Judaica

  • # 18141

    RUBIN, Reuven.

    Rubin. My life my art (signed copy)

    An autobiography and selected paintings by Reuven Rubin. New York : Sabra Books, 1970. Quarto, boards in worn dustjacket, pp.228, illustrated, signed and inscribed on half-title.

  • # 18006

    CHAGALL, Marc; AMAISHAI-MAISELS, Ziva

    Tapestries and mosaics of Marc Chagall at the Knesset (signed copy)

    Foreword by Israel Yeshayahu, Speaker of the Knesset. New York : Tudor Publishing Company, 1973. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 142, illustrated in colour (some plates folding), bookplate partly removed to front pastedown, signed by Chagall on the front free endpaper in black ink.

  • # 18393

    Palestine police as a career

    London : Crown Agents for the Colonies, circa 1945. Quarto, illustrated self-wrappers by Clive Upton (worn, old folds), pp. 16, illustrated, defective, an illustration cut from the central page. Rare recruitment book for the British Palestine Police just prior to Israel’s independence in 1948. “During the British Mandate (1920-1948) the Palestine Police formed a crucial …

  • # 12705

    GURNEY, Joseph

    [BOTANY BAY]. The whole proceedings on the trials of two informations

    exhibited ex officio by the King’s Attorney-General against George Gordon, Esq. commonly called Lord George Gordon : one for a libel on the Queen of France and the French Ambassador; the other for a libel on the judges, and the administration of the laws in England. Also of Thomas Wilkins, for printing the last-mentioned libel. …

  • # 13216

    BELAIS [BELAISH], Abraham (1773-1853); WOGUE, Lazare

    Livre du puits vivant et voyant, poème, contenant des maximes de morale et de politique fondées sur

    la philosophie … renfermant aussi : 1. une ode adressée au Roi, pour le consoler, sur la mort de sa … fille Marie, … 2. une ode au Roi, sur la naissance du comte de Paris … 3. Divers chants à la gloire de L. M. le Roi et la Reine, … Composé en hébreu par Abraham …

  • # 17665

    MOREH, Mordecai

    Mordecai Moreh : The nocturnal works

    Haifa, Israel : The Reuben and Edith Hecht, Museum of Haifa, 1992. Square octavo, illustrated wrappers, dos-à-dos in Hebrew and English, pp 25-20. Illustrated with colour and black and white images.

  • # 16015

    SAMUELS, Samuel

    [NEW ZEALAND; JUDAICA] Two letters written by Samuel Samuels, a Jewish gold miner in the Grey Valley, West Coast, South Island, during the Great War.

    Newspaper notices from the 1870s inform us that Samuel Samuels was a pioneer settler in the Ahaura district of Westland. Like many others, he had arrived during the West Coast gold rush and had been involved in gold mining ventures. By 1917, when Samuels wrote both of these letters to one of his nephews (in …

  • # 15447

    Ateliers : Ofer Lellouche Recent Works

    Beijing : CAFA Mueseum, 2012. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp 119. Exhibition catalogue from Israeli artist Ofer Lellouche’s exhibition in China, highlighting Lellouche’s humanoid sculptural works.

  • # 15697

    VIDLER, Edward A.

    The art of Sara Levi

    Melbourne : Edward A. Vidler, [c1921]. Quarto, gilt lettered papered boards, 28pp., illustrated with colour tipped-in plates, insect damage to rear endpaper and the margins of the last couple of leaves. Sara Levi (1870 – 1942). “The Art of Sara Levi written by Leon Caetoni and published by Edward A. Vidler (Vidler alone is credited) …

  • # 15078

    [KASHI. Mosh]

    Mosh Kashi

    Tefen Industrial Park : The Open Mueseum, 2012. Cushioned boards, fully illustrated exhibition monograph showing Kashi’s naturist paintings.

  • # 15051

    KORN, Irene

    A celebration of Judaism in Art

    New York : Todri, 1996. Quarto, pictorial boards and dustjacket, pp 128. An exploration of Jewish art focussing on the ceremonial pieces used in Jewish religion and custom, and historical paintings and prints. Illustrated with colour images and reproductions throughout.

  • # 15050

    [LELLOUCHE, Ofer]

    Ofer Lellouche : HEAD II

    Tel Aviv : Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 2012. Quarto, grey wrappers, pp 123. Exhibition monograph focussed on Lellouche’s ‘Head’ works, from the massive outdoor sculptures of Israeli gallery sculpture gardens, to early sketches and charcoal studies. Illustrated throughout in colour. Text in English and Hebrew.

  • # 15049

    [LELLOUCHE, Ofer]

    Ofer Lellouche : Works 2010/2012

    Tel Aviv : Zemack Contemporary Art, 2011. Qaurto, black pictorial wrappers, pp 84. Exhibition monograph showcasing Ofer’s abstract expressionist paintings, etchings and sculptures with full colour plates. Text in English and Hebrew.

  • # 15047

    [GEVA, Tsibi]

    Tsibi Geva Mound of Things : Works and Projects, 1982 > 2008

    Tel Aviv : Tel Avivi Museum of Art, 2008. Quarto, pictorial boards with illustrated dustjacket, pp 326. Exhibition monograph, in English and Hebrew, for Israeli abstract artist Tsibi Geva.

  • # 15045

    [Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design]

    Continuity and Change : 92 Years of Judaica at Bezalel

    Jerusalem : [Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design], [c.1998]. Oblong octavo, pictorial wrappers, bilingual exhibition catalogue. Catalogue of items shown in a retrospective exhibition of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design’s modernist Israeli art and design works, all reproduced in full colour.

  • # 14936

    GOLDHAR, Pinchas, 1901-1947; COUNIHAN, Noel (illustrator)

    [YIDDISH] Dertseylungen fun Oystralye (signed copy)

    Also titled: Derzeilungen fun Australie. Added romanised title page: Derzeilungen fun Australie / ​by P. Goldhar ; cover and illustrations by Noel Couniham (sic). Printed by York Press, Pty. Ltd., Melbourne. Melburn [Melbourne] : [The Author], 1939. Octavo, pictorial stiff wrappers featuring a linocut by Noel Counihan (edges worn, a couple of tape repairs, stains …