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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    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."

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

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44484
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  • THE SACRIFICE by WISEMAN, Adele
    WISEMAN, Adele
    THE SACRIFICE

    New York: Viking. Second printing Oct., 1956 (first was Sept., 1956). Dark blue cloth stamped in silver, red topstain. Fine copy. In the Canadian issue (Macmillan) jacket, as some were issued. Black jacket has a few short edge tears, light rubbing, VG, attractive, red unfaded. The Winnipeg author's first book, a novel of the immigrant experience, especially Jewish, in Western Canada, and a winner of the Governor-General's Award.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42730
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  • KLEIN, A.M.
    THE SECOND SCROLL

    Edition: First printng

    New York: Knopf, 1951. Black and orange on white decorated boards, yellow top page edges. Light rubbing to spine tips , as usual; bit of darkening to top page edges, as usual, else fine.. Price-clipped dust jacket is a bit yellowed to spine, and flap folds; very small chips and nicks to spine ends; one small tear; VG otherwise. The only novel of this major Canadian poet, set in Canada, Italy, Morocco, and Israel, inspired by the new Jewish state.. A very nice piece of book design by Lucian Bernhard, with a quite striking and visually active pattern to the boards. An attractive copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49208
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  • THE SECOND SCROLL. (signed) by KLEIN, A.M.
    KLEIN, A.M.
    THE SECOND SCROLL. (signed)

    Edition: First printng

    New York: Knopf, 1951. Signed by the author. Black and orange on white decorated boards, yellow top page edges. Light rubbing to spine tips and lower edges of covers, as usual; bit of yellowing to page edges, else fine.. Price-clipped dust jacket is a bit yellowed to spine, flap folds, and rear panel;; small chips to spine ends and two outer corners; a few nicks and one small tear; VG otherwise. The only novel of this major Canadian poet, set in Canada, Italy, Morocco, and Israel, inspired by the new Jewish state. Klein's signature is somewhat uncommon, in part because of his illness later in life. A very nice piece of book design by Lucian Bernhard, with a quite…

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    New York: Knopf, 1951. Signed by the author. Black and orange on white decorated boards, yellow top page edges. Light rubbing to spine tips and lower edges of covers, as usual; bit of yellowing to page edges, else fine.. Price-clipped dust jacket is a bit yellowed to spine, flap folds, and rear panel;; small chips to spine ends and two outer corners; a few nicks and one small tear; VG otherwise. The only novel of this major Canadian poet, set in Canada, Italy, Morocco, and Israel, inspired by the new Jewish state. Klein's signature is somewhat uncommon, in part because of his illness later in life. A very nice piece of book design by Lucian Bernhard, with a quite striking and visually active pattern to the boards. An attractive copy.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49207
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  • Sterner, William
    The shadows behind me

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Azrieli Foundation, 2010. Card covers. 209 pp, photos, index. Fine copy. The Azireli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47745
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  • SINGER, Isaac Bashevis
    THE SPINOZA OF MARKET STREET

    Edition: First printing

    Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1961. Cloth & boards. Bookstore sticker at rear, else fine. Price-clipped jacket is a bit yellowed and dusty; small chips and rubbing to spine ends; closed tears; good. 11 short stories.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46830
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  • PINSKI, David (1872-1959)
    THE TREASURE. A Drama in Four Acts. Translated by Ludwig Lewisohn.

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Huebsch, 1915. 12mo, black cloth. [2], 194, [2] pp. Minor wear to spine tips, yellowing to page edges, occasional small soil spots in text, small light spots to front cover, ink name at front, else a VG copy. This noted Jewish-American playwright and journalist's first book in English, produced in a German translation from the Yiddish by Max Reinhardt in Berlin in 1910. Lewisohn, in his introduction, calls this "the first play of the modern Jewish theate to be offered to an English reading audience." He also published novels, a collection of short stories, and other plays. An important figure in modern Yiddish literature.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 10704
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  • Shtibel, Rachel; Shtibel, Adam
    The violin / A child's testimony

    Toronto: Azrieli Foundation, c2007. Third printing. Card covers. 232 pp, photos, index. Independent Publisher Book Awards sticker on front cover. Fine copy. Two works in one book. The Azireli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47750
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  • ZUCKERMAN, Nathan
    THE WINE OF VIOLENCE: an anthology on anti-Semitism

    New York: Association Press, 1947. Pale grey cloth. pp 362. Private owner rubber stamp to front pastedown (hidden by jacket flap) and to dedication page, VG+ otherwise. Thin price-clipped jacket has chip and rubbing to spine ends, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50968
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  • TOURO SYNAGOGUE of Congregation Jeshuat Israel Newport, Rhode Island

    Newport, Rhode Island: Society of Friends of Touro Synagogue, 1972. Cream card covers. pp [2], (165), [3] + plates. VG. Oldest synagogue building in the United States, founded 1658.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44814
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  • Netanyahu, Benzion
    Toward the Inquisition: Essays on Jewish and Converso History in Late Medieval Spain

    Edition: First printing

    Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1997. Grey cloth. pp (269). Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50957
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  • LEONOFF, Cyril Edel
    WAPELLA FARM SETTLEMENT (the first successful Jewish farm settlement in Canada). A pictorial history

    No place (Winnipeg): Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba and Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada, 1972. pp (50), stapled in card covers. Many photos at rear. Fine copy. The settlement was eventually located in Saskatchewan. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50966
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  • GOTLIEB, Phyllis
    WHY SHOULD I HAVE ALL THE GRIEF ? : a novel

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1969. Orange boards. Fine in VG+ jacket. "A sensitive and highly individual comment on the Jewish character." - jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49310
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  • YOSHE KALB. Introduction by Isaac Beshivis Singer. Translated from the Yiddish by Maurice Samuel (THE SINNER) by SINGER, I.J.
    SINGER, I.J.
    YOSHE KALB. Introduction by Isaac Beshivis Singer. Translated from the Yiddish by Maurice Samuel (THE SINNER)

    Edition: First of this edition

    New York: Harper & Row, 1965. Black cloth. Very light yellowing to fore edges, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. First published in English in 1933 as THE SINNER.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46359
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