Judaica

  • [ANTI-NAZISM; CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] Eine Mauer um uns baue.
Anonymous artist; [WIECHERT, Ernst 1887-1950]
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    # 14903

    Anonymous artist; [WIECHERT, Ernst 1887-1950]

    [ANTI-NAZISM; CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] Eine Mauer um uns baue.

    [Germany, circa 1937]. Calligraphic manuscript. Small folio (320 x 230 mm), original quarter cloth over papered boards with onlaid manuscript title to front 'Ernst Wiechert. Eine Mauer um uns Baue'; stitch bound; pp 44, calligraphic manuscript in red and black inks; scattered mild foxing, confined to the margins of the leaves; else fine. Ernst Wiechert …

  • [YIDDISH] Dertseylungen fun Oystralye (signed copy)
GOLDHAR, Pinchas, 1901-1947; COUNIHAN, Noel (illustrator)
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    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 …

  • [SEMITIC LANGUAGES] De formis quiescentibus linguarum semiticarum commentationis pars prior
MONRAD, Ditlev Gothard, Bishop of Lolland and Falster; BECK, A.F.
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    MONRAD, Ditlev Gothard, Bishop of Lolland and Falster (1811-1887); BECK, A.F.

    [SEMITIC LANGUAGES] De formis quiescentibus linguarum semiticarum commentationis pars prior

    … Resp. F. Beck …. [= Concerning the passive forms in Semitic languages]. Hauniæ [Copenhagen] : Typis excudit Fabritius de Tengnagel, 1838. Octavo, modern black leather binding, 171 pp, scattered foxing. Text in Latin. Politician and religious authority Ditlev Gothard Monrad's dissertation on comparative Semitic linguistics, presented for the degree of Magistergraden. Monrad lived in New Zealand …

  • [ORIENTALISM] Mines de l’Orient : exploitées par une société d’amateurs
RZEWUSKI, Wenceslas (editor)
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    RZEWUSKI, Wenceslas (editor)

    [ORIENTALISM] Mines de l’Orient : exploitées par une société d’amateurs

    [=Fundgruben des Orients]. A Vienne : Chez Antoine Schmid, 1809. Folio, original printed wrappers backed with contemporary marbled paper; pp [8], the second page printed entirely in Arabic script; single horizontal fold at centre, in very good condition. Rare prospectus in French for an early and important Orientalist periodical, Fundgruben des Orients, which was published …

  • [MANUSCRIPT] Etude philologique sur les inscriptions cunéiformes de l’Arménie
ROBERT, Louis de
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    # 14113

    ROBERT, Louis de

    [MANUSCRIPT] Etude philologique sur les inscriptions cunéiformes de l’Arménie

    [Trabzon, Turkey : 1874]. Manuscript in ink, folio, in original ribbon-tied gatherings, ff [1 title leaf], 131, most leaves written recto and verso, with transcriptions of Urartian cuneiform inscriptions accompanied by comparative examples in Assyrian cuneiform, Hebrew and Arabic throughout; the verso of the final leaf is inscribed and dated by the author Trébizonde [i.e. …

  • [BOTANY BAY]. The whole proceedings on the trials of two informations
GURNEY, Joseph
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    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. …

  • Livre du puits vivant et voyant, poème, contenant des maximes de morale et de politique fondées sur
BELAIS [BELAISH], Abraham (1773-1853); WOGUE, Lazare
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    # 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 …

  • [JUDAICA] Der umḳum fun Bialisṭoḳer Yidnṭum (1939-1945)
RAJZNER, Refaʾel
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    # 11650

    RAJZNER, Refaʾel

    [JUDAICA] Der umḳum fun Bialisṭoḳer Yidnṭum (1939-1945)

    Melborn : Aroysgegebn durkhn “Bialisṭoḳer Tsenṭr” in Oysṭralye, 1948. Also titled: The Annihilation of Bialystok Jewry. St. Kilda, Vic. : The “Bialystoker Centre”, 1948. First edition. Octavo, original black lettered blue cloth (rubbed, spine sunned), separate title pages in Yiddish and English, 335 pp, contents clean and sound, edges with mild flecking, a good copy. …

  • [WILLIAM CAREW HAZLITT] Holograph letter of William Carew Hazlitt to Octavia Susman of Hobart, 1901
HAZLITT, William Carew, 1834-1913

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    # 3040

    HAZLITT, William Carew, 1834-1913

    William Carew Hazlitt : holograph letter to Octavia Susman of Hobart, 1901

    Single octavo sheet, written from Barnet Common, Surrey, dated June 4 1901, addressed to Miss [Octavia] Susman [in Tasmania], signed by Hazlitt. Fine. William Carew Hazlitt was a noted British bibliographer and writer. Octavia Susman (1865-1926) was a women's rights activist and autograph collector from Hobart, Tasmania, noted for her literary recitals in the colony. …

  • [FURNITURE; ART DECO] Ets. Lévitan. 63, Bd. Magenta, Paris. Catalogue 1931.
[Les Établissements Lévitan]

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    # 3017

    [Les Établissements Lévitan]

    [FURNITURE; ART DECO] Ets. Lévitan. 63, Bd. Magenta, Paris. Catalogue 1931.

    La plus importante fabrique de meubles. Paris : L. Bidon [for Lévitan], 1931. Oblong quarto, pictorial wrappers (some corner wear, light marks and small section of surface loss upper left of front cover), 124 pp, illustrations throughout (some in colour). Splendid trade catalogue for one of Paris' largest furniture retailers in the interwar period. In a …