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Into Kokerboom Country. Namaqualand's Jewish Pioneers

by Jowell, Phyllis, and Adrienne Folb

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9781874950752
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$64.32

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(Cape Town: Fernwood Press, 2004) 187495075X. Oblong 4to; original light brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, with gilt donkey-cart device to upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; illustrated endpapers; pp. 159 + (i), incl. index; photographs and artwork in colour and monochrome; maps. Earlier owner's bookplate to front free endpaper verso. Fine condition. "Into Kokerboom Country tells the story of… Read more
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(London: W. H. Allen, 1973) 0491010907. 8vo; original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated dustwrapper; pp. xi + (i) + 716 + (i), incl. index. Dustwrapper foxed and edgeworn; some foxing to endpapers and edges, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Good. "Here is another remarkable book from the creator of The Joys of Yiddish. 4500 folk sayings, proverbs, epigrams,… Read more
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(Cape Town: Cape Jewish Orphanage Bequest and Memorial Fund, 1961). Cover title reads: 'The Story of the Cape Jewish Orphanage: Golden Jubilee 1910-1961'. Small 4to; original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pp. x + 78; photographs. Cover gilt quite dull; boards lightly sunned; fore-corners a little worn. Very good condition. … Read more
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$14.29
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South African Jews in World War II

by South African Jewish Board of Deputies

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(Johannesburg: South African Jewish Board of Deputies, 1950). 8vo; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; no dustwrapper; pp. xix + (i) + 189, incl. index; plates. Extremities very slightly rubbed; trace of foxing to edges, occasional fox spots elsewhere; lower hinge a little tender; dustwrapper's upper panel and flap mounted to front endpaper. Good condition. … Read more
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Founders and Followers - Johannesburg Jewry 1887-1915

by Kaplan, Mendel, and Marian Robertson (editors)

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ISBN
9780947461096
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$121.50

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(Cape Town: Vlaeberg, 1991) 0947461094. 4to; original brown boards, lettered in gilt and white to spine and upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; endpaper map and plans; pp. 300, incl. index. Very slightly shelf-rubbed; a little spotting to top edge; earlier owner's bookplate to front free endpaper verso. Very good condition. "Johannesburg Jewry is… Read more
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(London: Edwards Goldston, 1948, First thus). 8vo; original dark blue cloth; dustwrapper; pp. 172; one black-and-white plate. Dustwrapper rubbed and edgeworn with a little loss, small pink stain to upper panel; label scar to front pastedown. Collected sermons and addresses by Rabbi Hirsch, reflecting aspects of South African Jewish life and problems. Includes an address entitled "An… Read more
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(Tel-Aviv: Economic Research Institute of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, 1938). 248 x 172 mm; printed wrappers; pp. 214; graphs and tables in text. Wraps creased and somewhat frayed, with previous owner's name in small hand on upper wrap; moderate foxing throughout. Fair to good condition. "In surveying the economic situation in Palestine, the political background, both… Read more
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$25.01
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Waters Out of the Well. Essays in Jewish Studies

by Musiker, Reuben and Joseph Sherman (editors)

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ISBN
9781868140503
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$7.15

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(Johannesburg: University of the Witwatersrand Library, 1988) 1868140504. 220 x 150 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. xii + 335. Very good condition. First few pages a little fishmothed. .
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Israel - the epic of a people

by Addleson, A.

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$11.44

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(Cape Town, Howard Timmins, 1972). Dustwrapper rubbed, pp. 425. Edges very slightly foxed. 'This book, written by a South African Jew and student of history, professes to be neither erudite nor exhaustive, but is intended to give the average reader an easy approach to a story that to many is almost completely unknown.' .
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(Hillcrest, Owen Burgess Publishers, 1989). Laminated pictorial boards, pp. xvi + 363, a few line-illustrations. Owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. .
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A Shield About Me

by Chesler, Muriel, editor and compiler

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(Cape Town: Nasionale Boekhandel, 1968). Dustwrapper, very slightly frayed, pp. xvii + 222, plates. Owner's small hand-stamp on the front free endpaper, text edges lightly foxed. 'Many books and articles have been written about Israel's incredible Six Day War, but no writer, however gifted or objective, can equal the authentic picture as portrayed by the people concerned in the immediacy… Read more
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