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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

ISBN: 0226010732

Condition: Good


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

Image for The Golem : Legends of the Ghetto of Prague

The Golem : Legends of the Ghetto of Prague

By: Bloch, Chayim

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Vienna, The Golem: 1925

Seller ID: 37811

Condition: Very Good-


Original dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine, fading to spine lettering, internally clean, full-page illustrations. ; 5" x 8"; 247 pages View more info

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The Creation of History in Ancient Israel

By: Brettler, Marc Zvi

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1998

Seller ID: 36466

ISBN: 0415194075

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, sunned edges. Occasional marginal notes and underlining in pencil, binding tight.; 9.2 X 6.1 X 0.7 inches; 272 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

ISBN: 0275920909

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


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

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

ISBN: 1936235773

Condition: Very Good+


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

Image for Probing the Limits of Representation Nazism and the "Final Solution"

Probing the Limits of Representation Nazism and the "Final Solution"

By: Friedlander, Saul

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 38982

ISBN: 0674707664

Condition: Very Good-


Front cover corls away from pages slightly on side edge, covers partly sunned, corners showing shelf wear, some spotting to the top and side edge; No ownership marks, some pencil annotation through the book; Binding tight. ; 9.1 X 6.0 X 1.0 inches; 47 pages View more info

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Imagining Creation

By: Geller, Markham J. & Mineke Schipper

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Brill: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 38693

ISBN: 9004157654

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


This is a heavy item and may require extra shipping for international orders. ; Laminated boards unmarked. Top of spine and top two corners slightly bumped, spine uncreased, binding tight. No ownership marks, text is clean. ; IJS Studies In Judaica; Vol. 5; 9.5 X 6.5 X 1.1 inches; 424 pages View more info

Image for The Royal Navy and Anglo-Jewry 1740-1820

The Royal Navy and Anglo-Jewry 1740-1820

By: Green, Geoffrey L.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Green: 1989

Seller ID: 37715

ISBN: 1854210254

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Illustrated pale brown d/jkt, unclipped; spine slightly faded. Brown boards, clean and bright. B/w illustrations. Ownership marks on front pastedown. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 244 pages View more info

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And This Is How It Was

By: Gutman, Nachum

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Israel,

Seller ID: 38160

Condition: Good+


Illustrated d/jkt, in protective tissue, over stiff card wrappers; binding intact, if slightly weak. Hebrew text. Charming monochrome pen drawings of civilian and military life in the early days of post-independence Israel. NB -- book opens left to right. ; 4to (9" x 12") 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

ISBN: 0030620678

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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 A New Art for an Old Religion [Inscibed copy]

A New Art for an Old Religion [Inscibed copy]

By: Katz, Alexander Raymond

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, Russell F. Moore: 1952

Edition: Revised

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38714

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Inscribed by author on front pastedown. Blue boards; dk blue cloth spine; binding tight. B/w illustrations, each one featuring a different letter of the Hebrew alphabet (aleph, beth, gimmel, and so on). In worn, pale blue slipcase. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 102 pages; Signed by Author 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

ISBN: 1367526280

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


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

Image for Purity, Sacrifice, and the Temple Symbolism and Supersessionism in the Study of Ancient Judaism

Purity, Sacrifice, and the Temple Symbolism and Supersessionism in the Study of Ancient Judaism

By: Klawans, Jonathan

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 35982

ISBN: 0195162633

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt has sunned spine. Beige boards, corners bumped. Internally clean, underlinings in pencil throughout, binding tight. ; 9.2 X 6.1 X 1.3 inches; 388 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

Condition: Very Good-


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

ISBN: 0710087101

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


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

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

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29522

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

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Lithuanian Jewish Communities

By: Schoenburg, Nancy & Stuart Schoenburg

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Scholarly Title: 1991

Seller ID: 38452

ISBN: 0824046986

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Cream boards, corners sharp, lean to spine. Marked on front cover near spine. Text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; Garland Reference Library Of The Humanities; 8.7 X 5.7 X 1.3 inches; 502 pages View more info

Image for The Struggle for the Balfour Declaration

The Struggle for the Balfour Declaration

By: Sieff, Israel M.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Jewish Agency: 1955

Seller ID: 36968

Condition: Good+


Stapled pamphlet: stapling slightly oxidised, but intact. Flimsy paper wrappers, lightly marked, tiny loss to front top left corner. ; 8vo (5" x 7"); 16 pages View more info