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  • ACOSTA, Uriel (1585-1640)
    A SPECIMEN OF HUMAN LIFE

    New York: Bergman, 1967. Rose cloth. pp 127, [5]. Distributor's sticker on front free endpaper, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Acosta was the son of a noble Portuguese family which had be forced to convert to Catholicism. He fled Portugal for Amsterdam where he could practice his ancestral religion, Judaism. Reacting against Rabbincal Judaism, he formulated his Eleven Theses, which are for the first time translated into a book in English here. He was exiled and reviled by the Jewish community, flogged in public in the great synagogue, spit upon, his books burned. and committed suicide as a result. This book is his autobiography, with new material for the first time translated into English. Uncommon book.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41535
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  • Dobrinsky, Herbert C.
    A Treasury of Sephardic Laws and Customs: The Ritual Practices of Syrian, Moroccan, Judeo-Spanish and Spanish and Portuguese Jews of North America

    Hoboken, NJ / New York: Ktav Publishing House / Yeshiva University, 1988. Second printing of the revised edition. pp xxii, 526. Ink owner inscription and remains of a sticker to front free endpaper, else fine. Jacket spine is sunned, else fine. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50976
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  • AJSreview. Volume Two 1977 [AJS Review]

    Cambridge, MA: Association of Jewish Studies, 1977. Octavo, brown cloth. pp (6), 255 plus 20 pp in Hebrew. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44268
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  • Szedlecki, Ann
    Album of my life

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Azrieli Foundation, 2009. Card covers. 207 pp, photos, index. Fine copy. The Azireli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47742
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  • Handler, Andrew
    An early blueprint for Zionism Gyozo Istoczy's Political Anti-Semitism

    Edition: First edition.

    Boulder, CO: East European Monographs, 1989. Dark blue cloth without jacket, as issued. pp 206. Political anti-Semitism in late 19th century Hugary.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50985
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  • Reinhartz, Henia
    Bits and pieces

    Toronto: Azrieli Foundation, c2007. Third printing. Card covers. 86 pp, photos, map index. Fine copy. Winner of the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Award, with sticker on front cover. Also sticker of the Independent Publisher Book Awards. The Azireli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47747
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  • BURN THIS GOSSIP. The True Story of George Benjamin of Belleville, Canada's First Jewish Member of Parliament 1857-1863.

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: The Duke & George Press, 1991. The limited issue, #57 of 125 copies, with limitation label tipped to front pastdown, and facing the title page a limitation certificate inside a marbled paper envelope with a wax seal made from an original impression of George Benjamin's personal seal. Maroon boards. xvi, 160 pp. Illustrations in text. Fine in jacket. Inscribed at top corner of title page from the authors to an uncle and aunt.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Fine, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 32917
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  • GODFREY, Sheldon and Judith
    BURN THIS GOSSIP. The True Story of George Benjamin of Belleville, Canada's First Jewish Member of Parliament 1857-1863.

    Toronto: The Duke & George Press, 1991. Octavo, maroon boards. xvi, 160 pp. Illustrations in text. Fine in jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 13815
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  • Rosenberg, Louis
    Canada's Jews: A Social and Economic Study of Jews in Canada in the 1930s

    Montreal & Kingston: McGill - Queens University Press, 1993. Reprint of the 1939 edition. Red cloth. pp (xxiv), 424. Many charts and tables. Fine copy. 2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51016
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  • CANADIAN JEWISH ARCHIVES

    Montreal: National Archives and Library & Bureau of Social and Economic Research, Canadian Jewish Congress. Vol. I, no. 1, August, 1955 - Vol. 1, no. 4, March, 1959. First four issues bound in black leather grain cloth. pp 21, 23, 34, iii, 30, yellow paper covers bound in. A few facsimiles. Fine condition. 6 issues were published by 1962, with a new series begun in 1974.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51018
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  • Dwork, Deborah
    Children with a Star: Jewish Youth in Nazi Europe

    Edition: First edition

    New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1991. Grey cloth. pp 354. Illustrated. Abrasion to upper corner of front free endpaper, else fine in fine jacket. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50959
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  • TCHERIKOVER, Victor A. and Alexander Fuks, editors
    CORPUS PAPYRORUM JUDAICARUM (Volumes 1 & 2))

    Edition: First edition

    Cambridge: Harvard University Press for The Magnes Press, the Hebrew University, 1957 & 1960. Two volumes.of three - a third volume was published in 1964. Dark green cloth. pp xx, (295); (xviii), 283. Indexes. Library discard, with bookplates, rubber stamps, remains of label and pouch at rear, light call number and light evidence of removed label at foot of spines; else a VG clean, tight and unworn pair. 2.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51009
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  • GILLON, Adam
    CUP OF FURY

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Astra Books, 1962. Reddish-brown cloth. Fine copy. Jacket has a few short edge tears; VG otherwise. "This dramatic tale captures the mood of Palestine during the days of 1947 and 1948." Author was a survivor of the holocaust, underground fighter, university professor in America. Laid in is a short 1963 note in the author's hand to a purchaser of the novel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 8788
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  • Ripa, Paul-Henri
    E/96: fate undecided

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Azrieli Foundation, 2009. Card covers. 130 pp, photos, index. Fine copy. The Azireli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47744
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  • AUERBACH, Berthold
    EDELWEISS: a story. Translated by Ellen Frothingham

    New York: Henry Holt, 1874. 12mo, original mustard illustrated cloth stamped in black, gilt lettering on spine. Spine lightly darkened with minor rubbing at ends; yellowing to page edges and endpapers; book a little leaned; VG clean, tight and unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. A volume in the Leisure Hour Series number 44.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41158
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  • RUSSELL, John, Lord (1792-1878)
    ESSAYS, AND SKETCHES OF LIFE AND CHARACTER. By a gentleman who has left his lodgings

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820. Octavo, 21 cm, pages untrimmed in original publisher's boards with paper spine label. pp [2], (vi), 248 + 12-pp April, 1820, publisher's catalogue at front. Preface by Joseph Skillett. Shallow chips to spine ends; spine label darkened and chipped with some loss of lettering; professional clear rice paper repairs to spine and inner margins of boards, not very noticeable; spine has a partial vertical crack; bit of foxing to rear endpapers and last leaf and to catalogue; page edges darkened; in all, VG externally, internally mostly fine, tight in the binding. The second published work, and the first work of fiction, by Lord Russell, the future prime minister (1846-52,…

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    London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820. Octavo, 21 cm, pages untrimmed in original publisher's boards with paper spine label. pp [2], (vi), 248 + 12-pp April, 1820, publisher's catalogue at front. Preface by Joseph Skillett. Shallow chips to spine ends; spine label darkened and chipped with some loss of lettering; professional clear rice paper repairs to spine and inner margins of boards, not very noticeable; spine has a partial vertical crack; bit of foxing to rear endpapers and last leaf and to catalogue; page edges darkened; in all, VG externally, internally mostly fine, tight in the binding. The second published work, and the first work of fiction, by Lord Russell, the future prime minister (1846-52, 1865-66) and Bertrand Russell's grandfather. This book was preceded the year before by a biography of his ancestor, the 1st Duke of Bedford. A series of social and cultural observations purportedly discovered in the rooms of a missing lodger, included are essays on French vs. British pride, literary taste, theatre, political economy, sports, fame, travel, as well as a short story "The Wandering Jew" (pp 202 to end), narrated by the subject of the medieval legend.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46750
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  • FAESSLER, Shirley
    EVERYTHING IN THE WINDOW

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1979. Cloth & boards. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a small tear to rear panel, near fine otherwise. A novel of a Jewish woman finding her way in 1930s Toronto.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49383
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  • FALSTEIN, Louis [Joseph Heller].
    FACE OF A HERO

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1950. Grey cloth. Spine is lightly age-darkened and with a 1/8 inch tear at head; endpapers and page edges lightly yellowed; else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket has shallow chips to bit darkened spine, with a small hole near centre of spin e; skinned spot to rear flap; VG otherwise. A World War II aviation novel, no doubt autobiographical. The hero, a Jew, is a tail gunner in a B-24 over Italy. The author was an aerial gunner in the 15th Air Force and won the Air Medal four times. "The first war novel to picture air combat from the enlisted men's point of view."- jacket flap. Of further interest is the fact that Falstein accused…

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    New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1950. Grey cloth. Spine is lightly age-darkened and with a 1/8 inch tear at head; endpapers and page edges lightly yellowed; else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket has shallow chips to bit darkened spine, with a small hole near centre of spin e; skinned spot to rear flap; VG otherwise. A World War II aviation novel, no doubt autobiographical. The hero, a Jew, is a tail gunner in a B-24 over Italy. The author was an aerial gunner in the 15th Air Force and won the Air Medal four times. "The first war novel to picture air combat from the enlisted men's point of view."- jacket flap. Of further interest is the fact that Falstein accused novelist Joseph Heller of plagiarizing parts of this book in writing CATCH-22.

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    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 13787
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  • Domanski, Marian
    Fleeing from the hunter

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Azrieli Foundation, 2010. Glossy card covers. 184 pp, photos, index. Silver sticker of Independent Publisher Book Awards on front cover. Fine copy. The Azireli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47740
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  • Tomasov, Agnes
    From generation to generation

    Toronto: Azrieli Foundation, c2012. Second printing. Card covers. 187 pp, photos, index. Fine copy. The Azireli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47746
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