New York: Novenber 9, 1937. Van Vechten Portrait of Leo Stein. Leo Stein (1872-1947), together with his famous... Read More about Portrait photograph of Leo Stein
UNIQUE, SAM & EDGAR BRONFMAN"S PRAYER BOOKS. Read More about 5 Prayer books for "Service of the Synagogue"
New York: American Jewish Historical Society, 2001. First edition of which this is No. 74 of 600 copies, signed by Saul Touster. Read More about Beyond Words A Holocaust History in Sixteen Woodcuts Done in 1945 by Miklos Adler, a Hungarian...
[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..... Read More about Photograph Album of a tour of North Africa, Egypt, and Palestine
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1771. First edition. Read More about Alphabetum Hebraicum Addito Samaritano et Rabbinico cum Oratione Dominicali, Salutatione...
Leipzig: Weidmann; Hirzel [parts 2-6], 1851-1860. First Edition. Read More about Kurzgefasstes exegetisches Handbuch zu des Apokryphen des Alten Testamentes. [In six parts:] ...
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... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed ("L"). to his former music teacher, Renée Longy-Miquelle...
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..... Read More about The Law of God, Containing the Book of Genesis, Edited and with Former Translations Diligently...
Berlin: M. Poppelauer, 1899-1901. First Edition. 1. Theil, Der Pentateuch; 2. Theil, Die prosaischen schriften; 3. Theil, Die Propheten. Read More about Mikrâ ki-pheschutô (Die Schrift nach ihrem Wortlaut) Scholien und kritische Bemerkungen zu den...
[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... Read More about Libri Iehosuah, Iudicum, Samuelis et Regum, Hebraice: Cum interlineari versione Xantis Pagnini;...
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... Read More about Portrait of Dikran G. Kelekian
July 17th, 1956. Jewish Lord Mayor of Dublin. Read More about TLS. To Mrs McCullough
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, . First edition. Inscribed "To Shirley (Clurman) - Dick would have enjoyed this! I hope you do. Love, Edgar" Read More about The Making of A Jew
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... Read More about A collection of 5 Autograph Letters Signed ("Buber") and 1 Autograph Postcard Signed...
New York: AD Press, . Number 20 of 20 copies of the deluxe edition. Read More about Law is Justice Notable Opinions of Mr. Justice Cardozo
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...
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: 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...
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...
[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
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
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... Read More about The Jew: a Comedy. Performed at the Theatre-Royal, Drury Lane
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..... Read More about Huns in Palestine
New York: Random House, . First edition. Inscribed, "To Dick and Shirley (Clurman) Affectionately Abba Eban" Read More about My Country. The Story of Modern Israel
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... Read More about Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein"), to Lewis L. Strauss, declining permission to use...