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Pi Lambda Phi Membership Directory 2007

By: N/A

Price: $38.75

Publisher: Chesapeake, VA, Harris Connect: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8872


6 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 1 2/4; xxxii, 680 pages; Hard cover has dark purple lettering on a purplish white spine. Boards are dark purple. Slight edge wear and rubbing. Book appears as if unused. Pages are crisp, clean and tight. Alphabetical index. Pages at rear with room to write contact info, ala a desk diary, which is blank. 'Very little is known about the early foundings of the fraternity. After groups of men were denied admission to Yale University because of their religiou... View more info

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The Black Death The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents

By: Aberth, John

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's: 2005

Seller ID: 8774


Bedford Cultural Editions Series Series; B&W Map & Illustrations; 8.10 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; xv, 199 pages; Soft cover has a white spine, with black lettering. Slight rubbing, bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Ilustrated with 1 b/w map and 7 b/w pictures. "This is an excellent collections of sources. The selected texts are well chosen, often otherwise unavailable, comprehensive in the views they present, and long enogh to be very useful. The inclusion of sources fr... View more info

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TALES OF MENDELE THE BOOK PEDDLER Fishke the Lame and Benjamin the Third

By: Abramovitsh, S.Y.

Price: $23.25

Publisher: New York, Schocken: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9302


Library of Yiddish Classics Series; Remainder; 9.70 X 5.40 X 1.30 inches; lxx, 400 pages; Hard cover is yellow with black lettering on spine. Red remainder dot on top of text block. DJ has 1" horizontal closed tear at bottom corner of front; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. 'Dan Miron, a professor of Hebrew at both Columbia University and Hebrew University in Jerusalem, explains in a scholarly 70-page introduction that Mendele, the b... View more info

Sifra, Dibbura Desinai Rhetorical Formulae, Literary Structures, and Legal Traditions

By: Apothaker, Howard L.

Price: $61.25

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2003

Seller ID: 5353


Hardcover is dark blue with gold embossed lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Sections include: transliterations; abbreviations; Part I: Translation and Analysis; BeHar; BeHuqotai; Part II: Synthetic Analyses; Rhetorical Formulae; Literary Structures; Legal Traditions; Thoughts on Mishnah and Sifra's Parting of the Ways; Appendices: Listing of the Rehtorical Formulae; Outline of the Rules; Deriving Affi... View more info

Sifra, Dibbura Desinai Rhetorical Formulae, Literary Structures, and Legal Traditions

By: Apothaker, Howard L.

Price: $61.25

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2003

Seller ID: 5777


Hardcover is dark blue with gold embossed lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Sections include: transliterations; abbreviations; Part I: Translation and Analysis; BeHar; BeHuqotai; Part II: Synthetic Analyses; Rhetorical Formulae; Literary Structures; Legal Traditions; Thoughts on Mishnah and Sifra's Parting of the Ways; Appendices: Listing of the Rhehtorical Formulae; Outline of the Rules; Deriving Aff... View more info

Tzili The Story of a Life

By: Appelfeld, Aharon

Price: $15.75

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1983

Seller ID: 9418


7.60 X 4.80 X 0.90 inches; 185 pages; Hard cover is blue with white spine, with gold lettering on spine. Slight rubbing to boards. DJ has slight rubbing, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, this is a NEW book. Translated by Dalya Bilu. 'The youngest, least-favored member of an Eastern European Jewish family, Tzili is considered an embarrassment by her parents and older siblings. Her schooling has been a failure, she is simple and meek, and she seems more at home... View more info

The Foundation Trilogy Boxed Set Foundation, Second Foundation, Foundation and Empire

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1974

Seller ID: 62


Slip cased set of the entire trilogy. No date listed for publication of this set. No date for this boxed set is listed. Each book is paginated separately. "Winner of The Hugo Award for Best All-Time Series". ; 2.4 x 7.3 x 4.4 Inches; Slip case has sunning, shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumps, cracks, tearing away of color layer from cardboard, but is intact. Books have some sunning, light shelf wear. `Foundation' is a 1966 date, 30th printing; 'Second Foundation... View more info

To Reveal Our Hearts: Paperback Edition Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia

By: Balin, Carole B.

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 5355


Multiple copies available. Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs. An I. Edward Kiev Library Foundation Book. Sections include: Neither Balabuaistes Nor Revolutionaries; The Search for Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia; Makings of a Maskilah; Female Experience in Hebrew Literature; Insider-Outsider Among the Russian Cultura... View more info

To Reveal Our Hearts: Paperback Edition Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia

By: Balin, Carole B.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 5778


Multiple copies available. Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs. An I. Edward Kiev Library Foundation Book. Sections include: Neither Balabuaistes Nor Revolutionaries; The Search for Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia; Makings of a Maskilah; Female Experience in Hebrew Literature; Insider-Outsider Among the Russian Cultura... View more info

Leonard Baskin Drawings and Sculpture; Exhibition February 24-March 24, 1974

By: Baskin, Leonard

Price: $25.25

Publisher: New York, Summit, N.J. : Summit Art Center, 1974: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6919


Softcover is stapled wraps. White with black lettering on front. 1/4" tan stain in upper corner, near spine on first leaf and same spot in next leaf the 'chronology page.' B/w photogrpahs of 24 works, drawings and sculpture. Leonard Baskin ( 1922 – 2000) an American sculptor, book-illustrator, wood-engraver, printmaker, graphic artist, writer and teacher. Awards and Honors: Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1966) ; Guggenheim Fellowship; Gold Med... View more info

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The Heebie-Jeebies at CBGB's A Secret History of Jewish Punk

By: Beeber, Steven Lee

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Review Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9503


B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches; xii, 259 pages; Hard cover is black with red lettering on spine. DJ. This is a NEW book. "Based in part on the recent interviews with more than 125 people —among them Tommy Ramone, Chris Stein (Blondie) , Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group) , Hilly Kristal (CBGBs owner) , and John Zorn—this book focuses on punk’s beginnings in New York City to show that punk was the most Jewish of rock movements, in both makeup and attitud... View more info

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The Hymns of Job and Other Poems

By: Bejerano, Maya & Tsipi Keller [translator]

Price: $9.25

Publisher: BOA Editions Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7701


Lannan Translations Selection Series Series; 8.90 X 5.80 X 0.30 inches; 86 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing/bumping. Page opposite from title page has tidy pen notations in Hebrew. Translated from Hebrew by Tsipi Keller. View more info

Historic Silver Of The Colonies And Its Makers

By: Bigelow, Francis Hill

Price: $24.25

Publisher: New York, Tudor Pub. Co: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9712


B&W Illustrations; 7.40 X 5.10 X 0.80 inches; xxiv, 476 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with silver lettering on spine. Light rubbing, bumping, scuffing and sunning to boards. Missing DJ. Pages are clean and tight. A reprint of the original 1917 edition. Lavishly illustrated with 325 b/w photographs. Bibliography; index. This massive biographical dictionary offers the most thorough study of a group of early American craftsmen published to date. It contains biographies of... View more info

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I Was Born In A Siberian Prison

By: Blum, Bernard

Price: $23.25

Publisher: Gaithersburg, MD, Flower Valley Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6630


Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Published in 1997. In 1897 Mordecai Goldberg, the son of a Jewish grocer, was arrested on trumped up charges of counterfeiting and sent to Siberia. His wife and baby girl accompanied him. While there they had another child, Niutka, the mother of the author. Afterwards, Mordecai managed to escape, eventually emigrating to Israel and starting a new life, while his first family remained in Siberia, facing extraordinary hardship... View more info

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Roots of Rabbinic Judaism An Intellectural History, from Ezekiel to Daniel

By: Boccaccini, Gabriele

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids Michigan, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 2002

Seller ID: 6090


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Spine is brown and tan with white and tan lettering. Pages are tight. Includes a list of abbreviations. Sections are: Intellectual Quest of Rabbinic Origins and Roots; Rise of Zadokite Judaism; Zadokite Judaism and Its Opponents; Rapprochement Between Zadokite and Sapiential Judaism; Daniel: A Third Way between Zadokite and Enochic Judaism; summary and conclusion; bibliography; index. ; 0.6 x 9.3 x 5.9 Inches; xvii, 230 pages; Shelf wea... View more info

A Short History Of The Hebrew Congregation Of St. Thomas Congregation of Blessing and Peace and Loving Deeds

By: Boxman, Rabbi Bradd H.

Price: $23.25

Publisher: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas: N.D.

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8330


Photographs; 8 x 10; 32 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with 16, mostly color, photographs. St. Thomas Synagogue is an historic synagogue at Crystal Gade #16AB, Queens Quarters, in Charlotte Amalie on the island of Saint Thomas in the U. S. Virgin Islands. The formal name of the synagogue is Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997. Built in 1833, and is the s... View more info

Never A Tide: Signed Edition

By: Braun, Philip J.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 1980

Seller ID: 8265


AUTHOR SIGNED on front end paper, with an inscription, his initials and 82'. Soft cover is tan with brown lettering. Tan spine. Brown/white monochrome. No copyright date listed; appears to be from sometime in the 1980s. An anthology of poetry and prose, from a vastly ranging group of authors: Sherwood Anderson, Bernard Baruch; Willa Cather; Antoine St. Exupery; Dag Hammerskjold; Langston Hughes; Ernie Pyle; Ayn Rand; William Saroyan; Robert Penn Warren; et al. Front of t... View more info

Contending with Catastrophe Jewish Perspectives on September 11th

By: Broyde, Michael J.

Price: $53.25

Publisher: New York, K'hal Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8882


9.10 X 6.30 X 1 inches; xiii,265 pages; Advanced review copy. Stamped inside front cover is 'Thompson-Shxxx xamagedxx xxxx Not for Resale'. Navy blue with gold lettering on spine. Sewn spine. This is a NEW book. Pages crisp, clean and tight. DJ has faint rubbing; in a mylar cover. 'his book is really two books: a discussion of halachic issues related to the 9/11 disaster, and a more theoretical set of essays relating to a wider variety of tragedies'. Index. View more info

Sexual Practices and the Medieval Church

By: Bullough, Vern L. ; and James A. Brundage

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Buffalo, New York, Prometheus Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7037


Sofcover has white spine with red and black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Inscribed on title page "To Joyce--Best Wishes, Vern Bullough.' includes sections, besides almost half by Byllough, by Jo Ann McNamara, Grethe Jacobsen; James Brundage; Penny S. Gold; Sidney E. Berger; Helen Rodnite Lemay; appendix; bibliography; notes; index. "The medieval period has also been more ignored than the modern one, ...Although some medieval writes such as Chaucer or Boc... View more info

Rooftop Secrets and Other Stories of Anti-Semitism

By: Bush, Lawrence

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Union of American Hebrew Congregations: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9595


B&W Illustrations; 6 X 9; xii, 157 pages; Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing, sunning to covers. Former owner's name neatly written inside front cover. Some b/w illustrations. Pages are clean and tight. A collection of eight short stories, with background information and commentary, each dealing with a young Jew's confrontation with anti-Semitism in different periods of Jewish history. View more info