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500 Years in the Jewish Caribbean - The Spanish & Portuguese Jews in the West Indies
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500 Years in the Jewish Caribbean - The Spanish & Portuguese Jews in the West Indies

By Ezratty, Harry A

Baltimore: Omini Arts, 2002. Fine condition in like dustjacket. 216pp. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON half-title.Long before the Jewish settlements in North America, Sephardic Jews came to the Caribbean, first as crew members on Columbus's ships. By the 1600s, they had commercialized the sugar, rum and tobacco industries and won civil liberties that became the standards aspired to by colonial North American Jewry.This is their story, island by island, in Volum I of the author's trilogy, "The Jews in the New World.".. Signed by Author. Revised and Enlarged. Fine/Fine.

$30.00

A Brief History of the Towne of Sudbury in Massachusetts 1639-1939

By Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in Massachusetts

Sudbury, MA: Sudbury Historical Society, 1987. Newly revised and reprinted in 1987. 94 pages.. Second Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$19.00

French Travellers in the United States 1765-1932

By Monaghan, Frank

New York: Antiquarian Press Ltd., 1961. Very Good. First Thus. In original blue cloth HC, printed on extra-heavy stock with 10 illustrations. Limited edition of 750 copies. Ex-coll. reference library withdrawal stamps. Very Good.

$20.00

Looking Back at Melrose: Its People, Places and Pastimes

By Melrose Historical Society (Mass.)

Melrose, MA: Melrose, MA: Melrose Historical Society, 1985, 1985. Fine as new in stiff green cardboard covers. 87 page with 36 illustrations.Who served in Napoleon's army before building a summer home in Melrose in 1828? What Melrose resident won the Boston Marathon seven times? When did trolley cars run in Melrose?. Fine.

$10.00

Lincoln in Marti a Cuban View of Abraham Lincoln

By Santovenia, Emeterio S

Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1953. This translation of a book by one of Cuba's foremost scholars and writers reveals an aspect of Lincoln's life which will be new to most readers in the United States. The author has long felt that a close spiritual identification exists between two great heroes of the western world, Abraham Lincoln and Jose Marti, the man who led the fight for Cuban independence. With crisp and bright red/blue dustjacket.. First American Edition. Very Good/Very Good.

$10.00

81 SHERIFF STREET

By Ford, Gertrude

New York: NY: Frederick Fell, Inc. 1981, 1981. Hardbound. Good - Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on title page. Slight water stain to edge of pages, otherwise excellent. Story of NYC lower east side 1970-1910.A portrait of Jewish life on New York City's Lower East Side at the turn of the century - how a unique community of immigrants met the challenge of starting a new life in America.. Signed by Author. First American Edition. Very Good/Very Good.

$20.00

Certificate of Appointment as State BANK ASSESSOR (1878)

By Commonwealth of PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania, 1878. Original document dated Feb. 28, 1878 appointing William Mcfadden as State bank Assessor for Dauphin, Northumberland and Schuykill Counties in Pennsylvania. Document is 16" X 21" (prox.) and has two embossed Gold Seals, signed by J.G. Temple (Auditor General) and Henry Rawle (State Treasurer). In good condition on parchment-like paper, with 2 small tears and a hand-written note on back by Marie S haller, grand-daughter of Mcfadden..

$50.00

The Lenghtening Shadow: the Story of Dr. Leo L. Spears

By Rex, Erna

Denver, CO: Golden Bell Press, 1962, 1962. Fine/Very Good. First American Edition. In lovely yellow illustrated dustjacket.. STATED FIRST EDITION. Fine/Very Good.

$10.00

Dignity in City Hall

By Bixby, Roland

LAfayette, LA: Haywood Printing, 1990. In blue leatherette covers with gilt title and photographic dustjacket. SIGNED BY MAYOR JIM RIEHLE. A large chip missing from the top of the front dustjacket panel. Illustrated with many photographs.A compelling book about the mayor of Lafayette.. First American Edition. Fine/Very Good.

$19.00

MEMOIRS: 1892-1969 A NEW MEXICO ITEM

By Keleher, William A

Santa Fe, New Mexico: Royal Press, 1969, 1969. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good +. STATED FIRST EDITION. Rare copy signed and inscribed by both the Author Keleher and his wife, Loretta on the Title Page, dated January, 1971. Entertaining and fascinating memoirs of newspaperman Keleher, the noted authority on old New Mexico. Repaired tears to back cover of otherwise intact, unclipped dj.. Signed by Author. Fine as New/Very Good.

$35.00