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Image for Surpassing Wonder  The Invention of the Bible and the Talmuds

Surpassing Wonder The Invention of the Bible and the Talmuds

By: Akenson, Donald Harman

Price: £8.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 2001

Seller ID: 33752


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Stiff card wrappers, creasing to spine, laminate slightly peeling on top of front wrapper. Text clean, frequent underlinings in pencil, binding tight. ; 23 x 15.5 x 4.5 cm; 670 pages View more info

With Eyes toward Zion, Vol II: Themes and Sources in the Archives of the United States, Great Britain, Turkey, and Israel

By: Davis

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger: 1986

Seller ID: 20471


This is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders. Please check; thanks.; Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped. Pale grey boards, clean and bright; binding tight. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 408 pages View more info

Image for Immigrant Experience  Documentary History of the Jews in Britain

Immigrant Experience Documentary History of the Jews in Britain

By: Englander, David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Leicester University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 25761


Black boards, gilt lettering bright. Front board slightly scratched, spine a bit worn at top and bottom corners. Binding tight, text and plates unmarked. Approx.10 corners of pages slightly bent. Top edge good, bottom and fore edges good. No inscriptions. Explores the immigrant experience and its impact on the position and structure of the Jewish community in the 19th and 20th centuries. ; 9.50 X 6.25 X 1.25 inches; 380 pages View more info

The Shtiebelization of Modern Jewry - Studies in Custom and Ritual in the Judaic Tradition: Social-Anthropological Perspectives

By: Fishbane, Simcha

Price: £29.50

Publisher: Boston, Academic Studies Press: 2011

Seller ID: 20480


Illustrated white boards (no d/jkt).; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 285 pages View more info

The Negev - Land, Water and Life in a Desert Environment

By: Hillel, D.I.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers Inc: 1982

Seller ID: 20478


Illustrated pale brown d/jkt, unclipped; spine slightly sunned. Blk boards, clean and bright; gilt titling, very bright. B/w illustrations. Very important and timely ecological study of how the Negev - the southern Israeli desert - has been made to bloom, and be productive. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 269 pages View more info

Image for Max Hirsch (1875-1941) Balneologist and Rheumatologist:  A Jewish Fate (with English translation by Eric L. Matteson)

Max Hirsch (1875-1941) Balneologist and Rheumatologist: A Jewish Fate (with English translation by Eric L. Matteson)

By: Keitel, Wolfgang; Olsson, Leif

Price: £25.00

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32447


Powder blue boards, unmarked. Text unmarked, binding tight. Signed by Wolfgang Keitel.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Antisemitism  A History

Antisemitism A History

By: Lindemann, Albert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press, U.S.A.: 2008

Seller ID: 34683


Publisher's stiff card wrappers, very clean copy, no ownership marks. ; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

Image for Saadia Gaon : His Life and Works. The Morris Loeb Series

Saadia Gaon : His Life and Works. The Morris Loeb Series

By: Malter, Henry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America: 1921

Seller ID: 31172


Original brown cloth, first edition 1921, spine lettering faded, marks to fore-edge, internally clean, no ownership names, binding firm. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages View more info

Image for From Oedipus to Moses  Freud's Jewish Identity

From Oedipus to Moses Freud's Jewish Identity

By: Marthe, Robert & Ralph Manheim

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Law Book Co of Australasia: 1977

Seller ID: 33761


Price clipped d/jkt, spine sunned, red boards, gold gilt, text clean, frequent underlining in pencil, binding tight.; 22 x 14.5 x 2 cm; 229 pages View more info

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Jewish Life in the Middle Ages

By: Metzger, Therese & Mendel Metzger

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Secaucus, Book Sales: 1988

Seller ID: 29517


Publisher's hardback in dust jacket, dj slightly edgeworn with repaired tear to lower dj spine, internally very clean, no ownership names, with 397 illustrations, including 209 in colour. ; 11 X 9.80 X 1.20 inches; 316 pages View more info

Image for Diaries Of Sir Moses And Lady Montefiore. A Facsimile Of The 1890 Edition.

Diaries Of Sir Moses And Lady Montefiore. A Facsimile Of The 1890 Edition.

By: Montefiore, Sir Moses and Lady (ed. Dr. Louis Loewe)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Jewish Historical Society of England and the Jewish Museum,: 1983

Seller ID: 29515


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Publisher's hardback in dust jacket, dj slightly edgeworn, internally clean, no ownership names, illustrations, facsimile of the 1890 edition, with an index. ; 7" x 10"; 840 pages View more info

Image for The Jews in Spain - Their Social, Political and Cultural Life During the Middle Ages - Volume I. a Political-Economic Study

The Jews in Spain - Their Social, Political and Cultural Life During the Middle Ages - Volume I. a Political-Economic Study

By: Neuman, Abraham A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Jewish Publication Society Of America Philadelphia: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29522


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, volume one only, spine lettering very slightly faded, endpaper maps, internally clean, no ownership names. ; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 286 pages View more info

Image for Raoul Wallenberg in Documents 1927-1947

Raoul Wallenberg in Documents 1927-1947

By: Nylander, Gert and Perlinge, Anders

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Stockholm, The Foundation For Economic History Research Within Banking And Enterprise: 2000

Seller ID: 9879


8vo (6 1/2" x 9") , 128pp. Vg++. Off-white thick card wrappers; a few small marks, but otherwise unworn. Dual Swedish / English text: letters and memos by, and documents mentioning, the late Mr Wallenberg. ISSN 1403-2198 View more info

Image for Jews in Bristol. The History of the Jewish Community in Bristol from the Middle Ages to the Present Day

Jews in Bristol. The History of the Jewish Community in Bristol from the Middle Ages to the Present Day

By: Samuel, Judith

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bristol, Redcliffe Press Ltd: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: 31123


Illustrated blue d/jkt, unclipped; very light wear. Blk boards, clean and bright; gilt titling bright; binding tight. ; 8vo (8" x 9"); 242 pages View more info

Image for Jewish Londoners

Jewish Londoners

By: Shapiro, Michael & Aumie Shapiro

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Springboard Educational Trust: 1994

Seller ID: 26378


Illustrated sepia card wrappers; spine uncreased. Charming b/w photos of a long-vanished age and culture.; Landscape 4to (9 1/2" x 7"); 74 pages View more info

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Zionism [signed copy]

By: Stein, Leonard

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co: 1932

Edition: Second

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29893


Inscribed by the author on front endpaper, dd 10.2.33. Blk leather half-binding; lightly scuffed; raised bands on spine; some external damage to spine, but boards and backstrip firmly intact; binding tight. Dk blue boards; gilt rules. Very light spotting to front and lower foredges. Gilt top edges. Laid-in letter from the author to the inscribee. Interesting study of the Zionist movement + Palestine in the days before the threat of the Final Solution. ; 8vo (5" x 7&#... View more info

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The Bene Israel of India

By: Toledano, Pinchas B

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Society of Heshaim: 2002

Seller ID: 29532


Original stiff card wraps, very clean copy, no ownership names, traces the history of the Jewish community in India from early times. ; 6" x 8"; 68 pages View more info

Sorrow and Distress in the Talmud

By: Valler, Shulamit

Price: £19.50

Publisher: Boston, Academic Studies Press: 2011

Seller ID: 20492


Illustrated dk green boards (no d/jkt, as issued). ; Judaism and Jewish Life; 8vo (6 1/2" x 10"); 313 pages View more info

Image for Constructing a Sense of Place  Architecture and the Zionist Discourse

Constructing a Sense of Place Architecture and the Zionist Discourse

By: Yacobi, Haim

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Routledge: 2004

Seller ID: 31281


Publisher's boards, no jacket as issued, published by Ashgate, boards slightly rubbed, ink owner's name to front endpaper, internally clean, b&w illustrations. ; Design and the Built Environment; 9.30 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 370 pages View more info