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Rare books from M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899

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GEZICHT VAN DEN BERG ARARAT VAN DEN KANT  DER DREI KERKEN (Ansicht des Berges Ararat mit den drei...

GEZICHT VAN DEN BERG ARARAT VAN DEN KANT DER DREI KERKEN (Ansicht des Berges Ararat mit den drei Kirchen - View of Mount Ararat with the Three Churches)

by MOUNT ARARAT - Kupferstich - Original Antique Etching

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1727. No Binding. Very Good. ORIGINAL-KUPFERSTICH ( holländische Ausgabe) von 1727 . Ansicht nach der Beschreibung von de Tournefort. 44 x 27,5. Gesamtansicht beider Gipfel. Frisches festes Papier. - ORIGINAL COPPER ETCHING , depicting MOUNT ARARAT - view following the description of Tournefort. Strong and fresh paper quality. -
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PLAN DE VILLE D' EPHESE. (Plan of Ephesus)

PLAN DE VILLE D' EPHESE. (Plan of Ephesus)

by EPHESUS - Original Antique Etching

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1727. Pic . No Binding. Very Good. Auguste Calmet. ORIGINAL ANTIQUE ETCHING (copper plate) , depicting the ancient city of Ephesus, as seen from the Aegean Sea. . With 2 insets: Left - THE TEMPLE OF DIANA. Right - STATUE OF THE GODDESS DIANA. Size of image in cm 42,6 x 29,2 (inch 16,85 x 11, 5) plus margin with title and legend. Original centerfold. Tiny hole in bottom margins (repaired and reinforced) not affecting image. Crisp paper. VERY GOOD. THE TEMPLE OF DIANA IS ONE OF THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
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GREAT IS PEACE - Gadol Hashalom - Perek Ha-Shalom from the Talmudic Tractate Derekh Eretz Zuta.
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GREAT IS PEACE - Gadol Hashalom - Perek Ha-Shalom from the Talmudic Tractate Derekh Eretz Zuta.

by Sperber, Daniel Editor & Zvi Narkiss, Illustrator

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Jerusalem: Massada Press & Golden Pages, 1979. Limited/Numbered . Original Full Leather. Fine. Large Folio. Zvi Narkiss. Some 150 unnumbered pages. Parallel Hebrew and English text. Introduction by Menahem Begin. Nearly each page ornated with gold illuminations by Zvi Narkiss,Upper edge gilt. One of 1800 numbered copies of a bibliophile edition signed by both editor and artist. A fine copy.
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WELTGESCHICHTE DES JÜDISCHEN VOLKES. Von seinen Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. 10 Bde....
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WELTGESCHICHTE DES JÜDISCHEN VOLKES. Von seinen Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. 10 Bde. Komplett.

by Dubnow, Simon

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Berlin: Jüdischer Verlag, 1925. First Edition . Orig.-Half-leather. Very Good. 1925 - 1929. Here and there a few volumes with some edge wear (mainly on inner part) . Vol. 3 and 4 head of spine with some wear and one small missing spot. (please see photos) Otherwise a very good, clean and fresh set. - Original- Halbleder. Einige Bände hier und dort an den Kanten ( meistens Innenseite) berieben. Bei Bd. 3 u. 4 Kopf der Rücken berieben und mit Fehlstelle. Ansonsten ein sehr gutes, sauberes und frisches Exemplar.((additional shipping cost of $ 100.00 above the automatically indicated rate, will apply - due to "heavy item" of 10 vols.)
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BETHLEHEM . April 6th, 1839 - DAVID ROBERTS

BETHLEHEM . April 6th, 1839 - DAVID ROBERTS

by BETHLEHEM - DAVID ROBERTS - Original Antique Lithograph

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London: F.C.Moon, 1842. First Edition . No Binding. Very Good. Elephant Folio. David Roberts. Drawn by DAVID ROBERTS. Lithographed by Louis Haghe. Elephant folio. Original tinted FIRST EDITION LITHOGRAPH. Hand-colored. Size of image: 51 cm x 35,5cm ( 20,8 " x 14,48") + full margins with title, untrimmed. Faintest age-toning on few parts of margins, actually hardly visible (see photo). Very clean and very good condition with excellent imprint and stunning colors. Acid free mounting complimentary on request . International certificate of authenticity will be supplied. --ORIGINAL- LITHOGRAPHIE DER ERSTAUSGABE. Handkolorit. Ausser minimaler kaum sichtbarer heller Br?unung in wenigen Teilen der Aussenr?nder sehr sch?n und frisch erhalten.
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OHEL DAWID. DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE HEBREW AND SAMARITAN MANUSCRIPTS IN THE SASSOON LIBRARY,...
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OHEL DAWID. DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE HEBREW AND SAMARITAN MANUSCRIPTS IN THE SASSOON LIBRARY, LONDON.

by HEBREW MANUSCRIPTS - Sassoon, David Solomon

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London: Oxford University Press, 1932. First Edition . Original Blue Cloth. Very Good. 4to. . Spines with truly minimally sunnied. Edges with some foxing. Fly-leaves and few pages with minimal faint foxing, otherwise a very good and fresh copy of this RARE ITEM
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BLUE BOX THE BOLD. TOLD AND DRAWN BY...
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BLUE BOX THE BOLD. TOLD AND DRAWN BY...

by Wahrhaft, Mordechai

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Jerusalem: Rubin Mass, 1935. First Edition . Original Wrappers. Near Fine. 8vo. Mordechai Wahrhaft. No date.(ca 1935). The Story of the "Blue Box" told ( in rhymes) and drawn for children by Mordechai Wahrhaft. Translated by Lawrence Weston. Fine colour illustrations. 22pp .A FINE COPY .
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MANUSCRIPTS OF THE BABYLONIAN TALMUD FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE VATICAN LIBRARY (SERIES A+B) 6...
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MANUSCRIPTS OF THE BABYLONIAN TALMUD FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE VATICAN LIBRARY (SERIES A+B) 6 VOLUMES -COMPLETE. A LIMITED FACSIMILE EDITION OF 135 COPIES BY SPECIAL PERMISSION OF THE VATICAN LIBRARY . - WITH THE PAGE INDEX BY RABBI A.F. SHERRY

by HEBREW MANUSCRIPTS- FACSIMILE - TALMUD - UNCENSORED TEXTS

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Jerusalem: Makor, 1974. Original faux-leather Boards. Near Fine. 4to. Some 300 and more pages for each of the 6 volumes. Series A and B. Complete with the very rare " Page Index By Rabbi A I. Sherry" - Series A contains: Vat.Ebr.130, Vat.Ebr134, Vat.Ebr.108, 109 and 110. Series B contains Vat.Ebr.111, 119, 114, 118 und 112. UNCENSORED TEXTS! 2 volumes with an insignificant mark of a few cm - one on upper right corner of title , the other on front end paper. Vol 5 uncut and front hinges reinforced. IN GENERAL A FINE COPY FRESH AND CLEAN VERY RARE COMPLETE SET.
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THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI, OR WISE MEN

THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI, OR WISE MEN

by ORIGINAL ANTIQUE NEW TESTAMENT ETCHING

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1688. First Edition . No Binding. Fine. G.Freman. ORIGINAL ANTIQUE BIBLE PRINT ( etching- copperplate), DATED 1688, depicting the Adoration of the Magi, according to the description in the Gospel of Matthew 2. Size of the image incl. the caption: 20,5 x 33,5 cm. ( 8,07" x 13.18") - Size of the whole leaf: 27 x 40,7.cm ( 10,6" x 16"). The etching is hand-colored
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DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE MCMAHON LETTERS (WITH MAP)

DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE MCMAHON LETTERS (WITH MAP)

by British Mandate for Palestine - JEWISH AGENCY RESPONSE

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London: Massada Press, 1939. Original Wrappers. Very Good. 8vo .. 20pp . THE JEWISH RESPONSE (of the JEWISH AGENCY FOR PALESTINE) to the British Government's publication of the " McMahon Letters " published earlier the same month (March 16th, 1939). The McMahon Letters include the correspondence between Sir Henry McMahon (His Majesty's High Commissioner in Egypt) and Hussein Sharif of Mecca between 1915 and 1916 and represent a series of letters that were exchanged during World War I in which the British government agreed to recognize Arab independence after the war in exchange for Hussein's launching the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire. These alleged promises to the Arab side given before the later BALFOUR DECLARATION OF 1917 were therefore considered by the supporters of the JEWISH CAUSE as being without legal validity. THIS VERY RARE PUBLICATION includes among its documents a STATEMENT BY MCMAHON, that the area in which Arab independence was promised DID… Read More
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ME-ECHAD AD ESER (from 1 to 10). SEPHER CHESHBON LA-KTANIM (Book of Arithmetic for the Little Ones)
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ME-ECHAD AD ESER (from 1 to 10). SEPHER CHESHBON LA-KTANIM (Book of Arithmetic for the Little Ones)

by HEBREW ILLUSTRATED CHILDREN ARITHMETIC BOOKLET - PRINTED IN PRE-STATE ISRAEL - 1948

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Tel-Aviv: Omanuth, 1948. First Edition . Orig. Illustrated Wrappers. Near Fine. L.Wolfart. Compiled by Miriam Arnon. Charming illustrated arithmetic booklet for young children in Hebrew. With stunning colored illustrations by L. Wolfart. Published in Tel- Aviv by Chewrath "Omanuth" in the early months of 1948 in Pre-State Israel - "printed in Palestine"- (the State of Israel was established in May 1948) 32pp. Original wrappers (these with insignificant foxing). Otherwise a fine copy, very clean and fresh. - Size : 6,29 x x 7,87inch - 16x 20cm NOT TO BE SEEN IN THIS CONDITION! Rare.
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SONGS FOR CHILDREN FOR ONE TWO AND THREE VOICES WITH PIANO ACCOMPANIAMENT. COMPOSED BY J. ENGEL....
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SONGS FOR CHILDREN FOR ONE TWO AND THREE VOICES WITH PIANO ACCOMPANIAMENT. COMPOSED BY J. ENGEL. ENGLISH AND HEBREW TEXT WITH NOTES .

by Engel, J. - JOEL ENGEL (1868 - 1927)

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Berlin -Jerusalem: JIBNE (Agency for the Diaspora), 1922. First Edition . Original Decorative Wrappers. Very Good. Folio Oblong. Leonid Pasternak. No date . Circa 1922 ( JOEL ENGEL, originally from Russia, was in Berlin between 1922-1924) KVUTZAT HAMENAGEN MOSKAU. 24pp. ORIGNIAL FOLIO OBLONG WRAPPERS DESIGNED by LEONID PASTERNAK. Spine with minimal split at heafs. Here and there with insignificant wear and repair. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. A VERY GOOD AND CLEAN COPY OF THIS RARE PUBLICATION CONTAING 9 SONGS. - Quote from Wikipedia: Joel Engel ( 1868-1927) was a music critic, composer and one of the leading figures in the Jewish art music movement. Born in Russia, and later moving to Berlin and then to Palestine, Engel has been called "the true founding father of the modern renaissance of Jewish music.
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A PROSPECT OF THE TOWN AND HARBOUR OF TRIPOLI IN SYRIA (LEBANON)

A PROSPECT OF THE TOWN AND HARBOUR OF TRIPOLI IN SYRIA (LEBANON)

by TRIPOLI - LEBANON - Original Antique Etching

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1730. First English Edition . No Binding. Very Good. I.B.Martin. ORIGINAL ANTIQUE ETCHING (copper plate) dated 1730, of Tripoli in Lebanon, as seen from the sea. Drawn by I.B.Martin in 1729 (date appears at the right bottom). Nr. 1 on the map indicates the CASTLE (site of former Crusaders' CITADEL of RAYMOND DE SAINT GILLES, also known as Qala'at Sanjil and Qala'at Tarablus ).- Very good impression. Original centerfold. Size of image in cm 43,8 x 27,5 (inch 17,1 x 10,3) . Whole leaf: 46,5 x 39cm (18,3" x 15,3"). Untrimmed large margins. Very few tiny ageing stains at center bottom of outer margins. VERY GOOD AND FRESH CONDITION. (ANCIENT CITY TOPOGRAPHY TARABULUS ASH-SHAM PHOENICIA)
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MELEKET MAHSHEBET(HEBREW) - OPUS BIPARTITUM  CUIUS PARS I- IR HESHBON- I.E. ARITHMETICAM &...
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MELEKET MAHSHEBET(HEBREW) - OPUS BIPARTITUM CUIUS PARS I- IR HESHBON- I.E. ARITHMETICAM & ALGEBRAM. PARSII. BERUREI MIDOT I.E. GEOMETRIAM .. 2 VOLUMES TOGETHER (COMPLETE)

by Gerson, R. Elias - Elijah ben Moses Gershon Zahalon - MATHEMATICS IN HEBREW

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Frankfurt & Berlin: J.J. Speier, 1765. First Edition . Half Leather. Very Good. 4to. 1. Theil und 2. Theil bound together. 124pp+123pp.First part called "'Ir Heshbon," on Arithmetic and Algebra; the second part : "Berure Middot," on Geometry. MODERN HALF LEATHER BINDING WITH MARBLED BOARDS. Title page with stamp, , some old handwriting and markings. Upper corner of title page some 3 cm missing and replaced with old repair. Pages with some browning and occasional minor soiling. First pages of the second part trimmrd to text. Last page of the second part with repair to edges, End papers with some old writing and minor soiling . OTHERWISE VERY GOOD.AN EXTREMELY RARE AND INTERESTING WORK of MATHEMATICS in HEBREW. (this work is mentioned in Zeitlkin, Bibliotheca Hebraica....)- Elijah ben Moses Gershon Zahalon was a Jewish Talmudist, mathematician and physician living in Pinczcow, Russian Poland.
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THE  TALMUD.35 VOLUMES (COMPLETE)
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THE TALMUD.35 VOLUMES (COMPLETE)

by BABYLONIAN TALMUD- SONCINO PRESS - FIRST EDITION OF FIRST ENGLISH TALMUD TRANSLATION - RARE WITH ORIGINAL DUST-JACKETS

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London: The Soncino Press, 1935. 1st Edition . Original Cloth w. Dust Jackets. Very Good. 8vo- Big. 1935-1952. COMPLETE SET of 35 volumes, incl. Index Volume. Upper edges gilt. WITH THE ORIGINAL DUST JACKETS. Two of the volumes have the original dust jackets from other volumes (originally from other volume numbers) and have a small paper label added to fit them to their correct volume number (please see last photograph) On one volume the dust jacket has a small missing part at the spine side only. OTHERWISE A VERY GOOD , CLEAN AND FRESH COPY OF THIS FIRST EDITION OF THE FAMOUS ENGLISH SONCINO TALMUD. (very heavy item: 3 parcels of a total over 50 kg , additional shipping fees will apply for US postage+ $ 400, to Europe postage+ $ 180)
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