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Jewish Gnosticism, Merkabah Mysticism, and Talmudic Tradition: Based on the Israel Goldstein Lectures, Delivered at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York.

By Geershom G. Scholem.

New York, NY Jewish Theological Seminary, 1965. Hardcover Second Edition (1965), Revised & Enlarged. First published in 1960. Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: Mild rubbing to the corner tips; a small reddish smudge at the fore-edge; a tiny soil spot at the lower corner of the front panel; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, very close-to-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mildest wear and a couple of unobtrusive cosmetic flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.25 x 0.7 inches). viii, 136 pages. Language: English. Weight: 14.5 ounces. Second Edition (1965), Revised & Enlarged. First published in 1960. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$117.60

The Essential TalmudISBN 10: Used First Edition Hardcover.
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The Essential Talmud ISBN 10: Used First Edition Hardcover.

By Adin Steinsaltz.

New York, NY Basic Books, 1976. Hardcover Book Club Edition, printed using the plates and production qualities of the First Edition (1976); still shows First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Very Good+ to Near Fine DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use: an extremely faint smudge at the tinted top edge; a tiny soil spot at the upper front panel; the book-club embossed square at the lower corner of the rear panel; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, close-to-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only a couple of unobtrusive cosmetic flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Close to 'As New'. The DJ shows just a hint of wear to the extremities; a half-inch closed tear at the bottom edge of the front panel; unclipped; mylar-protected. No longer 'As New', but remains very close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.75 x 1.25 inches). vi, 296 pages. Language: English. Weight: 19 ounces. Book Club Edition, printed using the plates and production qualities of the First Edition (1976); still shows First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Hardback with DJ.

$13.72

Rabbi Nachman's Stories.

By Nachman of Breslov.

Brooklyn, NY Breslov Research Institute, 1983. Hardcover First Edition (1983), so stated. First Edition (1983), so stated. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. Book shows a tiny nick a the heel of the backstrip and a hint of crimping to the same and to the head of the backstrip; a tiny red stain and a longer black stain to the bottom edge of the text block (either of these could be remainder marks, but both appear to be simply stray marks); else flawless; the binding square and secure; text clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the very mildest wear and very minor cosmetic flaws only. Bright and Clean. Corners Sharp. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows just a tick of wear to the corner tips; else flawless; unclipped; mylar-protected. Very close to 'As New'. Note: possible REMAINDER, see note above. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.9 x 6.25 x 1.5 inches). xi, 552 pages. Translated by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan. Language: English. Weight: 31.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$53.90

Sinai and Zion: An Entry into the Jewish Bible.
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Sinai and Zion: An Entry into the Jewish Bible.

By Jon D. Levenson.

San Francisco, CA Harper & Row, 1987. Paperback First Edition Thus (1987); Third Printing. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only a hint of wear to the extremities; the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; else flawless; the binding remains square and perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very minor flaws only. Bright and Clean. Corners Sharp. Very close to 'As New'. REMAINDER, showing a mark at the top edge of the text block. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.3 x 0.6 inches). xi, 227 pages. Language: English. Weight: 8.6 ounces. First Edition Thus (1987); Third Printing. Trade Paperback.

$9.41

Understanding Jewish Theology: Classical Issues and Modern Perspectives.

By Jacob Neusner (Editor).

New York, NY KTAV Publishing House, 1973. Paperback First Edition Thus (1973); unstated. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows only a hint of wear to the extremities; the outside edges of the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; else flawless; the binding remains square and perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very minor flaws only. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.85 inches). x, 280 pages. Language: English. Weight: 17.4 ounces. First Edition Thus (1973); unstated. Trade Paperback.

$9.41

A History of the Jews in Christian Spain (Volume I: From the Age of the Reconquest to the Fourteenth Century).

By Yitzhak Baer.

Philadelphia, PA Jewish Publication Society of America, 1961. Hardcover First Edition [1961]; Second Printing [1966]. Near Fine in Very Good DJ: The Book shows light shelving wear to the lower extremities; else flawless, if no longer "fresh"; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, close-to-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the very mildest wear. Bright and Clean. Corners Sharp. Close to 'As New'. The DJ shows light wear to extremities; mild rubbing; a mostly closed tear at the top of the front hinge; small loss to chipping at the head of the backstrip, which is also sunned (the titles remain legible, though somewhat blanched); the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. A lovely copy, Shows mild wear and some flaws, but remains attractive. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. vii, 463 pages. Translated from the Hebrew by Louis Schoffman. Language: English. Weight: 25.3 ounces. First Edition [1961]; Second Printing [1966]. Hardback with DJ.

$24.50

The Bahir: An Ancient Kabbalistic Text Attributed to Rabbi Nehuniah ben HaKana, First Century, C. E.
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The Bahir: An Ancient Kabbalistic Text Attributed to Rabbi Nehuniah ben HaKana, First Century, C. E.

By Rabbi Nehuniah Ben HaKana .

New York, NY Samuel Weiser, 1979. Hardcover First Edition in this form [1979], so stated. First Edition in this form [1979], so stated. Very Good+ in Very Good DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: some thumb-smudges at the fore-edge and the faintest soiling to the bottom edge of the text block; a hint of shelving wear to the lower extremities; the binding is ever so slightly cocked off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing several unobtrusive flaws. Close to 'As New'. The DJ shows light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and a couple of spots of mild scuffing at the head and heel of the backstrip; a couple of tiny, closed tears to the heel of the backstrip; the price has not been clipped. Shows mild wear; remains close to "As New"/ NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.25 x 1.1 inches). xvii, 244 pages. Translated with an Introduction and Commentary by Aryeh Kaplan. Language: English. 19.8 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$35.28

Classic Hassidic Tales: Marvelous Tales of Rabbi Israel, Baal Shev and His Great-Grandson, Rabbi Nachman, Retold from Hebrew, Yiddish, and German Sources.

By Meyer Levin .

New York, NY Penguin Books, 1975. Paperback First Edition Thus (1975), not directly stated, but implied by lack of subsequent printings cited, in accordance with Penguin Books' customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition Thus (1975), not directly stated, but implied by lack of subsequent printings cited, in accordance with Penguin Books' customary practice at the time of publication. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the top of the front "hinge"; mild rubbing to the panels and a little faint soiling to the white background field of the rear panel; the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of unobtrusive cosmetic flaws. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Appears unread. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5.1 x 0.8 inches). xx, 357 pages. Illustrated in black & white by Marek Szwarc. Language: English. Weight: 11.8 ounces. First published as "The Golden Mountain" in 1932. Trade Paperback. Publisher: ; 1st edition (June 30, 1975) Language: English ISBN-10: 0140040420 ISBN-13: Product Dimensions: 7 x 1 x 5 inches Shipping Weight: 12 ounces

$34.30

Jewish Theology: Systematically and Historically Considered.

By Dr. Kaufmann Kohler.

New York, NY KTAV Publishing House, 1968. Hardcover Reprint Edition (1968). First published in 1918. Very Good+ to Near Fine: shows very light wear to the extremities and the mildest rubbing to the panels; else flawless. The bindingis square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear only. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New' Afterover fifty years, still has that pleasant "New Book' scent. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.3 x 1.25 inches). xlvi, 505 pages. Introduction by Joseph L. Blau. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds, 3.5 ounces. Rust-red buckram over boards. Reprint Edition (1968). First published in 1918. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. A very good classic introduction to Jewish theology. Kohler writes in a style that is both informative and easy to follow, providing profound insights into the Jewish understanding of God, humanity, divine inspiration, sin, righteousness, etc..Uplifting, challenging, insightful.

$53.90

The Healer.
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The Healer.

By Aharon Appelfeld.

New York, NY Grove Press, 1990. Paperback First Edition Thus (1990), Second Printing. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only a publishers mark at the bottom edge; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single flaw. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. REMAINDER, showing a mark at the bottom edge of the text block. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.95 x 5.45 x 0.6 inches). 220 pages. Translated from the Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green. Language: English. Weight: 9.3 ounces. First Edition Thus (1990), Second Printing. Trade Paperback.

$9.41

Martin Buber.

By Arthur A. Cohen.

London, UK Bowes & Bowes, 1957. Hardcover First Edition (1957), so stated. First Edition (1957), so stated. Good+: Shows moderate use: the upper corner of the rear panel is mildly bumped; otherwise mild wear to the extremities; faint sunning to the backstrip (the titles thereon clearly legible); some soil spots to the panels and moderate rubbing to same; former owner's name at the front free endpaper; the boards are slighltly bowed; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A good used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing light wear and numerous minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.25 x 4.65 x 0.65 inches). 110 pages. Language: English. Weight: 6.6 ounces. Studies in Modern European Literature and Thought Series. Hardback: Lacks DJ. 110 pages Publisher: Bowes & Bowes; First Edition (US) First Printing edition (1957) Language: English ASIN: Shipping Weight: 6.7 ounces

$11.96

The Faith of Maimonides.

By Yeshaiahu Leibowitz .

New York, NY Adama Books, 1987. Paperback Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: the upper corner of the panels have been mildly bumped (most apparent at the upper rear corner of the wrapper covers, and this has also imparted a very faint bend to the upper corner of pages, mostly to the rear half of the book); else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the backstrip. Free of any dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome - if flawed - copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single significant flaw only. Bright and clean. In overall appearance, remains very close to 'As New'. REMAINDER, showing a small greyish mark at the bottom edge of the text block. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.35 inches). 111 pages. Language: English. Weight: 8.4 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$122.50

The Slave.

By Isaac Bashevis Singer.

New York, NY Fawcett: Crest, 1984. Paperback First Edition Thus [1980]; Second Printing (1984). Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of very light use: shows very slight spine lean; just a hint of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the wrapper covers; a price has been partially scraped off at the bottom of the front panel and the heel of the backstrip has been neatly reinforced with clear cellophane tape; the binding remains perfectly secure, but does show the faintest stress crease; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.9 x 4.25 x 0.8 inches). 287 pages. Weight: 5.9 ounces. First Edition Thus [1980]; Second Printing (1984). Mass Market Paperback.

$6.47

Martin Buber: Jewish Existentialist.

By Malcolm L. Diamond.

New York, NY Harper & Row: Torchbooks, 1968. Paperback Reprint Edition (1968). First published by Oxford in 1960. Scattered UNDERLINING AND MARGINALIA IN INK for the first 54 pages. Else, Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of moderate use: very slight spine lean; light wear to extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling and markings to the wrapper covers; the binding is perfectly secure. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. A moderately worn copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing some wear and some minor flaws - and of course the underlining. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.35 x 0.6 inches). x, 240 pages. Language: English. Weight: 9 ounces. Cover design by Emanuel Schongut. TB840. Reprint Edition (1968). First published by Oxford in 1960. Trade Paperback.

$5.88

Escape from Antwerp: From Terror to Paradise.

By Eda Lew Balsam .

Watsonville, CA Margaret Loos, 2003. Paperback First Edition (2003), unstated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR at the title page. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only a barely discernible cock to the binding. There is a very superficial scratch at the bottom edge of the text block (not really a mark), so this may be a Remainder; else flawless. The binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a couple of very minor flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.9 x 0.5 inches). 108 pages + two family trees. Language: English. Weight: 8.4 ounces. First Edition (2003), unstated. Trade Paperback. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$117.60

Judaism and Modern Man: An Interpretation of Jewish Life.

By Will Herberg.

Philadelphia, PA Jewish Publication Society of America, 1951. Hardcover First Edition (1951), unstated, in accordance with JPSA's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1951), unstated, in accordance with JPSA's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. The Book shows just a touch of wear to the extremities, but with a very mild bump to the top of the rear hinge; the pages have tanned ever so slightly, due to aging; a former bookseller's postage stamp style logo at the bottom of the rear pastedown endpaper; the binding square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a couple of minor flaws Despite these minor flaws, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. Close to "As New". The DJ shows only a touch of wear to the extremities, with a half-inch, closed tear at the bottom edge of the front panel and a couple of very faint creases stemming from it; mild rubbing to the panels; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Overall, 8vo. (8.5 x 5.8 x 1 inches). xi, 313 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 0.7 ounces.Hardback with DJ.

$19.60

Mornings and Mourning: A Kaddish Journal.

By E. M. Broner .

San Francisco, CA HarperSanFrancisco, 1994. Hardcover First Edition (1994); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1994); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Very Good+ to Near Fine DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use; a tiny insect dropping at the top edge of the text block; a couple of pages appear to have been inadvertently bent (but not fully creased) at the upper corner; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Shows a couple of very minor flaws; but remains a handsome copy: clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. The DJ shows very light wear to extremities; else flawless; the price has not been clipped. No longer 'As New', but remains very close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 5.65 x 1 inches). 224 pages + a two page glossary. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound. Hardback with DJ.

$4.90

Des Teufels Werkstatt: Die Geldfälscherwerkstatt im KZ Sachsenhausen .

By Adolf Burger.

Teetz, Brandenburg, Germany Verlag Hentrich und Hentrich, 2005. Hardcover Very Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: a couiple of tiny spots at the front panel and the lower corner tip of the front panel shows just a hint of wear; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a couple of very minor flaws. Remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.8 x 6.75 x 0.75 inches). 280 pages. Language: German. Weight: 1 pound, 8.5 ounces. There is a small label affixed to the bottom of the title page with the author's name in script. Whether this is a signed and printed label, an actual signature plate we are not sure. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$14.70

Escape from Antwerp: From Terror to Paradise.

By Eda Lew Balsam .

Watsonville, CA Margaret Loos, 2003. Paperback First Edition (2003), unstated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only barely discernible lean at the bottom edge of the backstrip; else flawless. The binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing single, very minor flaw. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.9 x 0.5 inches). 108 pages + two family trees. Language: English. Weight: 8.4 ounces. First Edition (2003), unstated. Trade Paperback.

$21.76

Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel: The Ultimate Victory of the God of Life.
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Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel: The Ultimate Victory of the God of Life.

By Jon D. Levenson.

New Haven, CT Yale University Press, 2006. Hardcover First Edition (2006); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (2006); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Fine DJ: Book shows only a hint of spine lean; else flawless; the binding remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, showing a single, very minor flaw. The DJ is flawless; unclipped; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inches). xix, 274 pages. 304 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$49.00

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