place (Amsterdam), No Publisher, 1945. 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, 12mo, 32 pages, chiefly photographic illustrations. 16 cm. “Exhibition of Photographic Images of German Concentration Camps and Destroyed Arnhem. ” Catalog for the exhibition, with 24 pages of full-page photos, plus 8 pages of photo descriptions. Text in Dutch. On page 10 is the famous and controversial photo of the Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in Buchenwald (first published in the "New York Times" on May 6, 1945 with the caption "Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald" taken inside Block 56 by Private H. Miller of the Civil Affairs Branch of the U. S. Army Signal Corps on April 16, 1945.). In the year following the defeat of the Nazis, exhibitions of photos showing the horrors of the Concentration Camps were a way to show the people of Europe what had been done by the Germans and their allies, and, eventually, to build support for the idea of War Crimes trials. “Foto's... Afgestaan door de U. S. I. S. (United States Information Service, Photographic Section, Amsterdam) en Jan Schiet, fotograaf, Amsterdam. ” Despite the title, there are no pictures nor text referring to Arnhem in the book—only from the concentration camps. The Arnhem material may have appeared only in the exhibition itself. OCLC lists only 4 copies worldwide, all in the Netherlands (Sept 2015). Blue wrappers are sunned with some spotting, otherwise Very Good Condition. Rare and important. (holo2-126-33) (ID #36175) $1700.00.
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    LANGUAGE

     

     

  23. Levias, Caspar. DIKDUK ARAMIT BAVLIT. [A GRAMMAR OF BABYLONIAN ARAMAIC]. New York: Alexander Kohut Memorial Fouindation, 1930. 8vo. 394 pages. In Hebrew. First edition. English title: A grammar of Babylonian Aramaic. SUBJECT (S): Aramaic language - grammar. SERIES: Sifre mosad le-zikhron Aleksander Kohut; Variation: Veröffentlichungen der Alexander Kohut Memorial Foundation. "Born in Zagare, Lithuania, Levias [1860-1934] studied and was a fellow in the department of Oriental languages of Columbia University and in the department of Semitic languages of Johns Hopkins University. From 1895 to 1905 he was an instructor of Semitic languages at Hebrew Union College, and from 1910 to 1920 he served as principal of the Plaut Memorial Hebrew Free School in Newark, New Jersey. An ardent Zionist, he devoted much time to the propagation of modern Hebrew literature, and together with R. Brainin and I. Schapiro he edited and published the literary journal Ha-Deror. His main interest, however, was Semitic philology and grammar, about which he contributed numerous articles to scholarly journals. His chief works were the pioneer study A Grammar of the Aramaic Idiom Contained in the Babylonian Talmud, and a Hebrew book on the same subject, Dikduk Aramit Bavlit. Only two parts of his Ozar Hokhmat ha-Lashon, a study of Hebrew philology, were ever published, and a lexicon compiled by him of medical terms in Hebrew literature never appeared at all. " (EJ, 2007) Gilt titles. Heavy wear to boards, including some warpings. Contents are clean. (MX-21-21A) (ID #36332) $45.00.
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  25. Kutscher, Eduard Yechezkel [Edward]; Kutscher, Raphael [Ed ]. A HISTORY OF THE HEBREW LANGUAGE. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press - The Hebrew University, 1984. Original Publisher's cloth, Large 8vo, XXX+306 pages. Historical-linguistic monograph on the Hebrew language by the preeminent Israeli philologist and Hebrew linguist Yechezkel Kutscher (1909-1971), a world-renowned authority on Mishnaic Hebrew scripts and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Ex-library with usual marks, otherwise Solid and Clean. Good Condition. (KH-4-5) (ID #36098) $85.00.
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  27. Szajkowski, Zosa. THE LANGUAGE OF THE JEWS IN THE FOUR COMMUNITIES OF COMTAT VENAISSIN. New York, Yiddish Scientific Institute, 1948. In Yiddish & English with some French. With a preface by Max Weinreich. Very good condition. (SEF-36-3A) Very Good Condition. (ID #36319) $35.00.
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    LITERATURE AND THEATER

     

     

  29. Tobenkin, Elias. GOD OF MIGHT [AUTHOR INSCRIBED]. New York Minton Balch, 1925. Original Cloth, 8vo, 272 pages. Inscribed by the author to “Rev [Rabbi] and Mrs. Jacob Schwartz, ” who was the rabbi at B’nai Jacob in New York. Novel of Russian village Jews emigrating to Chicago. Rideout author (radical/proletarian literature in America). Light wear to spine, About Very Good Condition. (kh-3-4) (ID #35983) $40.00.
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  31. Singer, Isaac Bashevis. Uri Shulevitz, Illustrator. THE GOLEM [AUTHOR SIGNED]. Farrar, Straus And Giroux, 1982. 1st edition. Original publisher’s cloth in dust jacket. Signed by author on front endpaper. Text, illustrated pages are printed on cream colored paper stock. Isaac Bashevis Singer tells the legend of the golem, the clay giant who aids the Jews in their time of need. Beautifully Illustrated by Uri Shulevitz. Very Good Condition in Very Good- jacket with just a bit of edgewear. Nice copy (KH-5-23) (ID #36194) $45.00.
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  33. Hameiri, Avigdor. Translated by Jacob Freedman. THE GREAT MADNESS. New York: Vantage Press, 1952 Cloth, 8vo, XIV, 243 pages. 22 cm. Translated from the original hebrew of Avigdor Hameiri. Very Good Condition in Good Jacket. (AC-1-5) (ID #36179) $30.00.
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  35. Shalom, Shin (pseudonym of Shalom Joseph Shapira). HA-NER LO KAVAH: ROMAN [AUTHOR INSCRIBED]. Tel Aviv: Hotsaat Yavneh, 1961. In Hebrew. Inscribed by author on title page. “Shalom, Shin (pseudonym of Shalom Joseph Shapira; 1904–1990), was a “Hebrew poet and author. Born in Parczew, Poland, Shalom was a descendant of distinguished Hasidic rabbis….Shalom's two novels – Yoman be-Galil (‘Galilee Diary," 1932’) and Ha-Ner Lo Kavah (‘The Candle Was Not Extinguished’…) – are useful for deciphering his poetry….Ha-Ner Lo Kavah focuses upon the life of a poet whose private struggle to ensure that ‘the candle does not go out’ corresponds with the nation's struggle for independence and strength….The close friendship between Shalom and Max Brod prompted joint literary efforts….In 1973 he was awarded the Israel Prize, and simultaneously there appeared a special volume comprising 48 reviews of his poems during his half-century of activity” (Katznelson in EJ, 2007). Very good condition. Ex-library with usual marks. (AC-1-4) (ID #36147) $50.00.
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  37. Goethe, J. W. Von, 1749-1832. translated by jakób Kahan [Yaakov Kohen]. IFIGENIYAH BE-TORIS: HIZAYON. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo-Sztybel, 1920. 1st edition. Original Publsiher's cloth, 8vo, 148 pages.; 21 cm. In Hebrew. 1st edition of this early appearance of Goethe in Hebrew. Vocalized text. Translation of: Iphigenie auf Tauris. Title also in Polish on half title: " Ifigenja w Taurydzie. " SUBJECT (S): Hebrew language -- Texts. Ex-library with minimal marks. Otherwise Very Good Condition. (KH-4-4) (ID #36097) $100.00.
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    FIRST PUBLICATION OF SHAKESPEARE IN HEBREW

     

  39. Shakespare, William, Frischmann, David. KORYALANUS (CORIOLANUS). Varshah: A. Y. Shtibl, 1924. First Hebrew edition. Original boards. 8vo, 271 pages, 21 cm. Ex-library with usual markings. This is a Hebrew translation of Shakespeare's "Coriolanus". Very Good Condition. (AC-1-19) (ID #36348) $100.00.
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    THE INSPIRATION FOR ALLEN GINSBERG'S HOWL

     

  41. Solomon, Carl [Allen Ginsberg Howl Connection]. MISHAPS, PERHAPS. San Francisco: City Lights, 1966. First edition. First printing. Original Photographic paper wrappers; small 8vo. 60 pages. Includes 4-page foreword by Claude Pelieu. Photo of Solomon on front cover. Part of the Beach Books, Texts, and Document series edited by Mary Beach. Cover photo of Solomon by Jeffrey Beach. A collection of prose and poetry by the dedicatee of Ginsberg's HOWL, and to whom the poem is addressed. Light rubbing to front cover, otherwise Very Good condition, a handsome copy. (KH-5-22) (ID #36174) $125.00.
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  43. Brenner, Joseph Hayyim. SIPURIM. Nyu-York, Kadimah, 1917. Original Paper Wrappers, 16mo, 67 pages, 16 cm. Series: Sifriyah `amamit, no. 9. In Hebrew. Fiction. OCLC lists 8 copies worldwide. Ex-library with usual marks, light wear, very good condition. HEBLIT-7-1 (ID #36476) $60.00.
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  45. Zylberzweig, Zalmen. ALBOM FUN IDISHN TEATER. New York: No Publisher, 1937. Cloth. Folio. 144 pages. Black and white photo portraits and photoplates throughout. First edition. In Yiddish and English. Vintage photographs of the greatest stars of the Yiddish theatre. Zylbercweig, originally from Galicia, settled in New York in 1937 and for eleven years was editor of the Jewish American. For half a century he worked on his Leksikon fun Yidishn Teater, a six volume set of which only five volumes were completed (Shepard, EJ). SUBJECT(S): Yiddish Theater-Jewish Actors. Gilt lettering on cover. Binding is worn, delicate, with the former owner having hand-written the title on the spine. Otherwise in Good condition. (amrn-8-25). (ID #36376) $50.00.
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    JEWISH ANARCHISM

     

     

  47. Kropotkin, Petr Alekseevich. Katts, M (Moshe); & Frumkin, A. (Avraham), translators. BROYT UN FRAYHAYT [THE CONQUEST OF BREAD]. London: Arbayter Fraynd, 1906. 1st Yiddish edition. Original illustrated paper wrappers with photo of Kropotkin, 12mo, 5, 334 pages, 19cm. In Yiddish. Not in Zaleski; not in Stammhammer; not in L'Anarchisme. Catalogue de Livres et Brochures des XIXe et XXe Siècles; not in Nettlau. Rare first Yiddish edition: Nettlau lists many translations of The Conquest of Bread but does not know this Yiddish translation. Published in London during Kropotkin's exile in England, the translation was done by Abraham Frumkin and Moshe Katz, both active in the Yiddish anarchist movement in the US and England. "The whole theory of anarchist communism is developed particularly in The Conquest of Bread, which was published in Paris as late as 1892, though the articles that composed it had been written during the preceding decade…. He [Kropotkin] was its great apostle and popularizer, but it is doubtful if he was the actual inventor. The feature that distinguishes anarchist communism from other libertarian doctrines is the idea of free distribution, which is older than anarchism itself" (G. Woodcock, Anarchism, p. 188). Abraham Frumkin (1872-1946), the son of Israel Dov Frumkin, was a leading Jewish anarchist. When he moved from Constantinople (Istanbul) to London in 1896, he became a friend of Rudolf Rocker, and they opened a Yiddish Anarchist printing house together in London that year. (Frumkin, “From The Spring Period of Jewish Socialism”). SUBJECT(S): Anarchism. OCLC lists 17 copies worldwide. Heavy wear to wrappers but still attractive, spine rebacked, Jewish library stamps on title and 2 other pages. Period Lower East Side Jewish bookseller stamp on rear cover. Good- Condition. Important. (yid-23-4) (ID #36407) $300.00.
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  49. Hevesi, Dr Simon (1868-1943) editor with Jeno Polnay and Dr Josef Patai Et Al. 1914 - 1916: A MAGYAR ZSIDO HADI ARCHIVUM ALMANACHJA. Budapest, Magyar Zsido Hadi Archivum Es Az Orszagos Magyar Izr. Kozmuvelodesi Egyesulet, 1916. First edition. Original large pictorial wrappers, folio, 32 x 23cm 158 pages. Text in Hungarian. Numerous illustrations, photographs, artwork etc. Includes report from an army chaplain and a prayer in Hebrew for the Emperor Franz Josef An important book documenting the contribution of the Jewish soldiers to the war effort. Chip to bottom of Spine, otherwise Very Good Condition. (kh-2-15a) (ID #35198) $475.00.
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  51. Ranki, Vera. THE POLITICS OF INCLUSION AND EXCLUSION: JEWS AND NATIONALISM IN HUNGARY. Holmes & Meier Publishers Inc, 1999. Ex-library with usual marks.Overall great condition. AC-1-3 (ID #36146) $60.00.
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  53. Lewin, Louis. DIE LANDESSYNODE DER GROSSPOLNISCHEN JUDENSCHAFT. Frankfurt A. M.; J. Kauffmann, 1926. Original Wraps. 8vo. 126 pages. 23 cm. First edition. A collection of sources on Jewish life in early modern Poland with German introduction. Text in German, Latin, Polish and Hebrew. ‘The national synod of the large Polish Jewish Community. ’ A history of early Polish Jewish communities, with an emphasis on the period of the ‘Council of Four Lands’. “Louis Lewin (1868-1941) was born in Znin, Posen, but was raised in Frankfurt am Main. He earned a Ph. D. Degree at the University of Heidelberg in 1893 for his dissertation on Rabbi Simeon bar Yohai, and obtained rabbinic ordination at the Hildesheimer Seminary in Berlin. While in Berlin he also studied with Moritz Steinschneider, the noted Judaica bibliographer, at the Veitel-Heine Ephraim'sche Lehranstalt. Lewin followed in his mentor Steinschneider’s footsteps and developed a keen interest in collecting books and manuscripts. After completing his formal education, Lewin returned to Posen where he occupied rabbinic positions in Hohensalza (German, Inowraclaw - Polish), Pinne (Pniewy) and Kempen (Kepno). In 1920 he received life tenure as rabbi of Kattowitz, Oberschlesien (Katowice, Upper Silesia). ” (Yeshiva University; Lewin Collection) In the series: Schriften der Gesellschaft zur förderung der wissenschaft des judentums. 27. Spine rebacked, paper wrappers edgeworn, internal paper and binding are Very Good. (EE-5-3A) good. (ID #36017) $45.00.
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  55. Raba, Joel. BETWEEN REMEMBRANCE AND DENIAL: THE FATE OF THE JEWS IN THE WARS OF THE POLISH COMMONWEALTH DURING THE MID-SEVENTEENTH CENTURY AS SHOWN IN CONTEMPORARY WRITINGS AND HISTORICAL RESEARCH? Boulder; East European Monographs, 1995. Publishers cloth. 8vo. VIII, 519 pages. 23 cm. First English edition. Original Hebrew title: Ben zikaron le-hakhhasha. "The research for this book was done as a part of the research programme of the Diaspora Research Institute, Tel-Aviv University. It was published in Hebrew as volume 98 of this institute's publications. " Contents: Image as Reality - I. The Generation Which Had Seen the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. A. The Message of the Survivors - Descriptions and Prayers. B. The Polish Image of the Events. C. First Foreign Echoes - II. The Memory of Yesterday. A. 'Contemporary History'. B. Omission of Suffering in Western Literature. C. The Emergence of the Ukrainian Image of the Past - III. Folk Memory and the Romantic World Vision. A. Ukrainian Folk Songs on the Hour of Terror and Turning-Point. B. From Cossack Chronicle to National History: The Beginnings of Ukrainian Historiography. C. Human Fate in the Polish Romantic Historiography - IV. The Scientific Perception: Historiography of the Rational World. A. The Past as Perceived by an Enlightened Jew. B. Challenging Traditional Images: Polish Historical Memory After the Period of National Uprisings. C. The Observer: Russian Historiography - V. In the Tempests of State Nationalism. Subjects: Gezerot tah ve-tat, 1648-1649. Jews - Poland - Historiography. Jews - Poland - History - 17th century. Jews - Poland - History - Sources. Joden. Poolse delingen. Oorlogen. Antisemitismus. Near fine condition. (EE-4-46C) (ID #36372) $35.00. • Ranki, Vera. THE POLITICS OF INCLUSION AND EXCLUSION: JEWS AND NATIONALISM IN HUNGARY. Holmes & Meier Publishers Inc, 1999. Ex-library with usual marks.Otherwise Very Good Condition. (AC-1-3) (ID #36146) $60.00.
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  57. Baron, Salo Wittmayer. THE RUSSIAN JEW UNDER TSARS AND SOVIETS. Hardcover with dustjacket. 8vo. Xv, 427 pages. First edition. SUBJECT (S): Jews - Soviet union; Joden. SERIES: Russian civilization series; Ex-library with usual marks, Very Good Condition. (EE-2-13) (ID #36394) $50.00.
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  59. Koestler, Arthur. THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE: THE KHAZAR EMPIRE AND ITS HERITAGE. New York: Random House, 1976. 8vo. 255 pages. Map. First US edition. SUBJECT (S): Khazars; Conversion - Judaism - Europe, Eastern. ISBN: 0394402847. "This book traces the history of the ancient Khazar Empire, a major but almost forgotten power in Eastern Europe, which in the Dark Ages became converted to Judaism. " (dust jacket) Born in Budapest in1905, Koestler was a cosmopolitan polyglot. As a journalist, he traveled all over Europe, to Palestine, and to the Arctic. As a novelist, he dealt with modern political and ethical issues. Though he remained curious about Zionism, and visited Palestine more than once, Koestler did not settle there. In 1983, he and his wife committed suicide. (EJ, 2007) Very Good in Very Good Condition Jacket. An Excellent Copy. (ComHist-16-3) (ID #36089) $30.00.
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  61. ALLGEMEINE ENCYKLOPADIE DER WISSENSCHAFTEN UND KUNSTE IN ALPHABETISCHER FOLGE, VON GENANNTEN SCHRIFTSTELLERN BEARBEITET...ZWEITE SECTION H-N.....SIEBENUNDZWANDZIGSTER THEIL: "JUDEN-JÜDISCHE LITERATUR.". Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1850. 1st edition. Later Wrappers, 4to, 471 pages.This volume only, complete for Juden-Jüdische Literatur (essentially the section of the encyclopedia dealing with Jews) Excellent mid-19th Century German overview of Jewish hsitory, with an empahsis on the Medieval & Modern periods. Contibuters Jewish and Christian scholars. Sections Include Juden (Geschichte); Judenchristen; Judenemancipation; Judenschlacht; Judenteutsch (i. E. Judeo-German); etc The entire Encyclopedia was a collasal work, 167 volumes publihsed between 1818-1889--and the editors only made it A-Phyx ! Heavy mid-19th Century rag paper has held up very well; Very Good Condition (KH-3-26) VG. (ID #36048) $300.00.
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  63. Goldmann, Artur, Ed. JUDENBUCH DER SCHEFFSTRASSE ZU WIEN (1389-1420): IM AUFTRAGE DER HISTORISCHEN KOMMISSION DER ISRAELITISCHEN. KULTUSGEMEINDE IN WIEN. Wien Und Leipzig, Wilhelm Braumueller, 1908. First edition. 8vo, 149 pages. Published as part of the QUELLEN UND FORSCHUNGEN ZUR GESCHICHTE DER JUDEN IN DEUTSCH-OESTERREICH, vol 1. Ex-library with usual markings. Very Good Condition. (AC-3-2) (ID #36533) $100.00.
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  65. Holdschmidt, Hans Carl. DER JUDE AUF DEM THEATER DES DEUTSCHEN MITTELALTERS. Emsdetten, H. & J. Lechte, 1935. Original paper wrappers. 8vo; 176 pages; In German. Plates. 24 cm. Die Schaubuhne, Quellen, und Forschungen zur Theatergeschichte, Bd, 12 Bibliography: p. 167-176. Bit of wear to spine & edges of cover, otherwise Good Solid Condition. (GER-O-22) (ID #36368) $75.00.
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  67. Wladimir Wolf Kaplun-Kogan. DIE JÜDISCHEN WANDERBEWEGUNGEN IN DER NEUESTEN ZEIT <1880-1914>. 1919. Bonn a. Rh.: Marcus & Weber, 1919 Paper Wrappers, 32 pages. 8vo. Note: (Teildr.) Vollst. Im Buchh. Ebd Breslau, R. - u. Staatswiss. Diss. V. 21. Febr. 1921, Ref. Weber. (GER-37-28) (ID #36236) $65.00.
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  69. Prussia) Freund, Ismar. DIE RECHSTELLUNG DER SYNAGOGENGEMEINDEN IN PREUSEN UND DIE REICHSVERFASSUNG: EIN BEITRAG ZUR REVISION DER BESHERIGEN GESETZGEBUNG. Berlin: Philo-Verlag und Buchhandlung, G. M. B. H, 1926. Paper wrappers. 8vo. 139 pages. In German. Freund was the executive director of the Berlin Jewish community from 1902 till 1938 and also worked at the Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judentums. He was also instrumental in the formation of the Preussischer Landesverband Jüdischer Gemeinden in 1922. After emigrating to Palestine in 1938 he wrote various works on German Jewish history (EJ). SUBJECT(S): Jews-Germany. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide of 1925 the edition (University of California Law School, Ohio State, Jewish National and University Library) and NONE of this edition. Cover faded in places. Former library placed single (now faded) stamp on title page. Wear to corners. Text in beautiful condition; overall in Very Good Condition. (GER-3-15). (ID #36323) $200.00.
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  71. Grossman, Avraham. HAHAMEI ASHKENAZ HARISHONIM. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, The Hebrew University, 1981. First edition. Original boards, 8vo, 474 pages, 23 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECTS: Jews -- Germany -- History -- To 1096. Rabbis -- Germany. Jewish scholars -- Germany. Judaism -- Germany -- History. Ethnic relations. Jewish scholars. Jews. Judaism. Rabbis. Very Good Condition. (AC-2-1) (ID #36357) $70.00.
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  73. JAHRESBERICHT DES ISRAELITISCHEN FREITISCH-VEREIN. Prag, Israelitischen Freitisch-Verein, 1906-29. 8 vo. each aprox 120 pages; This lot includes 3 volumes (48, 50, & 70) for the following school years: 1906/07, 1908/09, & 1928/29 (volume 50 is a Jubiläums-Bericht). Annual contributor's report (a kind of ad book) for this Prague Jewish school (orphanage?), comprised of pages and pages of detailed membership lists, acknowledging contributors, including where they live (and sometimes their occupations). A who's who of Central European Jewish high society of the time. Each also includes a large fold-out chart at rear; vol. 48 includes a photo of the boys on the cover. All in Good+ to Very Good Condition. (GER-O-1) (ID #36382) $125.00.
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  75. Kisch, Guido. THE JEWS IN MEDIEVAL GERMANY; A STUDY OF THEIR LEGAL AND SOCIAL STATUS. New York; Ktav Publishers, 1970. First edition. 8vo; xv, 655 pages; 24 cm. Bibliography on pages 565-605. Kisch received the I. Hirschfield award for "Best non-fiction work on Jewish history" for this work. Very Good Jacket in protective mylar. In very good condition. (COMHIST-1-11A) (ID #36310) $65.00.
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  77. Schwab, Hermann. MEMORIES OF FRANKFORT (AUS DER SCHÜTZENSTRASSE). London: Jewish Post Publications, 1955. Wrappers; 16mo. 31 pages. Frontispiece portrait of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch. Illustrated with plates. Glossary pages 30-31. Though dealing with Germany, a British Jewish imprint by an important German Jewish refugee to the England. Orthodox Judaism -- Germany -- Frankfurt am Main -- History -- 19th century. Jews -- Germany -- Frankfurt am Main -- History -- 19th century. OCLC lists eleven copies worldwide.Contains highlighted text and an inscription from previous owner. Otherwise, Very Good Condition. (AC-2-6) (ID #36322) $50.00.
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  79. Ginesi, Leon Pace [Aka Yehudah Shalom Yineisi]. SEFER BEN YISHAI: YEVA'ER LI-LEMOD BE-DEREKH HA-YOTER NAKEL SEDER HESHBON HA-ITIM, GAM BI-LESHON HA-KODESH GAM BI-LESHON ITALYA: IM LUAH HA-MAHAZORIM LI-TEKUFAT SHEMU'EL HA-NIMTSA'IM BE-SOF ZEH HA-SEFER, BI-KHEDE LI-RE'OT AYIN BE-AYIN SEDER HILUKHAM. VE'OD TIMTSA LUAH EHAD LE-160 SHANIM HA-KORE MOLADOT HA-HODASHIM VE-NIGUDEHEM, U-TEKUFOT HA-SHANIM VE-YITRONOT VEHA-SHE'ELOT, GAM 14 LUHOT LI-KEVIOT HA-MOADIM BE'ER HETEV, KE-YAD H. HA-TOVAH ALAI. Wien (Vienna): Gedruckt Bey A. Strauss, 1827. 1st edition. Lacks outer binding, 12mo, 143 leaves [i. E. 286 pages]. 16 cm. In Hebrew. Jewish calendar for the years 5582—5741. Title is also noted in Latin letters on title page: “Ben Jischai (Kalender-Lehre). ” Nr. 262 in bookseller Frederik Muller’s November 1868 “Catalog der Richhaltigen Sammlungen hebräischer und jüdischer Bucher, Handschriften…” (Amsterdam, 1868). He notes it as “selten”(rare). “Mimeni ha-tsaIr vEha-katan, Yehudah Shalom Yineisi, nikhtav bi-shenat hameshet alafim v E-hamesh meot shanim u-shemonim li-yetsirah. ” SUBJECT(S): Jewish calendar -- Tables. Religious calendars -- Judaism. OCLC lists 12 copies worldwide. Lacks outer binding, title page and final leaf are rubbed, some light staining, stamp on final leaf. Early 19th Century paper has held up very well, Good solid condition overall. (kh-5-26) (ID #36203) $200.00.
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  81. Volavkova, Hana. A STORY OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM IN PRAGUE. Prague: Artia, 1968. First edition. Original boards. 4to, 344 pages, 28 cm. Wear to just jacket. Otherwise in Good Condition with fair jacket. (AC-1-26) (ID #36355) $40.00.
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  83. (First Volume!) D. Meldola and M. Angel, editors. JEWISH CHRONICLE/WORKING MAN'S FRIEND, VOL I, NRS 1-28 (OCT 18, 1844-OCT 6, 1845), COMPLETE. London: Abraham Benisch, 1855-1856. 1st edition. Later cloth, 4to. English with occasional Hebrew. The Jewish Chronicle, Founded in 1841, it is the oldest continuously published Jewish newspaper in the world. It was initially under the editorship of D. Meldola and M. Angel. “On Oct 18, 1844, to the editorship of Joseph Mitchell, it took the title of "The Jewish Chronicle (New Series) and Working Man's Friend"; it appeared only fortnightly till July 9, 1847, when it became a weekly; from Aug. 18, 1854, it was edited by M. H. Bresslau, who changed the title to "The Jewish Chronicle and Hebrew Observer. " From Jan. 12, 1855, A. Benisch assumed the editorship, which he retained till April 2, 1869, when Michael Henry took charge of the paper until his death” (JE, 1905). Includes numerous ads and announcements from the period, indicating deaths, weddings, and celebrations of all kinds. Anniversary dinners and events often list participants, which sometimes read like who’s who’s of Anglo-jewry of the period, and at other times mention names from the far reaches of the British Empire. Much on selection and early activity of Adler as new Chief Rabbi, controversy about the Burton Street Synagogue. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Great Britain -- Newspapers. Masthead is occasionally trimmed close, with parts of "Sefer Zikaron" clipped, 1 closed tear, otherwise in outstanding condition in modern library binding. (br-11-7) (ID #36465) $1500.00.
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  85. Benisch, Abraham, editor. THE JEWISH CHRONICLE. VOL XII, NRS 47-61, 64-70 [? ], NOV 9, 1855-APRIL 18, 1856. 22 ISSUES IN TOTAL. London: Abraham Benisch, 1855-1856. 1st edition. Lacks outer binding, original period internal sewn binding in tact. Folio, 176 pages (8 pages each issue. English with occasional Hebrew. Includes numerous ads and announcements from the period, indicating deaths, weddings, and celebrations of all kinds. Anniversary dinners and events often list participants, which sometimes read like who’s who’s of Anglo-jewry of the period, and at other times mention names from the far reaches of the British Empire. The pages here, for example, include a long poem about the new Jewish mayor-elect of London, D. Solomons (as well as much other material related to the excitement at having a Jewish Lord Mayor, including international celebrations and congraulations); letters from the US offering scholarships to NYU, advertisements for Jewish publications of the period, reprints of articles from the American Jewish press (for example, from Rabbi Mayer in Charleston, SC); reports from Jamaica; reports on charities for the Jewish poor; a report on the opening of Jews College; an ad for a reader at the synagogue in St. Thomas, West Indies; report on Sir Moses Montefiore’s visit to the Holy Land; reports from Jewish communities across the British Isles; a report on the “Conference at Cleveland” discussing Isaac Wise’s “Minhag America; ” A long report on the Jews of Corfu; A long report on Jewish activities in Montreal; Other reports from Vienna, Switzerland, Argovia, Turkey, Jamaica, Constantinople, Jerusalem, San Francisco, Damascus, Holland, North Africa, Germany, Amsterdam, France, Hungary, Bavaria; Modavia and Wallachia, Edinburgh, Lyons, Natal, the Saharah, Gibraltar, Kertch (Crimea) and Glasgow; details of Rabbi Raphall’s Thanksgiving Day sermon in New York; letters concerning material in Isaac Wise’s “The Israelite” newspaper; lists of donations to charities with names of donors; lettes to and from Sir Moses Montefiore; much on the Carmona Case; activities of conversionists; Passover relief for the poor; etc. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Great Britain -- Newspapers. Two leaves from issue 53 have been clipped apart and then re-assembled, no loss of text. Old stains top top few inches, some edgewear, but mid-19th century paper has held up very well, Good solid condition overall. Scarce to come up in the trade. (br-11-1) (ID #36432) $500.00.
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  87. Benisch, Abraham, editor. THE JEWISH CHRONICLE. VOL VOLUME XV. JAN 1-DEC 31, 1858 [WHOLE NRS. 159-188, 190-193, 196-211]. COMPLETE FOR VOLUME XV SAVE FOR 3 ISSUES. 50 ISSUES. London: Abraham Bench, 1858. 1st edition. Later Cloth. Folio, 400 pages (8 pages each issue. English with occasional Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Great Britain -- Newspapers. Rear internal hinge broken, easily repaired, stains and wear to cloth, internal binding and rag paper are outstanding and beautiful. Scarce to come up in the trade. (br-11-6) (ID #36433) $1000.00.
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  89. Benisch, Abraham, editor. THE JEWISH CHRONICLE. JAN 3, 1862-DEC 25 1863 [WHOLE NRS. 368-380, 382-392, 394-458, 460-471]. 2 YEARS COMPLETE SAVE FOR 4 ISSUES. 100 ISSUES. London: Abraham Benisch, 1862-1863. 1st edition. Later Cloth binding, Folio, 800 pages (8 pages each issue. Nearly complete for 1862 and 1863. English with occasional Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Great Britain -- Newspapers. Internal hinges of binding broken. 1st issue with heavy edgewear, 2nd issue moderate edgewear, other issues in good solid condition with some old staining as expected. Scarce to come up in the trade. (br-11-5) (ID #36434) $2000.00.
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  91. Benisch, Abraham, editor. THE JEWISH CHRONICLE. JAN 1, 1864-DEC 29, 1865 [WHOLE NRS. 472-576]. COMPLETE RUN OF 2 YEARS (105 ISSUES). London: Abraham Benisch, 1864-1865. 1st edition. Originally bound into 2 large volumes; Lacks outer bindings, original period internal sewn binding in tact. Folio, 840 pages (8 pages each issue. Complete for 1866 and first half of 1867. English with occasional Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Great Britain -- Newspapers. First and final leaves show exposure wear, as expected, with a bit of loss along the outer margin of the first leaf (of issue 472), and the final leaf (of issue 576) lacking about 1/8 of leaf, with text loss. Issue 550 has mostly come loose, with edgewear just touching the outer letters along the outside margins one one leaf. Mid-19th century paper has held up well, Good solid condition overall. Scarce to come up in the trade. (br-11-3) (ID #36435) $2000.00.
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  93. Benisch, Abraham, editor. THE JEWISH CHRONICLE. JAN 5, 1866-JULY 5, 1867 [WHOLE NRS. 577-655], 79 CONTIGUOUS ISSUES. COMPLETE RUN THUS. London: Abraham Benisch, 1866-1867. 1st edition. Lacks outer binding, original period internal sewn binding in tact. Folio, 632 pages (8 pages each issue. Complete for 1866 and first half of 1867. English with occasional Hebrew. Too many various reports, letters, discussions, and ads to describe, but a report on the re-unification of the Jewish community of Charleston, South Carolina, 25 years after the split-off by the reformers, caught our eye. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Great Britain -- Newspapers. Mid-19th century paper has held up very well, Good solid condition overall. Scarce to come up in the trade. (br-11-2) (ID #36436) $1500.00.
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  95. Benisch, Abraham, editor. THE JEWISH CHRONICLE. JULY 12, 1867-JULY 26, 1868 [WHOLE NRS. 656-660, 662-706], COMPLETE SAVE FOR 1 ISSUE. 50 ISSUES. London: Abraham Benisch, 1867-1868. 1st edition. Lacks outer bindings, original period internal sewn binding in tact. Folio, 400 pages (8 pages each issue. Complete for 1866 and first half of 1867. English with occasional Hebrew.SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Great Britain -- Newspapers. First and final leaves show exposure wear, as expected, with corner curling to last 20 issues and edgewear generally not extending into the text. Mid-19th century paper has held up well, Good solid condition overall. Scarce to come up in the trade. (br-11-4) (ID #36437) $1000.00.
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  97. Jacobs, Joseph. THE JEWS OF ANGEVIN ENGLAND; DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS FROM LATIN AND HEBREW SOURCES PRINTED AND MANUSCRIPT FOR THE FIRST TIME COLLECTED AND TRANSLATED BY JOSEPH JACOBS. London, New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1893. Faux leather cloth, 8vo, 425 pages. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine and cover. Includes charts, photo plates, graphics. Very minor wear to top and bottom of spine. Very Good condition. (BR-1-1) (ID #36363) $100.00.
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  99. REPORT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON ALIEN IMMIGRATION. WITH MINUTES OF EVIDENCE AND APPENDIX. VOL. I: THE REPORT. London: Printed By Wyman & Sons For HMSO, 1903. 1st edition. Original printed wrappers, Folio (large), viii, 52. Following extensive Jewish immigration from Eastern Europe into the United Kingdom this Report was commissioned "To inquire into and report upon: (1) The character and extent of the evils which are attributed to the unrestricted immigration of Aliens, especially in the Metropolis; (2) The measures which have been adopted for the restriction and control of Alien Immigration in Foreign Countries, and in British Colonies; and to advise what remedial or precautionary measures it is desirable to adopt in this country. " Light edgewear to bright blue wrappers, otherwise Very Good Condition. (kh-3-27) (ID #36053) $100.00.
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  101. Roth, Cecil. THE RISE OF PROVINCIAL JEWRY: THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, 1740-1840. London, The Jewish Monthly, 1950. Original boards in jacket. 8vo, 127 pages. 15-page index read's like a who's who of early Anglo-Jewish families: Henriques, Cohen, Montefiore, etc. Includes a 2-page appendix of 42 provincial Jewish communites, which includes dates for the first mention of Jews & foundation of each Jewish community; The Jewish population in 1847; and numbers for Synagogue seating or attendance for 1851 and seatholders or members in 1854. A great resource. Very Good Condition in Very Good Jacket. (CJH-1-5) (ID #36377) $50.00.
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  103. Kayserling, Meyer. translated and Revised by Charles Gross. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND THE PARTICIPATION OF THE JEWS IN THE SPANISH AND PORTUGESE DISCOVERIES. Original boards. New York: Longmans, Green, 1894. Cloth; 12mo. Xv, 189 pages. First Edition thus. Gilt titles. Bibliographical annotations; appendix; index. One page of advertisements at end. Documents relating to the Santangels; "Indians and Israelites; The Jews and Columbus's second voyage; Queen Juana and the Marranos of Española": pages 135-171. Kayserling was a German-born rabbi and historian, and a prolific author. From 1870 he was rabbi and preacher in Budapest. (JE) Singerman 4705. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Spain. Marranos. Inquisition. Columbus, Christopher -- Relations with Jews. Santangel family. America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish. America -- Discovery and exploration -- Portuguese. Ex-library. Binding tight; interior very clean. Age darkened; a bit edgeworn. Very good condition. (AMR-6-18) (ID #36381) $75.00.
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  105. Kayserling, Meyer, 1829-1905. GESCHICHTE DER JUDEN IN PORTUGAL. Leipzig, O. Leiner, 1867. Period boards. 8vo, xi, 367, [1] pages. First Edition. In German. Fascinating look at the history of Jews in early Portugal up to the mid-19th century. Part of the series "Schriften" herausgegeben vom Institut zur Förderung der israelitischen Literatur. Series: Schriften vom Institute zur förderung der israelitischen literatur... 12. Jahr: 1866-1867; Kayserling was a “German rabbi and historian. Kayserling, born in Hanover, studied with S. R. Hirsch in Nikolsburg, S. J. Rapoport in Prague, and S. B. Bamberger in Wuerzburg and at Halle University. From 1861 to 1870 he was rabbi at Endingen, Switzerland, where he fought strenuously for Jewish rights; thereafter he was rabbi and preacher in Budapest… Kayserling's reputation rests on his long series of pioneering publications on the history of Spanish Jewry and the Marranos, based to a great degree on original and, in some cases manuscript, sources. His Geschichte der Juden in Spanien und Portugal, which in fact covered mainly Navarre and the Balearic Islands (vol. 1, 1861) and Portugal (vol. 2, 1867), was the first work in which Hebrew sources were consistently used. His works on Marrano history and literature put the study on a new footing and were the basis of all subsequent treatments” (Cecil Roth, EJ, 2007) SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Portugal -- History. Juifs -- Portugal -- Histoire. Binding solid, very good condition. (SEF-23-5A) (ID #36384) $50.00.
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  107. Baer, Fritz. DIE JUDEN IM CHRISTLICHEN SPANIEN. VOL I Urkunden und Regesten. I. Aragonien und Navarra. Berlin, Im Schocken Verlag, 1936. Original boards. 8vo XXVII+1173 pages pages. Veröffentlichungen der Akademie für die Wissenschaft des Judenthums. Historische Sektion. By Fritz (Yitzhak) Baer (1888-1980), the preeminent German-Israeli historian and the leading authority on medieval Spanish Jewish history. Ex-library with usual markings. Otherwise Very Good Condition. (GER-50-1) (ID #36473) $150.00.
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  109. Mansour, Jacob. THE JEWISH BAGHDADI DIALECT: STUDIES AND TEXTS IN THE JUDEO-ARABIC DIALECT OF BAGHDAD. Or-Yehuda, The Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center, The Institute For Research On Iraqi Jewry, 1991. (FT) Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. 329, xxi pages. Illus. 25 cm. In English with added Table of Contents and summaries in Hebrew. Series: Studies in the History and Culture of Iraqi Jewry, 7. Translation of: `Arvit ha-Yehudit shel Bagdad. Kerekh 1-2. SUBJECT(S): Judeo-Arabic language -- Dialects -- Iraq -- Baghdad. Jews -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- Social life and customs. Arabisch. Joden. Dialecten. Geographic: Baghdad (Iraq) -- Social life and customs. Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-316) and indexes. Ex-library with usual markings. Nice, clean copy in very good condition. (SEF-39-11) (ID #36285) $100.00.
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  111. Dalven, Rae. THE JEWS OF IOANNINA. Philadelphia, Cadmus Press, 1990. First edition. Original cloth with dustjacket. 8vo. Xxvi, 227 pages, 25 cm. SUBJECTS: Jews -- Greece -- Ioannina -- History. Jews -- Greece -- Ioannina -- Social life and customs. Judaism -- Greece -- Ioannina -- Customs and practices. Ethnic relations. Jews. Jews -- Social life and customs. Judaism -- Customs and practices. Manners and customs. Joden. Geschichte. Very light wear to dustjacket. Very Good Condition in Very Good jacket. (AC-1-13) (ID #36334) $50.00.
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  113. Copsidas, Costis [Kopsidas, Kostes]. THE JEWS OF THESSALONIKI: THROUGH THE POSTCARDS 1886-1917 = LES JUIFS DE THESSALONIQUE: A TRAVERS LES CARTES-POSTALES 1886-1917 = HOI HEVRAIOI TE¯S THESSALONIKE¯S: MESA APO TIS KART-POSTAL, 1886-1917. Thessalonique [Thessaloniki], C. Cospidas [K. Kopsidas], 1992. (FT) Original Softcover. 8vo. 159 pages. Illus. 23 cm. Parallel text in Greek, French and English. “The collection of postcards which are brought out in this book make up a photographic panorama of the Jewish element in Thessaloniki. Chronologically these postcards are placed in the time between 1890 and 1917 as it is proved by the information given by the documents themselves. These documents are an indirect historical source reflecting the financial, social and communal organization of the Jewish community of the town. The Synagogues, the dresses, the buildings, the religious leaders, the professions, the editors, are some of the elements of the reader will get familiar with. The whole of these elements which this collection offers us are the valuable tesserae of a mosaic which make up the portrait of the Jewish community of Thessaloniki and generally speaking, of the history of the Jewish Nation. ” -Back cover. OCLC lists 14 copies worldwide. Ex-library with usual stamps. Minor wear to cover, interior is crisp (including some in color). Good Condition. (SEF-42-23) (ID #36320) $65.00.
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  115. Mansour, Jacob. הערבית־היהודית של בגדאד HA-ʻARVIT HA-YEHUDIT SHEL BAGDAD THE JUDAEO-ARABIC DIALECT OF BAGHDAD. VOLUMES I AND II (COMPLETE). Haifa: University of Haifa, 1977. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 207 pages. In Hebrew with short introduction in English. OCLC lists 1 copies worldwide (NIEDERSACHSISCHE STAATS-UND UNIV). Ex-library with usual markings, otherwise in Very Good Condition. (SEF-6-5A). (ID #36284) $90.00.
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  117. Ibn Zabara, Joseph Ben Meir, (B. 1140?); & Davidson, Israel, Ed. SEFER SHA`ASHU`IM LE-RABI YOSEF BEN ME'IR BEN ZABARA. Berlin: Eshkol, 1924. Cloth, 8vo, 93, 200 pages. 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references. This is not the more common edition of 194 pages. In Hebrew. "`im... He`arot... Me-et Yisra'el Davidzohn. " OCLC lists 7 copies worldwide. Minor water damage to bottom of book, binding loose, otherwise Good Condition. (GH-1-27a) (ID #36182) $75.00.
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  119. Chouraqqui, Andre´. THE SOCIAL AND LEGAL STATUS OF THE JEWS OF FRENCH MOROCCO. New York, The American Jewish Committee, 1952. Original Stapled Wrappers. 8vo. 42 pages. 26 cm. Contents: The Jews of French Morocco -- The Jewish Community and its Institutions -- Personal Status in the Jewish Community -- Moroccan Citizenship and Nationality -- The Judicial System of Morocco -- Education, Civil Liberty and Government -- The Future of Moroccan Jewry. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Morocco. Abriged version in English of an original French work. Ex-library with usual markings, otherwise Good Condition. (SEF-37-27) (ID #36290) $50.00.
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  121. Einhorn, David; edited by Kaufmann Kohler. AUSGEWÄHLTE PREDIGTEN UND REDEN. New York: No Publisher, 1880. 1st edition. Original Publisher’s Cloth, 8vo, viii, 399 pages. Title translates as “Selected sermons and speeches.” Singerman 2906. David Einhorn (1809-1879) was an American rabbi and Reform leader. His outspoken anti-slavery views sparked a riot in Baltimore, but he continued his work in Philadelphia and New York. German homilies by Dr. David Einhorn. Einhorn was born in Dispeck, Bavaria, and received his rabbinical training at Furth, near his birthplace. He studied philosophy at Erlangen, Wurzburg, and Munich. His thinking was influenced by the ideas of F. W. Schelling. In 1838 he was elected rabbi of the community at Wellhausen near Uffenheim, but the Bavarian government would not confirm his appointment on account of his liberal views. Four years later he became Landesrabbiner of Birkenfeld in the Grand Duchy of Oldenberg. At the Frankfort Rabbinical Conference of 1845, he took a decided view in favor of introducing the vernacular into the service and of eliminating prayers for the restoration of sacrifices and a Jewish state. Three years earlier, in coming to the defense of the position taken up by Abraham Geiger in his controversy with Solomon Titkin, he had rejected the divine authority of the Talmud and upheld the right to diverge from ceremonial laws. In 1847 Einhorn succeeded Samuel Holdheim as chief rabbi of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. There he was involved in controversy with Franz Delitzsch, the Christian Hebraist, for having pronounced a blessing in the synagogue over an uncircumcised child. Einhorn's radical religious standpoint jeopardized his position. In January 1852 he became rabbi of the Reform congregation of Budapest, but after two months the government closed the temple. While living in Budapest, Einhorn began his work Das Prinzip des Mosaismus, but completed only one volume (1854). Denied any opportunity in Europe, Einhorn became rabbi of the Har Sinai Congregation of Baltimore (1855). His arrival in the United States coincided with the Cleveland Rabbinical Conference, which, under the leadership of Isaac Mayer Wise, adopted a platform designed to permit a broadly based union among the various tendencies in American Judaism. Einhorn regarded this platform as treachery to the cause of Reform and denounced it violently. This marked the beginning of a bitter feud between Einhorn, the uncompromising Reformer, and I. M. Wise, who was ready to moderate his Reform in the interests of unity. Einhorn expounded his ideas in his monthly magazine Sinai (German, 7 vols., 1856–62) and gave them expression in his prayer book Olat Tamid (1856), which was no mere shortening of the traditional liturgy, but a new work written mainly in German. Einhorn's sojourn in Baltimore was cut short in 1861, when his unsparing denunciation of slavery placed him in danger from the mob. He became rabbi of Congregation Kenesseth Israel, Philadelphia, and in 1866 moved to New York as rabbi of Congregation Adath Israel, which was later known as Temple Beth El. His was the dominant personality at the Philadelphia Rabbinical Conference which met in 1869 and adopted a thoroughgoing Reform platform. Einhorn's farewell sermon, delivered after a quarter of a century in America, contained a plea for the cultivation of German as the vehicle for the ideas of Reform Judaism. If the dogmatic Reform upon which he insisted dominated neither the Union of American Hebrew Congregations nor Hebrew Union College at their inception, his spirit came to influence them later. Kaufman Kohler, his son-in-law and disciple, formulated the Pittsburgh Platform of 1885, which was the basis of American Reform for a generation, and later became president of Hebrew Union College; Einhorn's Olat Tamid served as the model for the Union Prayer Book. A letter which Einhorn wrote in 1844 summed up his theological system: "In all its stages, Judaism shows its capacity for continuous development both as to its form and its spirit, insofar as the latter became ever clearer and purer in the human consciousness; and no Israelite who knows his religion will deny it the power of perfectibility. Its essence, which is truth uniting all men, was from the beginning intended to overcome the exclusiveness attached to the form, which is national; but insofar as the latter served as an armor of protection and as the priestly garb of Israel among the nations, it cannot with impunity be cast off until the former in its entire inner force and its all-encompassing extent will have penetrated the whole human family, and Israel (Mosaism) will have fulfilled its priestly mission at the arrival of the Messianic era." Little has been published concerning the personality of David Einhorn or analyzing his thought. A copy with loose pages sold at auction in 2016 for over USD 550 with buyers commissions. Wear to boards, hinges starting, Good Condition.(kh-6-22) (ID #36528) $425.00.
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  123. Judaeans (Organization). THE JUDAEANS/ JUDAEAN ADDRESSES, VOLS I-IV [lacking the final volume V]. New York, Bloch, 1899-1933. 1st edition. Original Publisher’s green cloth with gilt design. 8vo; 24 cm; 196 pages, 192 pages, 216 pages, 243 pages. Vol. 1 carries the title, “The Judaeans.” Each volume includes essays from the following periods: [I.] 1897-1899. -- II. 1900-1917. -- III. 1918-1926. -- IV. 1926-1932. Contents: Vol I. - This introduction to the four volume publication outlines the organization. Essays include "Anti-Zionist Meeting", By-Laws of the Society, and more. - Vol II – Includes a list of meetings and papers read, constitution, list of officers, list of members Articles are "President's Address as Tenth Anniversary Meeting - 'The Aims and Ideals of The Judaeans,'" Henry M. Leipziger, "Function of Jewish Scholarship," Josph Jacobs, "The Mission of the Jewish Encyclopedia," K. Kohler, "Dr, Schechter and Jewish Scholarship in America," Emil G. Hirsch, "Rebellion Against Being a Problem," Solomon Schechter, "Jewish Immigrants and Judaism in the United States," Anatole Leroy-Beaulieu, "The Jews as Elements in the Population, Past and Present," Louis Marshall, "The Jew as a Citizen," Morris Loeb, "The Congress of Berlin and the Jew," George S. Hellman, "Louis Loeb - A Tribute," Leo Mielziner, "The Jews and Economic Life: A Review of Sombart's 'Jews and Capitalism,'" Samuel Schulman, "The Jew in his Relation to the Law of the Land," Max J. Kohler, "Address at Meeting in His Honor," Israel Abrahams, "Ruppin's 'Jews of Today,'" Maurice H. Harris, "Schnitzler's 'Prof. Bernardi,'" Bernard Naumberg, "The Jew as a Citizen of England," David de Sola Pool, "The Jew as a Citizen of France," Sol M. Strook, "The Jew as a Citizen in Germany," Leon Hühner, "The Jew as a Citizen in Holland, Italy and Switzerland," Arthur K. Kuhn, "Yiddish Literature in the United States - Its Relation to the Masses," Leon S. Moisseiff, "A Quarter Centiry of the Jewish Immigrant in America," Henry Moskowitz, "The Novel, Jew," Jacob H. Hollander. - Vol III Includes "Leipziger Memorial Exercises, " Addresses by Samson Lachman, Herbert L. Bridgman, Stephen S. Wise, Joseph L. Buttenweiser, George F. Kunz, and Louis Marshall, "The Essence of Judaism, " Theodore Reinach, "Meeting in Honor of the Earl of Reading, Lord Chief Justice of England and Special British Envoy to the United States, " addresses by Samson Lachman, Julius J. Frank, Jacob H. Schiff, Abram I. Elkus, Stephen J. Wise, The Earl of Reading, "Ameircan Jewish War Relief Abroad, " Daivd M. Bressler, "Biblical Criticism and Jewish Science, " Felix Perles, "Attitude of the Last Twenty Years and Present Conditions of Jewish Learning, " Ismar Elbogen, "Leisure, " Israel Abrahams, "The Lesson from Tutankh-Amon's Tomb for the Jew, " Kaufmann Kohler, "Israel Zangwill Meeting, " Addresses by Samson Lachman, Israel Zangwill, Louis Marshall, Horace Stern, Simeon Strunsky, "The Crisis of European Civilization (Noelting and Spengler), " Ludwig Stein, "Race Theory and Anti-Semitism, " Julius Goldstein, "Immigration and Racial Discrimination, " Max J. Kohler, "The Jewish Colonization Work in Russia, " James N. Rosenberg, "The World Court and the Protection of Racial and Religious Minorities, " Addresses by Samson Lachman, Louis Marshall, Manley O. Hudson, and Arthur K. Kuhn. - Vol IV includes: Summary of the Judaean meetings, 1926-1932, constitution, board of directors, list of members Articles are "Memorial od Samson lachman," Max J. Kohler, "Louis Marshall - In Momoriam," Samson lachman, "The Jew in German Literature," Leon Huhner, 150th Anniversary of Constitutional Establishment of Religious Liberty - "New York State's First Constitution," Louis Marshall, "The 150th Anniversary of Constitutional Establishment of Religious Liberty," Irving Lehman, "American Influences on the Development of Religious Liberty in Europe," Max J. Kohler, "George F. Moore's 'Judaism,'" Samuel Schulman, "Lewis Browne's 'That Man Heine,'" Elsa H. Naumberg, "Golden and Other Ghettos in Recent Fiction," Frank I. Schechter, "The Jew in Science," Morris R. Cohen, "Jewish Winners of the Nobel Prize," Benjamin Harrow, The Lessing-Mendelssohn Bi-Centenary - "Lessing," Ernst Renan, "Mendelssohn," Stephen P. Duggan, American Jewry Fifty Years Ago and Today - "Judiasm and Elements in the Population, Then and Now," Maurice H. Harris, "The Jew in Social Life, Then and Now," Felix M. Warburg, "The Jew in Business, the Professions and Public Life, Then and Now," Marcus M. Marks, "Our Charities, Then and Now," Lee K. Frankel, "Relations of Christians and Jews, Then and Now," Frank Gavin, " The American Jewess Fifty Years Ago and Now, Rebekah Kohut - "The American Jewess in Relation to the State," Henry Moskowitz, "The Ameircan Jewess and Her Religion," David E. Goldfarb, "The American Jewess in Letters," Rebekah Kohut, "The Council of Jewish Women," Nathan Straus, Jr., Hadassah," Robert Szold, "Jewish Sacred Music, old and New," Lazare Saminsky, "The History of Liberal Judaism in England," Lily H. Montagu, "The Life and Works of Cesare Lombrosos," Signora Gina lombroso Ferrero, "The Struggle Against Disease: The Health Work of Nathan Straus and American Jewish Foundations," Louis I. Harris, "The Henry Street Settlement," Lilian D. Wald, "Lee K. Frankel: In Memoriam," Louis I. Dublin, "George Washington and the Jews," Albert Ulmann, "Recent Excavations of Jewish Interest in Palestine," Nelson Glueck. " Volume I, present here, is very seldom offered for sale. Ex-library with usual markings. Otherwise very good condition. (AMR-45-5A) (ID #36531) $1000.00.
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  125. Kohut, George Alexander. EZRA STILES AND THE JEWS: SELECTED PASSAGES FROM HIS LITERARY DIARY CONERCERING JEWS AND JUDAISM. Philip Cowen, New York, 1902. First English edition. Original black cloth with gold lettering on spine. 8vo, 155 pages. Reprinted from the American Hebrew, issues November 1901, to June, 1902. Deals with American Christian Hebraist Ezra Stiles. Important historical source on eighteenth century American Jews as Stiles was friends with Rabbi Haijm Isaac Carigal and Aaron Lopez. Includes black and white pictures of Rabbi Carigal and Newport synagogue. George Alexander Kohut was a Hungarian American conservative rabbi, who served as a rabbi in Dallas and later as a librarian at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Stamp: "Library of the Baltimore Hebrew College and Teacher's Training School. " Corners bumped and rubbed, internally in Very Good Condition. (AMR-47-1) (ID #36512) $70.00.
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  127. Huebsch, Adolph. IN LICHT UND DEINE WAHRHEIT: SIEBEN PREDIGTEN. ORKHA VE-AMITEKHA. New York , No Publisher (The Author) , 1868. 1st edition. Later Cloth, 8vo, viii, 130 pages; 22 cm. In German with some Hebrew. Not in Goldman. Singerman (2076) notes that the NYPL copy is "defective. " SUBJECT(S): Jewish sermons, German. "Huebsch was a Talmudic and Semitic scholar of high attainments, a preacher of rare power, with a personality that charmed old and young. He was peculiarly successful in his ministry" (Wikipedia). OCLC lists 7 copies worldwide. Old dampstains, Ex-library with usual marks, otherwise Very Good Condition. (KH-6-18) (ID #36554) $300.00.
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  129. Pelcovits, Nathan A. CHURCH-STATE RELATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES. New York; Library Of Jewish Information, American Jewish Committee, 1941. Hole punched in period folder. 4to. 28cm. 32 pages. Single-sided mimeographed leaves. Holocaust-era examination of the role of religious, specifically Christian, practices and ideas throughout American history with regard to the separation of church and state. Detailing events, court cases, and Jewish community response to religious practices being introduced in schools and other public places. Light shelf wear to enclosing folder. American Jewish Committee library stamp on inside of folder cover. Clean and fresh. (AJC-8) (ID #34612) $40.00.
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  131. GAMLA JUDISKA GRAVPLATSER I STOCKHOLM. Stockolm, P. A. Norstedt & Sons, 1927. 1st edition. Original Illustrated Paper Wrappers, 4to, xxi, 162 pages. Text in Hebrew and Swedish. With many photographic plates. A study of the Jewish cemeteries of Stockholm. Important for the geneology and history of the Swedish Jewish community. A damaged copy sold for over USD 750 at auction in 2008. Covers worn with edgewear, otherwise Very Good Condition (kh-3-23) (ID #36039) $500.00.
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  133. (Chile) Pilovski, Ya'akov. A GAST OYF SHABES BAY MESHIHISHE-YIDN. Baltimor: Der Melits, [1940-1950?]. No Date [1940-1950? ]. Original Cloth. 8vo. 22 pages. 22 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Published by the Mediator by Baltimore, MD. On the Sabbath Street. A survey of Jews in Chile living in mountainous areas. Jacob Pilowsky (1898-1969) was a Chilean Yiddish writer; contributed articles and stories to Vilner tog (Vilna), Letste nayes (Kaunas), Morgn frayhayt (New York), Yidishe kultur (N. Y.), Dos yidishe vort (Chile), Di goldene keyt (Israel). Born near Vilna. Moved to South America in 1924 and settled in Chile. Immigrated to Israel in 1963. Subjects: Jews - Chile. OCLC lists 4 copies (YIVO, Harvard, NYPL, HUC), none west of Cincinnati. Light wear to wraps, overall clean and fresh. Very good condition. (YID-22-15) (ID #35369) $100.00.
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  135. (Italy) Shulvass, Moses A. HAYE HA-YEHUDIM BE-ITALYAH BI-TEKUFAT HA-RENESANS. (AUTHOR INSCRIBED). Nyu-York: `ogen, 1955. 8vo. Xi, 359 pages. In Hebrew. First edition. SUBJECT (S): Jews – Italy – history; Renaissance – Italy; Italy – ethnic relations. Shulvass was born in 1909 in Plonsk, Poland. He studied in Berlin, lived in Israel from 1938 to 1948, and then moved to the United States, where he became a professor at the College of Jewish Studies in Chicago. He published several books on historical topics. (Silberschlag, EJ) Pen writing in Hebrew on fly leaf, very good condition. (HOLO2-6-4A) (ID #36369) $70.00.
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  137. (India) Koder, S. S. and Fiona Hallegua. KERALA AND HER JEWS. Kerala, 1984. Softcover, 8vo, 16 pages, illustrated, 30 cm. SUBJECT (S): Jews --India --Kerala --History. Kerala (India) --History. “Read before the Kerala History Convention on 18.5.1965.” “This short history is compiled from a paper read by Mr. S. S. Koder before the Kerala History Association in 1965, his article in the Souvenir printed on the occasion of the inauguration of the Nehru Memorial Town Hall, Mattancherri in 1968 and Miss Fiona Hallegua’s thesis “The Jewish community of Cochin - its twlight [sic] years” for her Master's degree in Sociology written in 1984”-Title page verso. Koder (1907-1994) was a “Jewish communal leader in Cochin (Kochi). He was educated in Cochin and at Madras University, after which he entered the family business. For 12 years he represented the Jews of Cochin in the Cochin Legislative Assembly. He was honorary consul for the Netherlands and on his retirement received a knighthood of the Order of Nassau. Koder held high office in Rotary International and the Freemasons. In 1968 he presided at the 400th anniversary of Cochin’s famous Paradeis synagogue, which was attended by Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Koder was the author of a number of articles on the history of Cochin Jewry. He succeeded his father, Samuel Shabdai Koder, as leader of the community and president of the South India Jewish Association (Gourgey and Parfitt in EJ, 2007). OCLC lists 7 copies worldwide. Very good condition. (Sef-19-7) (ID #36286) $30.00.
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  139. Shelemay, Kay Kaufman. MUSIC, RITUAL, AND FALASHA HISTORY. East Lansing, Mich.; African Studies Center, Michigan State University, 1986. Softbound. 8vo. XV, 415 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Scholarly study through firsthand documentation of Falasha ritual and music in Ethiopia, with illustrations, musical notations, tables and charts. Contains: Perspectives of Falasha History; The Beta Israel Religious Tradition; The Contexts of Liturgical Performance; A Beta Israel View of the Liturgy; Texts of the Beta Israel Liturgy; Music of the Beta Israel Liturgy; Rethinking Falasha History. In the series: Ethiopian series monograph no. 17. Subjects: Jews - Ethiopia - Music - History and criticism. Synagogue music - Ethiopia. Judaism - Ethiopia - Customs and practices. Jews - Ethiopia - History. Falasches - Ritos y ceremonias. Música religiosa – Etiopía. Ex-library with usual markings, otherwise fresh. Very good condition. (SEF-47-10A) (ID #34943) $30.00.
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  141. (Barbados) Shilstone, Eustace M. MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS IN THE BURIAL GROUND OF THE JEWISH SYNAGOGUE AT BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS. New York: American Jewish Historical Society, 1956. Cloth. 8vo. 205 pages. 5 plates and 1 map. Transcribed with an introduction. Includes 374 epitaphs in Hebrew with English translation. Shilstone, a historian from Barbados, recorded the epitaphs on 473 tombstones at a Jewish cemetery in Barbados after they were preserved from destruction. Shilstone also placed artifacts from the synagogue in the local museum (Stern, EJ). SUBJECT(S): Jewish epitaphs-Barbados-Bridgetown-Jewish cemeteries-Sepulchral monuments. Gilt lettering on cover and binding. Slight tanning to page margins. Stains to spine and cloth, otherwise Very Good Condition. (Sef-43-7A) (ID #36316) $30.00.
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  143. Jacob Ben Asher; Baruch B. Elkanah. PERUSH HA-TORAH LE-RABENU YA'AKOV BAAL HA-TURIM: . Fyorda; Bi-Defus Hayim Ben Tsevi Hirsh, 1752. Original Boards. 8vo. [180] pages. 22 cm. First edition of Iturei Bikurim. In Hebrew. Pirush Ha-Torah, (Commentary to Pentateuch) , with super-commentary Iturei Bikurim by Baruch ben Elkanah of Furth. With Hebrew inscriptions from former owners of Lithuanian community of Pumpian; with halachic novellae of former owner covering the blank. Jacob Ben Asher (known as Ba'al ha-Turim) , German codifier and Biblical commentator; died at Toledo, Spain, before 1340; “Jacob also wrote a comprehensive commentary on the Pentateuch (Zolkiew, 1806) , containing the best expositions of the peshat ('literal meaning') by earlier Bible commentators, such as Saadiah Gaon, Rashi, Abraham Ibn Ezra, David Kimhi, and others, in particular abstracting 'the straightforward explanations' from the commentary of Nahmanides and disregarding the kabbalistic ones, since 'my soul has not entered its secret' (cf. Gen. 49: 6). When Jacob added his own opinions it was usually to explain the reason for a Torah law or mitzvah. To the beginning of each section, he added 'as a little appetizer, gematriot and explanations of the masorah, in order to attract the mind. ' Ironically, it was just these 'appetizers' that were published (under the title Perush ha-Torahle-R. Ya'akov Ba'al ha-Turim (Constantinople, 1500 and 1514) ) some three centuries before the main part of the work, and it was this portion only which was widely known for many generations. ” (2008 EJ). Title-page has beautiful ornamental border, historiated title. Published in Fürth by Hayyim b. Tzvi Hirsh. Printed on ragpaper. Vinograd Furth 224. Subjects: Gematria. Bible. Pentateuch – Commentaries. Oclc lists 13 copies. Rear board and backstrip absent, needs rebinding. Otherwise fresh. Good condition. (SPEC-39-51) (ID #36487) $300.00.
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  145. Finkelstein, Louis. THE COMMENTARY OF DAVID KIMHI ON ISAIAH: EDITED, WITH HIS UNPUBLIHSED ALLEGORICAL COMMENTARY ON GENESIS, ON THE BASIS OF MANUSCRIPTS AND EARLY EDITIONS. New York, Columbia University Press, 1926. 8vo; 96 + 232 pages; In English and Hebrew. Ex-library with usual markings. Good Condition. (AC-3-1) (ID #36530) $35.00.
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  147. G. Seyffarth. SUMMARY OF RECENT DISCOVERIES IN BIBLICAL CHRONOLOGY, UNIVERSAL HISTORY AND EGYPTIAN ARCHEOLOGY; WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO DR. ABBOTT'S EGYPTIAN MUSEUM IN NEW-YORK. New York, Henry Ludwig, 1857. Original boards. 8vo, 240 pages, 19cm. SUBJECTS: Chronology. Egyptian language -- Writing, Hieroglyphic. Some wear to outer boards, otherwise Good Condition. (AC-2-8) (ID #36495) $50.00.
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  149. Newman, Jacob. THE COMMENTARY OF NAHMANIDES ON GENESIS CHAPTER 1-6: INTRODUCTION, CRITICAL TEXT, TRANSLATION AND NOTES. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1960. First edition. 8vo, (95) pages, Original boards with gold lettering. Very Good Condition. (RAB-61-1A) (ID #36513) $50.00.
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  151. Bergmann, Judah. JÜDISCHE APOLOGETIK IM NEUTESTAMENTLICHEN ZEITALTER. Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1908. Cloth; 8vo. Ix, 168 pages. In German. Bibliographical annotations and index. Bergmann was a Berlin rabbi and author who emigrated to Israel when the Nazis seized power in 1933. In this work he describes the self-defense of Palestinian Judaism against emerging Christianity. (Abraham Meir Habermann, EJ) OCLC lists 1 copy worldwide. Wear to cover, otherwise Very good condition. (GER-6-1A) (ID #36563) $60.00.
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  153. Ziegler, Ignaz. DER KAMPF ZWISCHEN JUDENTUM UND CHRISTENTUM IN DEN ERSTEN DREI CHRISTLICHEN JAHRHUNDERTEN. Berlin, M. Poppelauer,. Original boards. 8vo; IV, 94 pages; Author was rabbi of Karlsbad. Gesamtverzeic hnis 1700-1910, CLX. 150. Very Good Condition. (GER-0-1B) (ID #36565) $60.00.
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    RABBINICS AND RELATED

     

     

  155. Jedaiah Ben Abraham Bedersi; Tobias Goodman. BEHINOT OLAM: AN INVESTIGATION OF CAUSES ARISING FROM THE ORGANIZATION OF THE WORLD, IN WHICH MAN IS PARTICULARLY INTERESTED. London, L. Alexander, 1806. 1st English Language Edition. Later paper wrappers, 12mo. 73 pages. In English and Hebrew. First written 500 years ago and translated by Rabbi Tobias Goodman into English. Jacques Judah Lyons’ copy, with his stamp at the edge of title page. Lyons [his name more commonly written as Jacques Judah Lyons] (1813–1877) "was born in Surinam, Dutch Guiana on Menahem 25, 5573 (August 25, 1813). His parents, Judah Eleazar and Mary Asser Lyons, had emigrated to Surinam from Philadelphia in the early 1800s....Jacques began his career as a hazan in Surinam in Congregation Nevie Shalom, a synagogue founded by Spanish-Portuguese Jews. In 1836 he left for Philadelphia, his parents' home state, and was hired within a few months by Congregation Beth Shalome of Richmond, Virginia. He served Beth Shalome for two years, winning the high esteem of the congregation. In 1839, following the death of Rev. Isaac B. Mendez Seixas, he was elected Seixas' successor as minister of Congregation Shearith Israel of New York City. He married Grace Nathan, daughter of Seixas Nathan and Sarah Mendes Seixas in 1842....During his thirty-eight years of ministry, he became highly active in Jewish welfare and advocating Orthodox Judaism. He [was]...one of the founders of Jews Hospital, later renamed The Mount Sinai Hospital..... Prior to 1861, and continuing to the end of his life, Jacques painstakingly gathered sources and information on United States Jewish history in the hopes of publishing his findings....His niece through marriage, Emma Lazarus, wrote the poem "Rosh Hashanah, 5638" in his memory" (SocialArchive, 2015). SUBJECT (S): Jewish Ethics. OCLC lists 12 copies worldwide. Paper stained, old binding marks in gunner margin, Good condition. (BIBLE-12-14A) (ID #36556) $275.00.
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  157. William G. Braude (Translated From The Hebrew By. ). Pesikta Rabbati: Discourses for Feasts, Fasts, and Special Sabbaths. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1968. First edition. 2 volumes, xi, 995 pages, 22 cm. Yale Judaica series; v. 18. The translation is based on an eclectic text made up in the main of the 1st ed., Prague 1654, Codex Parma 1240, and Codex Casanata 3324./ Includes bibliographical references (v. 2, pages 890-899). Ex-library with usual markings. Very Good Condition. (AC-3-3) (ID #36561) $150.00.
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  159. Ullmann, Shlomo Zalman. edited by Sa´ndor & Felix Ullmann. YYERIOT SHELOMOH SHE'ELOT U-TESHUVOT: IM HAGAHOT, HE AROT E-YETER BE'URIM NIKRA'IM BE-SHEM BENE YISRA'EL. VOL I [ALL PUBLISHED]. Vilna, Romm, 1905. 1st edition. Period boards, 4to, xii pages + 81 leaves [i. E. 162] pages; 31 cm. Responsa. Edited with notes by the author's twin grandsons. Wide margins. Pencil inscription on title stating the volume was received directly from the publisher, the author's grandson. The author (1793-1863) , the Rabbi of Makawa, was the son-in-law of Rabbi Bunem Eger, brother of Rabbi Akiva Eger. Close to the Chasam Sofer, he was acknowledged as one the most prominent rabbis of Hungary. When Rabbi Chaim Halberstam of Sanz saw Rabbi Shlomo Zalman's first published work, he exclaimed "Hungary does not realize what they possess. ” SUBJECT(S): Responsa -- 1800. OCLC lists 6 copies worldwide, Paper browning, Very Good Condition (KH-6-5) (ID #36546) $150.00.
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  161. Zeitlin, Solomon. MEGILLAT TAANIT AS A SOURCE FOR JEWISH CHRONOLOGY AND HISTORY IN THE HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN PERIODS. Dropsie College For Hebrew And Cognate Learning: Philadelphia, 1922. Original paper wrappers. First edition. 8vo, 120 pages. Text in English and Hebrew. Original doctoral monograph on the importance of the feast day chronicle. Cover is worn but overall in Very Good Condition with no damage to text. (AC-2-12) (ID #36514) $120.00.
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  163. Maimonides, Moses. THE CODE OF MAIMONIDES. BOOK FOUR: THE BOOK OF WOMEN. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press. , 1972. 8vo. 506 pages. First edition. SUBJECT (S): Jewish law; Courts, Jewish; Women (Jewish law). SERIES: Yale Judaica series; v. XIX. "Hershman was born in Neustadt, Poland, immigrating to the U. S. In 1896. Ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (1906) , he served in Syracuse, New York, then went to Detroit's Congregation Shaarey Zedek (1907) , which he led until 1946, when he became rabbi emeritus. Founder and president of the Detroit Zionist Organization, Hershman was also principal of the Division Street Talmud Torah, Detroit's first Jewish communal school; delegate to the first American Jewish Congress; and a founder of the Jewish Community Council. " (Katz, EJ). No dustjacket. Excellent good condition. (rab-60-11B) (ID #36559) $30.00.
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  165. Blumenkranz, Bernhard. DIE JUDENPREDIGT AUGUSTINS, EIN BEITRAG ZUR GESCHICHTE DER JÜDISCH-CHRISTLICHEN BEZIEHUNGEN IN DEN ERSTEN JAHRHUNDERTEN. 1946. First edition. 8vo, 218 pages. Ex-library with usual markings. Very Good Condition. (ID #36538) $65.00.
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  167. Kahle, Paul. The Cairo Genizah. Frederick A. Praeger: New York, 1960. 8 vo. xiv, 370 pages, 10 leaves with 10 plates of facsimiles: illustrations, facsimiles; 23 cm. Second edition. Some wear and tear to dustjacket, overall in Very Good Condition. (AC-3-4) (ID #36560) $100.00.
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  169. (Alsace) Heidenheim, Wolf. SEDER SELIHOT MI-KOL HA-SHANAH: KE-MINHAG ELZAS. Redelhaim: J. Lehrberger, 1850. Period boards. 8vo, 23 cm. Title translates into English as "Order of Forgiveness from the Entire Year." SUBJECTS: Judaism -- France -- Alsace -- Liturgy -- Texts. Judaism -- Liturgy. Ex-library with usual markings. Wear to boards, otherwise Very Good Condition. (GER-46-1) (ID #36492) $200.00.
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  171. Heidenheim, Wolf; Cohen, Shalom Ben Jacob. SEDER SELIHOT MI-KOL HA-SHANAH: KE-MINHAG ASHKENAZ. Rödelheim: Druck Und Verlag Bei Fon Y. Lehrberger & Comp. , 1833. Period boards. 8vo, 150, 84, 20 leaves, 23 cm. Title translates into English as "Order of Forgiveness from the Entire Year: According to the Ashkenazi Order." SUBJECTS: Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts. Ex-library with usual markings. Wear to boards, otherwise Very Good Condition. (GER-46-2) (ID #36493) $150.00.
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  173. Eppenstein, Simon; Hildesheimer, Meier; Wohlgemuth, Joseph. FESTSCHRIFT ZUM SIEBZIGSTEN GEBURTSTAGE DAVID HOFFMANN'S. GEWIDMET VON FREUNDEN UND SCHÜLERN. Berlin, L. Lamm, 1914. First edition. Original boards. 8vo, xxxiv, 462 pages, 26 cm. Title translates into English as "Festschrift for the Seventieth Birthday of David Hoffman: Dedicated by Friends and Students. "SUBJECTS: Hebrew literature -- History and criticism. Hebrew literature. Judentum. Ex-library with usual markings. Repair to hinges and other parts, otherwise Good Condition. (FEST-7-3) (ID #36490) $250.00.
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  175. M Brann, M. Elbogen, Ismar; Lewy, Israel. FESTSCHRIFT ZU ISRAEL LEWY'S SIEBZIGSTEM GEBURTSTAG. Breslau: M. & H. Marcus, 1911. First edition. Period boards. 8vo, 436, 211 pages, 25 cm. Title translates into English as "Festschrfit for Israel Lewy's Seventieth Birthday." SUBJECTS: Levi, Israel. Ex-library with usual markings. Minor wear to edges and spine repaired with tape. Otherwise Very Good Condition. (FEST-7-2) (ID #36488) $145.00.
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  177. Bahr, Hermann. DER ANTISEMITISMUS: EIN INTERNATIONALES INTERVIEW. Berlin, S. Fischer, 1894. First edition. Original boards. 8vo, 215 pages. Title translates into English as "Anti-Semitism: An International Interview." Hermann Bahr, the preeminent Austrian writer and playwright, published this analysis of German anti-Semitism after conducting interviews with multiple public figures and writers. Very Good Condition. (AS-2-4) (ID #36518) $160.00.
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  179. Linden, Gustav Von. DER SIEG DES JUDENTHUMS ÜBER DAS GERMANENTHUM: EINE WIDERLEGUNG DER S. MARR'SCHEN POLEMIK IN HISTORISCHER UND ALLGEMEINER BEZIEHUNG. ZUGLEICH EINE MAHNUNG AN DAS DEUTSCHE VOLK UND AN DIE DEUTSCHEN FÜRSTEN. Leipzig: Gustav Horner, 1879. Period boards. 8vo, 41 pages. In German. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Germany. Named Person: Marr, Wilhelm, b. 1819. OCLC lists 5 copies (Cornell, Univ. Chicago, Bayerische Staatsbibliotek - Germany, Nat. Library of Israel. SUBJECT(S): Antisemitism -- Germany. Germany -- Ethnic relations. Ex-library with usual markings. Good condition. (BIB-18-4A) (ID #36385) $500.00.
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  181. Eisler, Moritz. DIE JUDENFRAGE IN DEUTSCHLAND. New York: [Im Verlag des Verfassers], 1880. Period boards. 8vo. 94 pages. First edition. In German. Eisler was an Austrian educator and philosophical writer, organizer of a society for the care of invalid teachers and the widows and orphans of teachers. Singerman 2907. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Germany. OCLC lists 11 copies worldwide. Ex-library with usual markings. Very Good Condition. (AMR-5-17) (ID #36387) $125.00.
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  183. Birnbaum, Nathan; und Hugo Herrmann, translators. EDOM: BERICHTE JUDISCHER ZEUGEN UND ZEITGENOSSEN UBER DIE JUDENVERFOLGUNGEN WAHREND DER KREUZZUGE. Berlin, Judischer Verlag, 1919. Original boards. 8vo. 79 pages. Ex-library with usual markings. Spine repaired. Very Good Condition. (HOLO2-34-52) Spine repaired, Good+ Condition. (ID #36386) $35.00.
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  185. Isaac, Jules. GENÈSE DE L' ANTISÉMITISME: ESSAI HISTORIQUE. Paris, Calmann-Lévy, 1956. Part of the Liberte de l'Esprit collection directed by Raymond Aron. Minor wear to cover and pages lightly browned. Good condition. (Holo2-127-3) (ID #36283) $30.00.
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  187. Rozental, Yehudah. MEHKARIM U-MEKOROT TEKUFAT BAYIT HA-SHENI, TEKUFAT YEME HA-BEYNAYIM, HA-TEKUFA HA-HADASHAH, TEFILAH U-MINHAGIM, SOFRIM U-SEFARIM. Yerushalayim: R. Mas, 1967. First edition. Original Boards with original dust jacket. 2 volumes, 8vo, [774] pages, 25 cm. SUBJECTS: Judaism -- History. Jews -- History. Jewish literature. Christianity -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800. Christianity -- Controversial literature. Jewish literature. Jews. Judaism. Good condition. (AC-1-10) (ID #36223) $100.00.
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  189. (Beilis Trial) Deckert, Joseph. Pranaitis, Lustinus Bonaventura. DAS CHRISTENTHUM IM TALMUD DER JUDEN... UEBERSETZT UND ERWEITERT VON DR J. DECKERT. Wien, 1894. Period boards with original cover mounted on front. First edition. 8vo, 173 pages. The title translates into English as "Christianity in the Jewish Talmud." Both authors were prominent anti-Semitic, Catholic priests. Pranaitis would later be defrocked and humiliated after his famous Beilis libel trial in which the defense demonstrated his total lack of understanding of the Talmud. Only one copy listed worldwide on OCLC (British Library). Very Good Condition (AS-2-9) (ID #36523) $500.00.
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  191. Deckert, Josef. CHRISTIAN GERSON'S: DES JUDISCHEN TALMUD: AUSLEGUNG UND WIDERLEGUNG. Wien: Verl. D. "sendboten D. Heil. Joseph", 1895. Later boards. 8vo, 250 pages. The title translates into English as "Christian Gerson's 'The Jewish Talmud: Interpretation and Refutation." Josef Deckert was a well-known Austrian priest and anti-Semite. Very Good Condition (AS-2-11) (ID #36525) $75.00.
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  193. Jurgen, Jens. DER BIBLISCHE MOSES ALS PULVER-, SPRENGOL- UND DYNAMITFABRIKANT NACH DEM ZEUGNIS DER BIBEL. Nurnberg: Thiel & Wuzel, 1921. Later boards. 8vo, 144 pages. Title translates into English as "The Biblical Moses in Power, Explosives and Dynamite." Very Good Condition (AS-2-6) (ID #36520) $90.00.
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  195. Gildemeister, Otto. JUDAS WERDEGANG IN VIER JAHRTAUSENDEN. Leipzig: Weicher, 1921. Original boards. First edition. 8vo, 128 pages. The title translates into English as "JUDAS CAREER IN FOUR MILLENNIA." Gildemeister was a German journalist and translator. Pen scribble on title page. Very Good Condition (AS-2-10) (ID #36524) $45.00.
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  197. Linden, Walther. LUTHERS KAMPFSCHRIFTEN GEGEN DAS JUDENTUM. Berlin: Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1936. First edition. Original boards. 8vo, 234 pages. Title translates into English as "Luther's Diatribe Against Judaism." Walther Linden was editor of the pro-nazi "Zeitschrift fur Deutschkunde. " Some pencil writing on notes page. Very Good Condition. (AS-2-2) (ID #36516) $75.00.
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  199. Pohl, J. TALMUDGEIST. Berlin: Nordland Verlag, 1941. First edition. Original paper wrappers. 8vo, 121 pages, 21 cm. Dr. Johannes Pohl was director of the Hebrew Department of the Nazi Institute for Jewish Research in Frankfort. While Alfred Rosenberg was head of the organization, Dr. Pohl oversaw the daily operations of the institute and was instrumental in the looting of European Jewish communities. Very Good Condition. (AS-2-1) (ID #36515) $35.00.
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  201. Rohling, Dr. Aug. [August]. TALMUD = JUDE. Leipzig: Theod. Fristch [Theodor Fritsch], 1891. Period boards with original paper cover mounted on front. 8vo, 144 pages. Title translates into English as "Talmud - Jew." This work by Catholic theologian and virulent anti-Semite August Rohling became a standard for other anti-Semitic writers in Germany. Small stain on cover with some shelf wear. The text was published by Theodor Fritsch, another famous German anti-Semite. Fritsch is infamous for his anti-Semitic yet highly influential writings on Jews. From Wikipedia: "In 1893, Fritsch published his most famous work, The Handbook of the Jewish Question also known as the Anti-Semitic Catechism which leveled a number of conspiratorial charges at European Jews and called upon Germans to refrain from intermingling with them. Vastly popular, the book was read by millions and was in its 49th edition by 1944 (330.000 copies). The ideas espoused by the work greatly influenced Hitler and the Nazis during their rise to power after World War I.[citation needed] Fritsch also founded an anti-semitic journal - the Hammer (in 1902) and this became the basis of a movement, the Reichshammerbund, in 1912." Good Condition. (AS-2-5) (ID #36519) $90.00.
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  203. Rosenberg, Alfred. PROTESTANTISCHE KOMPILGER: DER VERRAT AN LUTHER UND DER 'MYTHUS DES 20. JAHRHUNDERTS. Munchen: Hoheneichen, 1937. Original paper wrappers. First edition. 8vo, 86 pages. The titles translates into English as "Protestant Pilgrims to Rome: The Betraya of Luther and the Myth of the 20th Century." In this polemic, Rosenberg argues that Protestant ideology was becoming too reminiscent of Catholicism and addresses the Protestant critics of his previous, Antisemitic book, The Myth of the Twentieth Century. Very Good Condition (AS-2-7) (ID #36521) $50.00.
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  205. Trachtenberg, Jakow. DIE GREUELPROPAGANDA IST EINE LÜGENPROPAGANDA: SAGEN DIE DEUTSCHEN JUDEN SELBST = ATROCITY PROPAGANDA IS BASED ON LIES: SAY THE JEWS OF GERMANY THEMSELVES = LA PROPAGANDE DATROCITÉS NEST QUE MENSONGES: DÉCLARENT LES JUIFS ALLEMANDS EUX-MÊMES. Berlin-Charlottenburg: Jakow Trachtenburg, 1933. Original boards. First edition. 8vo, 142 pages. The title translates into English as "THE ABOMINATION PROPAGANDA IS A LIE PROPAGANDA: SAY THE GERMAN JEWS EVEN." This fascinating book is comprised of letters to Trachtenburg attesting to the fair treatment of Jews in early Nazi Germany. Notable figures include Adolf Hitler, Leo Baeck, Goebbels, Federation of Jewish Soldiers, and many more. In English, French, and German. Very Good Condition (AS-2-8) (ID #36522) $30.00.
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  207. Institut Zum Studium Der Judenfrage. DIE JUDEN IN DEUTSCHLAND--HERAUSGEGEBEN VOM INSTITUT ZUM STUDIUM DER JUDENFRAGE. München, Verlag Franz Eher Nachf., 1938. Cloth, 4to. 416 pages. 7. Auflage. 32.-36. Tausend. In German. Illustrated with tables. Major Nazi propaganda work outlining their view of the negative role Jews played in the history of Germany. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Germany. Very good condition. (HOLO2-57-6). (ID #36383) $225.00.
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  209. Ford, Henry Sr. THE INTERNATIONAL JEW: THE WORLD'S FOREMOST PROBLEM. Dearborn, MI, Dearborn Independent, 1921. Original Paper Wrappers. 12mo. 235 pages. 19 cm. First Edition. Chapters: 1. The Jew in Character and Business 2. Germany's Reaction Against the Jew 3. Jewish History in the United States 4. The Jewish Question—Fact or Fancy? 5. Anti-Semitism—Will It Appear in the U.S.? 6. Jewish Question Breaks Into the Magazines 7. Arthur Brisbane Leaps to the Help of Jewry 8. Does a Definite Jewish World Program Exist? 9. The Historic Basis of Jewish Imperialism 10. An Introduction to the "Jewish Protocols" 11. "Jewish" Estimate of Gentile Human Nature 12. "Jewish Protocols" Claim Partial Fulfillment 13. "Jewish" Plan to Split Society by "Ideas" 14. Did the Jews Foresee the World War? 15. Is the Jewish "Kahal" the Modern "Soviet"? 16. How the "Jewish Question" Touches the Farm 17. Does Jewish Power Control the World Press? 18. Does This Explain Jewish Political Power? 19. The All-Jewish Mark on "Red Russia" 20. Jewish Testimony in Favor of Bolshevism. Original single volume as originally issued; later joined by vols 2,3 & 4. Some very minor foxing on cover. Small inch-wide strip cut from bottom of cover. Good+ Condition. (HOLO2-63-21) (ID #36468) $75.00.
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  211. [Finkelstein, Louis]. IS THIS NOT PROOF? ! !. No Place, No Publisher. 1st edition. No Date [1957? ]. Handbill printed on both sides, 5.5x8 inches, with black and white photo of Chief Justice Earl Warren standing beside Dr. Louis Finkelstein, chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary. Below the photo and on the reverse is text from a NY Times report by Louis Amper, with portions strategically underlined to hint that the Warren court's outlawing of segregation was done at the beck and call of his Jewish masters; American law supposedly bending to the will of Talmudic law. Very Good Condition (kh-2-27) (ID #35212) $30.00.
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    CONCENTRATION CAMPS AND GHETTOS

     

     

  213. Wiernik, Jankiel. A YEAR IN TREBLINKA: AN INMATE WHO ESCAPED TELLS THE DAY-TO-DAY FACTS OF ONE YEAR OF HIS TORTUROUS EXPERIENCE. New York: American Representation of the General Jewish Workers' Union of Poland, 1944. First English edition. 8vo, 46 pages, illustrations, 22 cm. Jacob Marcus' personal copy with his ownership signature. Translation of: Rok W Treblince. Jankiel (Yankel or Yaakov) Wiernik (1889-1972) was a Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor who was an influential figure in the Treblinka extermination camp uprising. After his escape during the uprising of 2 August 1943, Wiernik wrote a clandestine account of the camp's operation titled A Year in Treblinka consisting of his experiences and eyewitness testimony of a Sonderkommando slave worker at a Nazi secretive death camp responsible for the annihilation of anywhere from 700,000 to 900,000 innocent victims. Following World War II Wiernik testified in the Ludwig Fischer's trial in 1947, [and] the Eichmann Trial in 1961….Wiernik published Rok w Treblince (A Year in Treblinka) in 1944 as a clandestine booklet printed through the efforts of Jewish National Committee (Żydowski Komitet Narodowy, ŻKN), Bund (underground organisations of the remnants of Polish Jews) and Polish Council to Aid Jews Żegota by means of an underground printer organized by Ferdynand Arczyński. The circulation was estimated by Władysław Bartoszewski as 2,000 copies. It was sent through Polish underground channels to London, translated into English and Yiddish and printed in USA by American Representation of the General Jewish Workers Union of Poland” (Wikipedia, 2016).Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives. Treblinka (Concentration camp). OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide. Withdrawn stamp on cover. Spine rebacked, Very Good Condition. (H-17-1A) (ID #36534) $300.00.
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  215. Meier, Lili; Klarsfeld, Serge. THE AUSCHWITZ ALBUM: LILLY JACOB'S ALBUM [RARE FIRST PRINTING]. New York, Beate Klarsfeld Foundation, 1980. 1st edition, first printing. Original Paper wrappers, Oblong 4to, [128] pages, mostly illustrations. 23 x 31 cm. Text in English. The rare first edition of the what came to be one of the most important photographic records of the Holocaust. It was not offered for sale, but was published by the Klarsfeld foundation in a limited run of 1000 copies and distributed to a select list of libraries and institutions. “The Auschwitz Album is a unique photographic record of the Holocaust of the Second World War. A collection of photographs taken inside a Nazi German death camp, it is the only surviving pictorial evidence (with the exception of four surreptitious photographs taken by Sonderkommandos) of the extermination process from inside the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camp…. The album has 56 pages and 193 photographs. …The images follow the processing of newly arrived Hungarian Jews from Carpatho-Ruthenia in the early summer of 1944. They document the disembarkation of the Jewish prisoners from the train boxcars, followed by the selection process, performed by doctors of the SS and wardens of the camp, which separated those who were considered fit for work from those who were to be sent to the gas chambers. The photographer followed groups of those selected for work, and those selected for death to a birch grove just outside the crematoria where they were made to wait before being killed. The photographer also documented the workings of an area called Canada, where the looted belongings of the prisoners were sorted before transport to Germany. The album's survival is remarkable, given the strenuous efforts made by the Nazis to keep the ‘Final Solution’ a secret. Also remarkable is the story of its discovery. Lili Jacob (later Lili Jacob-Zelmanovic Meier) was selected for work at Auschwitz-Birkenau while the other members of her family were sent to the gas chambers. The Auschwitz camp was evacuated by the Nazis as the Soviet army approached. Jacob passed through various camps, finally arriving at the Dora concentration camp, where she was eventually liberated. Recovering from illness in a vacated barracks of the SS, Jacob found the album in a cupboard beside her bed. Inside, she found pictures of herself, her relatives, and others from her community. The coincidence was astounding, given that the Nordhausen-Dora camp was over 640 km (400 mi) away, and that over 1, 100, 000 people were killed at Auschwitz…. Nazi-hunter Serge Klarsfeld visited Lili in 1980 and convinced her to donate the album to Yad Vashem. The album's contents were first published that year in the book The Auschwitz Album, edited by Klarsfeld” (Wikipedia, 2014). Includes laid in copies of articles and promotional items from 1980 about the book. SUBJECT(S) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Pictorial works. Ex-library with usual markings. Light wear, Very Good Condition. Important, Rare to come up in the trade. (holo2-122-38) (ID #35098) $1700.00.
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  217. Distel, Barbara & Ruth Jakusch. CONCENTRATION CAMP DACHAU 1933-1945. Brussels, Comite International De Dach, 1978. Full history of the camp. A photo sourcebook on Dachau. Photos on Every Page. Good condition. (HOLO2-34-67) VG+ Condition. (ID #36278) $30.00.
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  219. Hakker, Jos. DE HELDENSTRIJD DER MAQUIS; HUN WERK, HUN LIJDEN, HUN STRIJDEN. [Antwerpen], [Moderne Boek- En Handelsdrukkerij Excelsior N. V. ], 1945. 1st edition. Original photographic Yellow paper wrappers, 12mo, 47 pages. Includes illustrations (portrait, facsimiles). 21 cm. In the original Flemish. Also issued translated into French as “La lutte h’eroique du maquis; leur vie, leurs souffrances, leur travail; ” and in English as "The mysterious Dossin Barracks in Mechlin: the deportation camp pf the Jews. " Ehri (2014) writes that “This is an eyewitness account by a Jewish survivor who escaped from a deportation train after departure from this transit camp.....The Belgian army barracks named Dossin de Saint-Georges, built in the town of Malines in 1756, were transformed into a Sammellager (Assembly Camp) on July 25, 1942. The first Jews who had received call-up orders arrived two days later, and the first train to Auschwitz left on August 4. This building was chosen for two reasons. It was right next to a railroad and Malines is located between Brussels and Antwerp, where 90% of the Jews in Belgium lived. After the roundups started, the Jews were taken by trucks to the inner square inside the barracks where armed SS were awaiting them. After being registered and stripped of their identity papers and last personal possessions, the prisoners had to wear a card around their neck with their number for the next deportation train. There were various categories of prisoners, the biggest of which were those marked for direct deportation. The barracks could house 1, 000 persons, but at times more than 1, 700 were crammed into them, with about 100 people on bunk beds in dormitories only about 21 to 7 meters wide. Later, they had to sleep on straw bags on the floor. The guard duty on the perimeter was done by Flemish SS members, supervised by German Security Police”. SUBJECT(S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Belgium. Personal narratives, Belgian. Tweede Wereldoorlog. Verzet. OCLC lists 8 copies or this original Flemish edition worldwide, with only 4 of them in the US (Hoover, San Jose State, LOC, Wichita State); OCLC also lists only 5 copies of the English edition (only 1 in the US) and only 3 copies worldwide of the French edition. Scarce and Important. Very Good+ Condition. A Beautiful copy. (Holo2-126-1) (ID #36117) $135.00.
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  221. Zaleski, Zygmunt. EXPÉRIENCE PSYCHOLOGIQUE ET SOCIALE DES CAMPS DE CONCENTRATION ALLEMANDS; COMMUNICATION FAITE À L'ACADÉMIE DES SCIENCES MORALES ET POLITIQUES. Paris, Bibliothèque Polonaise, 1946. 1st edition. Original paper Wrappers, 12mo, 32 pages. 20 cm. In French. Title translates as “Psychological and Social Experience German Concentration Camps; Presentation Made at the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences. ” Zygmunt Zaleski (1882-1967) was a Polish literature historian, literary critic, poet, publicist, translator who was awarded the French Légion d'honneur. SUBJECT(S): Concentration camps -- Germany. World War, 1939-1945. OCLC lists 16 copies worldwide, only 5 in the US (NYPL, Tauber, LOC, US Holocaust Museum, U of Delaware). Very Good Condition. A Beautiful Copy (Holo2-126-22) (ID #36137) $150.00.
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  223. Uyttenboogaard [Sic], Cor. FOR DE KLAUWEN DER SS--CONCENTRATIEKAMPP HERINNERINGEN DOOR COR UYTTENBOOGAARD GEVANGENE NO. 634. Amsterdam, Drukkerijen John Kappee, 1945. Not in Wolff nor Robinson & Friedman. Early memoir of SS- improsonment in Holland, Braunschweig, Drenthe, & elsewhere. Includes 7 dramatic line drawings, plus one photo. OCLC lists 21 copies worldwide, but only 5 copies outside of the Netherlands (U Charles de Gaulle, US Holocaust Museum, U South Florida, UWisc-Madison, Tel Aviv Univ). Bottom half of spine repaired, no loss to text or graphic, Good Condition thus. (Holo2-126-6) Light wear, About Good+ Condition. (ID #36107) $65.00.
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  225. [Wiesel, Elie]. KZ: BILDBERICHT AUS FÜNF KONZENTRATIONSLAGERN ["PHOTO REPORT FROM FIVE CONCENTRATION CAMPS."]. No Place, Amerikanischen Kriegsinformationsamt im Auftrag des Oberbefehlshabers der Alliierten Streitkräfte, 1945. Published by the Amerikanisches Kriegsinformationsamt. Robinson & Friedman #3587. Wolff I #1580. Grizly Photos on Every Page.This collection of some of the most horrible concentration camp documentary photos you'll see was put together as part of the US Army's denazification and re-educationprogram for the German populace after the war. The photos were takenat 5 liberated camps: Buchenwald, Belsen, Gardelegen, Nordhausen, & Ohrdruf, and often show German civilians or SS men being forced to bury, move or view bodies. 44 black-and-white photographs. Originalstapled wrappers, printed in grey and black; First edition. KZ was used as an abbreviation of Konzentrationslage (concentration camp). "This small but important book was distributed in Germany by the American War Information Unit at the end of the World War II in order to convey to the civilian population the enormity of the crimes committed by the Nazis in the name of the German people. Thus this book, which is not much more than a pamphlet, may represent the single most significant use of photography as a witness in the medium's history" (Parr, M. and Badger, G., The Photobook: A History Vol.II, p.194). It includes the famous and controversial photo of the Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in Buchenwald (first published in the "New York Times" on May 6, 1945 with the caption "Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald" taken inside Block 56 by Private H. Miller of the Civil Affairs Branch of the U. S. Army Signal Corps on April 16, 1945.) [Parr-Badger I. p. 188; 194, Cornelia Brink - Ikonen der Vernichtung. Öffentlicher Gebrauch von Fotografien aus nationalsozialistischen Konzentrationslagern nach 1945. Berlin, 1998. Akademia Verlag.]. First photo publication in postwar Germany. The final images are of General Dwight Eisenhower witnessing the atrocious sights of Ohrdruf. Powerful. Damaged copies sold at auction in 2011 and 2013 for 2500-3500 each. Light wear, folding crease, tears on rear cover, not affecting photos nor text. Paper & binding remain very solid, Very Good- Condition. (HOLO2-13-4) (ID #36110) $1900.00.
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  227. Zarembina, Natalia; Florence J. Harriman.Cover by Teresa Zarnower. OSWIECIM, CAMP OF DEATH (UNDERGROUND REPORT). New York, N. Y., "poland Fights," Polish Labor Group, 1944. Original Wraps. 8vo. 48 pages. 21 cm. Published May 1944. Two fascimile illustrations. At head of title: Underground Poland speaks. One of the earliest published eyewitness accounts of life in Hitler's concentration camps, written by a Polish Underground Labor "historian," experienced in the underground struggle, who drew his material from actual contact with persons who survived and saw others suffer. Translated from Polish underground labor publication. Translation of: Obóz smierci, by Natalia Zarembina. With facsimile of original title-page: Obóz smierci... 1942. Publication sponsored by National C. I. O. War Relief Committee. A horrifying first hand account of the occupation of Warsaw and the experience of concentration camps; the experience of the forced labor annex of Oswiecim is elaborated in detail. With map of concentration camps throughout Poland. An annex piece outlines the types of concentration camps: General Concentration Camps (“one of the oldest and most notorious is that at Oswiecim, which has recently been greatly expanded … A section of this camp has been converted into the so called 'camp of death'. ”), forced labor camps (mainly filled with the deported Polish peasants), concentration camps for clergy, concentration camps for women, concentration camps for Jews (“These camps have been established in conjunction with the Nazi campaign to liquidate the European Jews. Some of them are simply places of execution where Jews from Poland and the rest of Europe are asphyxiated, electrocuted, and machine-gunned. ”), camps for 'improvement of the race' (teenagers – German and abducted Poles – who represent strict 'nordic' characteristics are kept in camps for forced copulation and reproduction), camps for 'correction of youth' (little information … their inmates are Polish boys and girls), Concentration camps for children so called 'educational institutes' (Polish children under 12 are seized in great numbers and subjected to the Nazi process of Germanization). Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Atrocities. World War, 1939-1945 - Poland. Germany; political history and theory; 20th century; Third Reich; home politics; law, judicature, trials, oppression, concentration camps. Auschwitz (Concentration camp). Very good condition+. An outstanding copy of an important report. (HOLO2-113-54A) (ID #35942) $600.00.
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  229. Grossman, Vasilii Semenovich. Kotik, B., translator. TREBLINKER GENEM. Moskve, Melukhe-Farlag "der Emes, ", 1945. 1st Yiddish Edition, published in the same year and same city as the original Russian 1st edition. Original illustrated paper wrappers, 16mo (small), 87 pages, including one photographic page. 13 cm. In Yiddish. Translation of Treblinskii’ad by B. Kotik. Title translates as “The Hell of Treblinka. ” Vasily Grossman (1905-1964) was a Jewish Soviet writer and journalist. “Grossman's eyewitness accounts of conditions in a Nazi extermination camp, following the liberation of Treblinka, were among the earliest…After World War II, Grossman's faith in the Soviet state was shaken by Joseph Stalin's turn towards antisemitism in the final years before his death in 1953. While Grossman was never arrested by the Soviet authorities, his two major literary works (Life and Fate and Forever Flowing) were censored during the ensuing Nikita Khrushchev period as unacceptably anti-Soviet, and Grossman himself became in effect a nonperson. The KGB raided Grossman's flat after he had completed Life and Fate, seizing manuscripts, notes and even the ribbon from the typewriter on which the text had been written. Grossman was told by the Communist Party's chief ideologist Mikhail Suslov that the book could not be published for two or three hundred years” (Wikipedia 2015). SUBJECT(S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities. Treblinka (Concentration camp) World War (1939-1945). OCLC lists 20 copies worldwide (Sept 2015). Internal paper is brown and brittle, with some chipping at margins and old moisture damage. Illustrated wrappers, however, are good and strong, but show some wear as well. Fair condition only. But important, and seldom offered for sale. (holo2-126-27) (ID #36168) $50.00.
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  231. VUGHT, POORT VAN DE HEL: OORLOGSHERINNERINGEN VAN 'N JOOD. Hilversum: "aldus", 1945. 1st edition. Original illustrated 4-color paper wrappers, 8vo, 77 pages; 24 cm. In the original Dutch. With the dramatic cover showing a cartooned SS officer consuming thousands of Jewish civilians, bright red blood dripping from the title, and a bright yellow Jewish star ID surrounding the final word “Jood. ” Title translates as: “Vught, Gate of Hell: War memoirs of a Jew. ” Vught, also known as Hertogenbosch, “was a Nazi concentration camp located in Vught near the city of 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. Herzogenbusch was the only concentration camp run directly by the SS in western Europe outside of Germany. The camp was first used in 1943 and held 31, 000 prisoners. 749 prisoners died in the camp, and the others were transferred to other camps shortly before the camp was liberated by the Allied Forces in 1944” (Wikipedia, 2015). SUBJECT(S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews. Persecutions. Concentratiekampen. Joden. Tweede Wereldoorlog. OCLC lists 16 copies worldwide, but only 4 in the US (Yale, US Holocaust Museum, Harvard, Ohio State). Beautiful clean cover, without the foxing often seen on Dutch covers of this vintage, Very Good Condition, a beautiful, dramatic cover. (Holo2-126-20) (ID #36135) $225.00.
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  233. Moch, Mariana. ¡¡REFUGIADOS!! EN MÉXICO. México City, Ideas, 1944. 1st edition. Later Cloth binding with original illustrated paper wrappers bound in, Large 8vo, 126 pages. Includes illustrations. 25 cm. In Spanish. Somewhat Antisemitic novel, in rich period melodramatic Spanish, of European refugees in Mexico, including those fleeing Spain as well as Nazism. For example from page 15: “Asfixiante penetraba hasta los ultimos escondrijos del vapor…Pero aquella noche tambien como en las travesias de placer se agruparon por castas y fortunas: los hebreos fugitives de los ghettos de Alemania, de Polonia, de los Balkanes bajaron a su comedor instalado en las bodegas. Las rudas bancas de Madera, las mesas desnudas de mantel, los trastos que algunos cargaban consigo—en acatamiento a su ley reigiosa--, eran una novedad para ellos: solo taltaban los fuetes implacable de los guardians de los campos de concentracion…” [ roughly translates as: "Suffocation filled their every last breath... But tonight, indulging in pleasure also, they were grouped by caste and wealth: the fugitive Jews from the ghettos of Germany, Poland, the Balkans, all down below in their dining room installed in the basement. The rough wooden benches, bare tables denuded of tablecloths and some loaded with them-in deference to their religious law—this was all new to them: All they lacked now were the implacable whips of the concentration camp guards... "]. SUBJECT (S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Fiction. OCLC lists 16 copies worldwide. Unobtrusive institutional stamp on upper corner of front end paper, paper toning as expected, Very Good Condition. (Holo2-126-5) (ID #36121) $225.00.
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  235. McCarran, Pat [US Senator From Nevada]. DISPLACED PERSONS: FACTS VERSUS FICTION. Washington: U.S.G.P.O., 1950. 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, 8vo, 8 pages. 23 cm. "Statement by Senator Pat McCarran of Nevada in the Senate of the United States, Friday, January 6, 1950…Not printed at government expense." McCarren here warns of the flood of anti-American aliens who are flooding into the US under the guise of Displaced Persons legislation. Towards the end of the DP period, “In June 1952, McCarran joined Francis Walter in instigating the passing of the McCarran–Walter Act, a bill that imposed more rigid restrictions on entry quotas to the United States. It also stiffened the existing law relating to the admission, exclusion and deportation of "dangerous" aliens as defined by the McCarran Internal Security Act. In response to the act he made a well known statement: ‘I believe that this nation is the last hope of Western civilization and if this oasis of the world shall be overrun, perverted, contaminated or estroyed, then the last flickering light of humanity will be extinguished….we have in the United States today hard-core, indigestible blocs which have not become integrated into the American way of life, but which, on the contrary are its deadly enemies….The solution of the problems of Europe and Asia will not come through a transplanting of those problems en masse to the United States.... if the enemies of this legislation succeed in riddling it to pieces, or in amending it beyond recognition, they will have contributed more to promote this nation's downfall than any other group since we achieved our independence as a nation.’” The present pamphlet ends with the warning that “The pressure groups are using a relatively few war-displaced persons, virtually all of whom are being resettled or repatriated, for the purpose of destroying our immigration barriers, to the end that this country will be inundated with a flood of aliens. With seemingly unlimited money these well-knit determined groups will succeed unless the patriotic American groups and the rand and file of the American people speak their minds firmly and promptly to the Congress.” SUBJECT(S): Political refugees. Aliens -- United States. Emigration and immigration -- Government policy. OCLC lists 4 copies worldwide (Harvard, UMinn, UTexas-Austin, Japanese Ministry of Justice). Vertical fold, 2 institutional stamps on cover, Light wear, otherwise Very Good Condition. (Holo2-126-2) (ID #36118) $100.00.
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  237. Kirschbaum, Jacob. FLIKHTLINGE UN HELDN: GESHIKHTLEKHER IBERBLIK VEGN DI FLIKHTLINGE IN AMERIKE... 1492-1940. New York: Kirschbaum, 1940. 8vo. 112 pages. In Yiddish. First edition. SUBJECT (S): Jews – United States; Refugees, Jewish. OCLC lists 21 copies worldwide. Covers and spine are faded. otherwise in good condition. (HOLO2-6-15) (ID #36378) $50.00.
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  239. Ben-Chaviv. LERNE HEBRÄISCH: DIE SPRACHE PALÄSTINAS, PRAKTISCHES LEHRBUCH ZUM SELBSTUNTERRICHT: ‘IVRIT LE-VOGRIM MATHILIM ‘AL YESOD SHITAH HADASHAH. Wien: Judischer Kulturgebund In Deutschland E. V., 1939. 3rd edition (1939), Original 3-color illustrated paper wrappers, 8vo, 107 pages. 33cm. In German and Hebrew. Published in 1939, following Kristalnacht, the market for this edition was 100% Jews fleeing the growing Nazi repression for Palestine. Includes many examples of signs, store notices, newspaper ads etc—all for Tel Aviv and Jaffa, none for Jerusalem! SUBJECT(S): Hebrew language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- German. Textbooks -- for German speakers. OCLC lists 4 copies worldwide of the rare 1939 Edition (US Holocaust Museum, Harvard, NLI, German National Library). The US Holocaust Museum keeps their copy in their Rare Book Collection. Very Good Condition, an outstanding copy. (holo2-127-2) (ID #36296) $125.00.
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  241. MEET THE REFUGEES. The Womens Press, New York, 1940. 1st edition. Original photographic paper wrappers, 8vo, 24 pages. Issued by the National Industrial Assembly of the Young Women's Christian Association. From just prior to US entry into the war. Emphasizes that the incoming refugees fleeing Nazism are not a threat to American labor, nor might they represent a "Fifth Column. ” A copy sold for over USD 550 (including commissions) at auction in 2015. Very Good Condition. (holo2-128-4) (ID #36458) $450.00.
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  243. Scott, Hedley. Cover Illustration by Eric Parker. THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING REFUGEE. THE SEXTON BLAKE LIBRARY • 2ND SERIES • ISSUE 695 • NOV. 1939. London, The Amalgamated Press, 1939. 1st edition. Original color illustrated wrappers. Smal8vo, 96 pages. Also includes, at the end, “Consulting Room Chat “ and “The 'Yard Does it's Stuff. ” Pulp-type serial, part of the popular and long-running Sexton Blake detective series, this story based very topically, on a Czech refugee arriving in London in 1939, complete with colorful period eye-catching cover. “Sexton Blake is a fictional detective who appeared in many British comic strips and novels throughout the 20th century. In 2003, in the BBC's The Radio Detectives, Professor Jeffrey Richards described him as ‘the poor man's Sherlock Holmes’. Sexton Blake adventures appeared in a wide variety of British and international publications (in many languages) from 1893 to 1978, running to over 4, 000 stories by some 200 different authors. Blake was also the hero of numerous silent and sound films, radio serials, and a 1960s ITV television series…..Perhaps most famously, Blake starred in his own long-running title, The Sexton Blake Library, from 1915 to 1968 which was published in five ‘series’. Publication was constant at 2–4 issues per month until the end of series 4 in 1964…. The majority of Sexton Blake Library covers (prior to editor William Howard Baker's 1956 revamp of the character) were painted by master Sexton Blake illustrator Eric Parker. Writers who worked on Blake's appearances throughout this 53-year span included John Creasey, Jack Trevor Story and Michael Moorcock” (Wikipedia, 2015). SUBJECT(S): English fiction -- 20th century -- Periodicals. Mystery fiction. OCLC lists only 6 holdings worldwide for the Sexton Blake Library (Yale, Nat Lib New Zealand, British Library, Victoria & Albert Museum, Oxford), with no indication of completeness, and no listings at all for this specific title. Tiny tear at base of spine, otherwise an outstandingly clean and crisp, and very displayable, copy, a prime example of popular culture treatments of refugee themes. (Holo2-127-1). (ID #36295) $450.00.
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  245. Grade, Haim [Chaim]. PLEITIM (REFUGEES). Buenos Aires: Unión Central Israelita Polace En La Argentina, 1947. First edition. Later boards. 12mo. 188 pages. Ex-library with usual markings. Faint damp stains thoughout, otherwise Very Good Condition. (AC-1-18) (ID #36349) $125.00.
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  247. SOLL ICH MEINES BRUDERS HÜTER SEIN? WEITER DOKUMENTE ZUR JUDEN- UND FLÜCHTLINGSNOT UNSERER TAGE. Zürich-Zollikon, Evangelischer Verlag, 1944. "Neun Dokumente zur Judennot. " 7. - 9. Tausend. "Herausgegeben vom Schweizerischen evangelischen Hilfswerk für die bekennende Kirche in Deutschland mit Flüchtlingsdienst. " (HOLO2-126-36) Very Good Condition in Very Good attached Dust Jacket. (ID #36279) $60.00.
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  249. Steiner, Dr. Erich Gershon. THE STORY OF THE PATRIA. New York, Holocaust Library, 1982. First edition. [242] pages. One of many ships taking Jews (illegally) from Europe to Erez- Israel during the Holocaust, the Patria sank, drowning 257. Ex-library with usual markings. Otherwise in very good condition with clean pages. (AC-1-25) Wear to wrappers, inside clean, almost Very Good Condition. (ID #36260) $30.00.
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  251. McDonald, James G. THIRD MEETING OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE HIGH COMMISSION FOR REFUGEES (JEWISH AND OTHER) COMING FROM GERMANY. NOVEMBER 1 AND 2, 1934. London: Office Of The High Commissioner, 1934. 1st edition. Softcover, 32 pages, 8vo, 22 cm. "Including the Report of the High Commissioner Mr. James G. McDonald and the Concluding Remarks of the Chairman the Rt. Hon. Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, K.C." SUBJECT (S): Political refugees. Jews -- Germany. Jewish refugees. Cover title. OCLC lists 20 copies worldwide. Light wear, Very good condition. (Holo2-22-27) (ID #36108) $135.00.
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  253. Shapell, Nathan. WITNESS TO THE TRUTH. New York, McKay, 1974. Hardcover, 386 Pages, 8vo, 22 cm. SUBJECT (S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Jewish. Jewish refugees -- United States -- Biography. Holocaust. Vluchtelingen. Named Person: Shapell, Nathan. Ex-library with light wear to dustjacket and usual library markings. Otherwise very good condition. (Holo2-23-4) (ID #36259) $30.00.
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  255. (Brazil) Carneiro, Maria Luiza Tucci. BRASIL, UM REFUGIO NOS TROPICOS: A TRAJETORIA DOS REFUGIADOS DONAZI-FASCIS MO / BRASILIEN, FLUCHTPUNKT IN DEN TROPEN: LEBENSWEG DER FLÜCHTLINGE DER NAZI-FASCHISMUS. Sao Paulo, Brasil, Estacao Liberdade / Instituto Goethe, 1996. First edition. 4to, 254 pages. 28 cm. A beautiful book, printed on heavy glossy paper. Includes bibliographical references on pages 252-253, as well as 91 numbered photos. Ex-library with usual stamps. Very Good Condition. (SEF-54-1) (ID #36318) $30.00.
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  257. Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüd. Glaubens. ANTI-ANTI. TATSACHEN ZUR JUDENFRAGE. Berlin, Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüd Glaubens, 1932. Loose Sheets. 8vo. 186 sheets. 18cm. In German. A collection of talking points in response to anti-Semitic rhetoric of the time. Includes index, table of contents and introduction titled “Zehn Minuten Diskussionsrede! Ein Vorschlag. ” Comes with original stiff cardstock case. Title translates to English as, “Anti-Anti: Facts on the Jewish Question. ” Other Title: “Anti-Anti Blätter zur Abwehr. ” Original case is stained and worn, but all text is clear. Internal sheets are nice and clean. About Very good condition. Great display item! (HOLO2-125-26). (ID #36028) $200.00.
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  259. Ogólny Żydowski Zwiazek Robotniczy "Bund" w Polsce. אין די יארן פון יידישן חורבן : די שטים פון אונטערערדישן בונד.IN DI YORN FUN YIDISHN HURBN: DI SHTIM FUN UNTERERDISHN BUND. New York, NY: Unzer Tsayṭ, 1948. First edition. Original boards. 8 vo, 342 pages Title translates into english as: "In the Years of the Jewish Holocaust: The Voice of the Underground Alliance." Very Good Condition. (HOLO2-129-4) (ID #36564) $100.00.
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  261. Syrkin, Marie. BLESSED IS THE MATCH: THE STORY OF JEWISH RESISTANCE. New York, Knopf, 1947. First Edition, 1947. Cloth, 8vo, 361 pages, 22 cm. Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue. World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements. Palestine -- Politics and government. Very Good condition (H-40-6A) (ID #36266) $30.00.
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  263. Gur, David, and Eli Netser. BROTHERS FOR RESISTANCE AND RESCUE: THE UNDERGROUND ZIONIST YOUTH MOVEMENT IN HUNGARY DURING WORLD WAR II. Jerusalem: New York: Gefen, 2007. Hardcover, 270 pages, illustrated, 4to, 28 cm. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Hungary -- Biography. Jewish youth -- Hungary -- Biography. Zionism -- Hungary -- History -- 20th century. World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance -- Hungary. Jews, Hungarian -- Israel -- Biography. Holocaust survivors -- Israel -- Biography. Ondergrondse organisaties. Joden. Zionisten. Hongarije. Note(s): "Copyright (c) The Society for the Research of the History of the Zionist Yorth Movement in Hungary. "-Title page verso. Includes bibliography (p. 261-264) and index. Very good condition. (Holo2-16-23A) (ID #36275) $30.00.
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  265. Goldenberg, B., editor. FARN HEYMLAND, IN SHLAKHT!: ZAMLUNG. Moskve: Ogiz, Melukhe-Farlag "der Emes", 1941. 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, small 8vo, 63 pages; 20 cm. In Yiddish. Title on verso of title: “Za rodinu, v boi ! ” Title translates as “For the Homeland in Battle!: A Collection. ” Holocaust-era collection of war-related patriotic stories and poetry published for Yiddish speakers in the Soviet Union. SUBJECT (S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Poetry. -- Fiction. OCLC lists 10 copies worldwide (Sept 2015). Wartime paper browning with heavy wear to spine, otherwise Good Condition. (holo2-126-28) (ID #36169) $100.00.
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  267. Edelman, Marek. THE GHETTO FIGHTS. New York, American Representation Of The General Jewish Workers' Union Of Poland, 1946. 1st English Language Edition. Softcover, 76 pages, 8vo, 23 cm. On the warsaw uprising, written by a participant who survived. SUBJECT (S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Warsaw. Jews -- Poland -- Warsaw. "Translation of a pamphlet published in Warsaw, Poland, in 1945 by the Central Committee of the 'Bund. '" Some fading and sunning to cover. Wear to edges. Otherwise, Very Good Condition. (Holo2-18-24) (ID #34790) $150.00.
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  269. Boas, J. H. RELIGIOUS RESISTANCE IN HOLLAND. London, Netherlands Government Information Bureau, 1945. 1st edition. Original Blue Paper Wrappers, 12mo, 64 pages. 22 cm. The author, a Jewish convert to Roman Catholicism, escaped to England in May 1940. According to the author, after the invasion, the christian churches “resisted all attempts of the usurpers to impose their pagan practices” like “championing the cause of the Jews. ” SUBJECT (S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Netherlands. Tweede Wereldoorlog. Verzet. Kerkgenootschappen. Library mark on cover and endpaper, Light wear, Very Good Condition. (Holo2-126-12) (ID #36127) $100.00.
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  271. Rathbone, Eleanor F. RESCUE THE PERISHING: A SUMMARY OF THE POSITION REGARDING THE NAZI MASSACRES OF JEWISH AND OTHER VICTIMS AND OF PROPOSALS FOR THEIR RESCUE: AN APPEAL, A PROGRAMME AND A CHALLENGE. REVISED EDITION—JUNE 1943. London: National Committee For Rescue From Nazi Terror, 1943. 1st edition. Original Paper Wrappers, 12mo, 23 pages. “In March, 1943, in the wake of the general disillusionment with the British government, a group headed by Eleanor Rathbone, a non-Jewish member of Parliament, formed the National Committee for Rescue from Nazi Terror. The group denounced the lack of change in government policy since the December declaration and urged public demonstrations against the British position. Rathbone became something of a bête noire for Foreign Office officials, who were aggravated by her ‘misguided, even if well-meaning illusions’ about the Jewish predicament in Europe. The Foreign Office referred to her as an ‘impatient idealist’ who was trying to monopolize the time of ministers who, in her view, were ‘too buys or too indifferent’ to deal with practical problems…. The National Committee’s momentum was soon lost, and by summer [1943] it had relapsed into a sense of ‘fatalism and despair, ’ in part because of the government’s delaying tactics and its constant warnings of the dangers of stimulating antisemitism at home…. The Public debate in Britain now focused on averting racial friction at home owing to the influx of Jewish refugees and shifted away from rescue efforts abroad. As the war turned in favor of the Allies, government officials gave their attention to securing the departure of refugees from Britain after the war, in effect abandoning wartime efforts to save the European Jews” (The Holocaust Encyclopedia, 2001, p 93). SUBJECT(S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Civilian relief-- Great Britain. OCLC lists 7 copies of this revised edition worldwide, with only 2 copies in the US (NYPL & US Holocaust Museum). Scarce and important. Very Good Condition. (Holo2-126-18) (ID #36132) $175.00.
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  273. American Friends Of Polish Democracy. UNDERGROUND POLAND SPEAKS. MANIFESTO TO THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD. New York City, American Friends Of Polish Democracy, (1941) 1st edition. Original paper Wrappers, 12mo, 15 pages. 21 cm. 1941 date determined from reference to the beginning of the “V” campaign in Great Britain. “First the jews are shut up into ghettos, condemned to slavery and hunger, to heavy and often senseless labor; then special districts are designated for Poles, and quotas of slaves for work in Germany imposed upon them. Approximately twenty thousand Jews have been drafted for labor duty, and half a million Poles have been deported to Germany for forced labor” (page 10). SUBJECT(S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities. -- Poland. OCLC lists 22 copies worldwide. The US Holocaust Museum keeps their copy in their Rare Book Collection. Very Good+ Condition. An excellent Copy. (Holo2-127-3A) (ID #36297) $30.00.
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  275. An English Christian [An English Protestant]. THE CHURCH STRUGGLE IN GERMANY: A SURVEY OF FOUR CRUCIAL YEARS [2ND REVISED EDITION]. London: Kulturkampf Association, 1937. 2nd revised edition. Original paper wrappers, 8vo, 36 pages; 22 cm. SUBJECT (S): Church and state -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945. The First edition is "by an English Protestant. " Introduction by Edward Lichfield: “Liberty to preach the Christian Gospel and to enjoy full membership of the great Christian fellowship…is a fundamental right…. Our fellow-Christians in Germany who are courageously, and often dangerously, defending this right deserve all the moral support we can give them. But sympathy in prayer must be based on knowledge, ad it is knowledge of a full and accurate kind which this pamphlet supplies. ” Touch of foxing, Very Good Condition. (holo2-126-9) (ID #36124) $100.00.
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  277. ARBEITSBERICHT DES ZENTRALAUSSCHUSSES DER DEUTSCHEN JUDEN FÜR HILFE UND AUFBAU [“WORK REPORT OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF GERMAN JEWS FOR AID AND RECONSTRUCTION.”] VOL 1 (1934), VOL. 2 (1935) & VOL. 3 (1936). Germany (Berlin?), Zentralausschusses Der Deutschen Juden Für Hilfe Und Aufbau, 1934-36. Unbound, as issued. 4to, 3 + 66 + (3); (4) +157+ (1); (6), +163 + (4) leaves. Text in German. Three Annual Reports. Established in April 1933 as a collaboration of various German-Jewish communal, political and social-welfare organizations, the Zentralausschusses der Deutschen Juden für Hilfe und Aufbau sought to provide financial assistance for German Jews who lost their businesses or employment due to anti-Jewish legislation due to the restrictive Nazi laws, and provide job training for Jews who needed new professions. By 1934 the committee was incorporated into the Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland [Reich Representation of German Jews] and consolidated all financial aid, including that of the Joint Distribution Committee who itself was instrumental in assisting nearly 200, 000 Jews leave Germany. Ex-library, light wear, about Very Good Condition. (Holo2-128-3) (ID #36456) $750.00.
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  279. 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 photos and documents. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Lithuania -- Vilnius. World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance. World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground literature. Very good condition (HOLO2-8-2) (ID #36280) $40.00.
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  281. Katzenelson, Yitzhak. VITTEL DIARY [22.5.43-16.9.43]. Tel Aviv: Ghetto Fighters' House, 1964? Hardcover, 8vo, 22 cm, 276 pages, including black and white portrait tipped in facing t. P. Translated from the Hebrew, and with an introduction dated 1964, by Myer Cohen. Katznelson was a highly regarded poet and dramatist in both Hebrew and Yiddish; many of his poems have been set to music. Witnessing the murder of his wife and two of his children in the Warsaw Ghetto, he joined the resistance. Later deported to the Vittel concentration camp in France, he and another child perished at Auschwitz. Ex-library, with usual markings; moderate wear to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright. Very good condition. (Holo2-36-11A) (ID #34941) $30.00.
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  283. WARSAW GHETTO UPRISING APRIL 19TH--10TH ANNIVERSARY. New York, United Comm. To Commemorate, 1953. Original boards. 8vo; 53, 75 pages; Some text in English, some in Yiddish. Co-sponsored by the Emma Lazarus Federation, the Furrier Joint Council of N. Y. & the Joint Board of the Fur Dressers & Dyers Unions. Bumps to edges. Very Good Condition. (HOLO2-127-6) (ID #36370) $35.00.
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  285. American Jewish Congress, B’nai Brith, Jewish Labor Committee. [TICKET] MASS DEMONSTRATION AGAINST HITLER ATROCITIES. MADISON SQUARE GARDEN…TUESDAY EVENING, JULY 21, 1942 7: 00 PM. New York: Arcus Simplex Ticket Co. [Printer], 1942. Untorn Green ticket with red and black text from the famous huge Anti-Nazi rally held at Madison Square Garden July 21, 1942. This ticket is for the Mezzanine, 28c, and is numbered in the 160s, a low number. A week earlier, the Jewish Telegraph Agency Reported that “Vice-President Henry A. Wallace, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt and a number of other outstanding leaders of American public opinion have been invited to address the mass-demonstration against Hitler’s massacres of Jews called jointly by the American Jewish Congress, the B’nai B’rith and the Jewish Labor Committee for July 21, at Madison Square Garden, it was announced today by Dr. Stephen S. Wise in behalf of the American Jewish Congress. Wendell L. Willkie will be one of the principal speakers at the demonstration, it was revealed. There will be a special memorial service for the martyred dead” (July 13, 1942). “Called by a coalition of Jewish organizations to protest massacres of Jews in Eastern Europe, the event packed the hall with twenty thousand people, with more massed outside. ” (Weinstein, Yiddish: A Nation of Words, 2001). Very Good Condition, scarce, and very displayable (Holo2-126-25) (ID #36140) $100.00.
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  287. Colby, Bainbridge (Introduction). Addresses by Roger Baldwin, Abraham Cahan, Miriam Beard, Stephen Wise, Fiorello Laguardia. THE CASE OF CIVILIZATION AGAINST HITLERISM. PRESENTED UNDER THE ASUPICES OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN NEW YORK, MARCH 7, 1934. American Jewish Congress /R. Ballou, NY, 1934. 1st edition. Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 145 pages. “When the situation in Germany failed to improve and it actually worsened, calls for a strong statement against Nazi policy continued to be registered during the mid-1930s. Prominent Jewish organizations argued that oppressive measures would be soon directed against Protestants and Catholics as well. More protest rallies were held. A rally in Madison Square Garden on March 7, 1934, featured 23 speakers representing Protestant and Catholic churches, trade unions, political figures, and the American Legion. New York’s mayor Fiorello LaGuardia addressed the audience. Organizers called the rally ‘the case of civilization against Hitlerism’” (Waite in New York History Review Annual, 2013). Stamp of the (Jewish) Bund Archives on cover and title page, Very Good Condition. (KH-5-6) (ID #36157) $30.00.
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  289. Friends Of Europe. FRIENDS OF EUROPE /MONTHLY SURVEY OF GERMAN PUBLICATIONS/ NRS. 1, 26, 54, 55, 61, 62, 63, 64, & 65; EUROPE OF TO-MORROW NRS 1 & 3. BROKEN RUN OF 11 ISSUES, INCLUDING FIRST AND FINAL. MAY 1934-DEC 1939. [London, Eng. ]: Friends Of Europe, 1934-1939. 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, 4to, each issue has 8-16 pages. Broken run of 11 issues, including the first and final issues, of this important Anti-Nazi monthly from England. It began with Nr 1 (present here) following the assumption of Power by Hitler, changing names from “Monthly Survey…” to “Europe To-Morrow” after Nr 65 (also present here) following the German invastion of Poland. “Europe To-Morrow” saw it’s final issue with Nr 3, issued in December 1939 (also present here). The Friends of Europe was a British group of anti-fascists and enemies of the Nazi regime in the 1930s and 1940s. The group worked mainly through publication of a series of writings, of which appeared between 1933 and 1939. Their stated goal was to “encourage effective co-operation for the prevention of war and the establishment of peace, as well as to provide accurate informations about Nazi Germany for use throughout Great Britain, the British Empire, the USA, Europe, and wherever the English tongue is known. ” Horizontal folds as expected, with occational wear, but no text loss, overall very good condition. (Holo2-126-15) (ID #36130) $325.00.
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  291. Jelenko, Eduard W. JUDENHASS-MENSCHENHASS; ANKLAGEN UND WIDERLEGUNGEN IM LICHTE DER WAHRHEIT. New York, Information And Service Associates, 1933. 1st edition. Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 31 pages, 24 cm. Interesting American German-language defence of the Jews from the year of Hitler's ascendancy. Includes scarce questionaire flyer from the publisher, asking the reader's opinions on various aspects of the "Jewish Question," laid in. Exile publication. Subject: Jews -- Germany. Very Good Condition. (holo2-122-55) (ID #35483) $100.00.
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  293. [Hertz, Joseph Herman]. TODAH VE-KOL ZIMRAH BE-VATE KENESIYOT: AL HA-GEVUROT VE-AL HA-TESHUOT BA-MILHAMAH HA-OLAMIT = THE WORLD WAR: SERVICE OF PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING FOR THE VICTORIES OF THE ALLIED NATIONS. London; Office Of The Chief Rabbi, 1945. Original Wraps. 8vo. 16 pages. 22 cm. First edition. In Hebrew and English. The World War; service of praise and thanksgiving for the victories of the allied nations. Liturgy for the closing of the second world war. Contents: Supplication for our surviving brethren in and from Nazi Lands, Prayer for the King and the Royal Family, Memorial Prayer for the Victims of the Mass Massacres, Kaddish for all victims of war and massacre. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Prayers and devotions. World War, 1939-1945 - Prayers and devotions. Judaism - Prayers and devotions. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945). World War, 1939-1945 - England - Religious aspects - Judaism. Occasional services – Judaism. OCLC lists 8 copies. Wraps aged, edge worn, fragile edges on front wrap, lightly soiled; otherwise fresh. Good - condition. (HOLO2-121-54) (ID #35280) $150.00.
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  295. Zeire Agudath Israel Of America. THE SERVICEMEN'S TRIBUNE [VOL. 2, NO. 6]. New York: Zeirei Agudath Israel, 1951. Orignal Wraps. 4to. 4 pages. 28 cm. Volume 2, Number 6, Sivan 5711, June, 1951. Shevuoth Issue. Front Page 'Dear Moish' letter; signed Chiel (Rabbi Samuel Chiel?; army chaplain in these years); discusses the rights of religious Jewry in Eretz Israel, the oppressive measures taken againt religious Jewry in Medinath Israel; relates the discipline needed on the battlefield as akin to the discipline needed for certain Mitzvot. Articles include 'The Meaning of Shevuoth', 'Those who Fight...Write' (letters from servicemen, thanking the Bureau for Kosher Pesach food, being able to stay an an orthodox home near the army base, a special seder service in Japan), and 'Dinim about Yom Tov', concerning work not permitted on Yom Tov and exceptions specifically of use to servicemen. Subjects: Jewish soldiers - United States - Religious life - Periodicals. Jewish soldiers - Religious life. Periodicals. United States. OCLC lists 2 copies (Harvard, Natl Libr Israel). Pages aged, very brittle at edges. Fair condition. (HOLO2-121-18) (ID #34963) $30.00.
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  297. Zeire Agudath Israel Of America. THE SERVICEMEN'S TRIBUNE [VOL. 2, NO. 7]. New York: Zeirei Agudath Israel, 1951. Original Wraps. 4to. 5 pages. 28 cm. Volume 2, Number 7, Rosh Hashono 5712, October, 1951. Single sided mimeographed typed newsletter for Orthodox Jewish soldiers in the American Armed Forces. Front page 'Dear Moish' letter. Contains brief discussion of major aspects of the high holidays; portions titled: Praying to Pray, Selichoth, Rosh Hashanah, Ten Days of Penitence, Yom Kippur; further sections detail what is necessary for a proper observance (Minyan, fasting, if one has to eat what the restrictions are). Last page includes letters from two soliders, on being relocated, being able to obtain kosher food without difficulty, about Jewish boys fighting in Kora. Includes a form to buy a Kosher food package for ten dollars, address of Jewish Servicemen's Religious Bureau, 5 Beekman Street, New York. Subjects: Jewish soldiers - United States - Religious life - Periodicals. Jewish soldiers - Religious life. Periodicals. United States. OCLC lists 2 copies (Harvard, Natl Libr Israel). Pages aged, edges worn, bumped and slight tears; otherwise fresh. Good condition. (HOLO2-121-17) (ID #34962) $30.00.
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  299. Hecht, Ben; William MacAdams. COUNT BRUGA. Chicago, Ill.; Royce Publishers, 1944. Original Wraps. 16mo. 128 pages. 12 cm. Second edition. 1944 Ilustrated edition, abridged. Abridged 'Quick Reader' of Hecht's novel Count Bruga, about a philandering mountebank appearing in caricature, in a special abridged edition for US servicemen. Count Bruga was originally published in 1926. Ben Hecht (1894–1964) was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist, and novelist; known as "the Shakespeare of Hollywood". He became an active Zionist shortly before the Holocaust began in Germany, and as a result wrote articles and plays about the plight of European Jews, such as We Will Never Die in 1943 and A Flag is Born in 1946. Of his seventy to ninety screenplays, he wrote many anonymously to avoid the British boycott of his work in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The boycott was a response to Hecht's active support of paramilitary action against British forces in Palestine and sabotaging British property there, during which time a supply ship to Palestine was named the S. S. Ben Hecht. Subjects: Count Bruga – Novel – Abridged. Ben Hecht. OCLC lists 3 copies (Newberry, Northwestern, Illinois). Pages aged, wraps soiled, otherwise clean and fresh. Good condition. (SPEC-40-40) (ID #34594) $30.00.
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    THE FIRST DEMAND FOR NAZI REPARATIONS TO THE JEWS

     

     

  301. Moses, Siegfried. DIE JÜDISCHEN NACHKRIEGS-FORDERUNGEN [FIRST DEMAND FOR NAZI REPARATIONS TO THE JEWS]. [Tel Aviv]: Irgun Olej Merkaz Europa, 1944. 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, tall 12mo, 69 pages. 22 cm. In German. The first separate publication of a demand for Nazi reparations to the Jews. In July 1943, long before the war ended, Siegfried Moses coined the term “reparations” in relation to claims of Jewish citizens against the German state. He published an article on the restitution demands of Jews in the bulletin of the "Irgun Olej Merkaz Europa", Tel Aviv; they publish here those proposals as a separate work. For the first time, Moses proposed that a State can commit an injustice, for which it must then compensate the civilian population which suffered under that injustice. This legal opinion was later the basis for reparations by the Federal Republic of Germany. Siegfried Moses (1887-1974) was a German-Israeli lawyer and the first state comptroller Israel. After the Nazi seizure of power, he helped German Jews transfer assets to Palestine. From 1933 on he was also chairman of the Zionist Federation of Germany (ZVfD) and Vice President of the Reich Association of German Jews. In 1937 Moses himself fled to Palestine; then in 1941 he wrote (together with fellow German emigre Walter Schwarz) the text of the 1941 Palestinian Income Tax Act. In 1947 Moses was a member of the delegation of the Jewish Agency at the United Nations and in 1949, he became the first state comptroller Israel (Chief of Court). In 1956-1957, he was also President of the "Council of Jews from Germany", the official association of Israelis of German origin. In 1955 he co-founded the Leo Baeck Institute, serving as its director, and was on the advisory board of the United Restitution Organization in Israel (Wikipedia, 2015). SUBJECT(S): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Reparations. World War, 1939-1945 -- Claims. Jews -- Europe. Jewish property -- Germany -- History -- Post war problems -- Reparations for historical injustices. OCLC lists 17 copies worldwide, but only 5 copies in the US (NYPL, Yale, US Holocaust Museum, UChicago, Princeton). A bit sunned, otherwise Very Good Condition (holo2-126-34A). Very important (ID #36445) $750.00.
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  303. Reichmann, Eva G. HOSTAGES OF CIVILISATION; THE SOCIAL SOURCES OF NATIONAL SOCIALIST ANTI-SEMITISM. London: Gollancz, 1950. Cloth, 8vo, 281 pages. SUBJECT (S): Antisemitism. Jews -- Germany -- History. Antisemitismus. Soziologie. JTS book plate on inside of cover. Water damage to boards. Pages are clean and otherwise in good condition. (HOLO2-98-31) (ID #36263) $50.00.
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  305. Bryks, Rachmil. A CAT IN THE GHETTO: FOUR NOVELETTES. New York: Bloch Pub. Co., 1959. Cloth, 8vo, 160, 4 pages, illustrations, music, 23 cm. Added titles: A cupboard in the Ghetto. Sanctification of God's name. Berele in the Ghetto. Translation of A kats in geto. Translated from the original Yiddish by S. Morris Engel; with an introduction by Sol. Liptzin and preface by Irving Howe. "Folk-melodies to the folksongs in A cat in the Ghetto" on pages 163-164. Facsimile of letter to author from Eleanor Roosevelt on leaf preceding title page. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction. Lódz (Poland) -- Ethnic relations -- Fiction. Dustjacket has some wear. Very good condition. (H-24) (ID #36281) $45.00.
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  307. Loewenthal, Zdenko. THE CRIMES OF THE FASCIST OCCUPANTS AND THEIR COLLABORATORS AGAINST JEWS IN YUGOSLAVIA. Belgrade, Fed. of Jewish Communities, 2005. Original Boards, 8vo, 245 pages. With a new preface to the 2005 edition, first edition thus. In Serbo-Croatian with English summaries. 93 Gruesome Photos. Reprint of Robinson & Friedman # 2089. Wolff I # 1363. "Based on documents collected by the Yugoslav State Commission for Investigation of War Crimes. " An especially important documentary record given the recent history of Yugoslavia. Boards lightly rubbed, Very Good Condition. (HOLO2-125-4) Slight water damage, board just a bit warped. Good Condition Lacks Jacket? (ID #35930) $95.00.
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  309. Blumental, Nachman; Yosef Kermish. DAPIM LE-HEKER HA-SHO'AH VEHA-MERED SIDRAH 2 [ISSUE NUMBER 2, FEBRUARY 1952]. Tel Aviv; Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1952. (FT) Hardbound. 8vo. 178, [2] pages. 24 cm. In Hebrew. Bound in original quarter cloth and boards. Issue two has separate title page in English and Yiddish: “Pages for the study of the catastrophe and the revolt” published by the Yitzhak Katznelson Ghetto Fighters House. Major essays include: Collecting Material for recent Jewish History; Some Rescue and Relief Activities; The Pogroms in Poland (1935-1937); The linguistic heritage of the Nazi years and its expression in Hebrew Literature; Poems by Katznelson, and Book Reviews. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Periodicals. World War, 1939-1945 - Jews - Ex-library (Yiddish Scientific Institute) with library stamps, otherwise very good condition. (HOLO2-102-45A) (ID #36272) $100.00.
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  311. Willibrand, W. A. ERNST TOLLER AND HIS IDEOLOGY. Iowa City, Ia.; The University, 1945. Original Wraps. 8vo. 123 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Condensation of Thesis (Ph. D.) --University of Iowa, 1940. "A doctoral thesis presented in the University of Iowa in 1940 by W. A. Willibrand, only a year after Toller's death, was the first comprehensive scholarly treatment of Toller. A condensation was published in 1945. Willibrand's was a pioneering work written long before any detailed bibliographical research had been carried out and at a time when much material was totally inaccessible. Partly perhaps because of the limited material available, Willibrand's thesis as published is very clear and uncluttered. Inevitably some of his judgments can be seen now to be at fault, but taken as a whole the thesis was an auspicious foundation for post-war Toller scholarship. " - p. 4, The Plays of Ernst Toller: A Revaluation, by Cecil Davies. Subjects: Authors, German - 20th century – Biography. Authors, German. Political and social views. Toller, Ernst, 1893-1939 - Political and social views. Toller, Ernst, 1893-1939. Light wear to wraps, small chipping at top of front wrap; internally very clean and fresh. Very good condition. (SPEC-41-11) (ID #35424) $50.00.
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  313. Leszczynski, Kazimierz. HEINZ REINEFARTH. WAR CRIMES IN POLAND. Warszawa, Wydawnictwo Zachodnie, 1961. 1st English-language Edition. 8vo. 99 pages. Illustrated with black and white plates. In English. An account of the Crimes of SS Gruppenfuhrer Heinz Reinefarth in Poland during the Holocaust, for which he was rewarded with the Mayoralty of a West German town. SUBJECT(S): Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945. Light cover wear, Very Good Condition. (holo2-125-3) (ID #35929) $30.00.
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  315. Weinreich, Max. HITLER'S PROFESSORS: THE PART OF SCHOLARSHIP IN GERMANY'S CRIMES AGAINST THE JEWISH PEOPLE. New York, YIVO, 1946. 1st edition. Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 291 pages. Now considered a foundational study. Translated from Vol XXVII of the YIVO-Bleter. Robinson & Friedman #616; Wolff #1: 1089. Ex-library with usual markings. Light wear to wrappers, Very Good Condition. (HOLO2-34-61) (ID #35219) $30.00.
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  317. Wells, Leon. THE JANOWSKA ROAD. New York, MacMillan, 1963. First edition. Cloth. 8vo. V, 305 pages. Maps. 22 cm. Autobiography of a Jewish Pole survivor of the Nazi regime. As a teenager, Wells survived death marches and concentration camps; he later testified at Nuremberg and at the Eichmann trial. "Leon Weliczker Wells was born in Lvov, Poland, on March 10, 1925. Wells was a prisoner in the Janowska concentration camp outside Lvov during World War II. He escaped from the camp in an uprising in 1943 and was hidden in the basement of the Kalwinski family on the outskirts of Lvov. Wells kept a written record of his experiences as a member of the "Death Brigade," and these memoirs were published in Poland after the war and reissued in the United States as The Janowska Road. In 1946 Wells left Poland for the American Zone in Germany, and while in Munich he helped organize the Jewish Historical Commission there. This group gathered documents on the Holocaust which became part of the original collection of the Yad Vashem archive in Israel. Wells gave testimony at both the Nuremberg trials and the Eichmann trial....Wells published Who Speaks for the Vanquished? in 1987. In this work Wells investigated the "non-response" of American Jewish leaders of theplight of Jews in Nazi Europe. He contended that Zionist organizations in America failed to respond in a significant way to save the Jews of Europe because they were focusing their time, influence, and money on preparations for a Jewish state in Palestine" (Yale 2002). SUBJECT (S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities. World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland. Very good condition with dust jacket. (HOLO2-55-24). (ID #36232) $40.00.
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  319. Montefiore, L. G. THE JEWS IN GERMANY. St. Clements Press Ltd. (The Anglo Jewish Society), London, 1935. 1st edition. Original green paper wrappers, 16mo (small), 23 pages. 160 x 100mm. “Since January 30th, 1933, the Jews in Germany have been at the mercy of a pililess tyranny, and the victims of a persecution scientifically designed and carefully organized. Murder on a large scale has not formed part of the scheme [! ]” (from page 3). Some margin marks, otherwise Very Good Condition. (Holo2-126-8) (ID #36123) $45.00.
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  321. JEWS IN NAZI EUROPE, FEBRUARY 1933 TO NOVEMBER 1941: A STUDY PREPARED BY THE INSTITUTE OF JEWISH AFFAIRS, SUBMITTED TO THE INTER-AMERICAN JEWISH CONFERENCE, NOVEMBER 23-24-25, 1941, BALTIMORE, MD. New York, Institute Of Jewish Affairs.; American Jewish Congress.; Inter-American Jewish Conference, 1941. 1st edition, Later cloth with original wrappers bound in, 4to, approximately 200 leaves. 28 1/2cm. "Published... Under the auspices of the American Jewish congress. "-- Foreword. Collection of detailed reports on the Jewish persuctions as of late 1941 throughout Europe, and organized by region, with anecdotal as well as statistical evidence and sources cited. The report came out just 2 months before the notorious Wansee Conference where German extermination policy became official, and the reports here, in detail and in in broad brush stroakes, reflect the quickly deteriorating situation for Jews under German occupation. For example from the Polish section: “We must declare at the very outset that words are powerless to portray the agony and suffering of Polish Jewry in the 80 days of Germany role. The hell-like reality of the Polish Jews, a hell-like reality which has already lasted more than 80o days, and where literally every minute, every second demands Jewish victims, without a stop, without any interruption, and the hand of the torturer and murderer, the robber and offender is still unwearied, --this reality is not to he described in words. Let the reader multiply what is described tenfold, twentyfold, and he will perhaps come near to an idea of the life of our brothers under the German lash” (p. POL-9) Sections include: Greater Germany, Rumania, Hungary, Italy, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Luxemburg, Holland, France, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece, Finland, Nazi-Soviet War Area, Refugees, Relief, & Conclusions. “Prepared by the Institute of Jewish Affairs; submitted to the Inter-American Jewish Conference, November 23-24-25, 1941, Baltimore, Md. ” Includes refugee and relief activity at conclusion, and 2 pages of corrections and addenda at rear. Even at this date, of course, the nature of the what was to be the total devastation was not yet clear. Very Good Condition. Rare. With original hole punches, as issued. Ex-library, but only one stamp on original pages, to blank rear of title page. Other markings are only to later-added endpapers and binding, not to any original pages, Very Good Condition thus. An important collection of evidence from the period. (Holo2-120-27) (ID #36133) $1500.00.
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  323. Pella, Vespasien V. LA GUERRE-CRIME ET LES CRIMINELS DE GUERRE, RÉFLEXIONS SUR LA JUSTICE PÉNALE INTERNATIONALE, CE QU'ELLE EST ET CE QU'ELLE DEVRAIT ÊTRE. Genève, Revue De Droit International, De Sciences Diplomatiques Et Politiques (A. Sottile); Paris, Éditions A Pedone, 1946. 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, 4to, 208 pages. 28 cm. In French. Includes bibliographical references. Vespasian V. Pella (b. Bucharest 4/17 January 1897 - d. New York 24 August 1960) “was a Romanian legal expert. During the interwar period, he promoted the notion of international criminal proceedings against heads of state found guilty of crimes against humanity, through the establishment of a special international tribunal for that purpose. In 1938 he served as President of the Committee on Legal Questions of the League of Nations. In 1944 he was appointed Romanian Ambassador to Switzerland, and in that capacity saved some Romanian Jews from deportation to Nazi occupied Poland. In 1948, he took part in formulating the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. He kept advocating the idea of establishing an international criminal court, and in 1950 presented his proposals to that effect to the International Law Commission (UN document A/CN.4/39), which deliberated over the issue in its meetings of 5 to 6 July 1950” (Wikipedia 2015). SUBJECT(S): War crimes. Internationales Strafrecht. Kriegsverbrechen. Völkerstrafrecht. International Court of Justice. Internationaler Gerichtshof. War Crimes institute stamp on title page, pocket removal marks on insides of covers, otherwise Very Good Condition. Important. (Holo2-126-13) (ID #36128) $1000.00.
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  325. (Photography) Michaelis, Cassie; Heinz Michaelis; W O Somin. LA HAINE BRUNE = DER BRAUNE HASS = THE BROWN HATE. Paris; Lipschutz, 1934. Original Publisher's Boards. 8vo. 48 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Early photographic expose of Nazism in Germany, in French, with parallel German and English translations. Mostly illustrated (pgs 6-47), containing photographs and the printed speeches of Nazi leaders. Photographs of childhood, training of youth, propaganda, S. A., S. S., police in the Third Reich, which demonstrate that the “everyday tutelage of the people, no matter of what age, constitute the terror of the third Reich” (p. 5). “The world is threatened by the brown hate! ! ” (p. 5). Dt. Exilarchiv 4106; Sternfeld/Tiedemann 350. Subjects: National socialism. Political science. 1933 - 1945 Germany - Politics and government - 1933-1945. OCLC lists 29 copies. Light wear to spine, otherwise Very good condition. (HOLO2-125-23) (ID #36023) $900.00.
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  327. Finkelstein, Leo. MEGILES POYLN: TOYRE, HSIDES UN SHTAYBER-KULTUR IN YIDISHN POYLN. Buenos Ayres: Tsentral-Farband Fun Poylishe Yidn In Argentine, 1947. 1st Edition. Cloth. 8vo. 346 pages. Illustrated. On Jewish religious education in pre-war Poland. Part of the Series, Dos Poylishe Yidntum, # 26. Includes index. Added title page reads: "Meguilath Poilin. " Wear to cover. otherwise Good Condition. (ComHist-13-8a) (ID #36261) $50.00.
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  329. Consistoire Central Des Israelites De France Et D’algerie. Introductions by Chief Rabbi Yeshayahu Schwartz and Leon Meiss. MEMORIAL - LEZECHER OLAM. EN SOUVENIR DE NOS RABBINS ET MINISTRES OFFICIANTS VICTIMES DE LA BARBARIE NAZIE. MANY PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS. Paris, Consistoire Central Des Israelites De France Et D’algerie, 1946. 1st edition. Original printed boards. 8vo, 62 pages. Commemorating prominent French-speaking rabbis and ministers who were murdered in the Holocaust. Introductions by Chief Rabbi Yeshayahu Schwartz and Leon Meiss, chairman of the Consistoire Central of the Jews of France. Very Good Condition. An Outstanding copy. (KH-5-53) (ID #36450) $500.00.
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  331. Borwicz, Michal M. Introduction by Zofia Nalkowska. ORGANIZOWANIE WSCIEKLOSCI. Warsaw, Wydawn. Ogólnopolskiej Ligi do Walki z Rasizmem, 1947. Original Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 80 pages. 21 cm. In Polish. Title translates to English as, "Organizing Rage." SUBJECT(S): World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews. Pages are slightly darkened, but all text is clear. Minor schipping to bottom of spine, otherwise in Very Good Condition (HOLO2-62-23b). (ID #36393) $75.00.
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  333. Vermeil, Edmond. PANGERMANISME ET RACISM: COUP D'OEIL D'ENSEMBLE SUR LE RACISME ALLEMAND AVANT LA GUERRE MONDIALE. H.F.K. GUNTHER ET LA TH’EORIE DU NORDISME. Paris, Impr. Centrale Commerciale, 1937. 1st edition. Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 31 pages. In French. Part of the Series: “Races et racisme, no. 1.” Nazi-era critique of Nazi race theorist Hans F. K. Günther. “Hans Friedrich Karl Günther (February 16, 1891 – September 25, 1968) was a German race researcher and eugenicist in the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich. He was also known as Race Günther (Rassengünther) or Race Pope (Rassenpapst). He is considered to have been a major influence on National Socialist racialist thought. He taught at the universities of Jena, Berlin, and Freiburg, writing numerous books and essays on racial theory. Günther's Short Ethnology of the German People (1929) was a popular exposition of Nordicism. In May 1930 he was appointed to a new chair of racial theory at Jena. He joined the Nazi Party in 1932 as the only leading racial theorist to join the party before it assumed power in 1933.” Vermeil was a Sorbonne professor, a scholar in German history, who tried, in vain, in the late 1930s, to warn the French intellectual and political elites of dangers of Nazi ideology. Following German occupation, his writings were seized and destroyed but were reissued in 1945. He saw Nazism as a kind of antiliberalism led by a "unlimited dynamism", using the "total mobilization" of wartime during peacetime in order to unify first the Germans, and then Europe, under its racist domination. He joined the resistance group “Montpellier” and later joined General de Gaulle in London. Once the war ended, he resumed his professorship at the Sorbonne. (Wikipedia, 2015). SUBJECT(S): Ethnology. Race relations. Social conditions. Günther, Hans F. K., 1891-1968. Germany -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945. OCLC lists 16 copies worldwide, but only 5 in the US (NYPL, Caremont, Indiana U, Harvard, Penn). Discoloration at spine from removal from later protective binder, otherwise Very Good Condition. (Holo2-126-23) (ID #36138) $150.00.
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  335. Stein, Leonard, editor. Forward by Stein and Neville Laski and L. G. Montefiore. THE PERSECUTION OF THE JEWS IN GERMANY. SUPPLEMENTARY BULLETIN NO. 1. London, Joint Foreign Committee Of The Board Of Deputies Of British Jews And The Anglo-Jewish Association, 1933. 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, Large 8vo, 43 pages. Published in May 1933. “The persecution continues unabated, and has now been placed on a statutory basis by the enactment of a series of decrees by which Jews, as such, are subjected to grave disabilities. These decrees and their practical effects form the main subject of this publication. ” (from the Foreword). SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Germany -- Congresses. Persecutions. Edgewear to bottom of edge of wrapper, no text affected, small datestamp and note on cover, otherwise Very Good Condition. (Holo2-126-14) (ID #36129) $125.00.
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  337. Tenenbaum, Joseph. THE ROAD TO NOWHERE: AN INDICTMENT AND A CHALLENGE. New York: American Federation for Polish Jews, 1947. 1st edition. Original Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 14 pages. "There is no greater task, no nobler purpose than the rebuilding of a people so horribly shattered as Polish Jewry. Let us build, fight, and win a new future for the Jew everywhere, a life of service and security for our people, and the ultimate realization of Jewish national aspirations in Eretz Israel. " Tenenbaum was born in Sasov, Poland and in 1919 represented the Jewish National Council of Poland at the Paris Peace Conference. In 1920 he immigrated to the United States, where he was both a distinguished doctor and a leader in U. S. Jewish life. He founded the Joint Boycott Council in 1933 to boycott German materials before and during World War II (Gottlieb, EJ). SUBJECT(S): Reconstruction (1939-1951) -Jews; Jewish Refugees. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (Northwestern University, University of Kansas, Jewish National and University Library). Spine rebacked, light wear, A very good copy. (AMRN-6-59). (ID #34795) $75.00.
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  339. Karmel, Henryka. SPIEW ZA DRUTAMI; POEZJE. ILLUSTRACJE I OKLADKE SKOMPONOWAL WILLIAM WACHTEL. New York, New York, Association of Friends of Our Tribune, 1947. illus. 22 cm. Holocaust Poetry. On cover: Henryka i Ilona Karmel. Karmel, Henryka, 1921- Karmel, Ilona, 1925-. Good condition. (HOLO2-110-35) Very Good Condition. (ID #36228) $75.00.
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  341. Foreword by Lord (Josiah) Wedgwood. STOP THEM NOW. GERMAN MASS MURDER OF JEWS IN POLAND. Liberty Publications, London, 1942. 1st edition. Original dramatically illustrated paper wrappers, 12mo, 14 pages. Photographic illustrations. With heart-breaking introduction: "It IS True" by the London-based Bundist leader Szmul Zygielbojm, who within eight months of this publication committed suicide (At the time of his suicide, he stated: "By my death, I wish to give expression to my most profound protest against the inaction in which the world watches and permits the destruction of the Jewish people. ”). A copy sold for over USD 800 (with commissions) at auction in 2013. Very Good Condition, a beautiful copy. (Holo2-128-2) (ID #36454) $700.00.
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  343. Zuker, Simon. THE UNCONQUERABLE SPIRIT: VIGNETTES OF THE JEWISH RELIGIOUS SPIRIT THE NAZIS COULD NOT DESTROY. New York: Zachor Institute: Distributed by Mesorah Publications, 1980. Cloth, 8vo, 160 pages, illustrations, 24 cm. Adapted from Hebrew and Yiddish works. Includes bibliographical references. Includes illustrated cover, frontis photo. Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Addresses, essays, lectures. Added Author Zuker, Simon. Added Author Hirschler, Gertrude. Ex-library with usual markings. Dust jacket has minor wear. Very good condition. (H-11-7) (ID #36276) $30.00.
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  345. [Kokoschka, Oskar]; Foreword by J. G. Siebert. THE WAR AS SEEN BY CHILDREN. For The Refugee Children's Evacuation Fund, London, 1943. 1st edition. Original illustrated paper wrappers, 8vo, 24 pages. Loaded with Photographic illustrations of refugee children’s artwork, including children who came to England on the Kindertransport from Germany. Consists of 20 reproductions of paintings and drawings by children in the exhibition "The war as seen by children, " a foreword by J. G. Siebert, outlining the history of the exhibition, and a speech by Austrian-emigre artist Oskar Kokoschka at its opening, January 4, 1943, in the Cooling galleries, New Bond street, a fund-raiser for the German refugee school at Theydon Bois. Variant title: “Our Children To-day and To-morrow. No. 1.” SUBJECT (S): Child artists. Art -- Exhibitions. World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. World War, 1939-1945 -- Children. Exhibition catalogs. A similar copy sold at auction in 2015 for over USD 650. Light Wear, Very Good Condition. (Holo2-126-16) (ID #36116) $500.00.
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  347. Novakovic, Nenad. Zemaljska Komisija Hrvatske Za Utvrdivanje Zlocina Okupatora I Njihovih Pomagaca. ZLOCINI U LOGORU JASENOVAC. CRIMES IN THE JASENOVAC CAMP. Banja Luka: Besjeda, 2000. 1st bi-lingual edition; 1st edition with English language text. Paperback with original illustrated paper wrappers, 8vo, xxix, 81, 113 pages, plus [2] folded leaves of plates. Includes illustrations, facsimiles, plan, portraits; 20 cm. In English and Croatian. Series: Biblioteka Pamcenja; The Pamcenja library; Variation: Biblioteka Pamcenja.; Pamcenja library. At head of title page: “Zemaljska Komisija Hrvatske za Utvrdivanje Zlocina Okupatora I Njihovih Pomagaca. ” Croatian and English bound back-to-back upside down. Reprint, with translation, of the 1st Croatian edition (Zagreb: Tisak Naprijed, 1946). At head of title of English section: Croatian State Commission for Establishing Crimes of Occupying Forces and their Assistants. SUBJECT(S) Jasenovac (Concentration camp). OCLC Worldcat lists 11 copies worldwide (Sept 2015). Very Good Condition (Holo2-126-35) (ID #36192) $125.00.
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  349. NAZI CRIMES IN UKRAINE 1941-1944. Kiev Naukova Dumka Publishers, 1987. 1st edition. Includes 8 pages of photo plates. Paper toning, corners bumped, otherwise Very Good Condition. (holo2-129-1) (ID #36551) $30.00.
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  351. SEFER KALISH. THE KALISH BOOK. COMPLETE IN 2 VOLUMES. 1964. Tel Aviv: Israel-American Book Committee, 1964-1968. 1st Edition. Cloth, 4to, 624, 598 pages. Many Photos & Illustrations. In Hebrew with English title page ("The Kalish Book"). A wonderful reference of over 1200 pages with map endpapers and 80 pages of plates, including illustrations and photos by Roman Vishniak & Arthur Szyk. In Hebrew and Yiddish. Sewn in bookmarks. Ex-library with usual markings, otherwise Very Good Condition (YIZ-6-3) (ID #36485) $250.00.
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  353. Hirschmann, Ira A. CAUTION TO THE WINDS (AUTHOR INSCRIBED). New York, David Mccay, 1962. Inscribed by Hirschmann. Includes 6-page index Hirschmann was a trustee of the New School for Social Research, a member of La Guardia's "kitchen cabinet, " worked for the UNRRA, and, remarkabley, the first person ever to offer FM music ot the public (over WABF-FM). More importantly, Hirschmann was sent by Roosevelt on a secret mission to Turkeyto negotiate with Eichmann's agents for the rescue of Jewish children. "In one instance, he traded four Americna visas for the lives of 100, 000 Roumanian Jews and on another occation he arrangged with Apostolic DelegateAngelo Roncalli, now Pope John XXIII, for the exodus of thousands of Jews from Hungary. " Hirschmann's memoirs includes these reminiscences, as well as material on Tito, Nasser, Toscanini, and Justices Brandeis & Frakfurter. Ex-library with usual marks, Very Good Condition. (HOLO2-129-2) (ID #36536) $50.00.
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  355. Sephiha, Vidal. L’AGONIE DES JUDEO-ESPAGNOLS. Paris: Editions Entente, 1977. Softcover, 8vo, 131 pages, illustrations, 20 cm. In French. SUBJECT (S): Descriptor: Sephardim -- History. Sefarades -- Histoire. Bibliography: pages 127-129. Discography: pages 130-131. Filmography: page 131. Sephiha (1923–) is a “Judeo-Spanish linguist and activist. Sephiha was born in Brussels to a Sephardi family from Istanbul. During the German occupation of Belgium, he was arrested in 1943 and deported to Auschwitz in September. He survived the death camp, where his father perished. After liberation, he resumed his studies in natural sciences, graduating in 1948 and working as a chemical engineer; however, he eventually decided to study and defend the linguistic and cultural heritage of his community. His understanding of the language is based on a clear distinction between its two fundamental modalities. Sephiha, who retired in 1991, was instrumental in securing academic acceptance and public support for the “agonizing language” he spoke and taught. Besides his scientific and popular publications, from 1972 he launched several calls for revival of the language and in 1979 founded the “Association Vidas Largas for the Defense and Promotion of the Judeo-Spanish Language and Culture, ” which organizes educational work in Sephardi communities as well as the rescue of literary, musical, and architectural treasures. Judeo-Spanish has since been included among the recognized minority languages of France. In 2003, Sephiha inaugurated at the Auschwitz site a memorial in honor of the 160, 000 Judeo-Spanish victims of the Holocaust” (Wilke in EJ 2007). Ex-library with usual markings. Very Good condition. (Sef-30-8A) (ID #36537) $30.00.
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  357. Orkin, Meir ed. AL-KARITHA [THE HOLOCAUST ANTHOLOGY]. Givat Haviva, 1988. First edition. Original boards, 8 vo., 315 pages. This anthology is the first of its kind to be published in Arabic, thus making it a truly landmark and rare artifact in Holocaust history. Givat Haviva, its publisher, is the shared society movement initiated by Hashomer Hatzair in 1949. As the english title page states: "The anthology atempts to present to the Arab reader something of the ideological background of Nazism, the stories of human beings who experienced the torment of the death camps and the ghettos." The book has six sections: racism as a world view; before the holocaust; ghetto; concentration camps and extermination; resistance, the underground, and the ghetto; and returning to life. Only 10,000 copies were made and these copies were distributed to each Arab school in Israel. OCLC does not list any copies. Very minor wear to edges, otherwise Very Good Condition. (HOLO2-129-3) (ID #36562) $225.00.
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  359. Shelubsky, Moshe. OYF A FULER VOKH: DERTSEYLUNGEN (AUTHOR INSCRIBED). Buenos Aires, 1951. First edition. Original boards. 8vo, 376 pages. In Yiddish. Tzentral-Farband fun PoilisheYidn in Argentine 1951. Inscribed by author. Very Good Condition. (YID-23-1) (ID #36483) $40.00.
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  361. Skakovskii, P., Luboshitzki, Aaron. ERETS MOLEDET: SHIR TSIYONI = ERETS MOLEDES: SIONISTSKII MARSH. Odessa: Izd-Vo Sionistskaia Piesn, 1900s. Original paper wrappers. 8vo, [3] pages, 24 cm. Printed music. Hebrew words transcribed in Cyrillic and printed as text in Hebrew. SUBJECTS: Songs, Hebrew. Jews -- Music. Zionism -- Songs and music. Jews. Songs, Hebrew. Zionism. Pages are browned. Otherwise Very Good Condition. (MUSIC-4-1) (ID #36358) $150.00.
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  363. Lichtenstädter, Benjamin Wolf. AMTAHAT BINYAMIN: KOLEL SHIBOLE LEKET VE-`OMARE SHIKHEHAT HA-MEFARSHIM...: U-FERUSHIM MASPIKIM `AL KAMAH KETUVIM BE-SIFRE TORAH NEVIIM U-KHETUVIM. Fürth: [Publisher Not Identified], 1844. 1st edition. Bound in later boards, 12mo, 156, 48 pages, Includes illustrations; 20 cm. In Hebrew. Title page, first leaf, and fold out map in facsimile. SUBJECT (S): Bible. Old Testament -- Commentaries. OCLC lists only 1 copy worldwide (BRITISH LIBR). Includes large fold out hebrew map of Eretz Israel and the Eastern Mediterranean (here in facsimile) , as well as 5 other illustrations, 4 of which fold out as well. Ex-library with usual marks, expected staining, corner tear to last leaf not affecting text, otherwise Very Good. (kh-6-9) (ID #36548) $75.00.
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  365. Arlosoroff, Chaim; Shlomo Grodzensky; Rebecca Schmuckler. HECHALUTZ. New York; The Zionist Labor Party "hitachduth" Of America With The Cooperation Of Avukah, American Student Zionist Federation, 1929. Later boards. 8vo. 4, 119, [1] pages. 23 cm. First edition. "A tribute to the Palestine pioneer movement Hechalutz on its tenth anniversary. " Published by the Zionist Labor Party "Hitachduth" of America, with the cooperation of Avukah, American Student Zionist Federation. Tribute to the Palestine Pioneer Movement, with over a dozen articles translated from Davar, Niv, Hedim, and other newspapers and journals in Palestine of the period, on the history of the pioneer movement, the first Pioneers and their paths of migration to Palestine, and the experience of newcomers; with three articles on the life of Joseph Trumpeldor. Includes Chaim Bialik's 'Speech on the Tenth Anniversary of the Hechalutz'. Subjects: Jews - Restoration. Jews - Palestine. Jews. Jews - Restoration. Middle East - Palestine. Ex-library with usual markings. Very good. (ZION-5-2A) (ID #36532) $35.00.
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  367. Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer. SEFER ERETS YISRA'EL: AL EVA HA-ARETS HA-ZOT. VOL. I (ALL PUBLISHED). Jerusalem, Yoel Moshe Salomon, 1883. 1st edition. Period boards, 12mo, [10] + 96 pages. In Hebrew. Halevy, 413. Early Hebrew geography of the Land of Israel, penned by the father of Modern Hebrew. The work contains many tables recording climactic conditions between 1851 and 1882 (pages 47-48, 54-55, 62-76) , also includes an account of the first successful Dead Sea Expedition in 1848, led by William Francis Lynch, a lieutenant in the American Navy (page 95). The proposed second and third volumes were never issued. SUBJECT(S): Physical geography -- Palestine. Middle East Travel. OCLC lists 10 copies worldwide, none in New York. Boards rubbed, Good+ Condition. (Kh-6-3) (ID #36545) $450.00.
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  369. Jewish National Fund. HULEH: THE NEW FRONTIER. New York City, 1937. 1st edition. Original Illustrated paper wrappers, 8vo, 15 pages. 23 cm. SUBJECTS: Israel. This JNF-issued pamphlet explains the need for development of the Huleh Valley in the Galilee. A full account is given of the geography, climate, etc. Of the region with accompanying illustrations. OCLC only lists 2 copies worldwide (NYPL and University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee). Small Jewish Institutional stamp on cover, Very Good Condition. (ZION-10-1A) (ID #36552) $30.00.
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  371. Pinsker, Leon. AUTO-EMANCIPATION. No Place (New York), Zionist Organization of America, No Date (around 1945). Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo. 31 pages. SUBJECT (S): Zionism. Holocaust-era imprint of this Zionist classic. Pinkser (1821-1891), born in Odessa, was originally an advocate of Haskalah enlightenment and assimilation for Russian Jews. However, after the pogrom of 1881, he became a Zionist. As such, he led the organization Hibbat Zion, supported emigration to a Jewish homeland, and published his famous book, Auto-emancipation. Originally published anonymously, this work “analyzed the psychological and social roots of antisemitism and called for the establishment of a Jewish national center. ” Though Pinsker did not originally wish to endorse Palestine as the only possibility for the Jewish homeland, towards the end of his life, he was convinced that it was the only workable option. (EJ, 2007) Very good condition. (ZION-9-10) Very Good. (ID #36012) $30.00.
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  373. Pinsker, Leon. AUTO-EMANCIPATION. No Place: Masada, Youth Zionist Organization of America, 1939. Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo. 31 pages. SUBJECT (S): Zionism. Holocaust-era imprint of this Zionist classic. Pinkser (1821-1891), born in Odessa, was originally an advocate of Haskalah enlightenment and assimilation for Russian Jews. However, after the pogrom of 1881, he became a Zionist. As such, he led the organization Hibbat Zion, supported emigration to a Jewish homeland, and published his famous book, Auto-emancipation. Originally published anonymously, this work “analyzed the psychological and social roots of antisemitism and called for the establishment of a Jewish national center. ” Though Pinsker did not originally wish to endorse Palestine as the only possibility for the Jewish homeland, towards the end of his life, he was convinced that it was the only workable option. (EJ, 2007) Covers a bit sunned, touch of edgewear to cover, Jewish institutional stamp on cover, Very good condition. (ZION-9-9) Very Good. (ID #36011) $30.00.
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  375. Jewish Frontier Association. THE BROKEN PLEDGE: THE CASE AGAINST THE WHITE PAPER ON PALESTINE. New York: Jewish Frontier Association, 1944. Original Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 96 pages. Small stain on cover, very good condition. (AMRN-6-19A). very good. (ID #36008) $30.00.
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  377. Brandeis, Louis Dembitz. CALL TO THE EDUCATED JEW. Philadelphia; Weisbord Print. Co., 1936. Original Wraps. 8vo. [20] pages. 23 cm. First edition thus, reprinted "with [Brandeis's] express permission that they are issued at this time and in this form" for the Avukah American Student Zionist Federation. Reprint of an address of Justice Brandeis at the Menorah conference in 1914. With a preface by Stephen S. Wise. Design by Itzhak Sankowsky. One of the most well-known Zionist pamphlets penned by Brandeis. Subjects: Zionism. Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941. Avukah. OCLC lists 6 copies of this edition (Tamiment, Harvard, Chicago, Duke, Cleveland, Natl Libr Israel). Small stain to upper margin of front cover, otherwise Very good condition. (SPEC-41-7A) (ID #35944) $150.00.
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  379. Brandeis, Louis Dembitz. DEMOCRACY IN PALESTINE. [New York: Provisional Executive Committee For General Zionist Affairs], No date (1915-1916) 1st edition, Single-fold pamphlet, [4] pages; 16 cm. "Reprinted from the Independent, Nov. 22, 1915." Compares the early Zionists to the American Founding Fathers and the early settlers to the Mayflower Pilgrims, calls for support to help Palestine with funds. Important call to action from the future Supreme Court Justice which puts the Zionist cause squarely hand in had with the American origination myth and with American values. SUBJECT (S): Zionism -- United States. OCLC lists only 1 copy worldwide (Columbia). Some edgewear, Small Rabbi’s presentation stamp on cover, Good+ Condition. Rare. (KH-3-12) (ID# 35996) $750.00.
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  381. Schoen, Lazar, editor. DIE STIMME DER WAHRHEIT: JAHRBUCH FÜR WISSENSCHAFTLICHEN ZIONISMUS. 1. JAHRGANG (NO MORE PUBLISHED). Wurzburg, N. Philippi, 1905. Period Cloth, 8vo, 480 pages. In German. "Unter Mitwirkung von Autoritäten aller Konfessionen hrsg. Von Lazar Schön." Scarce, F. Von. Judaea (gedicht) --Geleitwort des herausgebers. --Zum programm des zionismus. --Palästinafragen. --Stimmen über dr, Theodor Herzl. --Für und wider den zionismus. --Christliche stimmen über den zionismus. --Zionismus und kultur. --Zionismus und religion. --Der zionismus und die frauen. --Zur geschichte des zionismus. --Zionistiche literatur. --Vermischtes. Some spotting to cloth, Very Good Condition (HOLO2-98-32A) (ID #35112) $125.00.
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  383. Zionist Organization Of America. FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ZIONISM: WHAT IT IS AND WHAT IT AIMS TO DO... Zionist Organization Of America: New York City, 1945. First edition. Original paper wrappers. [6] pages, 23 cm, 16 mo. SUBJECTS: Zionism. OCLC only lists two copies worldwide (Harvard, UTexas-Austin). Jewish library stamp on cover, otherwise Very Good Condition. (ZION-10-3) (ID #36338) $150.00.
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  385. FIRST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, STATE OF ISRAEL. MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 14TH, 1949. New York, Israel Anniversary Committee, 1949. 1st edition. Original illustrated paper covers, 4to, 48 pages. Numerous photographic illustrations. Testimonials from leading American politicians and many other public figures. Short historical essays. Also contains numerous ads, including one from W. K. Kellogg, founder of the Kellogg's Cereal Company: “I wish to take this means of expressing to our Jewish friends and to all the Jewish people of America our heartiest congratulations…It is my earnest wish and hope that Israel will flourish and prosper in the years to come. A comparable copy sold for over USD 600 at auction in 2015. Institutional stamp on title page, faint dampstain to upper margin, light wear to covers, about Very Good- Condition. (zion-9-15) (ID #36038) $500.00.
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  387. Cohen, Israel. THE GERMAN ATTACK ON THE HEBREW SCHOOLS IN PALESTINE. London, Offices Of The "jewish Chronicle" And The "jewish World", 1918. Original Wraps. 8vo. 19 pages. 21 cm. First edition. Anglo-Jewish WWI-era imprint. Concerns the suppression of Hebrew in favor of the German language in schools operated by the Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden in Palestine. The author attacks the Hilfsverein; most of the events covered date from 1913. WW I era. Subjects: Jews - Education - Palestine. Judentum. Zionismus. Jews - Education. Middle East - Palestine. Light soiling to wraps, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good condition. (AMR-46-11) (ID #35670) $75.00.
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  389. Mordechai Nimtza-Vi. HA-DEGEL [THE FLAG]. Tel Aviv, 1948. 1st edition. Original Blue and white paper wrappers, 8vo, 65 pages plus ads. In Hebrew, Illustrations and explanations about the various suggestions for the Israeli flag, the order of its raising, its laws and more. Mordechai Nimtza-Bi (1903-1949) was a lieutenant colonel of the IDF, lawyer and Zionist activist, the founder of the Civil defense. In this book, he claims that although the Zionist flag should be chosen as the flag of the State, it is impossible since many Jews will remain in the Diaspora and would not be able to raise the flag of their political party. His solution was to integrate the Zionist flag into the flag of the State. SUBJECT(S): Flags -- Israel. OCLC lists 8 copies worldwide. Few tiny worm holes, almost unnoticeable, few stains to cover, otherwise Very Good Condition. (zion-9-17) (ID #36084) $200.00.
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  391. Jewish National Fund Youth Department. HORA YOUTH MAGAZINE [ONLY ISSUE, NO MORE PUBLISHED]. New York; Youth Department Of The Jewish National Fund, 1937?. Original paper wrapper.15 pages. 8vo. 23 cm. A pamphlet for youth put out by the Jewish National Fund Issued on the occasion of the "On to Galilee" effort and observance of Chamisha osor b'shevat. Short articles and stories about “How Chamisho Osor B’Shevat Is Celebrated By Children In Palestine, ” or “The Blue Box [Tzedekah]. ” Includes photos and musical notes. Subjects: Israel/Zionism-Palestine. None on OCLC. Minimal shelf wear. Very good condition. Scarce (ZION-1-10) (ID #34662) $100.00.
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  393. Lewisohn, Ludwig; Rosenblatt, Bernard A. (Bernard Abraham); Epstein, Albert Kuba. A JEWISH COMMONWEALTH IN PALESTINE; OUR CONTRIBUTION TO A BETTER WORLD. Washington, D. C., Zionist Organization Of America, 1944. 1st separate edition. Original illustrated wrappers, 12mo, 28 pages. 20 cm. "The Zionist organization of America, has assembled this series of three articles which have appeared in the pages of the New Palestine, its official organ. " OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide, none in New York. Small stamp, “Presented by Rabbi Abraham J. Feldman, Hartford, Conn” on cover, Very Good Condition. (KH-3-10) (ID #35994) $200.00.
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  395. Sacher, H[Arry]. JEWISH EMANCIPATION: THE CONTRACT MYTH. London: English Zionist Federation, 1917. Wrappers; 8vo. 24 pages. Jewish question. OCLC lists ten copies worldwide. Wear and light soiling to cover. Good condition. (ZION-9-12) good. (ID #36015) $75.00.
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  397. Poale Zion. JEWISH LABOR YEARBOOK AND ALMANAC 1927. NY, Poale Zion. Period boards. 8vo; 395 pages; In Yiddish. An important sourcebook. Spine has been repaired. Inner pages are in Very Good Condition. (YID-23-3) (ID #36375) $60.00.
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  399. Eisenstein, Ira. THE JORDAN: A NEW FRONTIER OF DEMOCRACY. New York, Dept. Of Youth and Education, Zionist Organization of America, 1940. 1st edition. Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 7 pages, 23 cm. Holocaust-era tract. "The Jews of Palestine are the only Jews in the world, who, under attack, as Jews, stand their ground as a people, fight back, give blow for blow, defend their homes, refuse to be humiliated and to retreat....they are the same Jews who, a few short years ago walked the streets of Warsaw and Berlin and Vienna. Indeed, many still trapped in these cities of death would have been in Palestine these last years if they had not been kept imprisoned by the lack of immigration certificates" (p. 5). Eisenstein was a leder of Reconstructionist Judaism. Light Wear, Good+ Condition (ZION-9-13) VG/NONE. (ID #36245) $100.00.
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  401. Hechaluz. KFAR SABA: IM KAMPF UM JUDISCHE ARBEIT. Berlin: Hechaluz, 1934. First edition. Original paper wrappers. 12mo, 80 pages, 19 cm. In German. Ex-library with usual markings. SUBJECTS: Kibbutzim—Israel—Palestine. Very Good Condition with minor browning to cover. (ZION-10-6) (ID #36350) $30.00.
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  403. Granovsky (Granot), Dr. A. LAND FOR THE JEWISH STATE. Jerusalem, The Jewish National Fund, Head Office, 1948. 1st edition. Original Paper Wrappers, Small 8vo, 47 pages. "No longer will the land be a source of riches for a select few—usually through the exploitation of other men—merely because they happen town a unique form of property. In our social order the land will be a source of secure livelihood for all who are willing to till it with their own hands and to invest their best energies in it" (page 47). Very Good Condition. (ZION-9-14) (ID #36031) $40.00.
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  405. Granovsky, A. THE LAND ISSUE IN PALESTINE. New York: Jewish National Fund, 1936. First edition. Original wrappers. 8vo, 84 pages, 20 cm. SUBJECTS: Agricultural colonies -- Palestine. Land tenure -- Palestine. Agricultural colonies. Land tenure. Sequel to the author's book on Land and the Jewish reconstruction in Palestine, 1930. First book in the Land Question Series published by the JNF. Very Good Condition. (ZION-10-2) (ID #36337) $30.00.
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  407. Magnes, J.L. (Judah). LIKE ALL THE NATIONS?. Herod's Gate, Jerusalem, 1930. 1st edition. Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 77 pages. "'Can we establish our life here,' he asked in his 1930 pamphlet Like All the Nations? 'not upon the basis of force and power, but upon that of human solidarity and understanding?' His tireless pursuit of a cooperative relationship between Jews and Arabs was a manifestation of his philosophy of life; his effort on behalf of the binational plan stands as one in a series of efforts by him to change Jewish public life in both American and Mandatory Palestine" (Kotzin, 2010). In this pamphlet, Magnes includes his essay with the pamphlet's title, as well as his recent New York Times article and Philby's plan. He also republishes his 1921 letter to the editor of the London Jewish Chronicle in which he claims that redemption would come to the Jews only if they stop infringing on Arab national aspirations in Palestine. He placed this article in the pamphlet, he says, "to show that my present attitude is not new, and that it is the result of a view of life and a conception of the ethical function of Judaism and does not just spring from tactical or strategic motives." Finally, he also includes an English translation of Ahad Ha-Am's 1921 Preface to a new edition of his works. Important. Light wear & stains to cover, Very Good Condition. (zion-9-1) Very Good Condition. (ID #35948) $150.00.
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  409. Filderman, Wilhelm. MEMOIRS AND DIARIES: VOLUME I, 1900-1940. Tel-Aviv, Goldstein-Goren Diaspora Research Center, 2004. First edition. Original paperback. 8vo, 599 pages. Ex-library with usual markings. SUBJECTS: Kibbutzim—Israel—Palestine. Very Good Condition. (AC-1-20) (ID #36351) $30.00.
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  411. Adler, Cyrus. MEMORANDUM ON THE WESTERN WALL: PREPARED FOR THE SPECIAL COMMISSION OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS ON BEHALF OF THE JEWISH AGENCY FOR PALESTINE. Philadelphia; The Haddon Craftsmen, 1930. Original Wraps. 8vo. 91 Leaves, 7 leaves of plates [182; 14 pages]. 23 cm. First edition. "Revised proof printed as manuscript. " Leaves are printed single sided. Informative memorandum on the Western Wall, with copious historical documentation, citations from communal and rabbinic sources, explorers and archaelogists investigations, and contemporary government documents. “Many intercommunal conflicts about the Western Wall occurred in the 1920s. … The British set up a committee of inquiry and consequently an international committee (consisting of a Swede, a Swiss, and a Dutchman) was appointed by the League of Nations to resolve 'the problem of the Wall. ' … The committee met in Jerusalem, in the summer of 1930, and the results of "the trial of the Wall, " as it became known, were as follows: (a) the Muslims had absolute ownership of the Wall; (b) the Jews had the uncontested right to worship and to place seats in the street; (c) the Jews were not to blow the shofar there. The Arabs objected. The Jews accepted, except for the prohibition to blow the shofar, which was considered a searing humiliation. ” - 2008 EJ. Cyrus Adler (1863-1940) “born in Arkansas and raised in Pennsylvania, Cyrus Adler was a prominent Jewish scholar, educator, and leader. A nephew of the Philadelphian Sulzbergers (Mayer and David), Adler developed an interest in libraries, Semitics, and Assyriology, earning a Ph. D from Johns Hopkins. In 1888, Adler began work at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D. Circa, and eventually became the President of Dropsie College in Philadelphia. Adler was active in Jewish affairs and history, in the American Jewish Historical Society, the Jewish Theological Seminary, the United Synagogue, the American Jewish Committee, the Jewish Agency for Palestine, The Jewish Encyclopedia, the National Jewish Welfare Board, and he participated in the 1919 Paris Peace Conference. ” - AJHS, Guide to the Papers of Cyrus Adler. Subjects: Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem). Western Wall. Temples – Jerusalem. 1930 – League of Nations – Jerusalem – Western Wall. Light soiling to wraps with brief note on top of cover, otherwise clean and fresh. Good condition. (ZION-5-9A) (ID #36230) $200.00.
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  413. McGovern, John M. P. MY IMPRESSIONS OF PALESTINE. New York: Avukah, 1937. Original paper wrappers. 16mo, [7] pages. 19 cm. SUBJECTS: Israel -- Palestine. Very Good Condition. (ZION-10-5) (ID #36340) $100.00.
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  415. Borochov, Ber. NATIONALISM AND THE CLASS STRUGGLE: A MARXIAN APPROACH TO THE JEWISH PROBLEM. NY: Young Poale Zion Alliance Of America, 1937. 1st Edition in English. Original Blue Paper Wrappers, 8vo. 205pp. Dov Ber Borochov (1881 –1917) was a “Marxist Zionist and one of the founders of the Labor Zionist movement as well as a pioneer in the study of Yiddish as a language…. As an adult he joined the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party but was expelled when he formed a Zionist Socialist Workers Union in Yekaterinoslav. Subsequently, he helped form the Poale Zion party and devoted his life to promoting the party in Russia, Europe, and America. When the Russian social democrats came to power, Borochov returned to Russia in March 1917 to lead the Poale Zion…. Borochov became highly influential in the Zionist movement because he explained nationalism in general, and Jewish Nationalism in particular in terms of Marxist class struggle and dialectical materialism. Borochov predicted, correctly, that nationalist forces would be more important in determining events than economic and class considerations, especially as concerned the Jews. Borochov argued that the class structure of European Jews resembled an inverted class pyramid where few Jews occupied the productive layers of society as workers. The Jews would migrate from country to country as they were forced out of their chosen professions by a ‘stychic process’ which would ultimately force migration to Palestine, where they would form a proletarian basis in order to carry out Marxist class struggle. A key part of Borochovian ideology was that the Arab and Jewish working classes had a common proletarian interest and would participate in the class struggle together once Jews had returned to Palestine” (Wikipedia 2015). Wear to wrappers, spine repaired with archival tape, Solid. Good Condition thus. (KH-5-5) (ID #36156) $30.00.
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  417. (1st English Edition) Herzl, Theodor; Lotta Levensohn Preface by Stephen S. Wise. OLD-NEW LAND = "ALTNEULAND". New York; Bloch Pub. Co., 1941. Original Cloth 8vo. XV, 295, [1] pages. 21 cm. First English Edition. First complete English language translation of Altneuland. Old-New Land by Theodor Herzl; translated from the original German by Lotta Levensohn, with a preface by Stephen S. Wise. Herzl's famous 1902 utopian novel "Altneuland" ("The Old New Land"), in which he described the Jewish state to be established in Palestine on a cooperative basis utilizing science and technology in the development of the Land; a foundational text for political Zionism. Subjects: Zionism - Fiction. Zionism. Light wear, owners inscription on blank pastedown, about Very Good- Condition. A nice copy (ZION-8-7A) (ID #36085) $100.00.
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  419. Rosenblatt, Bernard A. SOCIAL ZIONISM: SELECTED ESSAYS. New York; Public Publ. Co., 1919. Original Cloth. 8vo. 151 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Introduction by Judge Julian Mack. Decorative border illustration at the bottom of each page. Essays on 'social zionism', 'a social commonwealth in palestine', 'jewish law and a sanhedrin', 'a jewish industrial army', 'zionist state and the land problems', 'a jewish commonwealth in zion', by Bernard Rosenblatt (1886-1969): “In 1919 he accompanied Felix Frankfurter to the Versailles Peace Conference to assist his efforts to have a clause included in the Palestine Mandate opposing land speculation. He became a New York City magistrate in 1921 and was elected to the World Zionist Executive that same year. He floated the first Palestinian municipal bonds in the United States, the forerunner of the Israel Bond campaign. Mr. Rosenblatt served at various times as president of the Jewish National Fund and Keren Hayesod and was a vice president and honorary Secretary of the Zionist Organization of America. He was an officer of several Jewish business enterprises in Palestine and was the first president of the American Zion Commonwealth, a land purchasing and settlement agency he founded in 1915 which established the communities of Balfouria, Afule and Herzlia and the Haifa Bay Settlement in Palestine. ” - JTA Obituary, October 16, 1969. Subjects: Zionism. Jews - Politics and government. Jews - Social conditions. Light soiling to cloth, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good condition. (ZION-4-43) (ID #36231) $30.00.
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  421. American Jewish Committee. STATEMENT OF WITHDRAWAL FROM THE NATIONAL COMMUNITY RELATIONS ADVISORY COUNCIL. New York, The Committee, 1952. 1st edition. Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 10 pages. Regarding the decision described in this pamphlet, the Jewish Telegraph Agency reported on Sept 22, 1952: "The American Jewish Committee and the B’nai B’rith, parent body of the Anti-Defamation League, tonight officially announced their withdrawal from the National Community Relations Advisory Council. Their action followed adoption by the national plenary conference of the NCRAC earlier this month of a plan for reorganization of work in the community relations field. Both organizations had strenuously opposed the plan, adoption of which was inspired by the Maclver Report on Jewish community relations. Jacob Blaustein, president of the American Jewish Committee, and Frank Goldman, president of B’nai B’rith, made the formal statements announcing secession by their organizations from the eight-year-old agency. Mr. Blaustein declared that 'the fundamental basis for the American Jewish Committee’s withdrawal from the NCRAC is our rejection of a regulatory body with compulsory powers to which national agencies are subordinated. No central body,' he asserted, 'can presume to have a mandate to speak as the ‘official’ voice of American Jewry.'” It re-joined NCRAC in 1966. Important and scarce. Faint vertical crease, otherwise Very Good Condition (zion-9-5) very good condition. (ID #35952) $50.00.
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  423. Domb, Jerahmeel Israel Isaac. THE TRANSFORMATION: THE CASE OF THE NETUREI KARTA. London: No Publisher, 1958. 8vo. Xi, 244 pages. First edition. SUBJECT (S): Natore karta; Israel - politics and government; Anti-Zionism; Haredim. OCLC lists 27 copies worldwide. "Neturei Karta [is a] group of ultra-religious extremists, mainly in Jerusalem, who regard the establishment of a secular Jewish state in Erez Israel as a sin and a denial of God, and therefore do not recognize the State of Israel. " (EJ, 2007) They see it especially as an insult to the 6 million, to use their deaths to justify Zionism. Former owner's stamp on title page. Very Good Condition. (MX-21-30) (ID #36331) $30.00.
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  425. THE VOICE OF CHRISTIAN AMERICA. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PALESTINE. American Palestine Committee And Christian Council On Palest, (New York), 1944. 1st edition. Original Paper Wrappers, 4to, 48 pages. Photographic illustrations. The National Conference on Palestine took place on March 9, 1944 in Washington D. C. At the Statler Hotel, wherein influential American Christians rallied in support of Palestine as a national home and democratic commonwealth for the Jewish People. Speakers included Harvard University professor Carl J. Friedrich and future-New York City mayor Robert F. Wagner who attacked the British White Paper of 1939 as "Palestine's Munich. ” Stamp on cover, Very Good Condition. (kh-5-54) (ID #36455) $400.00.
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  427. Spiers, F. S. (Frederick Solomon), 1875-1926. ZIONISM AND THE JEWISH RELIGION. London, Zionist Organisation, 1915. 1st edition. Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo 16 pages. 21 cm. Not the more common second edition from 1918. Series: Zionist pamphlets. SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Restoration. Judaism. Zionism. Cover-title. Glue-stain to spine, some pencil underlining, otherwise Very Good condition. (mx-31-6) very good. (ID #36014) $70.00.
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  429. Silver, Abba Hillel. ZIONISM, WHAT IT IS, WHAT IT IS NOT TWO ADDRESSES DELIVERED BY ABBA HILLEL SILVER. Cleveland, Ohio, The Temple, Ca. 1944. 1st edition. 8vo; 32 pages; 22 cm. Holocaust-era defense of Zionism by its American leader, delivered at and published by a Midwestern American Synagogue. Clearly a major event for the congregation, this privetely printed pamphlet was printed on beautiful laid paper in a somewhat fancy typeface and with spelled-out page numbers to add to its elegance. Light rubbing to covers, Very Good Condition. (zion-9-2) (ID #35949) $30.00.
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  431. ZIONISM: AN AFFIRMATION OF JUDAISM. A REPLY BY 757 ORTHODOX, CONSERVATIVE AND REFORM RABBIS OF AMERICA TO A STATEMENT ISSUED BY NINETY MEMBERS OF THE REFORM RABBINATE CHARGING THAT ZIONISM IS INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE TEACHINGS OF JUDAISM. New York, American Emergency Committee, 1942. Original Paper wrappers; 4to. 7 pages. Holocaust-era publication. Contains list of the names of the 757 rabbis who signed the original reply. Supplementary list of 26 signatories received since date of publication laid in. Bit of edgewear to cover, no text affected; otherwise Very good condition. (zion-8-28) (ID #36006) $100.00.
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  433. Beilinson, M. ZUM JUDISCH-ARABISCHEN PROBLEM: EIN SAMMELBUCH. Berlin: Hechaluz, 1933. Original Paper wrappers. 12mo. 198 pages. First edition. In German. Beilinson was a Hebrew writer, journalist and a chief spokesman of the labor movement in Erez Israel. Originally a Russian socialist and in 1924 moved to Petah Tivkah. Originally he wrote in Russian but soon switched to Hebrew (Getzel Kressel, EJ). SUBJECT(S): Zionism; Palestinian Arabs; Jewish-Arab Relations; Jews-Palestine. OCLC lists 24 copies worldwide. Paper browning but good and solid, stain on title page, Light wear to covers, Good condition. (ZION-9-10A) (ID #36013) $125.00.
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  435. (American Council For Judaism). "AFTER SEARCHING OUR CONSCIENCE..." STATEMENT BY AMERICAN RABBIS ON THE AMERICAN COUNCIL FOR JUDAISM. No Place [New York?], No Publisher, [1956]. Original Wraps. 8vo. 15 pages. 22 cm. First edition. Three page Statement of members of the American Rabbinate denouncing the American Council for Judaism, stating that the ACJ slanders fellows Jews and negates Judaism. Dated May, 1956. Contains the endorsement by Rabbis from nearly every state in the country (pgs. 4-15). ""Most reprehensible of all the Council's slanders is the charge that American Jews who adhere to the ideas of Zionism are guilty of 'dual loyalty.' This is a lie which has long been the tool of anti-Semites; with contempt we see it revived today by those who call themselves Jews....One thousand three hundred and twleve rabbis representing all three branches of American Judaism – Orthodox, Conservative and Reform – in a joint declaration issued on May 6, denounced the American Council for Judaism, asserting that this group 'has consistently misrepresented the Jewish people before the bar of public opinion.'” Subjects: Zionism. Rabbis - United States. Rabbis. OCLC lists one copy (Harvard). Very good condition. Rare and important (ZION-4-17) (ID #34686) $100.00.
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  437. (Women) Frumkin, Gad. DISABILITIES OF WOMEN UNDER JEWISH LAW--CAN THEY BE REMEDIED?. [London?]: Kelly And Sons, 1931. 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, 8vo, 11 pages 22 cm. Judge Gad Frumkin was one of the first trained attorneys in Palestine and the only Jewish member of the Supreme Court under the British Government. He was the “founder and president of the Society for Jewish Jurisprudence, founder and president of the Friends of Hebrew University, president of the Israel-Ibero American Institute, and former president of the B’nai B’rith Lodge in Israel. Born and educated in Turkey, Justice Frumkin was also an authority on Ottoman law” (JTA, 1960). “Reprinted from the 'Journal of comparative legislation', third series, Vol. XII, Part IV. , November 1930.”…. ”Paper read before the Society for Jewish Jurisprudence (English Branch) , at the Inner Temple, March 20th, 1930”--(Page 1) Nr 2 in the series, “Publications of the Society for Jewish Jurisprudence (English Branch). ” SUBJECT(S): Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. Women in Judaism. OCLC lists 10 copies worldwide. Very Good Condition. (women-5-1) (ID #36543) $100.00.
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  439. Friedberg, Bernhard, 1876-1961. BET EKED SEFARIM: LEKSIKON BIBLIYOGRAFI LI-YEDIAT HA-SIFRUT HA-IVRIT BI-KHELAL U-SHEMOT HA-SEFARIM HA-IVRIM VI-YEHUDIT-ASHKENAZIT (YIDISH-DAITSH) BI-FERAT, U-KHEMO KHEN ELEH BA-SAFOT: ITALKIT, TATARIT, YEVANIT, SEFARADIT, ARVIT, PARSIT VE-SHOMRONIT. SHE-NIDPESU BE-OTIYOT IVRIYOT MI-SHENAT 235 [1475] ?AD 660 [1900] = BET EKED SEPHARIM: LEXIQUE BIBLIOGRAPHIQUE.... Antwerp; Imp. Delplace, Koch & Cie, 1951-1956. Original quarter leather. 4to. 844 pages. 26 cm. Title translates into English as "Bet Eked Books: Bibliographical Lexicon for the Knowledge of Hebrew Literature in General and the Names of Hebrew and Ashkenazi Jewish Literature." Three volumes (Aleph-Tav). Added title page in German and English: Bet Eked Sepharim: Bibliographical Lexicon of the whole Hebrew and Jewish-German Literature, inclusive of the Arabic, Greek, Italian, Persian, Samaritan, Spanish-Portuguese and Tartarian works, printed in the years 1475-1900 with Hebrew Letters'. Paged continuously. Issued in parts, 1928-31. Contains register of authors. Bernhard Friedberg (1876–1961) , “scholar and bibliographer... His greatest achievement was his bibliographical lexicon Beit Eked Sefarim” -EJ 2008. Subjects: Hebrew literature - Bibliography. Yiddish literature - Bibliography. Hebrew literature. Yiddish literature. Bibliography. OCLC lists 25 copies of first edition. Ex-library with usual markings. Spines have been repaired but are still fragile; otherwise internally fresh. Good + condition. (BIBLIOG-35-2A) (ID #36484) $200.00.
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  441. Mendelssohn, Moses; Friedländer, David; Loewe, Joel; Aharon Yoresh; Rezel; Euchel, Isaac Abraham; Shpits, Avraham Segal; Rashi; Loewe, Joel. SEFER ZEMIROT YISRAEL: KOLEL SEFER TEHILIM IM PERUSH RASHI; VE-IM TARGUM ASHKENAZI VEHA-BEUR ASHER NIDPAS BE-K"K. BERLIN 348. BOOKS 3, 4 & 5 ONLY (OF 5) BOUND IN ONE VOLUME. Ofenbakh: Bi-Defus Tsevi Hirsh U-Veno Avraham Segal Sphits, 1804-1805. Period boards. 8vo, 89, 70, 155 pages, 26 cm. Title translates into English as "Hymns of Israel: including the book of pslams with Rashi Translation." SUBJECTS: Hebrew literature -- History and criticism. Hebrew literature. Judentum. 5 pts. In 2 volumes. Fewer than 30 copies listed on OCLC. Ex-library with usual markings. Pages are warped with some water stainsing. Repair done to spine, otherwise Good Condition. (MUSIC-1-2A) (ID #36489) $200.00.
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  443. Neusner, Jacob. A HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN BABYLONIA. 5 VOLUMES (COMPLETE): I. THE PARTHIAN PERIOD. / II. THE EARLY SASANIAN PERIOD. / III. FROM SHAPUR I TO SHAPUR II. / IV. THE AGE OF SHAPUR II. / V. LATER SASANIAN TIMES. (STUDIA POST-BIBLICA. EDIDIT P.A.H. DE BOER). Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1965-1970. Original boards. 8vo, 1300 pages. SUBJECTS: Very Good Condition. (Neusner-4-3) (ID #36496) $500.00.