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PALESTINE AND SYRIA With Routes through Mesopotamia and Babylonia and the Island of Cyprus

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker: 1912

Edition: Fifth Edition

Order Number: 17590


Decorative bookplate. ; Marbled edges. 21 maps, 56 plans, and a panorama of Jerusalem. A very handsome copy; 12mo; 462 pages View more info

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PALESTINE ET SYRIE A Travers La Mésopotamie Et La Babylonie, L'Ile De Chypre. Manuel Du Voyageur

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker: 1912

Edition: Fourth Edition

Order Number: 17411


"Avec 21 cartes, 56 plans et un panorama de Jérusalem" ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 458 pages View more info

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PALESTINE AND SYRIA With the Chief Routes through Mesopotamia and Babylonia. Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker: 1906

Edition: Fourth Edition

Order Number: 17410


Edges and pages a bit tanned. Light rubbing to spine heels ; With 20 maps, 52 plans, and a panorama of Jerusalem. Very rare note bound-in before title page: "The excessive zeal of the Turkish censorship sometimes even extends to the confiscation of guide-books. The traveller is therefore advised to place this volume in his pocket before crossing the Turkish frontier or entering a Turkish port". The traveller is therefore advised to place this volume in his pocket... View more info

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LETTERS FROM THE HOLY LAND

By: Butler, Elizabeth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1906

Order Number: 8196


Boards with wear to extremities and with spine sunned. Browning to front endpaper. Binding cracked pg. 32 ; 16 tissue guarded plates from watercolors by the author; 8vo; 84 pages View more info

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SACRED PICTURES AND THEIR TEACHINGS Grand Old Stories from the Good Old Book for Young and Old

By: Calvert, B. T.

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Philadelphia, Keeler & Kirkpatrick Mfg. Co.: 1899

Order Number: 14908


Wear to extremities. Binding not tight. Some pages browned ; Bible stories illustrated and told for children with over three hundred engravings ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 384 pages View more info

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THE CHARNEY REPORT Confronting the Israeli-Arab Conflict

By: Charney, Leon H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fort Lee, NJ, Barricade Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17101


Nicely INSCRIBED by author on front free endpaper; 8vo; 302 pages View more info

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AT THE FOOT OF SINAI

By: Clemenceau, Georges

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Bernard G. Richards Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7126


Fraying to spine ends. Bookplate to front pastedown. Ex-lib with inkstamps to title page and due date register tipped to rear endpaper. Binding loose in spots ; Author Clemenceau was Prime Minister of France on two separate occasions. Leaving politics in 1920, he compiled stories of Palestine into this book. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xix,137 pages View more info

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THE NATURAL AND SUPERNATURAL JEW An Historical and Theological Introduction

By: Cohen, Arthur A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1962

Order Number: 16518


Wear with chipping, tape repair, and small tears to DJ ; viewing Judaism through the prism of its history; 8vo; 326 pages View more info

THE SILVER CHALICE

By: Costain, Thomas B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1952

Order Number: 17109


Very small bookplate. Small brown spots to first few pages ; 8vo; 533 pages View more info

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THE NOBLE SANCTUARY Portrait of a Holy Place in Arab Jerusalem

By: Duncan, Alastair

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Longman Group Limited: 1972

Order Number: 17105


Color Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 80 pages View more info

A CENTURY OF JEWISH LIFE

By: Elbogen, Ismar

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Jewish Publication Society of America: 1944

Order Number: 17106


Boards with minor rubbing to extremities ; 8vo; 814 pages View more info

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BIBLE LANDS TO-DAY

By: Ellis, William T.

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co: 1928

Order Number: 10613


Binding not tight; from the preface, a new apologetic for Christianity; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 460 pages View more info

A JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM

By: Ervine, St. John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1936

Order Number: 11514


Wear to extremities. Ex-lib with markings to title page and bookplate to rear endpaper. Previous owner's name to verso of frontispiece; With 7 illustrations from b&w photographs ; 8vo; 366 pages View more info

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LEWIS CARROLL'S "THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS" DECODED

By: Ettleson, Abraham

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1966

Order Number: 16461


Light wear to DJ. Wear to extremities ; Author Ettleson theorizes, rather torturously, that Through The Looking Glass is in code and that every character and nearly every line is derived from a tenet of Judaism ; 8vo; 84 pages View more info

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CODE OF JEWISH LAW Kitzur Shulhan Aruh

By: Ganzfried, Solomon; translated by Goldin, Hyman E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Hebrew Publishing Company: 1961

Order Number: 14746


Wear to DJ extremities. DJ spine faded ; Originally published in four volumes, this edition explains in detail the various laws regulating Jewish life. Each of the volumes is paginated separately; 8vo View more info

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THESE ARE MY PEOPLE A Treasury of Biographies of Heroes of the Jewish Spirit from Abraham to Leo Baeck

By: Gersh, Harry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Behrman House, Inc.: 1959

Order Number: 16422


Wear and small open tears to DJ ; From Abraham and Moses down to Albert Einstein, and 44 others; 8vo; 408 pages View more info

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TO LIVE IN JERUSALEM

By: Gonen, Rivka & Kroyanker, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Eli Meir Press, Ltd.: 1993

Order Number: 15904


Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper; What it's like to really live in Jerusalem, profusely illustrated with pictures of living quarters from various time frames; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 188 pages View more info

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AMERICAN SYNAGOGUES A Century of Architecture and Jewish Community

By: Gruber, Samuel D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15122


Light wear to DJ ; A study of American synagogues, with an emphasis on the architecture ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 239 pages View more info

WORLD OF OUR FATHERS

By: Howe, Irving

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1976

Order Number: 17107


the journey of the east european jews to America and the life they found and made; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 714 pages View more info

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BEGEGNUNG IM HEILIGEN LAND

By: Kaufman, Ludwig

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Luzern, Verlag C. J. Bucher Ag: 1964

Order Number: 17094


Boards with light rubbing to extremities; Christenheit, Israel + Islam; Photogravures; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 196 pages View more info

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THE JEWS A Treasury of Art and Literature

By: Keller, Sharon R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Beaux Arts Editions: 1992

Order Number: 16575


Slight wear to DJ; An anthology of Jewish art and literature; B&W and Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 384 pages View more info

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THE HOLY LAND

By: Kelman, John

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1902

Edition: Limited Edition

Order Number: 17799


Spine a bit darkened. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Former owner's writing on front free endpaper. Very faint foxing and browning to first few pages. Hinges professionally repaired. ; # 165 of 500 copies. SIGNED by the publisher. White cloth boards with gilt lettering and green design of lines and leaves. Top edge gilt. 77 tissue guarded full page color illustrations and 15 in b&w. Rare - especially in this condition; Watercolors; 4to; 301 pages View more info

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ISRAEL QUE J'AIME

By: Kessel, Joseph

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Sun: 1966

Order Number: 6953


DJ lightly rubbed along edges; An excellent coffeetable book with unforgettable halftone b&w photographs ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 133 pages View more info

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LOOK BACK MRS. LOT!

By: Kishon, Ephraim

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1961

Order Number: 15398


Spine bronwed. Fraying to spine ends. Bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Binding could be tighter; A series of essays outlining Israel but without Zionism ; 8vo; 244 pages View more info

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AN AMERICAN JEWISH COMMUNITY 50 Years 1889-1939 the Sociology of the Jewish Community in Stamford, Ct

By: Koenig, Samuel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Stamford, Stamford Jewish Historical Society: 1991

Order Number: 5029


Written under the auspices of the WPA in 1940, this extraordinarily detailed study of the Jewish community in Stamford, was not published until 1991, as it was deemed too controversial. Dr. Koenig seems to have left no stone unturned in his effort to study the sociological aspects of the community. Contains several graphs, charts, and photos; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 177 pages View more info