CATALOG 152: JEWISH GENEALOGY

A Selection of 50 Titles

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Nr. 16. JÜDISCHE FAMILIENFORSCHUNG –Broken Run, 35 of 50 Issues. With Index. 1924-1938.

 

 

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152: Jewish Genealogy: A Selection of 50 Titles.

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CONTENTS





AMERICA

     

     

  1. •Kurzweil, Arthur; Miriam Weiner. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JEWISH GENEALOGY. VOLUME 1, SOURCES IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA. Northvale, N. J. ; J. Aronson, 1991. . Publishers cloth. 4to. XXII, 226 pages. 29 cm. First edition. “Describes the vast amount of Jewish-oriented material available to the researcher in the United States and Canada and how to access it. Specific sections focus on resources in states with large Jewish populations and detail the exceptionally useful documents at the LDS (Mormon) Family History Library. “ (JewishGen) Originally projected to be a three volume set, only volume one ever appeared. Subjects: Jews - Genealogy - Handbooks, manuals, etc. Light wear to jacket, outer edges lightly aged, light pen marks and single words highlighted on five pages, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good condition in good jacket. (GENE-1-24) (ID #29936) $45.00.
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  3. •Immigration Information Bureau, Inc. . MORTON ALLAN DIRECTORY OF EUROPEAN PASSENGER STEAMSHIP ARRIVALS. Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. , Inc., 1980. . Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. 268 pages. 24cm. Subtitle: “for the Years 1890 to 1930 at the port of New York and for the years 1904 to 1926 at the ports of New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Baltimore. ” The Morton Allan Directory of European Passenger Steamship Arrivals contains the arrivals of passenger steamships, carefully compiled by the calendar year and indexed alphabetically by Steamship Line. The port of arrival and port of departure are shown at the top of each column. –Foreword. Originally printed in 1931. SUBJECTS: Genealogy -- Sources. Steamboat lines -- Passenger lists. Bright, clean copy in Very Good Condition. (GENE-1-34) (ID #29946) $30.00.
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  5. •Blatt, Warren. RESOURCES FOR JEWISH GENEALOGY IN THE BOSTON AREA. Boston; Jewish Genealogical Society Of Greater Boston, 1996. . Publishers cloth. 4to. VII, 275 pages. 29 cm. First edition. “This is a ground-breaking 275-page hardbound volume, a must, whether you had ancestors in Boston or not. This book smoothly combines detailed descriptions of Boston-area facilities, with the ‘how-to of doing research in Boston or anywhere. Nationally unique institutions include Brandeis University Libraries, American Jewish Historical Society, and Harvard University Libraries. There are 35 pages on holdings of the American Jewish Historical Society - including a comprehensive never-before-seen list of their manuscript collections. A merged yizkor book bibliography includes 529 titles held at Harvard, Brandeis, Boston Public Library, etc. An appendix lists Jewish periodicals in the Brandeis Library system, including 150 not to be found in the computerized catalog. Another appendix extends the Morton Allan Directory by listing passenger ships entering the port of Boston 1891-1903.” (JewishGen) “Warren Blatt is JewishGen's Managing Director. Previously, as JewishGen's Editor-in-Chief, he authored the JewishGen FAQ (‘Frequently Asked Questions About Jewish Genealogy’) , and dozens of JewishGen InfoFiles. He is the author of Resources for Jewish Genealogy in the Boston Area (Boston: JGSGB, 1996) , and co-author of Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy (Avotaynu, 1999) , and other works. He was the Chair of the 15th International Seminar on Jewish Genealogy in Boston in 1996. In 2004, he was awarded the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) Lifetime Achievement Award in Jerusalem. Warren is a graduate of Columbia University, and has studied at Harvard University and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. ” (JewishGen) Subjects: Jews - Genealogy - Archival resources. Jews - Genealogy - Archival resources - Directories. Archival resources - Massachusetts. Genealogie. Massachusetts - Genealogy. No jacket. Near fine condition. (GENE-1-25) (ID #29937) $30.00.
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  7. •Bolino, August C. . THE ELLIS ISLAND SOURCE BOOK. Washington, D. C. , Kensington Historical Press, 1985. . Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. Xvii, 306 pages. Illus. 22cm. CONTENTS: History and Growth of Ellis Island --- Passing Through the Golden Door --- The Current State of Ellis Island --- The Restoration Commissions --- Restoration Plans and Ideas --- Ellis Island Documents --- Oral Histories --- Ellis Island and the Search for Roots --- Films, Photos and Visuals --- Appendicies. Nice, clean copy. Jacket shows some wear, but still nice. Very Good Condition in like jacket. (GENE-1-33) (ID #29945) $30.00.
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  9. •Munden, Kenneth W. and Henry Putney Beers. GUIDE TO FEDERAL ARCHIVES RELATING TO THE CIVIL WAR. Washington, D. C. , The National Archives, National Archives And Records Service, General Services Administration., 1962. . Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. X, 721 pages. Illus. 23cm. Series: National Archives Publication No. 63-1. “Students of the Civil War desiring to base their research in official archives have long felt the need for descriptive guides to the extant records of the two contending Governments in that war…this volume [is] intended to fill that need. ” – Foreword. SUBJECTS: Archives -- United States -- Catalogs. United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources -- Bibliography. Executive departments -- United States -- Bibliography. Confederate States of America -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography. Minor superficial wear to backstrip, but still nice. Lacks dustjacket. Very Good Condition. (GENE-1-35) (ID #29947) $30.00.
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  11. •Neagles, James C; Lila Lee Neagles. LOCATING YOUR IMMIGRANT ANCESTOR: A GUIDE TO NATURALIZATION RECORDS. Logan, Utah; Everton Publishers, 1975. . Publishers cloth. 8vo. X, 153 pages. 24 cm. First edition. A resource book for those attempting to locate immigrant ancestors prior to 1906; the year complete documentation was begun by the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering. Subjects: Naturalization records - United States - Handbooks, manuals, etc. United States - Genealogy - Handbooks, manuals, etc. United States - Emigration and immigration - Handbooks, manuals, etc. Backstrip torn at edges, previously repaired, otherwise clean and fresh. Good condition. (GENE-1-2) (ID #29913) $30.00.
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  13. •Stern, Malcolm H. . FIRST AMERICAN JEWISH FAMILIES: 600 GENEALOGIES, 1654-1988.. Cincinatti, American Jewish Archives, 1978. 1st Edition. Hardcover, Oblong folio in dustjacket, ix, 419 pages. 28 x 36 cm. Includes index. The American Sephardi Federation suggests that, “If you are studying Sephardic genealogy, the best place to start is with th[is] volume.” This work, as the title describes, features 600 massive fold-out family trees with approximately 50,000 names (!) It details families who first arrived in North America prior to 1840, and follows those families (Jewish and Non-Jewish)! When it first appeared in 1960, the book “marked a milestone in the study of American Jewish genealogy,” says the American Jewish Archives; it was also a major research source for Stephen Birmingham’s best-selling book The Grandees. An archivist at one of America's oldest Synagogues has declared, "We own the hardback edition that goes up to 1977 and we use it constantly. It consists entirely of family trees of every family of Jewish origin that came to America before 1840 (including Non-Jewish descendants). Every name is indexed in the back and there are cross-references when a name appears in more than one tree. Included with the names are places and dates of birth, marriage, death, and immigration." Stern, the compiler, was a rabbi, synagogue musician, historian and genealogist of early American Jewry. He was the grandnephew of Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf. He served as a chaplain in the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II. In 1950 he became the official genealogist for the American Jewish Archives (Korn, EJ) . The book is now, unfortunately, out of print, though demand for it continues to grow, mirroring the ever-increasing interest in Jewish Genealogy. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- United States -- Genealogy. Geographic: United States -- Genealogy. New Condition. (GEN-1-40) (ID #29951) $150.00.
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    BRITAIN

     

     

  15. •Abrahams, Israel; Loewe, H. M. J.; Holdsworth, William Searle; Page, William; Jackson, Archibald. . STARRS AND JEWISH CHARTERS PRESERVED IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM. VOL III ONLY.. 1932. . Paper Wrappers, 8vo, Cambridge [Eng.] Printed for the Society at the University press, 1932. 1st edition. Paper Wrappers, Large 8vo, 158 pages (all 3 vols). 25 cm. Contents: Vol. III: Indexes, by Herbert Loewe. Light wear to covers, spine wear at top & bottom, overall Good+ Condition. (BR-5) (ID #13048) $50.00.
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    NETHERLANDS

     

     

  17. • (Amsterdam) Castro, D. H. De (David Henriques) . KEUR VAN GRAFSTENEN OP DE PORTUGEES-ISRÄELIETISCHE BEGRAAFPLAATS TE OUDERKERK AAN DE AMSTEL MET BESCHRIJVING EN BIOGRAFISCHE AANTEKENINGEN :MET PLATEN / SELECTED GRAVESTONES FROM THE DUTCH PORTUGUESE JEWISH CEMETERY AT OUDERKERK AAN DE AMSTEL . WITH DESCRIPTIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES : WITH PLATES. . . Hardcover, 4to; Ouderkerk aan den Amstel: Stichting tot Instandhouding en Onderhoud van Historische Joodse Begraafplaatsen in Nederland, 1999. 68, xi, 125 pages, 39 cm. This is a wonderful reprint of one of the classic works on Jewish cemeteries, a beautiful coffee-table-sized book full of photo plates of one of the world's most important Sephardic cemeteries, the Dutch Portuguese Jewish Cemetery at Ouderkerk aan de Amstel in the Netherlands. David Henriques de Castro, author of the famous Keur van Grafsteenen, was recently celebrated in a centenary exhibition at the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam, which focussed on de Castro both as a collector and as a researcher of Sephardic tombstones. His monumental work on the Portuguese-Jewish cemetery at Ouderkerk, published by Brill (Leiden) in 1883, is photographic ally reproduced in this re-edition of his classic Dutch-German survey of the 17th and 18th Century tombstones that mark the graves of the leading figures of Amsterdam's Sephardic community. This new edition also includes: • An English translation of de Castro's historical commentary, including descriptions of six additional tombstones• Additional photographs, more than a century old, showing details that have since been obliterated in the cemetery itself• An introductory article--in English and Dutch--by Julie Marthe-Cohen• A selected bibliography on the Portuguese-Jewish cemetery at Ouderkerk and other affiliated burial grounds by F. J. Hoogewoud (Biblioteca Rosenthaliana) and Dr. Falk Wiesemann (Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf) . This beautiful book, issued in a small run of only 500 copies, measures 11.5 x 15 inches and is bound in a quality cloth binding with a bound-in satin bookmark and heavy paper wrappers. The book is in new condition, in the original shrink wrap. (SEF-6-11) (ID #8982) $160.00.
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  19. •Gans, Mozes Heiman; Arnold J Pomerans. MEMORBOOK: HISTORY OF DUTCH JEWRY FROM THE RENAISSANCE TO 1940. Baarn; Bosch & Keuning, 1977. . Publishers cloth. 4to. 852 pages. 32 cm. First English edition. Translated from the Dutch. Monumental work on the history of Dutch Jewry and the Sephardim diaspora; containing more than 1100 reproductions of original works of art, documents and photographs. The explanatory texts are taken from contemporary sources to provide detailed information on many aspects of the life of the Jews in the Netherlands. Subjects: Jews - Netherlands - History. Juifs - Pays-Bas - Histoire. Netherlands - History. Pays-Bas - Histoire. Jacket torn at edges, otherwise Great condition. (YIZ-13-9) (ID #29865) $100.00.
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    FRANCE

     

     

  21. •Lévy, Paul. LES NOMS DES ISRAÉLITES EN FRANCE; HISTOIRE ET DICTIONNAIRE. Paris; Presses Universitaires De France, 1960. . Later cloth. 8vo. 210 pages. 24 cm. First edition. In French. Bound in later cloth with gilt title. Title translates as “Jewish Names in France; History and Dictionary. ” A dictionary of surnames used by French Jews, includes dated examples of the given names and bynames that eventually gave rise to the surnames; but does not distinguish between historical examples originally written in the Roman alphabet and those that have been transliterated (using modern spellings) from Hebrew. Written by the French linguist and historian Paul Levy (1887–1962) ; “Lévy, who was born in Alsace, became a specialist on the linguistic history of Alsace and Lorraine and taught at the Lycée Kléber in Strasbourg. From 1933 he taught at the Lycée Rollin (later Jacques Ducour) in Paris. During the German occupation of France in World War II he refused an offer of exceptional reinstatement in his post. After the war, Lévy directed the investigation of the secret archives of the Third Reich. Among his major works were Histoire linguistique d'Alsace et de Lorraine (1929) , La Langue allemande en France (1950–52) , and Les Noms des Israélites en France (1960) . ” (EJ 2008) Our copy is from the library of Rabbi Stanley Dreyfus, with his signature on the endpage, as well as laid in notes citing pages containing the last name Dreyfus found throughout the book. His personal copy used for genealogical research. Subjects: Names, Personal - Jewish. Names, Personal - France. Israël, Noms de famille, France, Dictionnaire. Noms de personnes juifs - France - Histoire. Clean and fresh. Near fine condition. (GENE-1-27) (ID #29939) $140.00.
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    GERMAN-SPEAKING LANDS

     

     

  23. •Czech and Slovak Jewish Communities Archive. PHOENIX: JOURNAL OF CZECH AND SLOVAK JEWISH FAMILY AND COMMUNITY HISTORY. NO. 1. New York; Czech And Slovak Jewish Communities Archive, 1997. . Softbound. 8vo. 302 pages. 22 cm. Periodical, annual publication; number one. Includes laid in large fold out map of the family tree of the Kohn and Steiner, Berger, and Lehrmann families. “Phoenix - Journal of Czech and Slovak Jewish Family and Community History is being published in New York. Among the contributions in the first issue for 1997 is one by Erich Kulka about his birth place Vsetin, one by Paul Maerz about the history of his Family in Uhersky Brod and an interview with Nicholas Winton, stockbroker in London, thanks to whose initiative and decisiveness 664 Jewish children from Czechoslovakia were saved by bringing them to England before the outbreak of WWII. ” (Newsletter of the Theresienstadt Martyrs Remembrance Association; Number 48, January 2000) Subjects: Jews - Czechoslovakia - History - Periodicals. Jews - Czechoslovakia - Genealogy - Periodicals. Czechoslovakia - Genealogy - Periodicals. Near fine condition. (GENE-1-28) (ID #29940) $30.00.
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  25. • Kracauer, Isidor. . GESCHICHTE DER FRANKFURTER JUDEN. COMPLETE IN 2 VOLUMES.. Frankfurt, 1925 &1927. . Frankfurt, In Kommission bei J. Kaufmann Verlag, 1925 & 1927. Volume 1 half leather, Volume 2 cloth 8vo, x, 453, vii, 553, 4 pages. Includes 4-page subscribers list at the end of volume 2. The Jewish Museum in Frankfurt notes that "Kracauer worked very keenly on the history of the Frankfurt Jews. The results of his research are a series of important publications, particularly his two-volume Geschichte der Frankfurter Juden ("History of the Frankfurt Jews") . " Pages tanned, as usually found. Volume 1 missing most of backstrip. Good Condition. A scarce set. (Comhist-17-3) (ID #10587) $350.00.
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  27. •Beider, Alexander. JEWISH SURNAMES IN PRAGUE (15TH-18TH CENTURIES) . Teaneck, NJ; Avotaynu, 1995. . Softbound. 4to. 46 pages. 26 cm. First edition. Avotaynu monograph series. “This short encyclopedic work identifies 700 surnames from the ancient city of Prague from the 15th to 18th centuries. In the style that has made this author famous for his work, A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Russian Empire, Beider provides the etymology of each name. Beider classifies surnames in the following categories: (1) Surnames indicating Kohen or Levite origin; (2) Surnames derived from Toponyms; (3) Surnames derived from masculine given names; (4) Patronymic surnames; (5) Surnames derived from feminine given names; (6) metronymic surnames; (7) Occupational surnames; (8) Surnames taken from personal characteristics or nicknames; (9) Surnames based on house signs; (10) Acronymic surnames; (11) Sephardic surnames; and (12) Surnames of unclear origin. ” (JewishGen.org) Subjects: Names, Personal - Jewish - Czech Republic - Prague. Familienamen. Joden. Familienname. Prague (Czech Republic) - Genealogy. Prag. Institutional stamps on endpages and backstrip, otherwise fine. Very good condition. (GENE-1-5) (ID #29916) $100.00.
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  29. •Dietz, Alexander; Isobel Mordy. THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF FRANKFURT: A GENEALOGICAL STUDY 1349-1849. Camelford, Cornwall, UK; Vanderher Publications, 1988. . Clothbound. 4to. XXXII, 655 pages. 31 cm. First English edition. Printed in red and black ink, with 13 plates, one fold out map, and decorative endpages. “This is a limited edition of which this is number 112.” Translation of the 1907 edition of Stammbuch der Frankfurter Juden by Alexander Dietz, edited by Isobel Mordy, and translated into English by Frances Martin. With attractive dustjacket, two ribbon bookmarks, and housed in brown cloth clamshell box. From the preface: “Alexander Dietz’s remarkable study: Stammbuch der Frankfurter Juden that was first published in Frankfurt in 1907. The English version is a little more than a mere translation. It has a new introduction by Professor Robert Liberies which provides a short history of the Jewish community of Frankfurt and a much needed index together with line pedigrees of the bigger Frankfurt families by Isobel Mordy, who is a Jewish genealogist and who has acted as general editor of this book. Besides this the book contains six colour and numerous black and white illustrations and has been designed by Kevin Reilly to provide an aesthetically appealing volume which contemporary representatives of the 625 families, whose genealogy it traces, will be able to cherish and, we hope, pass on to their children with pride and pleasure. ” Subjects: Jews -- Germany -- Frankfurt am Main -- Genealogy. Frankfurt am Main (Germany) -- Genealogy. Light soiling, with some major stains on top, to clamshell box. Book is in near fine condition. (GER-40-12) (ID #29065) $400.00.
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  31. •Gesellschaft Für Jüdische Familienforschung [Arthur Czellitzer]. JÜDISCHE FAMILIENFORSCHUNG – MITTEILUNGEN DER GESELLSCHAFT FÜR JÜDISCHE FAMILIENFORSCHUNG – BROKEN RUN, 35 OF 50 ISSUES. WITH INDEX (GENERALREGISTER) FOR ALL ISSUES. Varies, 1924-1938. . Paper-wrappers, 8vo, 1st edition. Original issues. In German. Ongoing page-count throughout the issues. Each issue has around 25 pages. Issues present are: 1-6, 8-20, 22-23, 27, 29, 32-34, 36, 39, 42, 44-47, 49, 50 (final issue) . With founding leaflet and Register (index) to all the issues. The Gesellschaft für jüdische Familienforschung (German Society for genealogy) was founded in 1924 by Arthur Czellitzer in Berlin. It was associated with a massive archive and published every three months the Mitteilungen (notices) , which included also a Suchblatt (research leaflet) to support ongoing researches. The work and publications of the Society was cut short by the Nazis who, tragically and ironically, used the research of the organization, and other scholarship it had inspired, to identify, persecute, and murder Jews in Germany. SUBJECT(S) : Jews -- Germany -- Genealogy -- Periodicals. OCLC lists 24 holdings worldwide. Issue 50 is missing the bottom part of last two pages, issue 6 is missing parts of the first two pages, but no other text-loss, throughout chipping and a few stains. Paper browning, as expected, at time a bit fragile, covers sometimes detached, but mostly good and solid. Overall good- condition. (GENE-1-39) (ID #29952) $750.00.
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  33. •Hirschler, Eric E. , editor. Intro by Max Gruenewald. JEWS FROM GERMANY IN THE UNTIED STATES. . . Cloth, Small 8vo, New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1955. 182 pages. Includes bibliographies. Published by the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe. Scholarly articles on 19th Century, pre-war & post-war Germany Jewish immigrants & immigration by Selma Stern-Taeubler, Hirschler, Bernard Weinryb, Adolf Kober, & Albert Friedlaender. Includes a "Tentative List of Rabbis who Came to America" during the period 1840-1890. Subjects: Jews -- United States. Germans -- United States. Very Good Condition in Good Jacket. (ger-7-42-dw) (ID #16759) $35.00.
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  35. •Moses, Leopold & Elsa, editors. JUDISCHES ARCHIV (VIENNA) NEW SERIES VOL.1 #1/2 (1928) : ZEITSCHRIFT FUR JUDISCHES MUSEAL- UND BUCHWESEN, GESCHICHTE, VOLKSKUNDE UND FAMILIENFORSCHUNG. JAHRG. 1, HEFT. Wien, L. Moses, 1928. . Cloth, Very Good Condiion; 8vo; 2 v. : ill. ; 23 cm. The New Series vol.1 #1/2 is subtitled: Zeitschrift fur judisches Museal- und Buchwesen, Geschichte, Volkskunde und Familienforschung. Jüdisches Archiv was superseded by the "Allgemeine judische Zeitung", which, after Nr. 7, 1929, changed back to "Judisches Archiv " from April/May to Aug /Oct. 1928 (also numbered Neue Folge, Heft 1/2-5/6) , following which it ceased publication. Very good condition. (GER-37-14) (ID #6037) $20.00.
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  37. •Schlyter, Daniel M. A HANDBOOK OF CZECHOSLOVAK GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH. Buffalo Grove, Illinois; Genun Publishers, 1985. . Softbound. 4to. V, 131 pages. 27 cm. First edition. Excellent handbook for consulting records of Hungarian, Bohemian, Moravian and Silesian areas; with detailed listings and facsimiles of various legal records; includes cross-reference lists for Slavic and Latin character bases. “Daniel M. Schlyter is a Senior Genealogist specializing in Central and Eastern European Research. He has worked as a reference Consultant in the U. S. And Canada unit at the famous Salt Lake City, Utah, Family History Library (FHL) . During his 32 years with the FHL, he was the Collection Management Specialist responsible for Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and Germany, and served as a research consultant on numerous genealogical projects. Mr. Schlyter has extensive experience in Polish, Czech, Slovak, German, Swedish, and Hungarian genealogy and has helped many Jewish researchers solve complex genealogical research problems. Daniel Schlyter served on the Polish Genealogical Society of America board from 1984 to 1999. He also served on the board of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies from 2000 to 2008.” (Author’s site) . Subjects: Czech Americans - Genealogy - Handbooks, manuals, etc. Czechoslovakia - Genealogy - Handbooks, manuals, etc. Light shelf wear to covers and outer edges, otherwise fresh. Very good condition. (GENE-1-15) (ID #29927) $175.00.
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    SCANDINAVIA

     

     

  39. • (Abrahamsen Family) Fischer, Josef. . ABRAHAM ELIAS OG HANS EFTERKOMMEERE (FAMILIEN ABRAHAMSEN) . PAA FORANLEDNIN G AF GROSSERER NIC. ABRAHAMSEN.. København, Trykt som manuskript (i. E. Privately printed), 1918. . Original Publisher's Cloth. Large 8vo. 41 pages. many illustrated. 1 of 250 copies printed. Danish Chief Rabbi Marcus Melchior's copy, inscribed to him by a member of the Abrahamsen family. Scarce Danish Jewish genealogy. Subject: Abrahamsen family. Subject: Jews -- Denmark. Jews -- Genealogy. Denmark -- Genealogy. Lacks backstrip, otherwise Very Good Condition. (SPEC23-23) (ID #9916) $200.00.
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  41. • Frænkel, Louis and Henry Fraenkel. translated From Danish by Malene Woodman. . . FORGOTTEN FRAGMENTS OF THE HISTORY OF AN OLD JEWISH FAMILY. 2 VOLUMES. I: TEXT AND INDEXES. II: GENEALOGICAL TABLES.. Copenhagen, 1975. . Forlaget Henry Frænkel, Copenhagen 1975. Oblong 4o. 164 pages + 10 fold-out gigantic tables. Illustrated with black & white and color illustrations. Translation of Glimt af glemt. Includes indexes & bibliography in vol. 1, pages 105-110. Original paper wrappers. In the original slipcase, which is repaired. A fine set in a near fine slipcase. Thorough and sought-after work on Jewish genealogy, started by Louis Frænkel, and published by his son, Henry. The large fold-out tables (the are several meters long) cover: I: Louis Frænkel's Ancestors; II: The Fränkel Family; III: The Teomin Fränkel Family; IV: Leffmann Behrens and Jente Hameln's Descendants; V: Samuel Stuckhart's Descendants; VI: Nathan Spanier's Decendants; VII: The Gumperz Family; VIII: The Behrend Lehmann Family; IX: The Oppenheimer Family; X: The Wertheimer Family. (GER-37-1) (ID #10906) $200.00.
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  43. •Martin-Meyer, Poul, editor. MOSES & SØN G. MELCHIOR 7. JANUAR 1761-1961 / ET DANSK HANDELSHUS GENEM 6 GENERATIONER. København, No Publisher (Moses & Son G. Melchior) , 1961. 1st Edition (?). Quarter Vellum, 8vo, 56 pages. Includes 4-page English language summary at rear. 200th anniversary book for this Important Copenhagen Jewish Import company and family. Not a fluff book, but a real history of the family and the business. With printed gift letter laid in. (MX-22-20) Slight bow to boards & binding, otherwise Very Good Condition. . (ID #6566) $65.00.
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    HUNGARY

     

     

  45. • (Bekes County, Hungary) Bar-Shaked, Gavriel, Dr. , editor.. NAMES OF THE DEPORTED JEWS FROM BEKES COUNTY.. . . New York & Paris: Beate Klarsfeld Foundation, No Date (2002? ) . Cloth, large 4to, [14], 275 pages. This volume lists approximately 5460 names with maiden name, married name, date of birth, place of birth, & mother's or father's name. Includes 35-page index of maiden names of mothers of deportees. Foreword by Serge Klarsfeld. Includes maps, facsimiles, and introductory overview by the editor. Vol. VIII in the NEVEK (Names) project. New Condition. (ID #10538) $125.00.
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    EASTERN EUROPE

     

     

  47. • (Lodz) Podgarbi, Bronislaw. CMENTARZ ZYDOWSKI W LODZI. THE JEWISH CEMETERY IN LODZ. Lodz, Wydawnictwo Artus, 1990. . Cloth, Small 8vo; 96 pages; In English & Polish. Many photos are of individual stones. History & description of the cemetery. Map shows plots. Ex-library with usual marks. Otherwise Very Good Condition in Very Good jacket. (k/ee-1-2) xx (ID #17669) $40.00.
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  49. •Beider, Alexander. A DICTIONARY OF JEWISH SURNAMES FROM THE KINGDOM OF POLAND. Teaneck, NJ; Avotaynu, 1996. . Hardbound. 4to. XXXVII, 570 pages. 29 cm. First edition. “A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland is one of three major works by Dr. Alexander Beider in the realm of Eastern European Jewish surnames. His other works, A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Russian Empire and A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Galicia established Dr. Beider as a leading authority on Eastern European Ashkenazic names. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland is compilation of more than 32, 000 Jewish surnames with origins in that part of the Russian Empire known as the ‘Kingdom of Poland. ’ The book provides information on (1) where within the Kingdom of Poland the name was prevalent at the turn of the 20th century, (2) all likely etymologies of the name, and (3) spelling variants and derivatives of the name. A soundex index makes it simpler to locate a given surname with its proper Polish spelling. The introductory portion of the book describes the origins and evolution of Polish-Jewish surnames. The Introductory portion of the book follows Dr. Beider's scholarly style in analyzing the origin and evolution of Jewish surnames from that region. This includes a history of Jewish names in the Kingdom of Poland, basic etymological analysis, spelling and variation of surnames and analysis of surnames in various provinces of eastern Europe. An extensive bibliography is provided. ” (Publishers description) Subjects: Names, Personal - Jewish - Poland. Joden. Familienamen. Familienname. Geschichte. Wörterbuch. Polnisch. Juden. Institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise fresh. Very good condition in great jacket. (GENE-1-11) (ID #29923) $65.00.
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  51. •Beider, Alexander. A DICTIONARY OF JEWISH SURNAMES FROM THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE. Teaneck, NJ; Avotaynu, 1993. . Hardbound. 4to. XXII, 760 pages. 29 cm. First edition. “This work is a compilation of 50, 000 Jewish surnames from the Russian Pale of Settlement (excluding the Kingdom of Poland) . Shows etymology, variants and where within the Russian Empire the name appeared. An introductory section describes the origins and evolution of Jewish surnames from this region. ” (JewishGen) Subjects: Names, Personal - Jewish - Russia. Joden. Familienamen. Familienname Geschichte. Wörterbuch. Russland. Juden Institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise fresh. Very good condition in great jacket. (GENE-1-10) (ID #29922) $70.00.
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  53. •Cohen, Chester G. SHTETL FINDER: JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN THE 19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURIES IN THE PALE OF SETTLEMENT OF RUSSIA AND POLAND, AND IN LITHUANIA, LATVIA, GALICIA, AND BUKOVINA, WITH NAMES OF RESIDENTS. Bowie, Maryland; Heritage Books, 1989. . Softbound. 4to. III, 145 pages. 28 cm. Second printing. Cover title reads: “Shtetl Finder Gazetteer. ” The Shtetl Finder Gazetteer contains entries for over 2, 000 Jewish communities in eastern Europe, giving locations and lists the names of some Jews known to have lived in each community as compiled from newspapers, book subscriber lists, directories, etc. Subjects: Jews - Russia - Directories. Jews - Poland - Directories. Jews - Austria - Directories. Siedlung. Geschichte (1800-1817) . Verzeichnis. Russia - Gazetteers. Poland - Gazetteers. Austria - Gazetteers. Institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise fresh. Very good condition. (GENE-1-19) (ID #29931) $35.00.
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  55. •Daitch, Randy. THE SHTETL ATLAS. Venice, California; Randy Daitch, 1994. . Comb binding, 4to. [250] pages. 28 cm. Third printing. Compiled by Randy Daitch. Includes atlases previously published in 1929 by E. Romer and S. Miejscowosci. Contains maps of Poland and Lithuania, Byelorussia and the Ukraine, and an Index to the map of Poland. A self published work by Randy Daitch, well known for the Daitch–Mokotoff Soundex (D–M Soundex) “a phonetic algorithm invented in 1985 by Jewish genealogists Gary Mokotoff and Randy Daitch. It is a refinement of the Russell and American Soundex algorithms designed to allow greater accuracy in matching of Slavic and Yiddish surnames with similar pronunciation but differences in spelling. Daitch–Mokotoff Soundex is sometimes referred to as Jewish Soundex’ and ‘Eastern European Soundex’, although the authors discourage use of these nicknames for the algorithm because the algorithm itself is independent of the fact the motivation for creating the new system was the poor results of predecessor systems when dealing with Slavic and Yiddish surnames. ” (JewishGen) Subjects: Poland - Maps. Soviet Union - Maps. OCLC lists only 9 copies worldwide. Light wear to covers, institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise fresh. Good + condition. Now very difficult to find. (GENE-1-18) (ID #29930) $150.00.
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  57. •Frazin, Judith R. A TRANSLATION GUIDE TO 19TH-CENTURY POLISH-LANGUAGE CIVIL-REGISTRATION DOCUMENTS: BIRTH, MARRIAGE AND DEATH RECORDS. Northbrook, Illinois; Jewish Genealogical Society Of Illinois, 1989. . Softcover. 8vo. VI, 311 pages. 23 cm. Second edition. In English with some Polish. Housed in protective plastic case. "A Translation Guide to 19th-Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents (including Birth, Marriage and Death Records) . ’ This resource helps anyone with roots in Poland locate ancestral towns on a modern map, determine if old vital records exist, and learn how to acquire, decipher and translate the records. The 311 page book includes a step-by-step guide on how to divide each document into a series of ‘mini-documents’; seven sample documents with important words and the information which follows these words highlighted; tips on how to locate one's ancestral town and records from that town; and fifteen topical vocabulary lists, such as Age, Family and Occupations, which include words that occur in 19th-century documents. … Judith R. Frazin is the author of three editions of ‘A Translation Guide to 19th-Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents. ’ The Polish Genealogical Society of America recognized her contribution to the field of genealogy by selecting her to receive its Wiglia award in 2000. A genealogist for 39 years, she was program chairperson for the 1984 national seminar on Jewish genealogy, served as president of JGSI for ten years, and served as a member-at-large on the Board of the International Association of Jewish Genealogists for three years. Ms. Frazin is an experienced author, lecturer and researcher. ” (Publishers description) . Subjects: Jews - Poland - Genealogy - Dictionaries. English language - Dictionaries - Polish. Jews - Poland - Genealogy - Dictionaries - Poland. Polish language - Dictionaries - English. Wörterbuch. Personenstandsurkunde. Wörterbuch (mehrsprachig) Poland - Genealogy - Dictionaries. Poland - Genealogy - Dictionaries - Polish. Light soiling to case; former owner's bookstamp on endpage; otherwise fresh and clean. Very good condition. (GENE-1-16) (ID #29928) $35.00.
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  59. •Glazier, Ira A. . MIGRATION FROM THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE: LISTS OF PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM THE PORT OF NEW YORK, VOLUME 5 ONLY. Baltimore, 1998. . Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 1998. Cloth. 8vo. Covers June 1889 through July 1890. SUBJECT (S) : Russian Americans-Genealogy; Jewish Americans-Geneaology; Polish Americans-Genealogy; Finnish Americans-Genealogy; Immigrants-United States-Registers; Ships-United States-Passenger Lists. Gilt lettering on bindings and covers. Very Good+ Condition. (AMR-41-18) . (ID #29896) $35.00.
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  61. •Glazier, Ira A. . MIGRATION FROM THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE: LISTS OF PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM THE PORT OF NEW YORK, VOLUME 6 ONLY. Baltimore, 1998. . Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 1998. Cloth. 8vo. Covers August 1890 through June 1891. SUBJECT (S) : Russian Americans-Genealogy; Jewish Americans-Geneaology; Polish Americans-Genealogy; Finnish Americans-Genealogy; Immigrants-United States-Registers; Ships-United States-Passenger Lists. Gilt lettering on bindings and covers. Very Good+ Condition. (AMR-41-19) . (ID #29897) $35.00.
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  63. •Kronik, Aleksander; Sallyann Amdur Sack. SOME ARCHIVAL SOURCES FOR UKRAINIAN-JEWISH GENEALOGY. Teaneck, NJ; Avotaynu, 1997 . . Softbound. 4to. 94 pages. 26 cm. First edition. Avotaynu monograph series. Last name index for Ukrainian Jews. Subjects: Jews - Ukraine - Genealogy. Jewish archives - Ukraine. Genealogie Archiv. Ukraine - Archival resources. Institutional stamps on covers, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good condition. (GENE-1-4) (ID #29915) $100.00.
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  65. •Mokotoff, Gary. WOWW COMPANION: A GUIDE TO THE COMMUNITIES SURROUNDING CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPEAN TOWNS [WHERE ONCE WE WALKED]. Teaneck, NJ; Avotaynu, 1995. . Hardbound. 4to. IX, 197 pages. 27 cm. First edition. Avotaynu monograph series. Where Once We Walked companion volume, offering a grid code for 21, 000 towns and the tools for mapping localities. Compiled by Gary Mokotoff. “Gary Mokotoff was the first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) . His books include the award-winning Where Once We Walked, as well as How to Document Victims and Locate Survivors of the Holocaust, and Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy. He is known for his application of computers to genealogy. Among his accomplishments are co-authorship of the Daitch-Mokotoff soundex system; and the JewishGen's ‘Family Finder’, ‘Family Tree of the Jewish People’ and the ‘Consolidated Jewish Surname Index’. He has co-chaired three International Conferences on Jewish Genealogy. He is/was on the Board of Directors of various organizations, including the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, JewishGen, Federation of Genealogical Societies, Association of Professional Genealogists, Jewish Book Council and Association of Jewish Book Publishers. He is co-owner of Avotaynu, a company that publishes books of interest to Jewish genealogical researchers as well as the journal AVOTAYNU. ” (IIJG) Subjects: Jews - Europe, Eastern - Directories. Jews - Europe, Central - Directories. Geschichte. Ortsverzeichnis Europe, Eastern - Gazetteers. Europe, Central - Gazetteers. Institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise fine. Very good condition. (GENE-1-6) (ID #29917) $30.00.
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  67. •Mokotoff, Gary; Sallyann Amdur Sack. WHERE ONCE WE WALKED: A GUIDE TO THE JEWISH COMMUNITIES DESTROYED IN THE HOLOCAUST. Teaneck, NJ; Avotaynu, 1991. . Hardbound. 4to. XXVIII, 514 pages. 29 cm. First edition. “Where Once We Walked (full title: Where Once We Walked: A Guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in The Holocaust) , compiled by noted genealogist Gary Mokotoff and Sallyann Amdur Sack, is a gazetteer of 37, 000 town names in Central and Eastern Europe focusing on those with Jewish populations in the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries. The book includes a cross-referenced listing of some 21, 000 towns (plus alternate names) , with the contemporary spelling being primary, associated country (according to contemporary borders) , orientation and distance in kilometers from the country's capital city, and map coordinates. The main list is followed by an additional listing organized according to a phonetic index based on the Daitch–Mokotoff Soundex system. A second, revised edition (2002) , expanded with additional entries and alternate names, provides updated spellings reflecting current geopolitical naming conventions. ” (JewishGen) Subjects: Jews - Europe, Eastern - Directories. Jews - Germany - Directories. Jews - Austria - Directories. Holocaust. Joden. Lokale gemeenschappen. Europe, Eastern - Gazetteers. Germany - Gazetteers. Austria - Gazetteers. Südosteuropa. Deutschland. Juden. Osteuropa. Light wear to jacket, otherwise fine. Very good + condition in good jacket. (GENE-1-8Axx) (ID #29920) $70.00.
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  69. •Mokotoff, Gary; Sallyann Amdur Sack; Alexander Sharon. WHERE ONCE WE WALKED: A GUIDE TO THE JEWISH COMMUNITIES DESTROYED IN THE HOLOCAUST [REVISED EDITION]. Bergenfield, NJ; Avotaynu, 2002. . Hardbound. 4to. XXXII, 704 pages. 29 cm. Revised edition. “The award-winning Where Once We Walked (WOWW) has been completely revised and updated to reflect the changes in the political geography of Central and Eastern Europe since WOWW was published in 1991. There are also a number of improvements to the original edition... The new edition identifies more than 23, 500 towns in Central and Eastern Europe where Jews lived before the Holocaust. The index includes 17, 500 alternate names including Yiddish, pre-Word War I, interwar and post-world War II names. Gives latitude/longitude, Jewish population before the Holocaust and cites as many as 50 books that reference the town. A soundex index allows locating the town when only how to pronounce the name is known. ” (Publishers description) Subjects: Jews - Europe, Eastern - Directories. Jews - Germany - Directories. Jews - Austria - Directories. Holocaust. Joden. Lokale gemeenschappen. Europe, Eastern - Gazetteers. Germany - Gazetteers. Austria - Gazetteers. Südosteuropa. Deutschland. Juden. Osteuropa. Light shelf wear, otherwise fine. Near fine condition. (GENE-1-9) (ID #29921) $80.00.
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  71. •Rhode, Harold; Sallyann Amdur Sack. JEWISH VITAL RECORDS, REVISION LISTS AND OTHER JEWISH HOLDINGS IN THE LITHUANIAN ARCHIVES. Teaneck, NJ; Avotaynu, 1996. . Softbound. 4to. 149 pages. 30 cm. First edition. Avotaynu monograph series. “This important compilation is an index to all Jewish vital records in the Lithuanian archives, some as early as 1808, and all revision lists (censuses) , some as early as 1795. There are 12, 000 entries for more than 220 towns. Each entry includes the exact fond/file/ opus where the records are located making it easy to order searches through the Lithuanian Archives or independent search services. ” (Publishers description) Subjects: Jews - Lithuania - Genealogy - Indexes. Registers of births, etc. - Lithuania - Indexes. Jews - Lithuania - Census - Indexes. Archiv. Lietuvos Centrinis valstybinis istorijos archyvas - Catalogs. Lithuania - Genealogy - Indexes. Lithuania - Census - Indexes. Institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise fine. Very good condition. (GENE-1-7) (ID #29918) $30.00.
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  73. •Weiner, Miriam. JEWISH ROOTS IN POLAND: PAGES FROM THE PAST AND ARCHIVAL INVENTORIES. New York; YIVO Institute For Jewish Research, 1997. . Publishers cloth. 4to. XX, 446 pages. 29 cm. First edition. Published by YIVO in conjunction with the Miriam Weiner Routes to Roots Foundation and with the Polish State Archives (Naczelna Dyrekcja Archiwów Panstwowych) . “This unprecedented publication contains the first officially-sanctioned lists of Jewish-related documents within Polish archives at both the state and town (local) levels, and within archives in the formerly Polish areas of Ukraine and Belarus. It provides updated information on the holdings of Warsaw’s famous Jewish Historical Institute and the concentration camp archives at Majdanek and Auschwitz-Birkenau. Additionally, it offers succinct entries on more than two dozen Polish cities where major Jewish communities once thrived, and features several specific chapters contributed by foremost experts. ” (JewishGen) With: 14 specially created maps in color, 207 black and white photographs, 293 color photographs, 127 towns represented in the photographs. Subjects: Jews - Poland - Genealogy - Archival resources - Catalogs. Jews - Poland - History - Archival resources - Catalogs. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Poland - Archival resources. Archival resources - Poland - Catalogs. Joden. Institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise fresh. Very good condition in great jacket. (GENE-1-12) (ID #29924) $40.00.
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  75. •Weiner, Miriam. JEWISH ROOTS IN UKRAINE AND MOLDOVA: PAGES FROM THE PAST AND ARCHIVAL INVENTORIES. New York; YIVO Institute For Jewish Research, 1999. . Publishers cloth. 4to. XX, 600 pages. 29 cm. First edition. Published by YIVO in conjunction with the Miriam Weiner Routes to Roots Foundation. “With its archival inventories representing 1, 400 shetls and towns, this book effectively puts to rest the once widely-held belief that virtually all documents pertaining to Jews in these countries had been destroyed during the Holocaust. These archives became accessible to the public for genealogy research only after Ukraine and Moldova declared independence in 1991. Here, listed for the first time in English, are precise inventories of the vast Jewish materials in the archives of Ukraine and Moldova, presented with the full cooperation and blessings of Ukrainian and Moldovan archivists. Of extraordinary value for Jewish genealogists, Jewish Roots in Ukraine and Moldova is also a superlative travel guide, with 1, 200 photographs, maps, and document examples, including many rare antique postcards. The chapters on towns and cities highlight 189 places in Ukraine and Moldova. They include such important Jewish centers as Kiev, Lvov, Odessa, and Kishinev; and lesser-known places such as Shepetovka, Sudilkov, Soroki and Priluki. The sections entitled "The People and the Places" and "Town Clips" offer many more photographs of Jewish life, past and present. The Holocaust chapter includes poignant photographs of memorials to the victims of the Nazis in cities, towns and villages all over Ukraine and Moldova, along with detailed maps and accompanying text. Some photographs are pre-World War I, and some were taken just a few months prior to publication. More than 900 of the photographs are in full color, as are all 20 maps. Along with the reproductions of Jewish documents and family records, Jewish Roots in Ukraine and Moldova, like its predecessor volume, Jewish Roots in Poland, is an exceptional resource as well as a poignant memorial album of unsurpassed quality and stunning visual impact. ” (Publishers description) Subjects: Jews - Ukraine - History - Pictorial works. Jews - Ukraine - History - Archival resources - Directories. Jews - Ukraine - Genealogy - Archival resources - Directories. Jews - Moldova - Genealogy - Archival resources - Directories. Jews - Moldova - History - Pictorial works. Jews - Moldova - History - Archival resources - Directories. Genealogie. Archiv. Ukraine - Archival resources - Directories. Moldova - Archival resources - Directories. Ukraine. Institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise fresh. Very good condition in great jacket. (GENE-1-13) (ID #29925) $195.00.
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  77. •Wynne, Suzan F. FINDING YOUR JEWISH ROOTS IN GALICIA: A RESOURCE GUIDE. Teaneck, NJ; Avotaynu, 1998. . Hardbound. 4to. XVI, 220 pages. 29 cm. First edition. “The definitive work on Galician-Jewish genealogical research. This book organizes what is known about Galicia Jewish record searching and other resources to assist genealogists in tracing their Jewish Galician roots. Such resources include archival collections of Jewish vital and other records; geographic, visual and language aides; books; documents related to the Holocaust; and articles about travel and research in specific towns by members of Gesher Galicia, the Special Interest Group for Jewish genealogy. The book directs you to: addresses of archives, researchers and translators; organizations that hold important resource information; and travel agencies that can assist with organizing individual and group travel to Poland and Ukraine. A highlight of the book is the newly formatted and revised Galician Gazetteer which until now has only been available on microfilm. The Gazetteer is a compilation of more than 1, 000 communities where Jews lived in the 1870s and the administrative districts of each community. The inclusion of this valuable resource is designed to aide readers in identifying their place of origin and pinpointing whether vital records have survived. ” (Publishers description) Subjects: Jews - Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) - Genealogy - Archival resources - Directories. Genealogie Bibliographie Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) - Genealogy - Archival resources - Directories. Galizien. Juden. Institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise fresh. Very good condition. (GENE-1-14) (ID #29926) $40.00.
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  79. •Sack, Sallyann Amdur. A GUIDE TO JEWISH GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH IN ISRAEL. Baltimore; Genealogical Pub. Co. , 1987. . Publishers cloth. 4to. XIII, 110 pages. 26 cm. First edition. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering. A detailed guide to the holdings of the resources for Jewish genealogy located in the libraries and archives of Israel. Appendixes include yizkor books and landsmanshaftn listed at Yad Vashem Library and a list of towns represented at the 1981 World Gathering of Holocaust Survivors. Subjects: Jews - Genealogy - Archival resources - Directories. Archival resources - Israel. Light shelf wear, otherwise fine. Very good + condition. (GENE-1-17) (ID #29929) $30.00.
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  81. •Batkin, Stanley I. . THE BATKIN FAMILY GENEALOGY. Hoboken, N. J. ; KTAV Pub. House, 1987. . Portfolio. 4to. Viii, 116, 16 pages. 32 cm. First edition. Maroon laminate wraps with gold stamping on edges, printed on high quality paper with decorative borders. Family history of the Jewish Batkin family members from the area in and around Vilna who immigrated to New York during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Written in narrative form with numerous black and white photos in rear, alphabetical list of family members with their addresses and phone numbers. Sixteen family charts in rear pocket printed on heavy paper stock. Chapters on the ancient and medieval worlds of the Batkin ancestors by Harold Drimmer; branch family names include Avrin, Boltiansky, Cohen, Friedman, Gavitz, Gantfol, Goldstein, Gordon, Grose, Grossman, Horowitz, Katz, Schwartz, Seligman, Skolnick. Subjects: Batkin Family. Light wear to covers, otherwise fine. Very good condition. (GENE-1-22) (ID #29934) $45.00.
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  83. •Batkin, Stanley I. . THE TENZER FAMILY TREE: INCLUDING THE FEILER AND ZAHL FAMILIES. New Rochelle, N. Y. ; S. I. Batkin Co., 1977. . Portfolio. 4to. 54 leaves. 30 cm. First edition. Compiled and edited by Stanley I. Batkin. Includes brief family history, 25 family tree plates, compilation of names and addresses and introductory letter addressed to Stanley Batkin's cousins. Published in loose-leaf format in original folder, printed in red and black ink, on fine paper. Signed and numbered by genealogist Batkin; Number 541 of 600 copies. Subjects: Tenzer family. Feiler family. Zahl family. Great condition. (GENE-1-21) (ID #29933) $100.00.
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  85. •Dan/Den-Dunn Family Reunion Committee. DAN/DEN DUNN FAMILY REUNION: FAMILY ROSTER, DETROIT-MICHIGAN MAY 25-28 1984.. [N. L], 1984. . Original paper wrappers. 8vo. 56 pages. 21 cm. Family Roster of the Dan/Den and Dunn family; includes lengthy description of family history in Taurage, Lithuania and emigration; various members of the extended family moved overseas in the late nineteenth century, many settled in the United States, specifically Chicago and Memphis, Tennessee, with various relatives eventually scattered throughout all four corners of the U. S. , as well as Israel, South Africa, and survivors in Lithuania. Includes history of extended family connections (Hersch/Harris, Levitan, Zechman, Sax) ; and a lengthy family roster listing by last name and location. Subjects: Dan Family History. Genealogy. One library copy held at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. Light pen mark on back page, otherwise fine. Very good condition. (GENE-1-23) (ID #29935) $125.00.
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  87. •Franklin, Karen Spiegel. ELEVEN GENERATIONS OF THE GERSTLE FAMILY [INCLUDES SUPPLEMENT]. Yonkers, N. Y. ; K. S. Franklin, 1982. . Later boards. 8vo. 72 pages. 26 cm. First edition. History and genealogy of the Gerstle Family, who emigrated to Louisville Kentucky in 1843, and then California in 1850. Includes 20 page publication: “Eleven generations of the Gerstle family: supplement. ” Housed in archival boards, with sleeve holding supplement. Subjects: Gerstle family. Institutional stamps on endpages, otherwise fine. Very good condition. (GENE-1-20) (ID #29932) $75.00.
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  89. •Kerstein, Solomon, editor. . JUBILEE VOLUME OF THE MICHAEL TENZER FAMILY CIRCLE. TENTH ANNIVERSARY [5687-5697] [1927-1937]; A RECORD OF THE ACTIVITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE MICHAEL TENZER FAMILY CIRCLE, INCLUDING ARTICLES ON THE JEWISH FAMILY BY OUTSTANDING RABBIS AND SCHOLARS.. . . New York: [Printed by Ginsberg linotyping co. ], 1937. Wrappers, 8vo. Ii, 205 pages. First edition. Illustrated with facsimiles. Includes Constitution and By-laws, member roll, press releases, and articles. SUBJECT (S) : Tenzer family. Michael Tenzer family circle. Ex-library with minimal markings. Bit of marginalia in light pencil. Signatures loose. Leaves soiled; edges curled. Text in very good condition. (RAB-2-3) (ID #17276) $75.00.
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  91. •Norwalk, Jay. THE PATERNAL ANCESTRY OF ALEXANDRA LEAH ASCHHEJM FELD: THE GENEAOLOGY OF THE NORWALK, EILENBERG, HEILPERIN, GUTMAN, AND KRONENBERG FAMILIES OF CIECHOCINEK AND SUWALK, POLAND. Alna, Maine, Head Tide Press (I. E. the Author) , 1997. 1st Edition. Cloth, 8vo, 99, 29 pages. Heavily illustrated with 89 family photos from the US & Poland, plus 15 maps and facsimiles. Includes indices and bibliographical listings for the Descendants of 4 Russian-Polish families: Notko Gutman of Suwalke, Russia; Jdzko (Isaac) ben Leyb Kronenberg; Elchonon & Zlotte Nowak of Ciechocienek, Russia; & Ephraim & Leah EIlenberg of Ciechocinek, Russia. A beautiful book. According to the author, only 150 copies were produced. Very Good Condition. (ID #6937) $100.00.
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  93. •Jean Millicent Korn. THE KORN LEGACY (VOLUME 1 ONLY). Baltimore, Md. : Gateway Press, 1990. Cloth, 4to, 208 pages, ill., First edition, Volume 1. Bergman(n)/Jacob-Hertzman(n)/Badt (Bath). researched, compiled, and edited by Jean Millicent Korn. SUBJECT(S): Genealogy --- Jewish. Ex-library. Very good almost new condition (GENE-1-41). $75.00
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  95. •Plaut, Elizabeth. THE GUGGENHEIM/WORMSER FAMILY: A GENEALOGICAL 300-YEAR MEMOIR. Hoboken, NJ; KTAV Pub. House, 1996. . Publishers cloth. 8vo. X, 237, 70 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering, maps on endpages. Elizabeth Strauss Plaut (1910-2003) was the rebbetzin at various synagogues in Chicago, St. Paul, and Toronto where her husband, W. Gunther Plaut, was Rabbi. Since the 1970’s, she began to develop an enormous genealogical library in her research of the Plaut and Strauss families. This volume, about the Wormser family, was her first full length published volume; the Wormser family, known originally in Germany as the Guggenheim family before the family moved to the town of Aldingen. A branch of the Wormser family went to the western United States settling in such places as San Francisco and New Mexico. This volume constitutes a history and memoir, consisting of many first-hand accounts and memories of members of the family line. Subjects: Jews - Germany - Genealogy. Jews - United States - Genealogy. Juifs - Allemagne - Généalogies. Juifs - États-Unis - Généalogies. Juifs - Généalogies. Guggenheim family. Worms family. Guggenheim Familie. Worms Familie. Guggenheim (Famille) . Light shelf wear to cloth; Near fine condition. (GENE-1-3) (ID #29914) $50.00.
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  97. •Shankman, Samuel. THE PERES FAMILY. Kingsport, Tenn. ; Southern Publishers, Inc., 1938. . Hardbound. 8vo. XIV, 241 pages. 21 cm. First edition. Black and white photos throughout. Red cloth over boards, gilt lettering. Speeches and essays of Hardwig Peres: pages [79]-241. The history of the Sephardic Peres Family of Memphis, Tennessee. Black and white photos throughout. Subjects: Peres family. Peres, Israel Hyman, 1867-1925. Peres, Hardwig, 1859-. Edges lightly soiled, single pen mark on page vii, light discoloration from small strip of tape on rear endpaper, pages lightly browned. Very good+ condition. (SEF41-4) (ID #28306) $30.00.
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  99. •Rosenstein, Neil. THE UNBROKEN CHAIN: BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND THE GENEALOGY OF ILLUSTRIOUS JEWISH FAMILIES FROM THE 15TH-20TH CENTURY. New York; Shengold Publishers, 1976. . Publishers cloth. 8vo. XII, 716 pages. 25 cm. First edition. Bound in brown cloth with gilt title. “Neil Rosenstein was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1944. He studied medicine at the University of Cape Town and interned in Israel. He specialized in surgery at the Mt. Sinai hospitals in Cleveland and New York City, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, New Jersey. As a result of over four decades of investigative study of rare books and manuscripts, trips to libraries and cemeteries, travel and correspondence, Dr. Rosenstein has accumulated a vast matrix of material on Jewish genealogy, especially in the field of rabbinical dynasties for which he has become world famous. His research has included travel in South Africa, Israel, U. S. A. , Poland, Germany, Czechoslovakia, England, Italy, and France. He founded the Jewish Genealogical Society, Inc. (New York) in 1977, first located in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and is also the founder and director of the Computer Center for Jewish Genealogy. Dr. Rosenstein is the author of many works on Jewish Genealogy, his magnum opus being The Unbroken Chain, first published as a single volume in 1976.” (Authors website) . Subjects: Jews - Genealogy. Chassidism. Haskala. Joden. Katzenellenbogen family. Light wear to outer edges. Very good + condition in defective jacket. (GENE-1-1) (ID #29912) $30.00.