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  • Scholem, Gershom Gerhard
    Sabbatai Sevi: The Mystical Messiah, 1626-1676

    Edition: First Edition

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1973. pp xxvii,1000. Index, Bibliography. Frontispiece. A bit skewed in the binding, else fine, no owner marks. Dust jacket has small stains, tears, VG otherwise. Bollingen Series XCIII. "The only messianic movement to engulf the whole of Jewry - from England to Persia, from German to Morocco, from Poland to the Yemen - was that aroused by a young kabbalist rabbi from Smyrna, the 'messiah' Sabbatai Sevi, and his prophet, Nathan of Gaza, in 1666." 2 kg parcel; Thick octavo 0691099162

    Book ID: 50967
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  • Cardozo, Abraham Miguel
    Selected Writings. Translated and introduced by David J. Halperin. Preface by Elliot R. Wolfson

    New York: Paulist Press, 2001. Glossy card covers. pp (xxxii), 411. Soft curl to front cover, else fine. Classics of Western Spirituality series.; Octavo 0809140233

    Book ID: 50984
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  • Freund, John
    Spring's end

    Toronto: Azrieli Foundation, c2007. Second printing. Card covers. 105 pp, photos, maps, index. Independent Publisher Book Awards sticker on front cover. Fine copy.The Azireli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47751
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  • MA'OZ, Moshe
    STUDIES ON PALESTINE DURING THE OTTOMAN PERIOD

    Edition: First Edition

    Jerusalem: The Magnes Press / The Hebrew University Institute of Asian and African Studies, 1975. Orange boards. pp (xx), 582. Small ink name at front, else fine. Dust jacket has some sunning to spine and inner margins of panels, else fine. 1.5 kg parcel. ; Tall octavo

    Book ID: 50988
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  • Frager, Ruth A.
    Sweatshop Strife: Class, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Jewish Labour Movement of Toronto, 1900-1939 (Social History of Canada) (No 47)

    Edition: First Edition

    University of Toronto Press, 1992. The paper issue. pp (xiv), 300, [6]. Notes, index, bibliography. Some soft corner creases, ink owner name at front, else a VG clean copy. 0802068952

    Book ID: 43908
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  • EPSTEIN, Morris, editor and translator
    TALES OF SENDEBAR . AN EDITION AND TRANSLATION OF THE HEBREW VERSION OF THE SEVEN SAGES BASED ON UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS

    Edition: First Edition

    Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1967. Brown cloth. pp 410. Bibliography, glossary, notes. Fine copy. Thin jacket has creased tear to rear panel, rubbing, good. First complete text in English of MISHLE SENDEBAR, a medieval story cycle with Hebrew text and English translation on facing pages. ; Octavo

    Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 44809
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  • Judy Abrams; Eva Felsenburg Marx
    Tenuous threads/ One of the lucky ones

    Toronto: Azrieli Foundation, c2012. Second printing. Glossy card covers. 183 pp, photos, index. Two works in one. Fine copy. The Azireli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs.; Octavo 1897470282

    Book ID: 47739
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  • TAGER, Alexander B.
    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. Translated from the Russian Original.

    Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1935. Blue cloth. (xxii), (298) pp. Ink inscription to front free endpaper covered over with "white out"; page edges tanned; soft creases to fore margin of a few leaves; else a VG clean & unworn copy. "Menahem Mendel Beilis (sometimes spelled Beiliss), 1874 -1934) was a Russian Jew accused of ritual murder in Kiev in the Russian Empire in a notorious 1913 trial, known as the 'Beilis trial' or 'Beilis affair'. The process sparked international criticism of the antisemitic policies of the Russian Empire. Beilis's story was the basis for Bernard Malamud's novel The Fixer, which won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award." - Wikipedia. He was accused of killing…

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    Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1935. Blue cloth. (xxii), (298) pp. Ink inscription to front free endpaper covered over with "white out"; page edges tanned; soft creases to fore margin of a few leaves; else a VG clean & unworn copy. "Menahem Mendel Beilis (sometimes spelled Beiliss), 1874 -1934) was a Russian Jew accused of ritual murder in Kiev in the Russian Empire in a notorious 1913 trial, known as the 'Beilis trial' or 'Beilis affair'. The process sparked international criticism of the antisemitic policies of the Russian Empire. Beilis's story was the basis for Bernard Malamud's novel The Fixer, which won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award." - Wikipedia. He was accused of killing a Christian child to use its blood in a Jewish ritual. A classic case of the regugnant blood libel fantasy.; Octavo

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    Condition: Good

    Book ID: 13329
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  • SINGER, Isaac Bashevis
    THE ESTATE

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1969. Black cloth. Small soft corner bruise at foot of spine, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has light sunning to the red and yellow spine lettering, soft corner crease at foot of spine, else fine.

    Book ID: 46821
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  • HERTZBERG, Arthur
    THE FRENCH ENLIGHTENMENT AND THE JEWS

    Edition: First printing

    New York / Philadelphia: Columbia University Press / Jewish Publication Society of America, 1968. Brown cloth. pp 420. Index. Small sticker stain on front pastedown, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has short tears, very small chips, VG otherwise. The 1990 paperback is sub-titled "The Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism". "Contrary to the conventional opinion that freedom was given to the Jews as a result of the Enlightenment's ideal of liberty for all men, the author finds that many of the major figures of the Enlightenment not only had a personal hatred of the Jews, but that they provided a new rationale for post-Christian anti-Semites." 1.5 kg parcel; Octavo

    Book ID: 50956
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  • RAISIN, Jacob S.
    THE HASKALAH MOVEMENT IN RUSSIA.

    Edition: First Edition

    Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1913. Green cloth. 355 pp + frontispiece. Notes, bibliography, index. VG+ copy, no owner names. "Haskala ("enlightenment" or "education"; often termed the "Jewish Enlightenment") was an extensive intellectual movement among the Jews of Central and Eastern Europe, with a certain influence on those residing in Western Europe and Muslim lands. Active from the 1770s to the 1880s, the Haskala advocated integration of the Jews into their surrounding societies, encouraging among others the adoption of local vernaculars, secular studies and economic productivization. Concurrently, the movement promoted a Jewish cultural revival, manifested mainly in the creation of modern Hebrew literature." - Wikipedia.; Octavo

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 9009
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  • PATTERSON, David
    THE HEBREW NOVEL IN CZARIST RUSSIA

    Edition: First Edition

    Edinburgh University Press, 1964. Brown cloth. pp 315. Erratum slip tipped in. Illustrated. Vertical crease to last two leaves, else fine in VG price-clipped jacket. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 50960
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  • The Jews of Poland: A Social and Economic History of the Jewish Community in Poland from 1100 to 1800 by Weinryb, Bernard D.
    Weinryb, Bernard D.
    The Jews of Poland: A Social and Economic History of the Jewish Community in Poland from 1100 to 1800

    Edition: First printing

    Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1972. Brown cloth. pp (xviii), 424. Index, endpaper maps. Light yellowing to page edges, ink owner name at front, small tan spot to bottom page edges, VG+ otherwise. Dust jacket has large chips to spine ends, good. ; Octavo 082760016x

    Book ID: 50970
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  • KATZ, Doris
    THE LADY WAS A TERRORIST during Israel's war of liberation

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Shiloni Publishers, 1953. Blue cloth. pp xii, 192. VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 51011
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  • Kark, Ruth, editor
    The Land That Became Israel: Studies in Historical Geography

    Edition: First Edition

    New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990. Red boards. pp 332 + plates. Small ding to lower edge of front cover, else fine in fine jacket. ; Tall octavo 0300047185

    Book ID: 50997
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  • THE MASTER by ZANGWILL, Israel
    ZANGWILL, Israel
    THE MASTER

    Edition: First Edition

    London: William Heinemann, 1895. Octavo, 18.1 cm. Original light blue bevel-edged cloth with lovely and tasteful Art Nouveau floral decoration in gilt to front cover and the length of the spine; circular device in blind of Mudie & Co. on rear cover; all edges trimmed; blue-green on white decorated endpapers (books). No publisher's spine imprint. (iii)-viii, 460 pp. Frontispiece portrait inserted. Spine lightly sunned, lightly darkened; partial cracks to inner hinges neatly repaired; some quite minor edge rubbing to covers; very nearly fine otherwise, most attractive, the cover gilt unflaked and still bright. A novel by this important English Jewish writer. This copy is in a secondary or remainder trade binding, with sheets trimmed down a bit, done for…

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    London: William Heinemann, 1895. Octavo, 18.1 cm. Original light blue bevel-edged cloth with lovely and tasteful Art Nouveau floral decoration in gilt to front cover and the length of the spine; circular device in blind of Mudie & Co. on rear cover; all edges trimmed; blue-green on white decorated endpapers (books). No publisher's spine imprint. (iii)-viii, 460 pp. Frontispiece portrait inserted. Spine lightly sunned, lightly darkened; partial cracks to inner hinges neatly repaired; some quite minor edge rubbing to covers; very nearly fine otherwise, most attractive, the cover gilt unflaked and still bright. A novel by this important English Jewish writer. This copy is in a secondary or remainder trade binding, with sheets trimmed down a bit, done for Mudie's, once a prominent chain of commercial lending libraries.

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    Book ID: 11465
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  • SHOHAM, S. Giora
    THE MYTH OF TANTALUS. A Scaffolding for an Ontological Personality Theory.

    St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1979. Tan boards, orange endpapers. [10], 325 pp. Fine copy. Jacket has light spine sunning, else fine. "THE MYTH OF TANTALUS endeavours to formulate a new personality-core theory based on some vectors which have not been fully utilized before in the behavioural and social sciences .... Existentialistic and ontological premises which have been largely dealt with by philosophers and novelists are here intregrated into the theoretical structure. Some aspects of mysticism, meditation and religious experiences as psycho-sociological phenomena are also dealt with. The empirical anchors are taken from varied sources ranging from the topical issues of Arab-Jewish relationships to the divergent personalities of the founders of the Hassidic movement." - jacket flap. Shoham…

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    St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1979. Tan boards, orange endpapers. [10], 325 pp. Fine copy. Jacket has light spine sunning, else fine. "THE MYTH OF TANTALUS endeavours to formulate a new personality-core theory based on some vectors which have not been fully utilized before in the behavioural and social sciences .... Existentialistic and ontological premises which have been largely dealt with by philosophers and novelists are here intregrated into the theoretical structure. Some aspects of mysticism, meditation and religious experiences as psycho-sociological phenomena are also dealt with. The empirical anchors are taken from varied sources ranging from the topical issues of Arab-Jewish relationships to the divergent personalities of the founders of the Hassidic movement." - jacket flap. Shoham at the time of publication was a professor of law at Tel Aviv University.

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    Book ID: 14331
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  • THE POLISH LAD. Translated from Yiddish by Moshe Speigel. Introduction by Milton Hindus. by Picabia, francis
    Picabia, francis
    THE POLISH LAD. Translated from Yiddish by Moshe Speigel. Introduction by Milton Hindus.

    Edition: First of this edition

    Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1975. Scarlet cloth. Fine copy. Orange jacket spine is sunned, with short tear, tiny chips to tips; short tear to rear panel; minor rubbing; VG otherwise. "The first complete English translation of the 19th-century Yiddish classic." A satire of Hasidic life first published as a serial in an Odessa Yiddish magazine in 1867, first published in book form in 1868, and reprinted many times up until 1939. It was the most famous Yiddish book of its day.

    Book ID: 8866
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  • BEN-ARIEH, Yehoshua
    THE REDISCOVERY OF THE HOLY LAND IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.

    Jerusalem & Detroit: Magnes Press/Hebrew University/Israel Exploration Society/ Wayne State University Press, 1979. Terra cotta boards, pictorial endpapers. (266), (2) pp. Numerous text illustrations. Fine copy. Black dust jacket lightly rubbed; upper portion of rear flap clipped out; illustration on rear panel once clipped out, now reattached; but for the mutilations, the jacket is VG+, spine and front panel perfectly respectable in appearance. "The aim of this essay is twofold: to tell the story of the exploration of the Holy Land in the 19th century, and to create the basis for a further study of the historical geography of Israel in modern times."; Tall octavo

    Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 8558
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  • PULZER, G.J.
    THE RISE OF POLITICAL ANTI-SEMITISM IN GERMANY AND AUSTRIA

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Wiley, 1964. Dark grey cloth. pp xiv, 364. Index. Advance copy for review with slip laid in. Paper clip impression on front free endpaper and first leaf, tidy ink name at front, else fine. Dust jacket has a two inch creased tear to front panel, VG otherwise. "This is the first book to elucidate the actual beginning of the long road to Auschwitz. Dr. Pulzer discusses the rise of anti-Semitism in Germany and Austria during the latter part of the nineteenth century and traces its growth through the First World War. In a long epilogue, he analyzes the culmination of the movement just prior to the Second World War." - jacket.

    Book ID: 44484
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