[New York: May 1930]. Presentation album of original drawings and autograph sentiments to John Lovejoy Elliott (1868-1942), Founder... Read More
UNIQUE, SAM & EDGAR BRONFMAN"S PRAYER BOOKS.
New York: American Jewish Historical Society, 2001. First edition of which this is No. 74 of 600 copies, signed by Saul Touster.
[N.p: n.d., ca. 1870s]. From the Bay of Algiers to the Wailing Wall. The photographs, many by the Zangaki brothers and Bonfils, include images of Algiers, Tunis, Carthage, Alexandria, Cairo, The Sphynx, portraits of locals (Dervishes, an Arab merchant, an Abyssinian, an Egyptian), the Suez Canal, the Wailing Wall, and.....
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1771. First edition.
Leipzig: Weidmann; Hirzel [parts 2-6], 1851-1860. First Edition.
Tel Aviv: 6 June 1950. To His Solfège Teacher, Madame Longy. Fine letter from Israel to Bernstein's old teacher at the Curtis Institute,. where Longy taught ear training from 1926 to 1941. Longy, known as "Madame Longy", subsequently taught at Peabody and at Juilliard ("She taught in a rigid French...
Philadelphia: Printed by C. Sherman for the editor, [1845-1846]. First edition thus. THE FIRST JEWISH TRANSLATION OF THE PENTATEUCH INTO ENGLISH. Isaac Leeser (1806-1868) was named hazan (cantor) of Congregation Mikveh Israel in Philadelphia in 1829. Leeser‘s “contributions to every area of Jewish culture and religion made him a major.....
Berlin: M. Poppelauer, 1899-1901. First Edition. 1. Theil, Der Pentateuch; 2. Theil, Die prosaischen schriften; 3. Theil, Die Propheten.
[Leiden]: Ex. Officina Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1611. Finely Bound Plantin Press Printing of 4 Books of the Hebrew Bible. The first four books of the Prophets — Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings — of the Hebrew Bible, printed by the heirs of Franciscus Raphelengius, who ran the Leiden branch of the press...
New York: c. 1943]. A fine portrait of Armenian-born Kelekian (1868-1951), one of the most important art/antiquites dealers of the modern era. Known to his peers as the "dean of antiquities", Kelekian's connoisseurship of the ancient art of the Near East opened the eyes of many Americans to a heritage...
July 17th, 1956. Jewish Lord Mayor of Dublin.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, . First edition. Inscribed "To Shirley (Clurman) - Dick would have enjoyed this! I hope you do. Love, Edgar"
Hall in Tirol (Austria) and Berlin: August 1-October 25, 1909. A group of letters by the Jewish writer and philosopher Martin Buber (1878-1965), then serving as Editor in Chief for the Berlin publisher Rütten & Loening, to a literary agent who had submitted manuscripts of several different writers, mainly to...
New York: AD Press, . Number 20 of 20 copies of the deluxe edition.
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.....
New York: July 4, 1941. Variant of the portrait from the same session published in Portraits: The Photography of Carl Van Vechten (1978).
London: Abelard-Schuman, .
New York: Braziller; Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, . Chagall, Marc. First American Edition. With Two Original Lithos.
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...
[Brooklyn, NY.]: Mesorah Publucations Ltd, [April, 1993]. Ninth Impession. Prayer books for High Holy Days.
New York: Published by David Longworth, 1808. Published in the same year as the first English edition.
London: C. Dilly, 1794. First edition. Sheva -- not Shylock. "Cumberland . . . tried to reverse the image of the Jew created by Shakespeare in The Merchant of Venice . . . In the person of Sheva, Cumberland brought a new kind of Jew to the English stage. Sheva...
London: Andrew Melrose Ltd. 3 York St. Covent Gardens, n.d. [ca. 1928?]. Inscribed to David Sarnoff. A novel set in ancient Israel, during the time of the invasion of the Assyrians. Inscribed to the radio and television pioneer, David Sarnoff:"To David Sarnoff"The man who not only possesses the rare human.....
New York: Random House, . First edition. Inscribed, "To Dick and Shirley (Clurman) Affectionately Abba Eban"
Princeton, New Jersey: February 24, 1948. "I am a convinced adversary of the militarization of this country..." Einstein expresses frank opposition to U.S. government efforts towards militarization and to its policy of secrecy around scientific research at the outset of the Cold War, in a letter to one of the...