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21 Loewe, Dr. L. (Editor) Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore. Comprising Their Life and Work as Recorded in Their Diaries from 1812 to 1883
Chicago Belford-Clarke Co 1890 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
Chicago: Belford-Clarke Co, 1890. Sir Moses Montefiore (1784-1885), the British banker and Jewish philanthropist, established the first settlement of the New Yishuv in Palestine (he was also notable for his opposition to Reform Judaism); a major figure of modern Jewish history.This is a Very Good Plus set of the First Edition, comprising Two Volumes, 389 pages and 363 pages. Nicely bound in blue cloth with blindstamping in gilt - portrait of the Montefiores on front cover. Decorative endpapers. Clean and fresh text. Mildly bumped with some rubbing to head and foot of spine. There are 3-4 spots on the front panels. An important and scarce title about this major historical figure - widely held by major institutions but scarce in the trade. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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22 Moneypenny, William Flavelle The Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (Volume One 1804-1837)
New York Macmillan 1916 First Thus. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: Macmillan, 1916. Volume One only of the six-volume set. A Very Good copy of the First Edition Thus. Maroon cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. 401 pages, indexed, with four pages of publisher's adverts in the rear. Portraits and illustrationhs. Wear at the margins, but still quite respectable Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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23 Morton, Leah I Am a Woman - And a Jew
New York J.H. Sears & Company 1927 Fifth Printing. Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
New York: J.H. Sears & Company, 1927. Leah Morton (nom de plume of Elizabeth G. Stern, 1889-1954) is today regarded as an important "proto-Feminist," and this work has been reprinted in recent editions. She overcame the barriers of a strict Orthodox upbringing and working in "male" professions. This is a Near Fine copy of the Fifth Printing. Black cloth binding with red lettering. Clean text with mild offset to the endpapers and a previous-owner signature on the FFEP and the half-title. No dustjacket. A very presentable copy of an important work that despite its original popularity, has been scarce in the trade. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fifth Printing.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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24 Radin, Max The Jews Among the Greeks and Romans
Philadelphia Jewish Publication Society 1916 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1916. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Green cloth with gilt lettering, still bright and clear. Clean and fresh text; 421 pages. Some edgewear and the gutters are cracked but holding. Still, a typically attractive early JPS edition.No dustjacket. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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25 Samuel, Maurice Blood Accusation. The Strange History of the Beiliss Case
Philadelphia Jewish Publication Society 1966 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1966. History of an infamous anti-Semitic case in Czarist Russia. This is a Near Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Deep maroon cloth binding with silver lettering. Clean text; 282 pages, plus bibliography and index. There are a few spots of foxing, confined to the fore- and bottom edges, else Fine. The dustjacket is unclipped, shows a bit of edgewear. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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26 Samuel, Maurice Light on Israel
New York Knopf 1968 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
New York: Knopf, 1968. This is an Ex Libris copy of the First Edition (stated) in Near Fine condition. Bright green cloth with gilt lettering. The dustjacket has light edgewear on spine and corners, else Fine. Rear endpaper has a library card pocket attached; this is the only indication, however, of library usage. In a plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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27 Samuel, Maurice Little Did I Know. Recollections and Reflections
New York Knopf 1963 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Very Good Plus 
New York: Knopf, 1963. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition (stated). Olive cloth binding with design and lettering in red and gilt. Clean text; 326 pages. A nice clean copy. The unclipped dustjacket is bright but has some wear at the edges with some minor chipping & creasing. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good Plus. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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28 Samuel, Maurice The World of Sholom Aleichem
New York Knopf 1943 Later Printing. Hardcover Very Good Minus Good Signed
New York: Knopf, 1943. This is a Very Good Minus copy of the "B'nai Brith Hillel Foundations Edition" (issued two months after the First Edition). Gray cloth binding with blindstamped decoration, filled with red. There is a small stain on the upper edge of the front board. Clean text; 331 pages (for a wartime edition, the paper is surprisingly good). An Uncommon title, this copy notable as it is SIGNED by Maurice Samuel on the FFEP. In addition, it has been SIGNED, INSCRIBED and dated June 1943 by Abram Leon Sacher, noted historian and president of Brandeis University. Two of the great figures of XXth Century Jewish arts and letters are present on the same page. The red, white and blue dustjacket is unclipped, but has several large chips and the spine is browned. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. Later Printing.. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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29 Sartre, Jean-Paul Anti-Semite and Jew
New York Schocken 1948 First American Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
New York: Schocken, 1948. (1905-1980), the most prominent existentialist philosopher of the 20th Century, wrote this treatise immediately after the liberation of Paris in 1944. This is a Near Fine copy of the First American Edition of the full text. Translation by George J. Becker. Black cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 153 pages. Small bump to the edge of the front cover, else Fine. The dustjacket is unclipped; rubbed on the spine edges and with a chip along the top edge of the spine and front cover; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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30 Schechter, Solomon Studies in Judaism. Third Series
Philadelphia Jewish Publication Society 1924 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1924. Soplomon Schechter (1847-1915), Talmudic scholar, president of the Jewish Theological Seminary, and most famously the excavator of the Cairo geniza. This is a Very Good Plus copy of the First Edition. Green cloth binding, ruled, with gilt lettering. Showing some minor wear at the edges, spine a bit faded. There is a previous-owner bookplate on the FFEP. No dustjacket. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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31 Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn Lectures on the History of the Jewish Church. Part 1. Abraham to Samuel
New York Charles Scribner and Company 1870 Later Printing. Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket 
New York: Charles Scribner and Company, 1870. Stanley (1815-1881) was the leading liberal theologian of his day, later was Dean of Westminster. His multi-volume history began its publishing history in 1863 (UK), one year later in America. This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of a Later Printing of the First American Edition. Brown cloth binding with gilt lettering. Fold-out map of Palestine, and a chart of the mosque at Hebron. Clean text; 572 pages, indexed, with four pages of publisher's "Condensed Catalog" at the rear. There is a gift inscription dated 1869 on the second free endpaper. The front cover has split but is holding, the corners are bumped, and there is fray at the head and foot of the spine. Please note these condition issues; Quercus offers this book as a Binding Copy, in need of repair or restoration. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Later Printing.. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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32 Steinberg, Milton A Believing Jew
New York Harcourt, Brace & Co 1951 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co, 1951. Both a talented novelist and an important theologian, the author of both "As a Driven Leaf" and "Basic Judaism," Steinberg died too young. This title was published posthumously in the year after his death. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering. Clean and fresh text; 317 pages. Very minor shelfwear,a previous owner bookplate , and an inscription in Hebrew on the FFEP. The dustjacket is clipped; has some wrinkles and chips at the head and foot of the spine. The spine has faded from blue to gray, but still bright. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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33 Steinberg, Milton A Partisan Guide to the Jewish Problem
Indianapolis & New York Bobbs-Merrill 1945 Later Printing. Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Minus 
Indianapolis & New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1945. Steinberg, one of the great writers of the mid-20th century, deals with the tangled issues of ant-Semitism and Jewish identity. This is a Very Good Plus copy of a Later Printing of the First Edition. Brownish-red cloth binding with gilt lettering. Clean and fresh text; 308 pages, indexed. There are two bookplates affixed to the front paste-down and the FFEP. The dustjacket is unclipped but shows considerable wear, with several chips and tears at the edges. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Later Printing.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Minus. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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34 Vilnay, Zev Legends of Palestine
Philadelphia Jewish Publication Society 1932 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1932. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition. Blue cloth binding; faded on the spine. Clean text; 492 pages, includes sources and classifications. Illustrated with photos and prints. No dustjacket. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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35 Yehoash (Solomon Bloomgarden) The Feet of the Messenger
Philadelphia The Jewish Publication Society of America 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1923. Yehoash was the pseudonym of Solomon Bloomgarden (1872-1927), Yiddish poet and translator; here he describes a trip to Palestine in 1914. An uncommon title. Illustrated paper-covered boards, with drawings of Jerusalem in blue, yellow, and gray. Clean text; 296 pages. Rubbed at the margins, with a darkened spine. Front gutter has cracked, but holding well. In an archival plastic protector. . First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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36 Zangwill, I. (Israel) Children of the Ghetto. A Study of a Peculier People
New York Grosset & Dunlap Publishers 1906 Reprint Edition Hardcover Very Good (Plus) No Jacket 
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1906. Zangwill's classic study was first published in 1892. This is a Very Good (Plus) copy of the Reprint of the Third Edition of "Macmillan's Standard Library." Yellow cloth binding with black titling on the spine and front cover. Clean text; xix, 553 pages, including a Glossary, and two pages of publisher adverts in the rear. Mild rubbing and a few faint stains; a solid and attractive copy. . Reprint Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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