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Category: All Categories: Religion: Jewish Studies: Jewish Art and Music
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1.
[Authors Various]  
Home, Home on the Kibbutz : More Great Songs about the Israeli Experience, 20 Songs and Musical Notation

Publisher: Isra-Tav Publications; Tel Aviv: 1987.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 61 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Orange pictorial boards, 20 original songs by various artists, with tunes and chords in standard notation, lyrics in Hebrew, English translation, and phonetic English transliteration. ; Published in Tel-Aviv by Isra-Tav Publications. Copyright Isradisc Israeli Record Company. Hit songs by the Gevatron, Netanela, Dorit Reuveni, David Zakai, many more. Tie-in to cassette album 'Beautiful Israeli Songs'. Appears to be number 2 of series of at least 3 albums. ; Book only, no cassette. Book shows moderate exterior wear. No marks or serious damage. Binding tight. Quite scarce.

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2.
Altshuler, David A., editor. Státní židovské Muzeum (Czech Republic)  
The Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collection
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Publisher: NY, Summit / Washington [D.C.]: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, c1983.
288 p., illus. (150 b/w, 75 color); 26 cm. Catalog for the traveling museum exhibition of Judaic objects from the State Jewish Museum in Prague. ISBN (10): 067149448. Stock#46698. Vg, gift inscription / dj vg.

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3.
Beer-Hoffmann, Richard  
Jacob's Dream : A Prologue

Publisher: Jewish Publication Society of America; Philadelphia: 1946.
Near Fine with no dust jacket First English Edition Hardcover 188 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Gray cloth, gold spine lettering, top edge red, 188 pages, English throughout, appendix of Bible passages, biographical essay. ; Complete script of play, Jacob's Dream, in iambic pentameter. This play is a prelude to author's trilogy of plays entitled Story of King David. ; Translated by Ida Bension Wynn. Copyright 1945. This is 1st English edition 1946 (5707) with new foreword (biographical essay) by Solomon Liptzin. ; Owner surname and 1977 penned on front endpaper. No other marks. Lacks jacket.

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4.
Benardete, Mair Jose  
Judeo-Spanish Ballads from New York

Publisher: University of California Press; Berkeley, Calif: 1981.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0520043480 149 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red cloth, 3 indexes, bibliography, thematic classification, notes, 39 ballad texts collected 1922-1923, glossary of Arabic, Hebrew, and Turkish loan words. No tunes. ; Edited and with introduction and notes by Samuel G. Armistead and Joseph H. Silverman. ; Coating on jacket starting to peel along lower front, otherwise little wear. Very rare.

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5.
Bilski, Emily D.  
Berlin Metropolis: Jews and the New Culture, 1890-1918

Publisher: Calif. UP/ Jewish Museum, New York [1999]. .
266 p., index, 198 text illus. incl. color; 29 cm.; paper; fine. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name. Contents include Paul Mendes-Flohr, The Berlin Jew as Cosmopolitan; Peter Paret, Modernism and the 'Alien Element' in German Art; Sigrid Bauschinger, The Berlin Moderns: Else Lasker-Schüler and Café Culture; Bilski, Images of Identity and Urban Life: Jewish Artists in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin; Chana C. Schütz, Max Liebermann as a 'Jewish' Painter: The Artist's Reception in his Time; Inka Bertz, Jewish Renaissance-- Jewish Modernism; Barbara Hahn, Encounters at the Margins: Jewish Salons around 1900; Peter Jelavich, Performing High and Low: Jews in Modern Theater, Cabaret, Revue, and Film; Chronology, 1890-1918; selected bibliography. Stock# 27,196. European art history; biography; German society, culture.

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6.
Binder, A. W. (Abraham Wolfe)  
Sabbath for Israel : A Musical Liturgy for the Sabbath Eve, for Cantor, Mixed Voices and Organ

Publisher: Transcontinental Music Corporation; N. Y. : 1954.
Very Good+ Hardcover 82 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Softcover, dark blue cloth over spine, as issued; off-white textured leatherette covers, 82 pages, 24 movements, standard musical notation throughout, with lyrics in phonetic Hebrew in English letters. Scored for Cantor, Mixed Voices and Organ. ; From preface: 'The composer has not used any particular Israeli folk material, but has rather tried to create thematic material in the prevalent style of Israel combining it with the musical tradition of the Sabbath Eve liturgy'. ; Synagogue name stamped on front cover in pale ink. Minor pencil marks here and there, mostly indicating pronunciation of text. We have left them in place. Otherwise only light wear. Binding tight and square. Scarce in any condition. ; TCL Series; Vol. 800

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7.
Goldsmith, Arnold L  
Golem Remembered, The, 1909-1980 : Variations of a Jewish Legend

Publisher: Wayne State University Press; Detroit: 1981.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0814316832 181 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Gray cloth, orange spine lettering, bibliography, 19 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Fascinating overview of the famous Golem, a legendary giant made from clay and brought to life by magic to protect the Jewish community of Prague from pogroms. Many variations of the legend occur, the first one in English appearing in the year 1909. ; Book and jacket show light wear only. No major defects.

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8.
Gutmann, Joseph.  
Hebrew Manuscript Painting.

Publisher: NY, Braziller, 1978.
118 p., illus., 29 cm. Stock# 38,8215.New in shrinkwrap. Judaica; Jewish medieval art.

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9.
Idelsohn, A.Z.  
Jewish Music in Its Historical Development.

Publisher: NY: Tudor Publishing, 1944..
Reprint. 535+ pp. Cover is soiled and worn. Internal hinge is loose, but attached, o/w Good reading copy. Hard Cover

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10.
King James Version, with Mary Ellen Chase Illustrated by: Illustrated by Arthur Szyk  
Book of Job, the : With Illustrations by Arthur Szyk (Heritage Press Edition)

Publisher: Heritage Press; N. Y. : 1946.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 148 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; White cloth over spine, gold title, tan cloth over boards, color illustrated front paste-on, decorative monochrome initials throughout, 8 full-color glossy illustrations on plates. Original 4-pg publisher's newsletter (Sandglass) enclosed, with background on this publication. ; Text from King James Version, KJV. Preface by Mary Ellen Chase. ; Book shows slight sunning to spine, otherwise no flaws. Gold unlettered slipcase is present, quite worn on bottom edge, all corners and seams intact.

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11.
Klein, Hazzan Louis  
Shirei T'Filo : Songs of Prayer

Publisher: Congregation B'nai Moshe; West Bloomfield, Mich: 1962.
Very Good+ Hardcover 35 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Orange covers, fold-and-staple binding, 35 pages, 75 brief songs and chants with tunes in standard notation. Lyrics are given in phonetic Hebrew in the English alphabet, with titles in Hebrew and English. ; Introductions by Rabbi Moses Lehrman, Harry J. Gunsberg, Stephen Lanyi, Bernard Sharkey. Published by and for Congregation B'nai Moshe, West Bloomfield, Michigan, 1962. Includes some traditional tunes, some by recent composers, and some composed by Hazzan Louis Klein. ; A few minor spots to covers. No other defects. Quite scarce.

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12.
Mann, Vivian B.  
Gardens and Ghettos : The Art of Jewish Life in Italy

Publisher: University of California Press; Berkeley, Calif: 1989.
Near Fine Softcover ISBN: 0520068254 354 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Stiff purplish-black covers, bibliography, glossy, chapter endnotes, artist bios, 339 items listed and described, about 200 shown in high quaily full-color photos with captions. Glossy throughout. ; 3 items laid in: 1) oversized 10-panel glossy brochure for this exhibit at Jewish Museum, New York NY, 1989-1990, with 1 color and 8 b/w photos. 2) 4-pg clipping from Jewish News on exhibit, 1989. 3) 8-pg article from Hadassah Magazine on same. ; Foreword by Tullia Zevi. Preface by Primo Levi. Contributions by David B. Ruderman, Mario Toscano, Richard Brilliant, others. Large heavy book. ; Book shows almost no wear. No marks. Binding tight and square.

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13.
Miller, James Albert  
Detroit Yiddish Theater, the : 1920-1937

Publisher: Wayne State University Press; Detroit: 1967.
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 195 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Black cloth, index, endnotes, 3 appendixes, frontispiece portrait of Littman drawn by Joanne E. Colman. Laid in is leaflet and order form for books published under Morris and Emma Schaver Publication Fund for Jewish Studies, as issued. ; History of Abraham Littman theater company (Peoples Theater) that flourished in Detroit 1924-1937, with biographical sketches of 13 members of Littman's troupe, and other aspects of Jewish cultural life in Detroit in same era, including Circle Theater, Majestic Theater, and Yiddish Playhouse. ; Book shows no discernable wear. Jacket faded on spine but readable, small closed tear to upper rear near crown.

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14.
Schmelzer, Menahem, and Evelyn M. Cohen  
Rothschild Mahzor, the : Florence, 1492

Publisher: Jewish Theological Seminary of America; N. Y. : 1983.
Near Fine Second Edition Softcover ISBN: 0873340175 57 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Large format (9 x 12 inches) 23 x 31 cm. Stiff reddish-brown covers, 25 b/w illustrations in text, 12 full-page full-color glossy plates. Laid in: 1 page of descriptions of this mahzor and 2 other pages describing other items, apparently published by museum. ; Main text by Menahem Schmelzer and Evelyn M. Cohen. Foreword by Gerson D. Cohen. Edited and produced by Harriet Catlin. 'One of the most lavish manuscripts of its kind produced in Italy in the fifteenth century'.

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15.
Weiner, Lazar, with Olga Paul  
Songs by Lazar Weiner

Publisher: Metro Music Company; N. Y. : 1956.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 46 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Ex-Library; Red full cloth, title and table of contents in English and Yiddish, 11 original art songs in Yiddish, with tunes, full piano in standard notation, Yiddish lyrics given under music in English alphabet and in singable English. Also has all lyrics in Hebrew alphabet in rear. ; Authors of lyrics include: J. L. Segal, A. Guria, J. Gladstein, Ch. Krul, N. B. Minkoff. English lyrics by Olga Paul. Composer was father of noted composer and conductor Yehudi Wyner. ; This book was published as softcover, rebound by Detroit Public Library, now hardcover in tough buckram cloth, white lettering on front. Entire book present and intact. Cloth shows light edgewear, mainly at heel and crown. All the usual library affronts. Scarce.

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16.
Wigoder, Geoffrey, editor.  
Jewish Art and Civilization.

Publisher: Chartwell Books [1972].
Folio; 351 p., illus. incl. color. Includes Hirschberg, Muslim Lands; Catane, France; Simonsohn, Italy; Goldschmidt, Germany; Michman-Melkman, Netherlands; Lipman, England; Karp, United States of America; Tsur, Israel Today. Dj rear scuffed; VG+. Stock#22432.

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