UNIQUE, SAM & EDGAR BRONFMAN"S PRAYER BOOKS. Read More about 5 Prayer books for "Service of the Synagogue"
First editions and rare books on philosophy and religion, particulary concerning the Bible, Judaica, and Theology.
Charleston: James S. Burges, 1827. First and only edition. A rare pamphlet issued by the first Jewish Reform movement in the United States, the Sephardic Reformed Society of Israelites in Charleston, South Carolina, recording an address by one of the movement’s leaders, who was also patriarch of an important southern..... Read More about A Discourse Delivered in Charleston, (S.C) on the 21st of Nov. 1827, Before the Reformed Society...
Augsburg: Andreas Aperger, 1643. First Edition (Part Two published in 1649). Read More about Vindiciae motivorum fidei catholicae, Catholische Gegen Censur, das ist, Rettung der Catholischen...
[Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Propag. Fide, 1785]. First edition. Rare Milestone of Malagasy. Early and important text in tracing the evolution of the Malagasy language, which is the westernmost branch of the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian family: in other words, it is related to Tagalog, Malay, Maori, and..... Read More about Catéchisme abrégé en la langue de Madagascar, pour instruire sommairement ces peuples, les...
London: R. Norton for R. Roylston, 1677. Third Edition. Read More about Antiquitates Apostolicae; or, the History of the Lives, Acts, and Martyrdoms of the Holy...
London: Printed by W.D. for J. Walthoe, etc, 1716. The Fourth Edition Corrected. Read More about Apostolici; or, the History of the Lives, Acts, Death, and Martyrdoms of those who were...
New York: July 4, 1941. Variant of the portrait from the same session published in Portraits: The Photography of Carl Van Vechten (1978). Read More about Portrait photograph of Marc Chagall
London: Abelard-Schuman, . Read More about Siberia. A Poem by Abraham Sutzkever. Translated from the Yiddish and Introduced by Jacob...
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, July, 1960. Chagall, Marc. First American edition. "This double number of Verve contains the drawings made by Chagall in 1958 and 1959 on Biblical themes which he had not dealt with in his illustrations for the Bible reproduced in Verve 33/34." Chagall's inspiration for..... Read More about Drawings for the Bible
New York: Braziller; Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, . Chagall, Marc. First American Edition. With Two Original Lithos. Read More about The Jerusalem Windows. Text and notes by Jean Leymarie. Translated from the French by Elaine...
Boston: July 10, 1845. Son of William Ellery Channing. Read More about Autograph Letter, signed ("Wm F Channing") to Wm. D. Lotrier, conveying a financial...
Salt Lake, [Utah]: May 31, . Founder of Chautauqua Movement. Writing that he is en route to the Yosemite S[unday] S[chool] Assembly and that he has have circulars concerning the C. L. J. C. (Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle) sent to him. Vincent was the Founder, with Lewis Miller of..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "J. H. Vincent" To "Dear Friend."
London: Published by James Nisbet, Select Circulating Library [Printed by J. Teulon], 1826. Second edition. Read More about George Wilson and his Friend or, Godliness is Profitable for All Things, By the Author of...
[London: Printed by William Macintosh], ca. 1850. A children's story of how work, faith, kindness and patience brings reward. Read More about The Spring Bouquet
Boston: James Munroe, May 1842. With 4 works by Harriet Martineau, Wm. Cullen Bryant & Oliver Wendell Holmes on Homeopathy, etc. Read More about Christian Examiner and General Review. No. 110 Vol. 32
all published in London: by various publishers, 1672-1693. All first editions unless otherwise noted. Kings and Clergy. Interesing collection of sermons from the Anglican clergy during the reigns of the Stuart monarchs Charles II (r. 1660-85) and James II (r. 1685-88) in which fears of a Roman Catholic dynasty led..... Read More about Bound Collection of 12 Sermons
New York: February 11, 1930. ‘It Can Be Done’. An encouraging letter by one of the founders of Universal Studios. Reading in part: “When I reached America in 1884, I was probably about your age. I was the proud possessor of $50.00 - - A world of adventure lay ahead..... Read More about Typed letter signed "Carl Laemmle" to "Mr. Halpern" (Seymour Halpern) in...
Hartford, Ct: The Church Press, 1872. First edition. Read More about An Historical Discourse delivered in St. John's Church, Providence, R.I. : on St. Barnabas's Day,...
Jamaica Plains: Monday 9th, 1881. Clarke was an Abolitionist, Transcendentalist, editor of the liberal Western Messenger. He purchased the Brook Farm in 1855, but never was able to revitalise it. He was one of the first Americans to read and write about Eastern religions. Read More about ANS. To Mrs Terry. Accepting invitation to Crawford's lecture
Jamaica Plain: October 25th, 1877. Reading in part:" I will endeavor to have the 'Memorial' ready by the date you mention, Dec. 1st..."Abolitionist, Transcendentalist, editor of the liberal Western Messenger. He purchased the Brook Farm in 1855, but never was able to revitalise it. He was one of the first..... Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed. To Publisher James Osgood about "Memorials"
New London: Printed by Timothy Green, printer to the governor and Company, 1771. First edition. Read More about A sermon, preached before the General Assembly of the colony of Connecticut, at Hartford, on the...
Paris: Ve. A. Morel, 1875. First edition. Beautiful Chromolithographs of Church Ornamentation. Very fine plates by Lemercier of Paris. Read More about Histoire Archéologique, Descriptive et Graphique
[Brooklyn, NY.]: Mesorah Publucations Ltd, [April, 1993]. Ninth Impession. Prayer books for High Holy Days. Read More about The Complete Artscroll Machzor: Succos, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, Shavuos, Pesach
Paris: Tilliard, 1770. First edition. This is the first European translation of the Book of Documents or the Book of History, the first tract of the Five Classics on Confucianism to be published anywhere in the West. Also includes at the end: "Notice du livre chinois nommé Y-king, ou livre..... Read More about Le Chou-King, un des Livres Sacrés des Chinois. Qui renferme les fondements de leur ancienne...
London: Printed by S. Holt, and Sold by J. Brotherton, at the Bible in Cornhill, 1729. Read More about The Present State and Regulations of the Church of Russia. Establish'd by the Late Tsar's Edict....
New York: Published by David Longworth, 1808. Published in the same year as the first English edition. Read More about The Jew of Mogadore, A Comic Opera, in Three Acts...[Published in London, 1808