CATALOG 182:
UKRAINIAN JEWS,
UKRAINIAN NATIONALISM,
UKRAINIAN DPS

 

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Nr. 69. Danskyi, O. [Daniel Tchaikovsky] KHOCHU ZHYTY! OBRAZKY Z NIMETS’KYKH KONTSENTRATSIINYKH TABORIV [I WANT TO LIVE! SKETCHES OF NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS]. Munich, 1946.

 

 

Friends-

Front-page headlines on political turmoil in the Ukraine greet us every day, but, as is always the case in politics, the past is context for the present.


Indeed, the past 100 years has been a century of tumult for the Jews, Ethnic Ukrainians and other peoples of the region. An abbreviated list of crises, catastrophes, and critical junctures of the period includes WWI, The Russian Revolution, and the Ukrainian War of Independence; the Pogroms of the following decade;  The famine of 1932-33;  The Holocaust; and Two World Wars and the displacement and forced repatriations  that followed. Amid the devastation, communities of all stripes developed cultural, political, and religious movements and a literature to describe variously their blossomings and their annihilation, their grief and their dreams, and their outrage and their calls to arms.

We offer below an assortment of rare imprints representing various facets of life in the Ukraine, Jewish and otherwise, and its diaspora.

A particular strentgh of this collection is a large assortment of Ukrainian language material published in or near the DP camps immediately after the war, including the first Ukrainian edition of George Orwell's Anti-Stalinist classic, Animal Farm.

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  1. Orwell, George. John Chernyatynskyy, translator. KOLGHOSP TVARYN [ANIMAL FARM]. [Munich?]: Prometheus, 1947. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 90 pages. 21 cm. First Ukrainian Edition. In Ukrainian. Translated by Igor Shevchenko under the pseudonym John Chernyatynskyy. Includes a black and white portrait of George Orwell. In the introduction for this edition, Orwell explains his experiences during the Spanish Civil war and his connection to what he describes as “the negative impact of Soviet myth in Western socialist movement.” Shevchenko first read the book in English while living in a displaced persons camp. He chose to publish it under the title “Kolghosp Tvaryn” which directly referenced collectivized farms instead of choosing the more direct translation of “Ferma Tvaryn.” “Shevchenko wrote to Orwell in London, and, working with him by letter, published Animal Farm in Ukrainian. In March 1947, Shevchenko printed around 5, 000 copies to distribute among the Ukrainian refugees in the displaced persons camps of postwar Germany and Austria. But only 2, 000 books were given out; U. S. Soldiers, suspecting the books of being anti-Stalin propaganda, confiscated the rest and handed them over to Soviet authorities to be destroyed.” (Chalupa, “Orwell and the Refugees.”) Subjects: English fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into Ukrainian. OCLC lists one copy worldwide. (British National Library) Some age toning and shelf wear. Small ½ inch tear on cover foredge. Backstrip corners lightly bumped. Institutional stamp (M. Y. H. Youth of CDWU.), previous owner’s name, and number 216 stamped on half-title. Numbered label and hand written number written on cover near top edge. Internally clean and crisp. Very good condition. Rare and important. (UKR-1-24) (ID #33678) $700.00.
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  3. Nazaruk, Osyp. RIK NA VELYKII UKRAINI [GREAT YEAR FOR UKRAINE]. Vienna; Vyd. Ukrains’koho Praporu [Ukrainian Banner], 1920. Original Wrappers. 16mo. 344 pages. 15 cm. First Edition. Personal account of the Ukrainian Revolution with a focus on the events of 1919 in the Kamyanets-Podilsky region of western Ukraine. Especially recounting the conflict between the Ukrainian People’s Republic led by Symon Petliura and the Western Ukrainian People’s Republic led by Eugene Petrushevych (mirroring one of the geo-political splits in today’s Ukraine). Subjects: History. Personal narratives. 1917 - 1921 Ukraine -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Personal narratives. Ukraine. Age toning and edge wear. OCLC lists 19 copies worldwide. Good condition. (UKR-1-52) (ID #33723) $300.00.
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  5. Ukrainain Committee In Cezchoslovakia. RIK PRATSI: UKRAÏNSʹKOHO HROMADSʹKOHO KOMITETU CHSR [YEAR OF LABOR: UKRAINAIN COMMITTEE IN CEZCHOSLOVAKIA. Prague; [No Publisher], 1922. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 45 pages. 23 cm. First Edition. In Ukrainian. Informational pamphlet about the work of the Ukrainian Committee in Czechoslovakia “An immigrant aid organization established in the summer of 1921 in Prague. The group was initiated by Mykyta Shapoval, who used his connections with the Czechoslovak authorities to secure government funds for the committee's organizational and relief work. The committee had a medical and sanitary department under the leadership of S. Litov that ran a clinic and provided aid to invalids. It also initiated the establishment of the Ukrainian Husbandry Academy in Poděbrady (1922) and the Ukrainian Higher Pedagogical Institute in Prague (1923). Initially the UHK represented all Ukrainians in Czechoslovakia, but eventually some émigré circles broke away from it because of ideological and political differences. In 1925 the Czechoslovak government withdrew its financial support, and the committee was replaced by several new organizations. The president of the UHK was Shapoval, and its most active members were Nykyfor Hryhoriiv and Mykola Halahan.” (Encyclopedia of Ukraine) Subjects: Immigration. Ukraine. Czechoslovakia. OCLC  lists 2 copies worldwide (University of California, University of Toronto.) Light shelf wear and age toning. Very good+ condition.  (UKR-1-51) (ID #33722) $200.00.
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  7. Jacob Botoshansky (Ya'akov Botoshanski). BESARABYE: LEGENDN, MAYS´ES, BILDER. BESSARABIA: CUENTOS Y LEYENDAS. Paper Wrappers, Buenos Ayres (Buenos Aires): Farlag "Oyfgang", 1928. Cloth, 12mo, 125 pages. 19 cm. In Yiddish. Beautiful modernist Yiddish typographical design on cover making use of the letters in both the Author's name and the word "Besarabye." SUBJECT(S): Bessarabia (Moldova and Ukraine) in literature. OCLC lists only 6 copies worldwide (Harvard, Florida Atlantic, Indiana, Texas-Austin, Utah, McGill), only one in the Northeast US. Paper brown and fragile as one would expect. First 12 leaves are detached but present with no text loss, title page has edgechips (no loss of text). Moderate wear to cover, otherwise Good Condition. (YID-11-19) (ID #16841) $50.00.
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  9. Sallis, Dorit. JEWISH DOCUMENTARY SOURCES IN RUSSIA, UKRAINE AND BELARUS: A PRELIMINARY LIST. New York, Jewish Theological Seminary Of America, 1996. Original Softcover. 8vo. Vii, 164 pages. 23 cm. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Union lists. Jews -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- Manuscripts -- Union lists. Archives -- Russia (Federation) -- Union lists. Jews -- Ukraine -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Union lists. Jews -- Ukraine -- History -- Manuscripts -- Union lists. Archives -- Ukraine -- Union lists. Jews -- Belarus -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Union lists. Jews -- Belarus -- History -- Manuscripts -- Union lists. Archives -- Belarus -- Union lists. "A publication of Project Judaica"--Part [iii]. Includes portions of: “Dokumental’nye materialy po istorii evreev v arkhivakh SNG I stran Baltii: predvaritel’nyi spisok arkhivnykh fondov. ” New Condition. (JTS1-11) (ID #28222) $25.00.
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  11. Paneyko, Alexander. UKRAINS’KA STENOHRAFIIA [UKRAINIAN STENOGRAPHY]. Munich; Nakladom Yaroslava Romanyshynoho, 1947. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 93 pages. 22 cm. Second Edition. Manual of Ukrainian hand writing and short hand published shortly after the second official revision of Ukrainian Orthography in 1945. Subjects: Shorthand - Stenography - Ukrainian. Some separation at back strip near top and bottom edges. Light age toning and shelf wear. Good condition. (UKR-1-50) (ID #33721) $50.00.
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  13. Pelenskyj, Eugene. UCRAINICA: V ZAKHIDNO-EVROPEIS'KYKH MOVAKH: VYBRANA BIBLIOHRAFIIA = UCRAINICA: SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON UKRAINE IN WESTERN-EUROPEAN LANGUAGES. Munich; Scientific Sevcenko Society, 1948. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 111 pages. 23 cm. First Edition. In Ukrainian, English and German. Also includes bibliographic entries for texts in French and Spanish. Selected bibliography of texts written in outside of Ukraine in Western-European languages relating to Ukrainian history, geography, language, and economy among other topics. Subjects: Bibliography. Ukraine -- Bibliography. Ukraine. Previous owner’s inscription on half title page. Foxing to wrappers. Age toning, and edge wear present. Top fore edge corner has open tears, affecting front wrapper, title page, and preface. Back strip missing one inch piece near head. Some starting at rear hinge though, text bloc binding is solid complete. Good condition. (UKR-1-41) (ID #33710) $55.00.
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    UKRAINIAN JEWISH HISTORY

     

     

  15. Chonigsman, J. A. Naiman. EVREI UKRAINY: KRATKII OCHERK ISTORII [ESSAYS OF HISTORY OF JEWS IN UKRAINE] VOL. 1 AND 2. Kiev; Ukrainian-Finnish Institute Of Management And Business, 1992 and 1995. First volume in later boards, second volume in original wrappers. 8vo. 156 and 272, [4] pages. 20 cm. First Edition. In Russian. The “authors prepared 'The Essays of History of Jewish in Ukraine’ to publication in two volumes. They will be published in Kiev (Ukraine) and Germany soon. It is the first attempt in Ukraine to review on the documentary basis the main periods of the Jew’s life in the area of present-day Ukraine for two thousand years - from the first Jewish communities in the colonies of Crimea, founded by ancient Greeks, till now; from the first persecutions of Jews - the fascist genocide and the state antisemitism in the former Soviet Union. [...] We hope this book will be interesting and useful to those, who is holding the attention on the history of the Jewish people.” (Preface) Subjects: Jews -- Ukraine -- History. Ukraine -- Ethnic relations. Both volumes ex-library, with volume one rebound in later boards. Small tear to lower front cover of second volume. Both have inscriptions on title page. Very good condition. (UKR-1-35) (ID #33704) $325.00.
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  17. Goldelman, Salomon. ZHYDIVS’KA NATSIONAL’NA AVTONOMIYA V UKRAINI 1917 - 1920 [JEWISH NATIONAL AUTONOMY IN UKRAINE 1917-1920]. Munich; Dniprowa Chwyla, 1967. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 138 pages. 24 cm. First edition. In Ukrainian. Half-title in German, English, French, Hebrew and Yiddish. Description of Jewish communities and Jewish-Ukrainian relations during the Ukrainian revolution. Salomon Goldelman was a member of the Jewish Social Democratic Labor Party (Poalei Zion) and served as deputy minister of trade and industry and of labor in the Directory of the Ukrainian National Republic. Subjects: Jews -- Ukraine -- Politics and government -- 20th century. Age toning to back strip. Light shelf wear. Very good + condition. (UKR-1-38) (ID #33707) $40.00.
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  19. Heiman, Leo. UKRAINIANS AND THE JEWS. New York; The Ukrainian Congress Committee Of America, 1961. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 12 pages. 25 cm. Offprint. Reprinted from The Ukrainian Quarterly Vol. XVII, No. 2, Summer 1961. Opinion piece by an Israeli correspondent for the London Daily Mail. Describing examples of Soviet antisemitism, the conditions of Ukrainian Jews in the Soviet Union, and the relationship of Ukrainian Jews to The State of Israel. Subjects: Jews -- Ukraine. Antisemitism -- Ukraine. OCLC lists 6 copies worldwide. (Harvard, Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Univ. Of Wisconson, Univ. Of Canberra, Univ. Of Toronto, Univ. Of Regina) Light edge wear and age toning. Some staining to front wrapper. Good + condition. (UKR-1-36) (ID #33705) $50.00.
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  21. Hertz, Jacob Sholem. DI YIDN IN UKRAYNE: FUN DI ELTSTE TSAYTN BIZ NOKH TAH VETAT. Nyu York, Unzer Tsayt Farlag, 1949. 1st Edition. Cloth, Rear board scuffed, otherwise Very Good Condition; 8vo; 262 pages; 24 cm. Includes added title page in English: "The Jews in the Ukraine, from the earliest times through 1648-1649." 1 of only 2000 copies printed. Good condition. (EE-3-35) (ID #7654) $45.00.
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  23. Rabinovich, I. A. V POISKAKH SUD'BY: EVREISKII NAROD V KRUGOVOROTE ISTORII: KNIGA VTORAYA. Moskva; Mezhdunarodnye Otnosheniia, 2002. Publishers boards. 8vo. 574 pages. 22 cm. Illustrated. First edition. 8 leaves of black and white photographs. Title translates as, “In Search of Destiny: the Jewish People in the Cycle of History: Book 2” “This book, which is the second part of the trilogy, describes the fate of the Jews of tsarist Russia after the fall of the autocracy. Subjects include: the Jewish question in the Ukrainian People's Republic of 1917-1920, the spiritual life of the Jews in the Soviet Union in the 20's and 30's of the last century, the failed Jewish land management in Soviet countries, the situation of Jews in Soviet Belarus and in the territories of Belarus and Ukraine as part of Poland. Considerable attention is paid to the anti-Semitic policies of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. The final part of the book describes the total destruction of the Jews in the Soviet Union, occupied by the Nazis during the war, and a thorough examination of the role of the Judenrat in the Nazi plans for the ‘Final Solution’ of the Jewish question. ” (Publisher’s description) Subjects: Jews – History. Ex-Library with usual markings. Light shelf wear, text clean and bright. Very good condition. (EE-6-15) (ID #32406) $100.00.
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    UKRAINIAN NATIONALISM

     

     

  25. Dushnyck, Walter. IN QUEST OF FREEDOM 1918-1958: IN COMMEMORATION OF THE FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF UKRAINIAN INDEPENDENCE. New York; The Ukrainian Congress Committee Of America, 1958. Original Wrappers. 16mo. 26 pages. 18 cm. Contains black and white portraits of notable Ukrainian leaders, as well as photographs of demonstrations and assemblies held during the Ukrainian National Revolution of 1918. Essay commemorating and analyzing the independent Ukrainian government, with an examination of the post-World War II situation in Ukraine. Subjects: Ukraine -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements. Ukraine -- Politics and government -- 1917-1945. Ukraine -- Politics and government -- 1945-1991. Some age toning and edge wear, text block clean and crisp. Good + condition. (UKR-1-23) (ID #33677) $30.00.
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  27. Dushnyck, Walter. MARTYRDOM IN UKRAINE: RUSSIA DENIES RELIGIOUS FREEDOM. New York; The America Press, 1947. Original Wrappers. 12mo. 45 pages. 19 cm. First Edition. An examination of the persecution of Ukrainian Catholics by the Soviet Union in post-war Europe. Subjects: Persecution -- Ukraine. Freedom of religion -- Ukraine. Catholic Church -- Ukraine. Catholic Church, Roman -- Russia -- Ukraine. Ukraine -- History, Religious. Front wrapper detached. Edge wear with some small tears. Light age toning. Duplicate stamp on front wrapper and previous owner’s name on title page. Good condition. (UKR-1-11) (ID #33662) $50.00.
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  29. Fedenko, Panas. UKRAINE: HER STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM. Augsburg: Free Ukraine, 1951. Original Wrappers with dust jacket. 8vo. 80 pages. 21 cm. First Edition. Fold out map of Ukraine, showing political and demographic borders. An examination of the role of Ukraine in the post-war world. While explaining the struggle for Ukrainian independence, Fedenko describes the importance of Western awareness and support against Soviet control. “Panas Fedenko (1893-1981) was a Ukrainian politician, historian and publicist, one of the leaders of the USRPD (Ukrainian Workers’ Social Democrat Party). [...] He worked at the Ukrainian Pedagogical Institute and the Ukrainian Free University in Prague as a professor.” (Special Collections of the Slavonic Library) “After World War Two, Panas Fedenko settled in Germany. He continued his political work and participated in the Ukrainian National Council’s proceedings. In 1951 he published the book Ukraine’s Freedom Struggle, in which he, as a direct participant, tried to shed light on the national liberation struggle in the first half of the twentieth century.” (The Day. 10 February 2004) Subjects: Ukraine -- History. Ukraine. Ukraine - Foreign Countries. Dust jacket has some rubbing and light edge wear. Fore edge corners bumped. Some shelf wear, and age toning. Very good condition (UKR-1-18) (ID #33671) $60.00.
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  31. Gambal, Marie S. RUS, UKRAINE AND MUSCOVY, RUSSIA. Scranton, P. A; Ukrainian Workingmen's Association, 1937. Staple bound leaves. 12mo. 23, [1] pages. 28cm. An essay about the history and development of the Ukrainian national identity. Discussing the sovereignty of Ukraine, the intersections of Ukrainian and Russian culture, and Ukrainian culture and language. Marie S. Gambal was an active contributor to the Ukrainian Weekly (Svoboda). Subjects: Ukraine. Ukrainian Identity. Light age toning and shelf wear. Very good condition. (UKR-1-4) (ID #33653) $30.00.
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  33. Granovsky, A. A. UKRAINE: BATTLEGROUND FOR FREEDOM. [New York?]; Organization For The Rebirth Of Ukraine, 1944. Original Wrappers. 12mo. [3] pages. 20cm. First Edition. Short informational pamphlet by A. A. Granovsky, the President of the Organization for the Rebirth of Ukraine, a US based support group for the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists. This essay calls for support from the United Nations in helping to establish an independent Ukraine. In making his case, Granovsky references Ukrainian armed resistance to Nazi invasion and other events from the long standing Ukrainian struggle for independence, which he believes illustrate the “indomitable will of the Ukrainian masses to freedom and an independent national state.” Subjects: Nationalism -- Ukraine. Ukraine -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements. OCLC lists 2 copies worldwide. (Univ. Of Syracuse, Univ. Of Minnesota) Light age toning and shelf wear. Very good + condtion. (UKR-1-19) (ID #33672) $75.00.
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  35. Granovsky, A. A. UKRAINE'S CASE FOR INDEPENDENCE. Washington D. C; American Peace Society, 1940. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 10 pages. 25 cm. First Edition. Reprinted from World Affairs, Vol. 103, No. 1, pp. 25-34. March, 1940. An essay describing the history of the Ukrainian independence movement, and the importance of the establishment of an independent Ukraine during the beginning of World War II. Granovsky, the president of the US based Organization for the Rebirth of Ukraine, was closely tied to the Ukrainian struggle for independence and the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists. Subjects: Ukraine -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements. Ukraine -- International status. OCLC lists 7 copies worldwide. (Stanford, Yale, Univ. Of Illinois, Indiana Univ, Harvard, Univ. Of Minnisota, Univ. Of Toronto.) Light age toning and shelf wear. Previous owner’s name. Very good + condition. (UKR-1-22) (ID #33676) $50.00.
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  37. Hahn, O. [Paul I. Petrenko] TRAHEDIYA: MYKOLA KHVYLOVY. [Munich?]; Prometheus, 1947. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 77 pages. 21 cm. First Edition. “One of the first (and most detailed) studies of the works of famous Ukrainian writer, born in the city Trostianets. [Trahediya] Khvylovy (1893-1933) was written in exile, in a camp for internally displaced people (1947) by literary critic Paul I. Petrenko (1903-1982), under the pseudonym O. Hahn.” (Sumy News) Khvylovy was a prominent Ukrainian Bolshevik author who, after the arrest of a close friend, renounced Stalin and committed suicide. Subjects: Authors, Ukrainian -- Biography. Political activists -- Ukraine -- Biography. OCLC lists 24 copies worldwide. Light age toning and shelf wear. Writing in ink in center of front cover. Previous owner inscription on title page. Good condition. (UKR-1-39) (ID #33708) $150.00.
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  39. Hlynka, Anthony. THE STRUGGLE OF FREEMEN. Detroit, MI; Ukrainian Cultural Society, 1942. Original Wrappers. 16mo. 26 pages. 18 cm. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait of Anthony Hlynka, a Canadian Journalist, immigration activist and politician that served in the Canadian House of Commons from 1940 to 1949. “The chief aim of this pamphlet is to stress the vital importance of not only winning this war, but also to make certain that we shall win the peace. It is also vitally important that the four great human freedoms proclaimed, by the president of the United States of America, be maintained i. E. - freedom of speech and expression, freedom of every person to worship God in his own way, freedom from want freedom from fear [...] The Ukrainian case for freedom and independence is clearly explained in the following speech of Mr. Anthony Hlynka, a Member of the Dominion Parliament of Canada, who is the Ukrainian descent and is perfectly acquainted with the struggle of Ukrainians for Independence. With utmost confidence and respect to Mr. Hlynka, the author of the delivered speech in the House of Commons of the Dominion of Canada on Monday, Fevruary 2, 1942, I faithfully recommend a carefull consideration of this pamphlet to all serious minded statesmen.” (Bilovus, Preface) Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Peace. Ukraine. Ukrainian Independence. Previous owner’s name on front cover. Light shelf wear and age toning. Very good condition. (UKR-1-17) (ID #33669) $50.00.
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  41. Hryhorijiv, Nikifor. DEMOCRACY: ITS CHANNELS AND TASKS. Detroit; Ukrainian Community Council, 1940. Original Wrapper. 8vo. 47 pages. 22cm. First Edition. Translated from Ukrainian by C. H. Andrusyshen. A treatise on democracy, exploring the roles and motivations of various European governments during the interwar period. Subjects: Democracy. World politics. OCLC lists 11 copies worldwide. Bottom fore edge corner bumped, some light age toning and rubbing to covers. Good + condition. (UKR-1-5) (ID #33655) $100.00.
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  43. Kuropas, Myron B. THE SAGA OF UKRAINE: AN OUTLINE HISTORY. VOL 1: THE AGE OF ROYALTY. VOL 2: THE AGE OF HEROISM. Chicago; Mun Enterprises, Youth Of ODWU, 1960. Original wrappers. 8vo. 63 and 74 pages. 22cm. First Edition. Two Volumes. Published for Captive Nations Week, a congressionally declared week of awareness-raising in the U. S. Focused on oppressed nations under Communist or other non-democratic government control. This two volume history was intended to provide an English language primer for an understanding of Ukrainian history and culture. Subjects: Ukraine -- History -- Outlines, syllabi, etc. OCLC lists 29 copies worldwide. Small ownership stamp on cover and title page of first volume. Light shelf wear to both volumes. Very good + condition. (UKR-1-8) (ID #33659) $50.00.
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  45. Martovych, Oleh (Pseud.). UKRAINIAN LIBERATION MOVEMENT IN MODERN TIMES. Munich: Scottish League For European Freedom, 1951. Original Wrappers with dust jacket. 4to. 176 pages. 21cm. Illustrated. Second edition, updated. Includes black and white period photographs and one color reproduction of a drawing by M. Ivassiuk. No. 5 of the series "Today's World, Handbooks of Current World Affairs. " Introduction by John F. Stewart. “Oleh R. Martovych (a pen name), Ukrainian economist and journalist. One of the prominent members of the Ukrainian anti-Nazi Resistance Movement. Member of the Regional Military Staff of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (U. P. A). Chairman of the Initiative Commission of the Supreme Ukrainian Liberation Council (U. H. V. R.). Member of the Ukrainian Liberation Council - Foreign Representation. “ (Introduction) Subjects: Ukraine -- History. Nationalism -- Ukraine. Jacket has some edge wear, with an open tear at top corner leading to 2 inch closed tear. Back strip is bumped at top corner, with ¾ inch piece missing. Pages show some age toning, but are clean. Good + condition. (UKR-1-2) (ID #33651) $30.00.
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  47. Organization Of Ukrainian Nationalists. ORHANIZATSIIA UKRAÏNS’KYKH NATSIONALISTIV 1929-1954 [ORGANIZATION OF UKRAINIAN NATIONALISTS 1929-1954]. Paris, 1955. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 446, LII, [4] pages. 25 cm. First Edition. In Ukrainian. Includes 52 pages of black and white photographs of important OUN member portraits, events and grave sites. Includes score with music and lyrics comprised of a selection titled “Unknown Soldier” by Oleg Olzhych. Explaining and commemorating the history of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists from its founding in 1929 until 1954. “Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists [Організація українських націоналістів; Orhanizatsiia ukrainskykh natsionalistiv, or ОУН (OUN)]. A Ukrainian political movement dedicated to the establishment of an independent Ukrainian state. The OUN arose from the merger of the Ukrainian Military Organization (UVO) and several nationalist student associations—the Group of Ukrainian National Youth, the League of Ukrainian Nationalists, and the Union of Ukrainian Nationalist Youth[…] According to its initial declaration the OUN's goal was to establish an independent, united national state on Ukrainian ethnic territory. This goal was to be achieved by a national revolution led by a dictatorship that would drive out the occupying powers and set up a government representing all regions and social groups. The economy was to be a mixture of private ownership, nationalization, and co-operation. The OUN rejected all party and class divisions and presented itself as the dominant force in Ukrainian life at home and abroad. Defining itself as a movement, not a party, it condemned the legal Ukrainian parties in Galicia as collaborationist. Blaming the socialist and liberal camps for the failure of the Ukrainian struggle for independence (1917–20), the OUN stressed the importance of a strong political elite, national solidarity, and reliance on ‘our own forces.’ It was attracted to B. Mussolini's fascist regime, which appeared to have saved Italy from anarchy. By the 1930s differences in outlook had appeared in the OUN: Konovalets and most of the PUN were pragmatic realists who thought in terms of traditional militaristic authoritarianism, whereas the younger members were integral nationalists who espoused a romantic, irrational devotion to the nation.” (Encyclopedia of Ukraine) Subjects: Ukrainian Nationalism. Ukraine History. OCLC lists no copies. Wrappers detached, but complete. Binding intact. Light age toning and wear. Good condition.  (UKR-1-40) (ID #33709) $50.00.
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  49. Ostroverkha, Mykhailo. HROZNA KALYNY: V UKRAINSKIKH SICHOVYKH STRILSTIV = BOYS LIKE FALCONS. New York; [None Listed], 1962. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 132 pages. 22 cm. Illustrated. First Edition. In Ukrainian. Black and white period photographs and line drawings. Line drawing frontispiece portrait of the author. Ukrainian title translates as “Terrible Kalyny: With the Ukrianian Sich Riflemen.” The author’s memoir of his experience with the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen. “The unit was formed in August 1914 [within the Austro-Hungarian Army] on the initiative of the Supreme Ukrainian Council. It was composed of members of different Ukrainian paramilitary organizations in Galicia, led by Frank Schott, and participated in hostilities on the Russian front. After World War I, with Austria's disintegration, the unit became the regular military unit of the West Ukrainian People's Republic. During German and Austrian occupation of Ukraine in 1918 the unit was stationed in southern Ukraine. Former unit soldiers participated in the formation of Sich Riflemen, a military unit of the Ukrainian People's Republic. In 1919 the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen expanded into the Ukrainian Galician Army. They participated in the Polish-Ukrainian War around Lviv and suffered heavy losses. On May 2, 1920, the unit was disbanded. “ (Wikipedia) Involved with Ukrainian National politics throughout the early half of the 20th century, Ostroverkha edited and contributed to many periodicals of the time. His Ukrainian translation work included Machivelli’s “The Prince.” Resettling from Germany to the United States after World War II he continued to contribute to the cause of Ukrainian Independence. (Wikipedia) Subjects: World War, 1914-1918 -- Ukraine -- Personal narratives, Ukrainian. Authors, Ukrainian -- 20th century -- Biography. OCLC lists 19 copies worldwide. Light shelf wear and light age toning to covers. Very good + condition. (UKR-1-30) (ID #33698) $100.00.
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  51. Pachovskyi, Vasyl. UKRAYINTSYI, YAK NAROD [UKRAINIANS AS A NATION]. New York; [No Publisher], 1917. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 16 pages. 20cm. First Edition. In Ukrainian. Pachovskyi was a proflic but little known poet and author. His writings focused on topics of Ukrainian nationalism and independence, and is seen as an early proponent of these positions. (Wikipedia) Subjects: Ukrainians -- History. Nationalism -- Ukraine. OCLC lists 8 copies worldwide. Labels on cover. Previous owner’s name on title page. Some light age toning and shelf wear. Very good condition. (UKR-1-48) (ID #33718) $125.00.
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  53. Prychodko, N; Willson Woodside. COMMUNISM IN REALITY. [Toronto; New Canadian Pub. Co. ], [1950?]. Original Wrappers. 12mo. 64 pages. 19 cm. First Edition. Anti-Stalinist essay written by a novice journalist in Toronto. Prychodko, a Ukrainian gulag survivor, discusses his experiences, history, and analysis of Stalinist practices, both in regard to Soviet occupation of Ukraine, World War II and the growing concern of the cold war. Subjects: Communism. Communist strategy. World politics -- 20th century. Communism -- Ukraine -- History -- 20th century. Some shelf wear and light rubbing to covers. Light age toning. Good + condition. (UKR-1-20) (ID #33674) $50.00.
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  55. Revyuk, Emil. POLISH ATROCITIES IN UKRAINE. New York; United Ukrainian Organizations Of The United States, 1931. Original Wrappers. 8vo. Vii, 512 pages. 28cm. First Edition. Contains foldout map of Eastern Europe with population information. A collection of news articles and individual accounts of Polish military action in Eastern Galicia, a contested territory outside of Soviet Ukraine, during the early years of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalist and other militant nationalist groups fighting for Ukrainian Independence. Compiled by Emil Revyuk, the editor for Svoboda, a Ukrainian American newspaper that is still being published. Subjects: Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- History. Poland -- Politics and government, 1918. Rubbing to wrappers, back strip missing, inch piece near head and shows wear at foot. Light age toning to pages, with some edge wear. Good condition. (UKR-1-3) (ID #33652) $30.00.
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  57. Samchuk, Ulas. P’IAT’ PO DVANADTSIATII: ZAPYSKY NA BIHU. [FIVE AFTER TWELVE: NOTES ON THE RUN.]. Buenos-Aires; M. Denysiuk, 1954. Original Wrappers in dust jacket. 12mo. 230 pages. 18 cm. First Edition. In Ukrainain. Inscribed by author. Memoir of Ulas Samchuk, a Ukrainian Journalist, writer and member of the Ukrainian Government in Exile as well as the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists. “During World War II, Samchuk was the head of the civilian police of the Reichskommisariat in Rivne. From 1941-1943, he was editor of the Rivne newspaper Volyn', before fleeing to Germany in 1944, where he founded and headed the literary-artistic organization MUR until 1948. In 1948, he emigrated to Canada and became the leader of the Slovo Association of Ukrainian Writers in Exile....Reichskommissariat Ukraine (abbreviated as RKU), was the civilian occupation regime of much of German-occupied Ukraine (which included adjacent areas of modern Belarus and pre-war Poland)....The administration's tasks included the pacification of the region and the exploitation, for German benefit, of its resources and people” (Wikipedia). For more see Dieter Pohl, “Schauplatz Ukraine: Der Massenmordan den Juden im Militärverwaltungsgebiet und im Reichskommisariat 1941–1943." Subjects: Refugees -- Ukraine -- Biography. OCLC lists 24 copies worldwide. Front hinge starting. Edge wear to jacket and book, with some small tears. Corners lightly bumped. Light age toning. Very good condition. (UKR-1-26) (ID #33694) $200.00.
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  59. Sciborsky, Mykola. UKRAINE AND RUSSIA: A SURVEY OF SOVIET RUSSIA'S TWENTY-YEAR OCCUPATION OF EASTERN UKRAINE. New York; Organization For The Rebirth Of Ukraine, 1940. Original Wrappers. 4to. Xv, 92, [2] pages. 24cm. Illustrated. First Edition. Translated into English by Stephen Daviowycz. Contains black and white portraits of important Russian and Ukrainian figures, politcal cartoons, and period photographs showing Ukrainian resistance to Soviet occupation. Essay describing Soviet actions and occupation in Ukraine; published by the US based Organization for the Rebirth of Ukraine, a support group for the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists. Sciborsky, also transliterated as Stsiborskyi, operated as the primary theorist for the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists until a large internal split within the OUN in 1940 between tendencies lead by Stepan Bandera and Andriy Melnyk. Sciborsky, along with other important members of the Melnyk faction, denounced Nazi Antisemitism while remaining in strong ideological support of Mussolini’s theories of fascism. (Encyclopedia of Ukraine) Subjects: Nationalism -- Ukraine. Ukraine -- Politics and government -- 1917-1945. Ukraine -- Relations -- Soviet Union. Soviet Union -- Relations -- Ukraine. OCLC lists 19 copies worldwide. Some staining to front cover, light edge wear and age toning. Good condition. (UKR-1-14) (ID #33666) $100.00.
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  61. Shlemkevych, Mykola. UKRAINS’KA SYNTEZA CHY UKRAINS’KA HROMADIANS’KA VIINA [UKRAINIAN SYNTHESIS OR UKRAINIAN CIVIL WAR]. Blomberg / Lippe [Germany]: Sahrawa, 1949. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 63 pages. 21 cm. Second Editon. Mykola Shlemkevych was a philosopher and writer, who emigrated to the United States in 1949. Ukrainian Synthesis or Ukrainian Civil War is one of Shlemkevych’s important philosophical works. In it, he explores the historical interaction of what he describes as the three Ukrainian political forces - monarchism, democracy, and leadership. Mutual hostility of the three Ukrainian forces, warned the philosopher, creates a vacuum of power. Shlemkevych’s major position was one of a nationalist and independent Ukraine. (tyzhden. Ua) Subjects: Ukraine - Politics. Nationalism -- Ukraine. OCLC lists 26 copies worldwide. Light age toning and edgewear. Very good condition. (UKR-1-49) (ID #33720) $75.00.
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  63. Shumeyko, Stephen. UKRAINIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT. New York; United Ukrainian Organizations Of The United States, 1939. Original Wrappers. 16mo. 46 pages. 17 cm. First Edition. A concise history of the Ukrainian National Movement, written by Stephen Shumeyko, an influential figure in Ukrainian American communities and the first editor of the Ukrainian Weekly Newspaper. Subjects: Ukraine -- History. Some shelf wear and light age toning. Very good + condition. (UKR-1-9) (ID #33660) $30.00.
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  65. Simpson, G. W; Wasyl Swystun. THE UKRAINIAN CAUSE ON RADIO WAVES. Saskatoon; Ukrainian National Federation Of Canada, 1939. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 15 pages. 21cm. Contains map titled “Ethnographic Map of Ukraine.” Two essays originally aired as part of the CBC series “Frankly Speaking.” The first essay, titled “The Ukrainian Problem”, was written by G. W. Simpson with regard to the “most urgent problem of nationalism in Europe [...] Ukrainian nationalism.” Simpson contends that Ukrainian nationalism is opposed to the interests of stability in Eastern Europe. The second essay titled, “Claims of the Ukrainians” by Wasyl Swystun describes the claims and assertions of the Ukrainian Nationalist movement as related to the Ukrainian Canadian population in the interwar period. Subjects: Nationalism -- Ukraine. URSS. Ukraine (Question) Ukraine -- History -- 1921-1944. Ukraine -- History -- 20th century. Adolf Hitler. OCLC lists 12 copies worldwide. Some edge wear and age toning. Good + condition. (UKR-1-6) (ID #33656) $50.00.
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  67. Stefan, Augustin. FROM CARPATHO-RUTHENIA TO CARPATHO-UKRAINE. New York; Carpathian Star Publishing Co, 1954. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 47 pages. 24 cm. Illustrated. First Edition. “This modest publication by Prof. Augustine Stefan, entitled ‘From Carpatho-Ruthenia to Carpatho-Ukraine’, is the first informative work in English on Carpatho-Ukraine and her struggle for freedom. The author is the most capable person for such an undertaking. Prof. Stefan is a true son of Carpatho-Ukraine; a professor by profession, statesman and the Speaker of the Carpatho-Ukrainian Constituanta, which on March 15, 1939, proclaimed the independence of this country. Prof. Augustine Stefan’s book, giving first hand information on Carpatho-Ukraine, will be a valuable contribution to the political literature of this strategically very important area of Central Europe.” (Foreward) Subjects: Zakarpats’ka oblast’ (Ukraine) -- History. Ukrainian Independence. Some staining on front cover. OCLC lists 28 copies worldwide. Light age toning. Good + condition. (UKR-1-21) (ID #33675) $75.00.
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  69. Stepovvy, Yurko. ZV'YAZKOVA VIRA. [THE MESSENGER FAITH]. Munich; M. Kvhylovoho, 1948. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 67 pages. 21 cm. First Edition. In Ukrainian. Written by Theodore Pestushko under the pseudonym Yurko Stepovvy. A fictionalized account of the author’s experiences with the Steppe Division of the Ukrainian National Republic Army. Active in the later part of the Ukrainian Revolution, the UNR was a largely peasant based army fighting against Bolsheviks in Western Ukraine. Pestushko became a leading member of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists, and wrote about the movement for Ukrainian Independence upon settling in the United States after World War II. Subjects: Ukraine -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Fiction. OCLC lists 14 copies worldwide. Some age toning and edgewear. Backstrip has tears, and is partially absent. Internally very good. (UKR-1-28) (ID #33696) $125.00.
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  71. The Ukrainian Review; Yaroslaw Chyz; Samuel A. Wallace. WESTERN UKRAINE UNDER POLISH YOKE: POLONIZATION, COLONIZATION, PACIFICATION. New York; Ukrainian Review, 1931. Original Wrappers. 16m. 45 pages. 18cm. Illustrated. First Edition. A booklet published by the Ukrainian Review with the intention of publicizing Polish military action in Galicia and Eastern Ukraine. Contains black and white photographs of damaged infrastructure and gruesome injuries. Also includes a two page table titled, “Summary by Counties of Known Killings, Injuries and Damages Inflicted Upon Ukrainians by Polish ‘Pacificators’” Subjects: Political atrocities -- Ukraine, Western. Ukraine, Western -- History. OCLC lists 10 copies worldwide. Light shelf wear. Previous owner’s name on first page. Very good + condition. (UKR-1-10) (ID #33661) $100.00.
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  73. SEFER HASDE DAVID. Yerushalayim: Avraham Hayim Shpigel, 2003. Hardcover, 8vo, 139 pages, 22 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Descriptor: Rabbis -- Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- Biography. Hasidim -- Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- Biography. Named Person: David Mosheh, fun Tshortkov, 1827-1903. Reprints of previously published pamphlets. OCLC lists 1 copy worldwide (YU). Pen mark in front cover. Lightly bumped corners. Excellent condition. (Hasid-9-14) (ID #27937) $75.00.
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  75. (Galicia) Mahler, Raphael. DER KAMF TSVISHN HASKOLE UN HSIDES IN GALITSYE IN DER ERSHTER HELFT FUN 19TN YORHUNDERT. New York: Bibliotek Fun Yivo, 1942. Cloth, 8vo. 254 pages. In Yiddish. First edition. SUBJECT(S): Jews – Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) – history; Hasidism – history. Mahler (1899-1977), a historian, was born in Poland. After studying in Vienna, he taught history at Jewish schools in his home country. In 1937, he moved to New York, where he continued his teaching career. In 1950, he moved once again, this time to Israel, and there taught at Tel-Aviv University. He wrote profusely on Jewish history in Polish, German, English, and Hebrew, and was awarded the Israel Prize in 1977.(EJ) Lightly bumped edges of cloth, internally very clean, very good condition. (EE-3-33) (ID #32156) $35.00.
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  77. Bakenrot, Aryeh. MEDABRANA DE-UMATEH: ZEH SEFER TOLDOT HAYAVU-FO’OLO SHEL... YISRAEL MI-TSHORTKOV. COMPLETE IN 2 VOLUMES. Yerushalayim: A. Bakenrot, 2000. Hardcover, 8vo, 388, 484 pages, 2 volume, illustrations, 25 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Descriptor: Rabbis -- Ukraine -- Chortkiv -- Biography. Hasidim -- Ukraine -- Chortkiv -- Biography. Jews -- Ukraine -- Chortkiv -- Genealogy. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide. Two volumes. Pen mark in front cover of volume one. Light wear to binding. Excellent condition. (Hasid-1-18) (ID #27433) $200.00.
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  79. ANOTHER COPY, but Volume one only (of two). Very light wear to binding. Lightly bumped cover corners. Excellent condition. (Hasid-9-4) (ID #27927) $75.00.
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  81. Ber, Of Bolechow and Mark Wischnitzer. THE MEMOIRS OF BER OF BOLECHOW (1723-1805). London, Oxford University Press, 1922. Hardcover, 8vo, ix, 188 pages, map, 23 cm. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Ukraine -- Bolekhiv. Bolekhiv (Ukraine) -- History. Translation of Zikhronot. Includes bibliographical references. Wischnitzer (1882-1955) was a “historian, sociologist, and communal worker. In his youth Wischnitzer lived in Galicia, Vienna, and Berlin. On returning to his native Russia, he devoted himself to the study of Jewish history. From 1908 to 1913 he edited the section on the history of the Jews in Europe in the Russian-Jewish Yevreyskaya Entsiklopediya. From 1909 to 1912 he lectured at the institute of Baron David Guenzburg in Petrograd on Oriental affairs and Jewish scholarship. From 1914 to 1916 he was the initiator and editor of Istoriya Yevreyskogo Naroda in Moscow. He was also a member of the society for Jewish history and ethnography in Petrograd and participated in its quarterly Yevreyskaya Starina. From 1919 to 1921 he stayed in London, where he engaged in journalism and continued his research. From 1921 to 1937 he was secretary of the Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden, in which he engaged in welfare enterprises for the Jews of eastern Europe, visited the regions of Jewish settlement in Russia, and finally concentrated on organizing the emigration of Jews from Nazi Germany to the countries of the West and overseas. During the period he lived in Berlin, Wischnitzer served with his wife, Rachel Wischnitzer, as director of the Jewish publication Rimon in Berlin and London and from 1925 was editor of the history section in the Encyclopaedia Judaica in Berlin. He occupied himself with the history of the Jewish guilds in Poland and Lithuania during the 17th and 18th centuries and devoted a study to them in Yiddish. His History of Jewish Crafts and Guilds, which includes a list of his previous works on the subject, was published posthumously in 1965. He also published Die Juden in der Welt. After leaving Nazi Germany, Wischnitzer entered the service of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in Paris; however, World War II compelled him to go to the Dominican Republic and then to the United States. He continued his communal service in the U. S. With the Council of Jewish Organizations and Welfare Funds and worked on editing the Universal Jewish Encyclopedia. He devoted his work To Dwell in Safety, The Story of Jewish Migration Since 1800 to general Jewish migration. He published the memoirs of Dov Ber Birkenthal, in the description of whose life and times both literary and social views are intertwined; this appeared as Zikhronot R. Dov mi-Bolihov” (Poliak in EJ, 2007). Yellowing to edges of pages. Lightly chipped edges of cover boards. Otherwise, very good condition. (Heb-38-3) (ID #28051) $30.00.
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  83. Dresner, Samuel H. LEVI YITSHAK MI-BERDITS’EV. Tel-Aviv: Devir, 1987. Hardocver, 12mo, 212 pages, map, music, 22 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Rabbis -- Ukraine -- Berdychiv -- Biography. Hasidim -- Ukraine -- Berdychiv -- Biography. Levi Isaac ben Meir, of Berdichev, 1740-1809. Berdychiv (Ukraine) -- Biography. Title on cover. Translation of: Levi Yitzhak of Berditchev. Cover title: R. Levi Yitshak mi-Berdits’ev. Title on title page verso: The world of a Hasidic master. Subtitle on cover: sanegoram shel Yisra’el. Bibliography on page 213. Other Titles: R. Levi Yitshak mi-Berdits’ev; Rabi Levi Yitshak mi-Berdits’ev; World of a Hasidic master. OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide. Very good condition. (Hasid-8-1) (ID #27589) $60.00.
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  85. Landoi, Betsalel; Natan Ortner. HA-RAV HA-KADOSH MI-BELZA: PERAKIM LE-TOLDOT HAYAV VE-HALIKHOTAV SHEL... AHARON MI-BELTS BI-MELOT ASOR LE-HISTALKUTO. Yerushalayim: Or Ha-Hasidut, 1967. Hardcover, 8vo, 288 pages, illustrations, facsims, portraits, 23 cm. In Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Descriptor: Rabbis -- Ukraine -- Belz -- Biography. Belz Hasidim. OCLC lists 24 copies worldwide. Personal inscription in front cover. Edgeworn dust jacket. Light wear to binding. Good condition. (Hasid-1-15) (ID #27430) $100.00.
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  87. Rosman, Murray Jay. HA-BESHT MEHADESH HA-HASIDUT. Yerushalayim: Merkaz Zalman Shazar Le-Toldot Yisrael, 1999. Softcover, 8vo, 296 pages, illustrated, 23 cm. In Hebrew. Translation of: Founder of Hasidism: a quest for the historical Baall Shem Tov. SUBJECT(S): Hasidim -- Ukraine -- Biography. Rabbis -- Ukraine -- Biography. Hasidism -- History -- 18th century. Baal Shem Tov. Includes bibliographical references on pages 265-286 and index. OCLC lists 11 copies worldwide. Wear to front cover binding. Very good condition. (Hasid-4-11) (ID #27491) $60.00.
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  89. Tenenboim, Yitshak Matityahu and Ze’ev Volf. TO’AFOT HARIM: BET ZLOTSHOV: KOROT HAYAV U-MIF’ALOTAV SHEL... YEHI’EL MIKHAL MAGID MESHARIM DI-K. K. ZLOTSHOV, AVOTAV U-VANAV HA-KEDOSHIM. Yerushalayim: Mekhon Zekher Naftali, 1985. Hardcover, 8vo, 332, 20 pages, 22 cm. In Hebrew. Series: Sifre Mekhon Zekher Naftali; Variation: Sifre Mekhon Zekher Naftali. SUBJECT(S): Rabbis -- Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- Biography. Hasidim -- Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- Biography. Jehiel Michael, of Zloczow -- Family. “Kitve kodesh meha-rav Ze’ev Volf mi-Zbarish” on pages 1-39. Includes bibliographical references on pages 324-332. Very good+ condition. (Hasid-10-7) (ID #27604) $75.00.
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  91. Tverski, Yitshak Meir; Schwartz, B; Twersky, Yaakov Yosef. SEFER MI YARENU TOV:... TOLDOT VEKOROT HAYAV... RABI MORDEKHAI YISRA’EL TVERSKI... HA-ADMOR ME-AZARNITS-HATIN.... Nuy York, 2002. Hardcover, folio, 95 pages, illustrations, portraits, 32 cm. And 2 sound discs (digital; 4 3/4 in.). In Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Descriptor: Rabbis -- Ukraine -- Khotyn -- Biography. Hasidim -- Ukraine -- Khotyn -- Biography. Nigunim. Hasidim -- Music. Named Person: Tverski, Mordekhai Yisrael, d. 1941. Songs on compact discs sung by Yaakov Yosef Twersky. OCLC lists 12 copies worldwide. High gloss paper. Lightly bumped cover corners. Includes two compact discs. Very good condition. (Hasid-9-5) (ID #27928) $75.00.
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  93. Miller, Philip E. KARAITE SEPARATISM IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY RUSSIA: JOSEPH SOLOMON LUTSKI’S EPISTLE OF ISRAEL’S DELIVERANCE. Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press, 1993. Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. Xix, 252 pages. Map. 24 cm. In English and Hebrew. Series: “Monographs of the Hebrew Union College. Number 16.” CONTENTS: The Beginnings of Separatism – Solomon Babovich and the 1795 Mission to St. Petersburg/The Karaite Calendar Controversy – Simhah Babovich and the Crisis of 1827 – Epilogue: From Separate Identity to Assimilation – The Epistly of Israel’s Deliverance. SUBJECT(S): Karaites, Jews -- Ukraine -- Crimea. Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-252). Pen markings on end pages, otherwise Very Good Condition in Very Good consition jacket. (SEF-42-31) (ID #28395) $40.00.
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  95. Jacob Beimel. MIKITKA. New York; Metro Music Co, 1927. Original wraps. 4to. 6 pages. 31 cm. Second edition. Lyrics in Yiddish and romanized Yiddish. Idish-Ukrainishe Folks-Lieder aranzshirt fun Yakov Baymel. Ukrainian-Jewish series. "As sung by the eminent tenor M. Hershman. " Arranged by Jacob Beimel. First published 1924, Jos. P. Katz. Jewish-Ukrainian folk song arranged for (high) solo voice with piano. With front portraits of Beimel and Cantor Hershman on cover. Jacob Beimel (1880–1944), an immigrant cantor and conductor originally from Minsk province in Belarus who had studied and held cantorial and conducting posts in Berlin and Copenhagen; he served as director of the United Hebrew Choral Societies of America and Canada. Subjects: Songs, Yiddish. Folk songs, Yiddish. OCLC lists 6 copies. Stamps of Ceshinsky's Bookstore on wraps, institutional stamp on internal bottom gutter; otherwise fresh. Good + condition. (MUSIC-3-23) (ID #33264) $50.00.
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  97. Dontsov, Dmytro. POETKA VOHNIANYKH MEZH: OLENA TELIHA = THE POETESS OF FIERY LIMITS: OLENA TELIHA. Toronto; Homin Ukrainy, 1953. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 95 pages. 22 cm. First Editon. About the life and poetry of Olena Teliha written by Dmytro Dontsov, a fellow member of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists. Olena Teliha was a Ukrainian Nationalist poet and leader. “From 1933 [Olena Teliha] contributed to the nationalist journal Vistnyk (Lviv). In Cracow from 1939 to 1941, she headed the literary-artistic society Zarevo and together with Oleh Olzhych worked in the cultural sector of the Leadership of Ukrainian Nationalists. With the outbreak of the war between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union she moved to Lviv and then left with the OUN expeditionary groups for Kyiv in 1941. There she became head of the Writers' Union and editor of the literary weekly Litavry (Kyiv). When the Nazi regime closed down Litavry's parent newspaper, ‘Ukraïns’ke slovo’ (1941), and replaced it with the pro-regime ‘Nove ukraïns’ke slovo’, Teliha refused to co-operate. She was arrested by the Gestapo and shot, together with other Ukrainian nationalists.” (Encyclopedia of Ukraine) In 2005, researcher Kateryna Kryvoruchko discovered previously unknown poetry written by Teliha. Included in the collection is “I Drained That Goblet Thousands of Times” believed to have been written as late as 1940, two years before Teliha’s death. “‘I Drained That Goblet Thousands Of Times’ is a symbolic poem written in response to the allegation that the poet led on the theoretician of Ukrainian nationalism, Dmytro Dontsov. […] The newly discovered poem contains a response to Olena’s ill-wishers: she and the unnamed man (most likely Dontsov) are friends, comrades in arms, and nothing more.” (Tysiachna, The Long Return, 2005, day.kiev.ua) Dmytro Dontsov was a political journalist, editor, literary critic and theorist for the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists. After emigrating to Canada in the late 1940’s, his strong opposition to Russia, and unending support of Ukrainian independence was still present in his writing and work in continued support of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists. (Encyclopedia of Ukraine) . Subjects: Teliha, Olena. Teliha, Olena, 1907-1942 -- Criticism and interpretation. Authors, Ukrainian. Nationalists -- Ukraine -- Biography. Light shelf wear and minimal creasing to wrappers from normal wear. Very good condition. (UKR-1-42) (ID #33711) $55.00.
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  99. Osmachka, Todos. KYTYTSI CHASU [BOUQUETS OF TIME]. 1953. Original Wrappers. 16mo. 131 pages. 15 cm. First Edition. In Ukrainian. Osmachka's last collection of poetry, before wholly dedicating himself to prose focused on exploring what he saw to be the genocidal destruction of Ukraine by the Soviet Union. Kytytsi Chasu (Bouquets of Time, 1953) and selected poems published as Iz-pid Svitu: Poetychni Tvory (From Under the World: Poetic Works, 1954) completed [Osmachka's] poetic oeuvre, which is characterized by expressionistic imagery, frequent dumalike rhythms, and a ponderous tone. (Encyclopedia of Ukraine) Ukrainian poetry -- 20th century -- Texts. OCLC lists 16 copies worldwide. Light edgewear and age toning. Lower backstrip corner bumped. Very good condition. (UKR-1-32) (ID #33700) $75.00.
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  101. Zola, Emile. MRIYA [THE DREAM]. Winnipeg; Ukrainian Publishing Co. Of Canada, 1932. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 192 pages. 23 cm. In Ukrainian. Emile Zola’s sixteenth novel from the Rougon-Macquart series. Zola’s work was sporadically translated into Ukrainian in the late 19th century, but his entire works were first published in Ukrainian between 1929-1930 in Kiev. This particular edition, presumably by the same translator, was published by the active Ukrainian Publishing Co. Of Canada, and includes advertisements on the inside and back covers sponsored by the Winnipeg based Ukrainian language newspaper “The Ukrainan Voice.” Subjects: French fiction -- 19th century -- Translations into Ukrainian. OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide. Light age wear and age toning. ½ inch piece missing from top of backstrip. Some shelf wear. Good condition. (UKR-1-25) (ID #33693) $40.00.
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  103. DOCUMENTS SUR LES POGROMES EN UKRAINE ET L’ASSASSINAT DE SIMON PETLURA A PARIS (1917-1921-1926). Paris, Comite Commemoratif Simon Petlura; En Vents: Librairie Du Trident, 1927. Softcover, 8vo, viii, 291 pages, 20 cm. In French. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Ukraine. Jews -- Persecutions. Petliura, Symon Vasyl’ovych, 1879-1926. Ukraine -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921. “Recueil de documents concernant la lutte du Gouvernement de la Republique Democratique Ukrainienne contre les pogromes antijuifs en Ukraine et relatifs a l’assassinat de Simon Petlura a Paris. ” Browning to pages. Wear to edges of pages. Unopened pages. Shelfwear to cover. Otherwise, good condition. (Holo2-73-7) (ID #27723) $125.00.
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  105. (Chmielnitzky Massacres) Asch, Sholem; Rufus Learsi. KIDDUSH HA-SHEM: AN EPIC OF 1648. Philadelphia; Jewish Publication Society Of America, 1926. Publishers cloth. 12mo. 227 pages. 20 cm. First English edition. Translated from the Yiddish by Rufus Learsi. Dedicated to Judah L. Magnes. Sholem Asch (1880–1957), “Yiddish novelist and playwright. … Pogroms during and after World War I inspired Asch’s major work, Kidush ha-shem (Sanctification of [God’s] Name; 1919), a historical novel set during Khmel’nyts’kyi’s mid-seventeenth-century massacres in Ukraine and Poland. Here Asch upheld the moral obligation of all Jews to save their own lives unless motivated to martyrdom by profound faith. ” (YIVO Encyclopedia). Subjects: Gezerot tah ve-tat, 1648-1649 - Fiction. Jews - Fiction. Light wear to cloth, otherwise fresh and clean. Good + condition. (EE-5-21) (ID #32326) $30.00.
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  107. (Chmielnitzky Massacres) Gurland, Hayyim Jonah. LE-KOROT HA-GEZEROT `AL YISRAEL. Przemyshel: No Publisher, 1887. 8vo. 28 pages. In Hebrew. SUBJECT(S): Gezerot tah ve-tat, 1648-1649; Jews – persecutions – Poland; Jews – persecutions – Ukraine. Gurland (1843-1890) was born in Belorussia, and studied at the Vilna seminary and the University of St. Petersburg. At the University, he studies oriental languages, and wrote his dissertation on Islamic influences on Maimonides. After working in St. Petersburg and then traveling in Western Europe, he founded a high school and was appointed rabbi in Odessa. (EJ) Moisture mark on upper corner, corners bumped, pages yellowed, text clean, good condition. (HEB-6-7) (ID #31309) $125.00.
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  109. Tcherikower, Elias. DI UKRAINER POGROMEN IN YOR 1919. New York: YIVO Institute For Jewish Research, 1965. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 372, [2] pages. 24 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Bibliotek fun YIVO. English title page: “The Pogroms in the Ukraine in 1919.” Continuation of the work “Antisemitizm un pogromen in Ukraine, 1917-1918” published 1923. A detailed scholarly study of the terrible Ukrainian pogroms in 1919 written by “Elias Tcherikower (1881–1943), historian of Russian Jewish life and anti-Jewish violence. …The 1919 Bolshevik suppression of Jewish autonomy and the simultaneous wave of violence and mass murder against Ukrainian Jewish communities by nationalist, White, and other forces (‘the Ukrainian pogroms’) strongly shaped Tsherikover’s subsequent scholarly career. He helped compile an essential collection of documents and testimonies on Jewish autonomy and its dissolution (Di idishe oytonomie un der natsyonaler secretariat in Ukraine; 1920) and later edited a related volume of documents and memoirs on revolutionary-era Jewish life, In der tkufe fun revolutsye (Berlin, 1924). From 1919, Tsherikover devoted himself especially to gathering evidence about pogroms. By the time he left Russia for Berlin via Kovne/Kaunas in 1921, he had compiled a massive archive (now housed at YIVO). Settling in Berlin, he began a massive scholarly project on pogroms with other Jewish scholars and activists, including Simon Dubnow, Yosef Schechtman, Nokhem Shtif, Jakob Lestschinsky, and N. Gergel. Tsherikover himself wrote two historical studies on pogroms: Antisemitizm un pogromen in Ukraine, 1917–1918 (published in Yiddish and Russian, 1923) and Di Ukrainer pogromen in 1919, published posthumously (1965). Tsherikover and his archive also played an important role in the 1926–1927 Paris trial of Shalom Schwarzbard. ” (YIVO Encyclopedia; Tsherikover, Elye). Subjects: Jews –Ukraine - History - 20th century. Jews - Persecutions - Ukraine - History - 20th century. Ukraine - History - Revolution, 1917-1921.Pogroms - Ukraine - History - 20th century. Ukraine - Ethnic relations - History - 20th century. Very light wear to outer edges, near fine. Great condition. (YID-16-20A) (ID #33567) $40.00.
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  111. Adler, Dr. C. MEMORIAL MEETING (IN MEMORIAM) ISRAEL FRIEDLAENDER, BERNARD CANTOR, WHOSE LIVES WERE SACRIFICED JULY 5, 1920, IN THE CAUSE OF ISRAEL AND IN THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY. New York, American Funds For Jewish War Sufferers, Joint, 1920. Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. 7-100 pages, ports. 24 cm. Friedlaender (1876-1920) was a scholar, Zionist and community activist. On July 10, 1920 he and Bernard Cantor (1892-1920), a U.S. Reform rabbi, were murdered by Soviet troops in Kiev, Ukraine while volunteers on a Joint Distribution Committee relief programs for Jewish victims of post-World War I antisemitism in Eastern Europe. SUBJECT(S): Named Persons: Friedlaender, Israel, 1876-1920. Cantor, Bernard, 1892-1920. Carnegie Hall, New York City, Thursday evening September 9, 1920. Very good condition. (FEST-1-32) (ID #27124) $75.00.
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  113. Heifetz, Elias. POGROM GESHIKHTE 1919-1920: BAND 1, DI UKRAINISHE SHEHITE IN 1919. Nyu York; Edukeyshonol Komite Fun Arbeter Ring, 1921. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 285 pages. 21 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. ‘History of the Pogroms 1919-1920; Book 1, The Ukrainian Slaughter in 1919.’ Published by the Educational Committee of the Workmen’s Circle in New York. An English version was also published the same year. The author, Elias Heifetz, was the chairman of the ‘All-Ukrainian Relief Committee for the Victims of Pogroms’, organized under the auspices of the Red Cross; this volume contains a litany of documentation taken by members of the relief commission, lawyers, and others in the Ukraine at the time; includes information in the appendix of pogroms in Ovruch, Proskurov and Felshtin as well as many small villages. Our volume contains endpage bookstamps of the World Jewish Congress (one in English, one in French, a third in Yiddish); Yiddish bookstamp remarks that this book was donated for European Jews who were the victims of Hitlerite and fascist terror. Subjects: Jews -- Persecutions - Ukraine. Pogroms - Ukraine. OCLC lists 26 copies. Other than WJC Stamps, very clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (EE-5-19) (ID #32324) $75.00.
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  115. Ostrovskii, Z. (Zalman Solomonovich). EVREISKIE POGROMY 1918-1921. Moscow; Shkola I Kniga, 1926. Original pictorial boards, 4to, 136 pages. Folio. In Russian. “Jewish Massacre. 1918-1921.” With numerous photographic illustrations. 1 of 5000 copies published. A detailed album highlighting the horrific results of a wave of ferocious pogroms afflicted upon Jewish communities in the Ukraine including Skvira (Skver), Poltava, Uman, Kiev and Yelizavetgrad during the Civil War years of 1918-21. The text has a distinctly Nationalist element, portraying Jews saved from the attacking native population by the Red Army. The publication was issued by Z. S. Ostrovsky on behalf of the Jewish Committee for Aid to Victims of Pogroms. See Z. Gitelman, A Century of Ambivalence: The Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union 1881 to the Present (1988) pp. 97-108. OCLC lists 18 copies. Pages brittle, with loss to some corners; edges chipped. Fair condition, but complete. (SPEC-35-4). Important work. (ID #30787) $500.00.
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  117. Pigido, F. MATERIAL CONCERNING UKRAINIAN-JEWISH RELATIONS DURING THE YEARS OF THE REVOLUTION (1917-1921): COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS AND TESTIMONIES BY PROMINENT JEWISH POLITICAL WORKERS. Munich; Ukrainian Information Bureau, 1956. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 102 pages. 24 cm. First Edition. Collection of official documents and articles outlining the pogroms of the revolutionary period in an attempt to deny Ukrainian Nationalist responsibility. “The Kremlin rulers, in order to discredit the national Ukrainian liberation movement, and especially the Ukrainian Government and its Head and Chief Commander Simon Petlura, deliberately twisted the facts trying to put the blame for the pogroms on the leaders of the Ukrainian Republic. In the same way the rpresentatives [sic] of the former tsarist ruling circles made great efforts to disgrace the Ukrainian liberation movement by falsely accusing the Ukrainian leaders of pogrom making." (Page 8) Subjects: Ukraine -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Jews. Light age toning and shelf wear. Very good + condition. (UKR-1-37) (ID #33706) $30.00.
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  119. Shtif, Nahum. POGROMEN IN UKRAINE: DI TSAYT FUN DER FRAYVILIGER ARMEY. Berlin; Vostok, 1923. Later cloth. 12mo. 111 pages. 19 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. ‘Pogroms in Ukraine; The time of the Volunteer Army’; a history of the Ukraine Pogroms carried out by the White Ukrainian forces (the Dobrovolcheskaya armiya); includes entries on Jewish Self-Defense Groups in the Ukraine. The author, Nokhem Shtif (1879–1933), was a “linguist, literary historian, and political activist. … After the February 1917 Revolution, Shtif was among the founders of the revived Folkspartey (Folks Party). Inspired by Simon Dubnow, the party had been first formed in 1907, but remained dormant throughout the following decade. … He left Kiev in 1920, spending a short time in Minsk, where he and Zelig Kalmanovitch lectured for Yiddish teachers. Subsequently, Shtif moved to Kovno (Kaunas), then a stronghold of the Folkspartey, but eventually settled in Berlin in March 1922. His book on pogroms in Ukraine was published in Berlin in Russian (Pogromy na Ukraine; 1922) and in Yiddish (Pogromen in Ukraine; 1923). ” (Yivo Encyclopedia). Bound in attractive later marbled boards and cloth, with gilt title on spine. Subjects: Jews - Persecutions - Ukraine. Pogroms - Ukraine. Ukraine - History - Revolution, 1917-1921. Ukraine - Ethnic relations. OCLC lists 7 copies. With institutional bookstamps on title page, otherwise clean and fresh. Good + condition. (EE-5-18) (ID #32323) $125.00.
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  121. Tcherikower, Elias. DI UKRAINER POGROMEN IN YOR 1919. New York: YIVO Institute For Jewish Research, 1965. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 372, [2] pages. 24 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Bibliotek fun YIVO. English title page: “The Pogroms in the Ukraine in 1919.” Continuation of the work “Antisemitizm un pogromen in Ukraine, 1917-1918” published 1923. A detailed scholarly study of the terrible Ukrainian pogroms in 1919 written by “Elias Tcherikower (1881–1943), historian of Russian Jewish life and anti-Jewish violence. …The 1919 Bolshevik suppression of Jewish autonomy and the simultaneous wave of violence and mass murder against Ukrainian Jewish communities by nationalist, White, and other forces (‘the Ukrainian pogroms’) strongly shaped Tsherikover’s subsequent scholarly career. He helped compile an essential collection of documents and testimonies on Jewish autonomy and its dissolution (Di idishe oytonomie un der natsyonaler secretariat in Ukraine; 1920) and later edited a related volume of documents and memoirs on revolutionary-era Jewish life, In der tkufe fun revolutsye (Berlin, 1924). From 1919, Tsherikover devoted himself especially to gathering evidence about pogroms. By the time he left Russia for Berlin via Kovne/Kaunas in 1921, he had compiled a massive archive (now housed at YIVO). Settling in Berlin, he began a massive scholarly project on pogroms with other Jewish scholars and activists, including Simon Dubnow, Yosef Schechtman, Nokhem Shtif, Jakob Lestschinsky, and N. Gergel. Tsherikover himself wrote two historical studies on pogroms: Antisemitizm un pogromen in Ukraine, 1917–1918 (published in Yiddish and Russian, 1923) and Di Ukrainer pogromen in 1919, published posthumously (1965). Tsherikover and his archive also played an important role in the 1926–1927 Paris trial of Shalom Schwarzbard. ” (YIVO Encyclopedia; Tsherikover, Elye). Subjects: Jews –Ukraine - History - 20th century. Jews - Persecutions - Ukraine - History - 20th century. Ukraine - History - Revolution, 1917-1921.Pogroms - Ukraine - History - 20th century. Ukraine - Ethnic relations - History - 20th century. Very light wear to outer edges, near fine. Great condition. (YID-16-20) (ID #30822) $40.00.
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  123. Wasilevsky, Sholem; Ralph Shore. BERSHAD. New York; Ralph Shore And Sholem Wasilevsky, 1946. Original stiff wrappers. 8vo. [20] pages. 25 cm. In Yiddish. This illustrated brochure contains stories about R' Raphael, photos of heroes and martyrs of a massacre of Jews in Bershad in May 1919, and a poem in memory of the victims, by David Friedgand (later Freed) (1904-1971), a descendant of R' Raphael. The cover illustration depicts a design representing the tallit weaving industry for which the shtetl of Bershad was once famous for. Subjects: Jews - Ukraine - Bershad. Bershad (Ukraine) - Ethnic relations. OCLC lists only two copies worldwide (Museum of Jewish Heritage; NYPL). Light wear to covers, clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (YIZ-13-20) (ID #29876) $250.00.
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  125. Beilis, Mendel. DI GESHIKHTE FUN MAYNE LAYDEN [LAYDN]. New York: Mendel Beilis Publishing Co, 1925. Cloth, 4to. 264 pages. Illustrated. In Yiddish. SUBJECT(S): Trials (murder) – Ukraine – Kiev; Blood accusation – Ukraine; Jews – Soviet Union; Jews – persecutions; Antisemitism – Russia – history; Beilis, Mendel, 1874-1934 – trials, litigation, etc; lUshchinskii, Andrei, d. 1911. OCLC lists no English copies worldwide. Beilis was “victim of a blood libel charge in Russia in 1911. On March 20, 1911, the mutilated body of Andrei Yushchinsky, a 12-year-old boy, was discovered in a cave on the outskirts of Kiev. The monarchist rightist press immediately launched a vicious anti-Jewish campaign, accusing the Jews of using human blood for ritual purposes. ” Scientists, scholars, politicians, and clergy from around the world wrote in his defense, he was defended by some of Russia's most competent lawyers, and the jury found him not guilty. Beilis and his family eventually moved to Israel and then the United States. (Turtel, EJ) Gilt lettering on front and spine. Bumped corners, spine faded and loose, but present, otherwise very good condition. (ComHist-18-19) (ID #29312) $30.00.
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  127. Beilis, Mendel; Shari Schwartz. SCAPEGOAT ON TRIAL: THE STORY OF MENDEL BEILIS: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MENDEL BEILIS, THE DEFENDANT IN THE NOTORIOUS 1912 BLOOD LIBEL IN KIEV. New York: CIS Publishers, 1992. Cloth, 8vo. 260 pages. Illustrated. First English edition. SUBJECT(S): Blood accusation; Antisemitism – Ukraine – Kiev; Beilis, Mendel, 1874-1934 – trials, litigation, etc; Kiev (Ukraine) –ethnic relations. OCLC lists 29 copies worldwide. Beilis was “victim of a blood libel charge in Russia in 1911. On March 20, 1911, the mutilated body of Andrei Yushchinsky, a 12-year-old boy, was discovered in a cave on the outskirts of Kiev. The monarchist rightist press immediately launched a vicious anti-Jewish campaign, accusing the Jews of using human blood for ritual purposes. ” Scientists, scholars, politicians, and clergy from around the world wrote in his defense, he was defended by some of Russia's most competent lawyers, and the jury found him not guilty. Beilis and his family eventually moved to Israel and then the United States. (Turtel, EJ) Has dust jacket. Fine condition. (ComHist-10-10) (ID #20014) $35.00.
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  129. Tager, A. S. THE DECAY OF CZARISM: THE BEILISS TRIAL, A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF THE POLITICAL REACTION DURING THE LAST YEARS OF RUSSIAN CZARISM: BASED ON UNPUBLISHED MATERIALS IN THE RUSSIAN ARCHIVES. 8vo. xxi, 297 pages. First English edition. Illustrated. SUBJECT(S): Trial (murder) - Ukraine - Kiev; Blood accusation - Ukraine; Jews - Soviet Union; Jews - persecutions; Antisemitism - Russia - history; Beilis, Mendel, 1874-1934 - trial, litigation, etc; Iuschinskii, Andrei, d. 1911. Ex library, bumped corners, good condition. (EE-2-11) (ID #19450) $30.00.
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  131. Starodinskii, David. ODESSKOE GETTO: RECOLLECTIONS. Odessa, Izd-Vo. Druk, 2002. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 116 pages. Ill. Map. 20 cm. Second Edition. In Russian. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Ukraine -- Odesa -- Biography. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Odesa -- Personal narratives. Jewish ghettos -- Ukraine -- Odesa. Starodinskii, David, 1924-1991. ISBN: 9668099141. OCLC lists 1 copy worldwide (US Holocaust Memorial Museum). Cover is worn, with slightly bent corners and crease by spine. Note from previous owner on inside cover. Otherwise clean copy. Good condition. (HOLO2-28-18). (ID #25946) $65.00.
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  133. Kuznetsov, Anatolii Petrovich. BÁBI IAR: ROMANCE - DOCUMENTARIO SÔBRE OS HORRORES DO NAZISMO. Rio De Janeiro; Editôra Civilizacao Brasileira, 1969. Later Cloth. 8vo. 292 pages. 21 cm. First Portuguese edition. Translated from the Russian, this “documentary in the form of a novel” details the massacre at Babi Yar, a large ravine outside the city of Kiev where 100, 000 Jews, Gypsies, and Communists were mass murdered in 1941. Subjects: Babi Yar Massacre, Ukraine, 1941 - Fiction. War stories. Russian fiction - Translations into Portuguese. Historical fiction. Soviet Union - History - German occupation, 1941-1944 - Fiction. OCLC lists four copies worldwide (Biblio Senado Federal; Gratz Col; Univ Pittsburgh; Boston Pub Libr). Previous owners signature on endpage; otherwise clean and fresh. Good + condition. (HOLO2-99-19) (ID #30197) $50.00.
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  135. Vinokurov, Joseph. [YIZKOR-BUKH] = BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE [BABI YAR]. Philadelphia; Pub. House Peace, Inc, 1983. Softbound. 8vo. 82, 202 pages. 22 cm. Illustrated. First edition. 43 black and white photographs of Babi Yar victims. Text in English, Russian, and Yiddish. An early partial list of those killed in the brutal massacres at Babi Yar. Written in 1983 to honor “…the tragic fate of Soviet Jewry during the war and the tragic experiences of Soviet Jews today who cannot mourn the Jewish war dead and who cannot raise a monument to their memory or publish a book inscribing their names. ” (Page 94) This book contains personal articles remembering those who died and explaining the history of the massacres. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Kiev. OCLC lists 1 copy worldwide. (HUC) Some shelfwear, binding tight. Very good condition. (HOLO2-107-13) (ID #31999) $150.00.
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  137. Danskyi, O. [Daniel Tchaikovsky] KHOCHU ZHYTY! OBRAZKY Z NIMETS’KYKH KONTSENTRATSIINYKH TABORIV [I WANT TO LIVE! SKETCHES OF NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS]. Munich; Ukrainian Publishing Association, 1946. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 163 pages. 21 cm. Illustrated. First edition. In Ukrainian. Line drawing illustrations depicting prisoners, and camp labor. Written by Daniel Tchaikovsky, under the pseudonym O. Danskyi. Tchaikovsky was a journalist, member of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists, and supporter of OUN leader Stepan Bandera. He was imprisoned in Auschwitz from 1942 until the camp was liberated in 1945. (Wikipedia) This account of Auschwitz is the first survivor’s account to be published in Ukrainian, and is one of the earliest accounts of the horrors Nazi concentration camps. (Preface to the second edition) Subjects: Concentration camps -- Germany. Auschwitz. Previous owners markings on title and half title pages. Previous institutional markings on cover. Some age toning and edgewear. Back strip has tears and previous repair with non -archival tape. Light staining internally along top edge, not affecting text. Good condition. (UKR-1-45) (ID #33714) $500.00.
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  139. Martynec, V. BRÄTZ: NIMECKIJ KONCENTRACIJNYI TABIR [BRATZ: MEMOIRS OF A GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMP]. Stuttgart; Nakladom KEP, 1946. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 120 pages. 21 cm. Illustrated. First Edition. In Ukrainian. Contains line drawing illustrations of prisoner life, diagram of the Bratz penal camp, and a map of concentration camps throughout Europe. Memoirs of the author regarding his arrest and internment in the Bratz forced labor camp, described as a sub-camp of Sachsenhausen. (Preface) Subjects: Forced Labor - Concentration Camps. Sachsenhausen. OCLC lists 2 copies worldwide. (Bayerische Staatsbiliothek and Universitatsbibliothek Heidelberg.), none outside Germany. Age toning and Edge wear. Back strip missing, binding still intact. Good + condition. Scarce and important (UKR-1-44) (ID #33713) $500.00.
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  141. Osynka, Paladij. AL'BUM POLITV'JAZNJA = ALBUM OF A POLITICAL PRISONER. [Munich; No Publisher. The Author?], 1946. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 8 pages [15] leaves of plates. 21 cm. Illustrated. First edition. In Ukrainian and English. Contains 16 stylized color illustrations depicting life and death inside Aushwitz. “The sketches of this life drawn in form of cartoons by the bed-fellows of the author may serve as a reward for those who survived this inferno in the earth. On the other par they may serve for every Ukrainian and for strangers as a document of the fight of Ukrainian people for their higher ideals.” (Preface) Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German -- Caricatures and cartoons. Political prisoners -- Ukraine -- Caricatures and cartoons. Political prisoners -- Poland -- Oswiecim -- Caricatures and cartoons. Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Caricatures and cartoons. OCLC lists 18 copies worldwide. Some age toning. Wear to back strip along top and bottom edges. Illustrations clear and crisp. Very good condition. (UKR-1-46) (ID #33715) $1000.00.
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  143. Forotivsky, Leonti. KYÏV PID VOROZHYMY OKUPATSIIAMY [KIEV UNDER ENEMY OCCUPATIONS]. Buenos Aires; M. Denysiuk, 1952. Original Wrappers. 12mo. 78 pages. 19 cm. Illustrated. First Edition. In Ukrainian. Black and white photogtaphs of Kiev throughout the wartime period. Alternate title in Spanish, “Kiev Bajo Las Ocupaciones Enemigas.” Written by Leonti Forostivsky, after his emigration to Argentina in 1943. Forostivsky, a historian interested in the Nazi occupation of Kiev, served as Head of the Kiev city council from February, 1942 until November, 1943. In this description of the city under Soviet and Nazi occupation he reports the destruction of Khreschatyk area of Kiev was destroyed by Soviet mines placed during the Red Army retreat from the city in 1941. The remote detonation of the Soviet mines preceded the notorious Babi Yar massacre, which was described by the Nazi occupiers as reprisal for guerilla attacks against them. Subjects: Kiev (Ukraine) -- History. OCLC lists 18 copies worldwide. Some edge wear and age toning. Light soiling to wrappers. Very good condition. (UKR-1-43) (ID #33712) $150.00.
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  145. (Kolky, Ukraine) Kac, Daniel [Kats, Daniyel]. KONCERT GRANY ZYWYM: CONCERT PLAYED FOR ALIVES [SIC]. Warszawa: Agencja Wydawnicza Tu, 1998. Hardback, 8vo. 336 pages. Includes 4 pages of plates. 22 cm. In Polish. SUBJECT(S): Jews – Ukraine – Kolky (Volyns'ka oblast') – biography; Kats, Daniyel. Memoir of survival in Kolky, Ukraine (Volyns'ka oblast'). SERIES: Pamiec Europy. Sylwetk. ISBN: 8390876604. Very good condition. (ComHist-12-2) (ID #8593) $40.00.
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  147. DER UKRAYNER ID IN UKRAYNE UN AMERIKE. 1944. Paper wrappers, 8vo. 160, 31 pages. Illustrated. First edition. In Yiddish with a section in English. SUBJECT(S): Jews – Ukraine; Jews – United States; World War, 1939-1945 – civilian relief – Ukraine; War relief – Ukraine. OCLC lists 4 copies worldwide (New York Public Library, Stanford Univ, Yale Univ, Cratz College). Covers chipped and discolored around the edges and on spine, text clean, good condition. (MX-7-4) (ID #19317) $150.00.
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  149. Bessarabian Federation Of American Jews. DER BESARABER YID. New York: Bessarabian Federation OF American Jews, January, 1946. Cloth, 4to. 128, 32 pages. In Yiddish. Illustrated. Only issue published. SUBJECT(S): Jews – Bessarabia (Moldova and Ukraine); Jews – United States. OCLC lists 4 copies worldwide (Stanford, Yale, Library of Congress, Harvard). Edges of spine and lower corner a little worn, pages yellowed, very good condition. (MX-7-21) (ID #19335) $175.00.
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  151. Dushnyck, Walter. DEATH AND DEVASTATION ON THE CURZON LINE, THE STORY OF THE DEPORTATIONS FROM UKRAINE. New York; Committee Against Mass Expulsion, The Ukrainian Congress Committee Of America, 1948. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 32 pages. 23cm. First Edition. “The scale of the deportations, involving some twenty million people; the fact that they occurred mostly since the end of hostilities and are therefore crimes of peace and not of war; the fact that the victims of deportations have not been recognized as displaced persons and have become men without the rights of man, the comparative silence of the press about them - all of these factors make the question one of the most neglected of all the great moral issues which confront the civilized world. This latest pamphlet, Death and the Devastation on the Curzon Line, deals with the least known phase of the whole tragedy. Its subject is the Ukraine, most of which has been behind the Iron Curtain ever since World War 1. Hence we are particularly happy to be able to publish so thorough a study by so well qualified an author as Mr. Walter Dushnyck.” (Pg. 5, Preface) Subjects: Deportation -- Ukraine. Ukraine -- Politics and government -- 1917-1945. Ukraine -- Politics and government -- 1945-1991. OCLC lists 20 copies worldwide. Light shelf wear and age toning. Very good condition. (UKR-1-16) (ID #33668) $100.00.
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  153. Osmachka, Todos. STARSHYI BOIARYN [THE BEST MAN]. [Munich?]; Prometheus, 1946. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 166 pages. 21 cm. First Edition. In Ukrainian. “Although his first poems were written in 1916, Osmachka began his literary career while he was a student at the Kyiv Institute of People's Education from 1920 to 1923. He belonged to the literary organizations Aspys and Lanka [Later known as “Maisternia Revoliutsiinoho Slova” (Workshop of the Revolutionary Word) or MARS] and published his first collection of poetry, Krucha (The Precipice), in 1922; it was followed by two more collections, Skyts’ki vohni (The Scythian Fires, 1925) and Klekit ([Crane's] Clacking, 1929). Like other members of MARS he was attacked and arrested for his ‘unpolitical’ literary works, but managed to save himself from execution by feigning insanity. During the 1930s he faced constant persecution by the authorities and was unable to publish any works. During the Second World War he fled to Western Ukraine, then to displaced persons camps in Germany, and finally to the United States. Osmachka's personal ordeal had lasting effects on him, and until his death he suffered from a persecution complex. Nonetheless he resumed his literary career in 1943 in Lviv with the publication of his fourth collection of poetry, Suchasnykam (To My Contemporaries). In the displaced persons camps, where he was a member of the MUR literary organization, he published his epic poem, written in octaves, Poet (Poet, 1946), as well as his first prose work, Starshyi Boiaryn (The Best Man, 1946).” (Encyclopedia of Ukraine). Subjects: Ukraine - Fiction -Short Stories. OCLC lists 2 copies worldwide. (Cleveland Pub. Libr, Toronto Pub. Libr.) Light age toning and edgewear. Very good contion. Scarce and important (UKR-1-29) (ID #33697) $125.00.
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  155. Osmachka, Todos. POET. [No Publisher], [1946]. Original Illustrated Wrappers. 8vo. 153 pages. 21 cm. Illustrated. First Edition. Black and red illustrations with a frontispiece portrait of the author. Epic poem, written in octaves, drawing strongly on Ukrainian folk tradition written while Osmachka was in a displaced persons camp, and a member of The Artistic Ukrainian Movement (MUR). "The objectives of MUR were to gather Ukrainian writers scattered by the Second World War, to organize the publication of their works, and to become a center, within a comprehensive national ideology, for creative dialogues among members representing various styles and literary aims. MUR played a positive role in that it managed to organize almost all of the noted emigre writers and provide them with a forum for discussion while it stimulated an interest in literature among the public at large." (Encyclopedia of Ukraine) Subjects: Ukrainian poetry -- 20th century -- Texts. Edgewear and light age toning. Good + condition. (UKR-1-31) (ID #33699) $100.00.
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  157. Pavlychenko, T. K. RUKH NATSIONAL’NOÏIEDNOSTY: Z PRYVODU IUVILEINOÏ KONFERENTSIÏ UNO KANADY. [MOVEMENT OF NATIONAL UNITY: FROM THE ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE OF THE UNF CANADA.]. Winnipeg; Ukrainian National Federation, 1952. Original Wrappers. 12mo. 30 pages. 19 cm. Illustrated. First Edition. Black and white portraits of members of the Ukrainian National Federation. History and information regarding the activities of the Ukrainian National Federation on the occasion of the organizations 20th anniversary. “The Ukrainian National Federation was founded on Sunday, July 17, 1932 at a historic meeting in Edmonton, Alberta. In the first four years, 50 Branches were established across Canada. The UNF was incorporated by an Act of Parliament on June 1, 1950. The UNF is dedicated to the preservation of Ukrainian Canadian history and the cultural heritage of Ukraine.” (unfcanada. Ca) Subjects: Ukrainian National Federation. T. K. Pavlychenko. OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide. Light age toning and shelf wear. Minimal previous institutional markings. Very good. Condition. (UKR-1-47) (ID #33717) $45.00.
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  159. Shumeyko, Stephen. Ed. UKRAINIAN AMERICAN AFFAIRS BULLETIN: VOL 1: NO 2. New York; Ukrainian Congress Committee, 1944. Original Wrappers. 4to. 28 pages. 28cm. First Edition. Community bulletin containing wartime information regarding Ukraine and Ukrainian American immigrants. Featuring an article titled “The Ukrainian Struggle for Freedom” by noted American historian William Henry Chamberlin. “The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) was founded in 1940 to provide authoritative information about the plight of Ukrainians, as well as to represent the interests of the Ukrainian American community. [...]Throughout its history, the UCCA has raised U. S. Awareness of Ukraine as well as represented the interests of Ukrainian Americans before the government. Of its many achievements over the years, some highlights include: its work for the enactment of the law admitting displaced persons from Europe to America, which was adopted by Congress in 1948 and resulted in 110, 000 Ukrainians being admitted into the United States; its support for the establishment of Ukrainian language services at the Voice of America and Radio Free Liberty; and its initiative of a Public Law within the House and Senate to erect a monument to Taras Shevchenko, the bard of Ukraine, in Washington, D. C, which was unveiled in 1964 by former U. S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower.” (ucca.org) Subjects: Ukrainians in the United States -- Periodicals. World War II. OCLC lists 1 copy worldwide. (NYPL) Light soiling, previous owner marking on wrappers. Very good + condition. Scarce (UKR-1-7) (ID #33658) $75.00.
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  161. Ukrainian Congress Committee Of America. TWENTY YEARS OF DEVOTION TO FREEDOM: SURVEY OF PURPOSES AND ACTIVITIES OF THE UKRAINIAN CONGRESS COMMITTEE OF AMERICA ON THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS EXISTENCE. New York; Ukrainian Congress Committee Of America, 1960. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 104 pages. 28cm. Illustrated. First Edition. Articles and descriptions of the Ukrainian Congresss Committee of America describing the prior 20 years of awareness raising and charity work done in service to Ukrainian independence and Ukrainian immigrants in America. Black and white portraits of committee members, as well as group photographs and a frontispiece portrait of John F. Kennedy. Subjects: Ukrainians -- United States -- Politics and government. Ukrainian Congress Committee of America -- History. OCLC lists 11 copies worldwide. Small sticker from previous owner on title page. Light shelf wear. Very good + condition. (UKR-1-13) (ID #33665) $75.00.
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  163. Ukrainian Folk Ballet Of The Twin Cities. THE UKADET: VOL 5, NO 12. DECEMBER 1945: VOL 6, NO 4. APRIL 1946: VOL 6, NO 6. JUNE 1946: VOL 6, NO 7. JULY 1946: VOL 12, NO 2-3. FEBRUARY - MARCH 1952: AUGUST - SEPTEMBER 1953: JULY 17, 1955. [7 ISSUES]. Minneapolis; St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1945 - 1955. Staple bound single-sided leaves. 4to. Unpaged. 28cm. First Edition. In English and Ukrainian. Seven early issues of the mimeographed newsletter published and written by young members of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the Ukrainian Folk Ballet of the Twin Cities. Covers feature amateur line drawings submitted by readers and contributors. First published in 1941, The UKadet is a cultural and community bulletin featuring articles of interest to Ukrainians living in the Twin Cities, as well as general lifestyle information. Each of these issues features a 3-5 page section in Ukrainian. “The Ukrainian Folk Ballet of the Twin Cities was founded in 1934 in Minneapolis. The aims of the group were to organize Ukrainian youth, promote Ukrainian arts and culture, especially the national dances, and to promote the Ukrainian cultural heritage among Americans. Its membership consisted of young people from the parish of St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Northeast Minneapolis and included many non-Ukrainians over the years. The group published a newsletter, the "Ukadet" for many years.” (Immigration History Research Center) Subjects: Ukrainian American communities. Ukrainian youth organizations. OCLC lists 3 series runs worldwide. (Hoover Inst, Hennepin County Libr, Minnesota Historical Society.) Edge wear, some rubbing. Light age toning. Good + condition. Later issues also available. (UKR-1-15) (ID #33667) $150.00.
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  165. Ukrainian National Information Service. UKRAINIAN BULLETIN. VOL. 1. NO. 1. AND NO. 2; VOL. 2. NO. 1. MAY 17TH, 1939. JUNE 17TH, 1939. JANUARY, 6 1940. London; Ukrainian National Information Service, 1939-1940. Original Wrappers. 4to. 4 + 4 + 4 pages. 33 cm. First Edition. “This Bulletin comes into being as a result of a decision of the Ukrainian National Federation of Canada to open a Ukrainian National Information Service in London. The name of the Service speaks for itself. We might simply add that it will be maintained by British Ukrainians who are united within the Ukrainian National Federation of Canada. This organization is keenly interested in the struggle of the Ukrainian nation against all those neighbours who seized her lands and enslaved her population. The Ukrainian National Information Service will strive to give accurate and objective information concerning Ukraine for the sake of a clear and, it is hoped sympathetic understanding on the part of British people towards the just aspirations of the Ukrainian nation. In addition to this Bulletin the Ukrainian National Information Service hopes to publish authoritative material dealing with Ukrainian cultural values in general for the benefit of those who wish to get acquainted with them but do not know the Ukrainian language.” (Aim and Purpose, No. 1) Subjects: Ukraine - Nationalism. Independence. Culture. Periodical. OCLC lists one run of this periodical, May 1939 - April 1941, worldwide. (British Libr.) Age toning and edge wear. First issue has one inch tear along top edge. Very good condition. (UKR-1-55) (ID #33726) $200.00.
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  167. Ukrainian Youth's League Of North America. THE UKRAINIAN TREND. VOL 5, NO 2. MAY 1947. Detroit, Michigan; Ukrainian Youth's League Of North America, 1947. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 18 pages. 22 cm. First Edition. May, 1947. Regular periodical of the Ukrainian Youth’s League of North America. Containing historical information, news and current events, organizational news and events, and sporting information about UYLNA teams. This particular issue contains information about the Ukrainian Youth Rally to be held in New York from May 30th to June 1st, 1947. Subjects: Ukrainians -- United States -- Periodicals. Ukrainians -- Canada -- Periodicals. Ukrainian Americans -- Periodicals. Ukrainians -- North America -- Periodicals. OCLC lists 4 copies worldwide. (Libr. Of Congress, Indiana Univ. Harvard.) Light shelf wear, bright and crisp. Very good + condition. (UKR-1-54) (ID #33725) $30.00.
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  169. DI ROYTE VELT. VOL 6, NR. 5 ONLY (1930). Kharkov [Ukraine]: Ukrinishn Melukhe-Farlag, 1930. Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 160 pages. 21 cm. In Yiddish. Di Royte Velt was a monthly Yiddish literary magazine which began publication in 1924. Lacks Yiddish cover and 1st 2 leaves. Russian (Ukrainian?) cover is detached but present. SUBJECT(S): Yiddish literature -- Periodicals. OCLC lists 2 holdings (UCLA & Indiana), though one of these is for a single issue. Scarce, even in this condition (RUS-1-2) (ID #17315) $50.00.
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  171. DI ROYTE VELT. VOL 8, NR. 7-8 ONLY (1932). Kharkov [Ukraine]: Ukrinishn Melukhe-Farlag, 1932. Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 160 pages. 21 cm. In Yiddish. Di Royte Velt was a monthly Yiddish literary magazine which began publication in 1924. SUBJECT(S): Yiddish literature -- Periodicals. OCLC lists 2 holdings (UCLA & Indiana), though one of these is for a single issue. Paper very brown and fragile, flaking, binding coming loose, covers-Russian and Yiddish-are present but detachedc and chipping. Complete. Scarce, even in this condition (YIDR-1-3) (ID #17316) $50.00.
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  173. Ukrainian Congress Committee Of America. THE UKRAINIAN QUARTERLY [25 ISSUES]. [New York, N. Y, Ukrainian Congress Committee Of America], 1944-1955. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 24 cm. First Edition. Issued quarterly, 4 times a year. No. 1 and 2 of vol. I, complete vol. II, complete vol. III, complete vol. IV, complete vol. V, complete vol. VI, complete vol. VIII, issue no. 3 of vol. XI. “The Ukrainian Quarterly has been in circulation since 1944, and remains the only English-language scholarly journal dedicated to Ukrainian and Eastern European affairs. Sent to U. S. Government officials, policy makers and universities throughout the world, this publication provides an outlet for the UCCA to disseminate information and advocate issues.” (Ukrainian Congress Committee of America) Subjects: Ukrainian Americans -- Periodicals. Ukraine -- History. Some issues have significant edgewear, particularly along backstrip. Light age toning present throughout. Some issues have institutional markings. Overall good condition. (UKR-1-33) (ID #33701) $400.00.
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  175. Volynyak, Peter. Ed. NOWI DNI [NEW DAY] [64 ISSUES]. Toronto; New Day, 1965 - 1970. Original Wrappers. 4to. 29 cm. First Edition. Issues 181-251. From 1965 - 1970. In 1948 [Peter Volynyak] moved to Canada. Initially he worked on the newspaper "Echo Ukraine". In 1950, the first issue of the magazine "New Day" was published, edited and authored by P. Volynyak, in honor of Ukrainian independence, until his death. (Ukrainians In the World Encyclopedia) Subjects: Ukraine -- Periodicals. OCLC lists 14 libraries worldwide with these issues. Some edgewear and light age toning, occasional previous owner’s names. Very good + condition. (UKR-1-34) (ID #33702) $250.00.
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  177. Luciw, Wasyl. Theodore Luciw. AHAPIUS HONCHARENKO AND THE ALASKA HERALD: THE EDITOR'S LIFE AND AN ANALYSIS OF HIS NEWSPAPER. Toronto; Slavia Library, 1963. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 120 pages. 24cm. Illustated. First Edition. Inscribed by author Theodore Luciw on dedication page. 15 plates of black and white portraits, facsimile documents and period photographs describing Ukrainian immigration to the United States and Ahapius Honcharenko’s life. Biography of ‘priest-revolutionist’ Ahapius (also transliterated as Agapius and Ahapii) Honcharenko. “The man who is commonly recognized as the first nationally conscious Ukrainian in America is Ahapii Honcharenko, an Orthodox priest from the Kiev region, who had been personally acquainted with Taras Shevchenko and had espoused revolutionary ideas. In 1867-72, this original and adventurous individual served as the editor of the Alaska Herald, the first American publication that carried some information about Ukraine and its inhabitants. Later Honcharenko became a prominent figure in California, where he attempted to establish a Ukrainian socialist colony in the early years of the 20th century.” (Subtleny, Ukraine: A History.) Subjects: Honcharenko, Ahapius, 1832-1915. Alaska Herald. Ukrainians in the United States. Some shelf wear and light soiling to wrappers. Very good condition. (UKR-1-1) (ID #33650) $30.00.
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  179. Ukrainian Canadian Committee. ZBIRNYK MATERIIALIV I DOKUMENTIV: U 25-LITTIA DIIAL'NOSTY KUK: 1940-1965 = COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTARY MATERIAL: 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UKRAINIAN CANADIAN COMMITTEE: 1940-1965. Winnipeg; Ukrainian Canadian Committee, 1965. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 310 pages. 25cm. Illustrated. First Edition. In Ukrainian with articles in English. A commemorative collection of photographs, articles and reports of the Ukrainian Canadian Committee. Black and white photographs depict committee members throughout the years 1940-1965. Contains donor list for a monument to Taras Shevchenko and period advertisements from Canada in Ukrainian. Subjects: Ukrainians -- Canada. Ukrainian Canadian Committee. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (Toronto Public Libr, Brandon Univ, Univ of Regina.), none outside Canada. Some shelf wear and light rubbing to covers. Very good condition. (UKR-1-12) (ID #33664) $100.00.
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  181. Dicker, Herman. PIETY AND PERSEVERANCE: JEWS FROM THE CARPATHIAN MOUNTAINS. New York: Sepher-Hermon Press, 1981. Cloth, 8vo. Xviii, 226 pages. [10] p. Of plates: ill. In English. SUBJECT(S): Descriptor: Jews -- Ukraine -- Zakarpats’ka oblast’ -- History. Jews -- Romania -- Sighetu Marmatiei -- History. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Zakarpats’ka oblast’. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Romania -- Sighetu Marmatiei. Hasidism -- Ukraine -- Zakarpats’ka oblast’. Hasidism -- Romania -- Sighetu Marmatiei. Joden. Geographic: Zakarpats’ka oblast’ (Ukraine) -- Ethnic relations. Sighetu Marmatiei (Romania) -Ethnic relations. Signed by author. In very good condition in a very good jacket. (COMHIST-18-14) (ID #29011) $40.00.
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  183. ANOTHER COPY. Paper wrappers, Also Inscribed by author. Very good condition. (COMHIST-18-21) (ID #29270) $40.00.
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  185. ANOTHER COPY. Cloth, Not Signed. Light wear to jacket. Very good condition. (EE-3-15) (ID #32044) $40.00.
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  187. Berger, Solomon. THE JEWISH COMMONWEALTH OF ZBOROW. New York, Regsol, 1967. Cloth, 8vo, 154 pages. Inscribed by the author. Researched personal memoir/history of this Polish-Ukranian- Jewish community wiped out in the Holocaust. Very good condition in Very good jacket. Lt. Rubbing to jacket, otherwise Very Good in a Very Good Jacket. (HOLO2-98-24) (ID #29898) $125.00.
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  189. Bickel, Shlomo. PINKES KOLOMEY; GESHIKHTE, ZIKHROYNES GESHTALTN, HURBN. Nyu-York; No Publisher, 1957. Publishers cloth. 8vo. 448 pages. 24 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Added English title page: Pinkas Kolomey. Edited by Shlomo Bickel. Title page drawing by Chaim Gross. With 17 illustrations, including map. Memorial Book for “Kolomyia (or Kolomyya; Pol, Kolomyja; Ger, Kolomea), city on the Prut River in Ukraine. Jews first settled in Kolomyja, then part of Poland, at about the turn of the sixteenth century. Although many were murdered and the community was destroyed during the Khmel’nyts’kyi massacres of 1648–1649, the Jewish population quickly reestablished itself and numbered more than 1, 000 residents by 1772, when Austria wrested the city from Polish control and made it part of the new province of Galicia. … With its high percentage of Jewish residents, Kolomea had a major impact on Jewish politics in the half century following Jewish emancipation in 1867–1868. … Jewish life in interwar Kolomyja typified the interwar Polish experience, with economic conditions steadily deteriorating for its roughly 15, 000 Jews, while cultural and political life thrived, particularly the wide variety of Zionist factions. Following Soviet occupation in 1939, all of these organizations were dissolved. Hungarian and German forces quickly conquered the town in the summer of 1941, and most of its Jews were murdered by February 1943 at the Szepariwice forest outside the city and the Belzec death camp. Few survivors returning from hiding or the Soviet Union remained after the war, although the town still had about 200 Jewish families in 1957 and 70 in 1969.” (YIVO Encyclopedia) Edited by Shlomo Bickel (1896–1969), “Yiddish writer, critic, and journalist. Born in the shtetl of Ustechko, in Austrian eastern Galicia (now Ukraine), Shloyme Bikl (alternately, Bickel), received a traditional Jewish education and then attended high school in Kolomyja (mod. Ukr, Kolomyia). ” (YIVO Encyclopedia) Subjects: Jews - Kolomea. Jews - Ukraine - Kolomyia. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Ukraine - Kolomyia. Light wear to cloth, previous owners bookstamp and signature on endpage, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good condition. (YIZ-15-16) (ID #31700) $125.00.
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  191. Dan, Hayim; Yosef Kariv. SEFER HOROKHOV. Tel Aviv; Irgun Yots’e Horokhov Be-Yisrael, 1966. Publishers cloth. 4to. 375, 79 pages. 28 cm. First edition. In Hebrew, Yiddish, and English. Added English title page: Horchiv Memorial Book. Published by the Horchiv committee in Israel, this large memorial book contains many pictures, a history of the Jewish community of Horchiv in Ukraine, its previous institutions, local Zionist and other tendencies and groups, emigration worldwide, the history of the town during the Shoah and Horchiv’s Jewish partisans. Subjects: Jews - Ukraine - Horokhiv. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Ukraine - Horokhiv. Horokhiv (Ukraine). Light soiling to outer edges, light wear to edges of covers, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good condition. (YIZ-13-2) (ID #29858) $125.00.
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  193. Dinur, Dov. SHO’AT YEHUDE RUSYAH HA-KARPATIT-UZ'HOROD. Yerushalayim; Ha-Mador Le-Heker Ha-Sho’ah, Ha-Makhon Le-Yahadut Zemanenu, Ha-Universitah Ha-‘ivrit, Yerushalayim, 1983. Original Wraps. 4to. 6, 123, 15 pages. 28 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. “Shoah in Carpathian Russia - Uzhhorod. ” A memorial book for the community of Uzhhorod (Ungvar). With facsimiles of period documents in English, German and Hungarian. Subjects: Jews - Persecutions - Ukraine - Uzhhorod. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Ukraine - Uzhhorod. Uzhhorod (Ukraine) - Ethnic relations. OCLC lists 20 copies. Light wear to wraps, light soiling to outer edges, otherwise fresh. Very good condition. (YIZ-15-13) (ID #31697) $125.00.
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  195. Erez, Yehudah. KARPATORUS. Yerushalayim; Hevrat Entsiklopedyah Shel Galuyot, 1959. Publishers cloth. 4to. 590 columns. 30 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. Title page verso: Karpatorus Enstiklopedyah shel galuyot, 7. Memorial book for the Jewish communities of Subcarpathian Rus; heavily illustrated (94 black and white photos). Subjects: Jews - Ukraine - Zakarpatska oblast - History. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Ukraine - Zakarpatska oblast. Zakarpatska oblast (Ukraine) - Ethnic relations. OCLC lists 16 copies. Light wear to cloth, faint institutional stamp on endpages, light soiling to outer edges, otherwise clean and fresh. Good + condition. (YIZ-15-19) (ID #31703) $75.00.
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  197. Gelber, N. M. BUSK: TOLDOT YEHUDEHA. Tel Aviv: 'olamenu, 1962. Hardcover, 8vo. 120 pages. In Hebrew with some Latin. First edition. English title: The history of the Jews of Busk. SUBJECT(S): Jews - Ukraine - Bus'k - history; Bus'k (Ukraine) -- ethnic relations; Jews - Poland - Busko Zdroj. OCLC lists 22 copies worldwide. "Gelber [1891-1966] was born in Lvov, Galicia and studied at the universities of Vienna and Berlin. He served in World War I as an officer in the Austro-Hungarian army; thereafter he assumed the post of general secretary of the Eastern Galician delegation of the Va'ad Le'ummi in Vienna and, subsequently, became an active participant in the Austrian Pro-Palestine Committee and first secretary of the Austrian Zionist Organization. In 1934 he immigrated to Palestine where, until his retirement in 1954, he worked in the Keren Hayesod head office in Jerusalem. His last years were devoted to Jewish scholarship, which he had pursued extensively, though not professionally, all his life. Gelber was a prolific author who published close to 1, 000 books and articles in Hebrew, German, Yiddish, and Polish on Jewish history and contemporary Jewish life, in addition to scores of articles on contemporary issues in daily newspapers. " (EJ, 2007) Good condition. (ComHist-16-2) (ID #22309) $125.00.
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  199. Gelber, N. M; 1891-1966; (Nathan Michael), Ben-Shem, Israel,; 1904-1987. SEFER Z'OLKIV: (KIRYAH-NISGAVAH) [ZOLKIEV/ZOLKIEW]. Yerushalayim: Hevrat Entsiklopedyah Shel Galuyot, 1969. Hardcover, 4to, 844 columns. In Hebrew. Sefer zikaron li-kehilot ha-golah; SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Ukraine -- Zhovkva. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Zhovkva. Zhovkva (Ukraine) -- Ethnic relations. At head of title: Sifre zikaron li-kehilot ha-golah; Entsiklopedyah shel galuyot; Z'olkiv; Zolkiew. Very good condition in very good jacket. (YIZ-5-6) (ID #29841) $125.00.
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  201. Kariv, Yosef. SEFER YIZKOR LI-KEHILAT SARNI. Yerushalayim: Yad Va-Shem; Tel-Aviv: Irgun Yots'e Sarni Veha-Sevivah Be-Yisra'el, 1961. Cloth, 4to, 508 pages. In Hebrew and Yiddish. Map on endpapers. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Ukraine -- Sarny. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Sarny. Judenvernichtung. Memorbuch. Geschichte. Sarny (Ukraine) -- Ethnic relations. Sarny (Lemberg) Juden. Other Titles: Sefer yizkor - Sarni veha-sevivah. Very good condition. (YIZ-5-5) (ID #29845) $125.00.
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  203. Livneh, Nathan. YALKUT VOHLIN [BAND 4, ZAMLUNG 32]. Tel-Aviv; Arkhiyon Vohlin Be-Erets-Yisra’el, 1971. Original Wraps. 8vo. 48 pages. 24 cm. Quarterly Periodical. Published by the World Union of Wolynian Jews in Israel, with stamp of Federation of Wolynian Jews of Brooklyn, NY on cover. A journal devoted to the memory of the Jewish communities in the Volhynia region of Poland and Ukraine. Offers articles on entire communities and leading individuals. With black and white photographs. Subjects: Jews - Ukraine - Volhynia - Periodicals. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Ukraine - Volhynia - Periodicals. OCLC lists 20 copies. Soiling to outer wraps, internally clean. Very good + condition. (YIZ-15-4) (ID #31687) $30.00.
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  205. (Maramuresh) Rozman, Shelomoh. SEFER ZIKHRON KEDOSHIM LI-YEHUDE KARPATOROS-MARAMURESH: LE-HANTSAHAT ZEKHER HA-KEHILOT... HA-HAYIM HA-YEHUDIYIM BA-'AYAROT UVA-KEFARIM, TE'UR MAKIF 'AL TEKUFAT HA-SHO'AH. Brooklyn: the Author, 1969. Hardback, 8vo. 543 pages. In Yiddish. Illustrated. SUBJECT(S): Jews – Ukraine – Zakarpats'ka oblast' – history; Jews – Romania – Maramures – history; Judaism – Ukraine -- Zakarpats'ka oblast'; Judaism – Romania – Maramures; Zakarpats'ka oblast' (Ukraine) – ethnic relations; Maramures (Romania) – ethnic relations. Marbed edges. Very good condition. (YIZ-2-3) (ID #20172) $125.00.
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  207. Okrutny, Iosef,; 1906-. SEFER GALITSYE: GEDENK BUKH. Buenos Ayres: Aroysgegebn Fun Farlag "galitsye" Baym Tsentral Farband Fun Galitsyaner Yidn In Buenos-Ayres, 1968. Hardcover, small 4to, 408 pages. In Yiddish with introduction also in Spanish. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Persecutions -- Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) -- Ethnic relations. On verso of title pages: Anales de Galitzia = (Sefer Galitzia) OCLC lists 10 copies worldwide. Very good condition. (YIZ-4-12) (ID #29799) $125.00.
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  209. Osherowitch, Mendl, 1889-1965. SHTET UN SHTETLEKH IN UKRAYINE UN IN ANDERE TEYLN FUN RUSLAND: FORSHUNGEN IN YIDISHER GESHIKHTE UN YIDISHN LEBNSSHTEYGER (COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES). Nyu York: M. Osherovitsh Yubiley-Komitet, 1948. Cloth, 8vo. 2 volumes. Vol. 1 – 306 pages; Vol. 2 – 305 pages. In Yiddish. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Soviet Union -- History. Jews -- Ukraine -- History. Title on added title page: Cities and towns in the history of the Jews in Russia and the Ukraine. Responsibility: fun M. Osherovitsh. OCLC lists 15 copies worldwide. Ex-library with bookplate, marking on spine, and stamp on title page. Light wear to cover and spine. Text in very good condition. (YIZ-6-4) (ID #29853) $225.00.
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  211. ANOTHER COPY, BUT VOLUME TWO ONLY (OF TWO). 305 pages. Light wear to cover and spine. Hinges starting. Text in very good condition. (YIZ-6-5) (ID #29848) $100.00.
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  213. Ringel, A. M; Rubin, Y. Ts. SEFER ZIKARON LI-KEHILAT RAVAH-RUSKAH VEHA-SEVIVAH. Tel Aviv: Irgun yots'e Ravah-Ruskah veha-sevivah be-Yisra'el, Israel; Tel Aviv. 1973. 468 pages. Includes illustrations; 31 cm. In Hebrew & Yiddish; foreword in English, Hebrew and Yiddish. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Ukraine -- Rava-Russkaya -- History. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Rava-Russkaya. Geographic: Rava-Rus'ka (Ukraine) -- Ethnic relations. Other Titles: Rawa-Ruska memorial book; Title on title pageverso: Yizker-bukh Rava-Ruska un umgebung; Title on half title page: Sefer Ravah-Ruskah veha-sevivah; Rawa-Ruska; Ravah-Ruskah. OCLC lists 17 copies (YIZ-13-30) (ID #14347) $125.00.
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  215. Rozman, Shelomoh. SEFER ZIKHRON KEDOSHIM LI-YEHUDE KARPATOROS-MARAMURESH: LE-HANTSAHAT ZEKHER HA-KEHILOT... HA-HAYIM HA-YEHUDIYIM BA-AYAROT UVA-KEFARIM, TE'UR MAKIF AL TEKUFAT HA-SHO'AH. Brooklyn, N. Y.: Sh. Rosman, 1968. Embossed hardcover, 8vo, 12, 32-543 pages. Photographs throughout. In Yiddish. SUBJECT(S) Descriptor: Jews -- Ukraine -- Zakarpats'ka oblast' -- History. Jews -- Romania -- Maramures -- History. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Zakarpats'ka oblast'. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Romania -- Maramures; Zakarpats'ka oblast' (Ukraine) Maramures (Romania); Crisana (Romania). OCLC lists 48 copies worldwide. Covers worn. Very good condition. (YIZ-12-7) (ID #31655) $125.00.
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  217. (Skalat) Weissbrod, Abraham; Yisrael Kaplan. ES SHTARBT A SHTETL: MEGILES SKALAT. 1948. Paper wrappers, 8vo. 184 pages. Illustrated. In Yiddish. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in year of publication. SUBJECT(S): Jews – Ukraine – Skalat – history; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) – Ukraine – Skalat; World War, 1939-1945 – Jewish resistance – Ukraine – Skalat; Skalat (Ukraine) – ethnic relations. OCLC lists 23 copies worldwide. Covers loose, pages tanned. Good condition. Edgewear to covers with some pieces missing, pages tanned. Good condition. (YIZ-3-21) (ID #19785) $125.00.
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  219. ANOTHER COPY. Large chips to front cover, obscuring author's name and beginning of title, pages tanned. Corners of first few pages creased. Ex-library with book plate and bookpocket. Fair condition. (YIZ-12-6) (ID #24104) $50.00.
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  221. (Sokolievka) Miller, Leo and Miller, Diana. SOKOLIEVKA/JUSTINGRAD A CENTURY OF STRUGGLE IN A UKRAINIAN SHETL, AS RECOUNTED BY SURVIVORS TO ITS SCATTERED DESCENDANTS. New York: Loewenthal Press, 1983. Cloth, 8vo. 202 pages. In English. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- Ukraine -- Sokolivka (Vasyl’kivs’kyi raion, Kiev) Jews -- Ukraine -- IUstingrad. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Sokolivka (Vasyl’kivs’kyi raion, Kiev) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- IUstingrad. Sokolivka (Vasyl’kivs’kyi raion, Kiev, Ukraine) -- Ethnic relations. IUstingrad (Ukraine) -- Ethnic relations Ex library, otherwise in very good condition(Comhist1-14) (ID #19701) $125.00.
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  223. Steinman, Eliezer. SEFER HA-BESHT. Tel-Aviv, Hotsaat “keneset”, 1958. Original cover, 8vo, 389 pages, 25 cm. In Hebrew. Series: Beer ha-Hasidut; Variation: Steinman, Eliezer. Beer ha-Hasidut. SUBJECT(S): Hasidim -- Ukraine -- Biography. Hasidim -- Legends. Hasidism. Baal Shem Tov, ca. 1700-1760. Steinman (1892-1970) was a “Hebrew writer. Born in Obodovka, Steinman was ordained a rabbi, and began to write at an early age, but it took some time before his first stories appeared in print. Steinman pursued literary work and was also a part-time Hebrew teacher in Odessa. He contributed regularly to Ha-Zefirah and worked on translations, which were not published until a later date. During this period, he began to publish long stories, as well as essays and articles. In 1920 he left Russia. During those unsettled times, having been mistaken for the Yiddish writer Baynush Steinman, a rumor was spread of his death, and he was eulogized in the Hebrew daily press and in literary periodicals, as well as in foreign-language publications. Steinman published "Teshuvah le-Maspidai, in Ha-Zefirah. Settling in Warsaw, he continued his regular contributions of stories, essays, and articles to Ha-Efirah and wrote for Der Moment. Steinman founded the monthly, Kolot, which provided a forum for young writers. It was also the first attempt to compare the thought of R. Nahman of Bratslav and Aaron Samuel Tamares with those of St. Francis of Assisi, Ibsen, and others. During his Warsaw period he published a collection of stories, a novel, a collection of articles, and two Yiddish books of essays and stories on the pogroms against Ukrainian Jews. In 1924, Steinman settled in Tel Aviv. He wrote for Haaretz and Ha-Olam and, together with other young writers, became active in the Writers’ Union. On behalf of the Union he edited its literary collection Mesibbah and, afterward, its organ Ketuvim. Here he continued his attempts to find a synthesis between ancient and modern Jewish literature and culture, and world literature. He published stories and novels, including Zugot and Duda’im, and collections of essays: Ha-Yesod ba-Hinnukh, Meshihiyyut, Be-Mizreh ha-Zeman, and Sha’ar ha-Vikku’ah. When Ketuvim closed, he became a columnist for Davar, also contributing regularly to literary periodicals and collections in Israel and abroad. Steinman claims that the primary function of a critical essay is to improve man’s view on life and art, and that therefore it is permissible and desirable to apply present-day views in studying works of the past. His memoirs contain a great deal of literary gossip. In his reconstruction of the “conversations, ” Steinman aims at giving a very subjective account of the conversants’ views rather than a stenographic recording of their actual remarks. Steinman was the most prolific Hebrew writer of his generation” (Kressel in EJ, 2007). Hinge repair. Chipping and cover edges. Bumped cover corners. Light yellowing to pages. Otherwise, good condition. (Heb-28-3) (ID #31298) $100.00.
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  225. Benoist-Méchin, Jacques. LE DOCUMENT: PÉRIODIQUE MENSUEL. UKRAINE ! 'ESPACE VITAL' NO 1. PAR BENOIST MÉCHIN. Paris: Éditions S.P.E.G, 1939. Original Wrappers. 4to. 30 pages. 30 cm. Illustrated. First Edition. In French. Black and white period photographs. Periodical exploring the historical aspects of Ukrainian independence and political autonomy published, in June 1939, shortly before the Nazi invasion of Poland. Explains the history of Ukraine, the Ukrainian revolution, Soviet influence on Ukraine, and the relationship between Ukraine and Nazi Germany. Subjects: Ukrainain History - Periodicals. OCLC list one copy worldwide. (Bibliotheque Nationale de France) Small open tear on front cover. 1 inch open tear to bottom margin of leaf containing pages 29 and 30, does not affect text. Some light age toning and shelf wear. Good + condition. (UKR-1-53) (ID #33724) $100.00.
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  227. Wytwycky, Bohdan. THE OTHER HOLOCAUST: MANY CIRCLES OF HELL: A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF 9-10 MILLION PERSONS WHO DIED WITH THE 6 MILLION JEWS UNDER NAZI RACISM. Washington, D. C; Novak Report On The New Ethnicity, 1980. Softbound. 8vo. 95 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Contents: Maps - Introduction - Nazi theories of racism and imperialism - Victims of Nazi racism in action - Epilogue. “It is too often forgotten in the West that the extermination of the Jews of Europe was only to be a prelude for much more drastic action...Had the Germans succeeded with their plans they would have carried out a diabolical scheme of `resettlement' and of `special treatment' which would have caused the death of a couple hundred million Poles, Czechs, Ukrainians, and Russians. " (T. H. Tetens, 1961, “The New Germany and the Old Nazis” cited by Wytwycky) Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Atrocities. World War, 1939-1945 - Europe, Eastern. Europe, Eastern - History. Light wear to covers and outer edges. Good + condition. (HOLO2-97-10) (ID #29490) $35.00.