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A Backdoor to Heaven
Blue, Lionel,
ISBN: 0232514224
Darton, Longman & Todd, London, 1979. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. To Whom It May Concern and acknowledgements. Black coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic / illustrated dustwrapper with white and bright blue colour titles to the front panel and backstrip. An offbeat look at the paradoxes of Jewish way of life and religion. Quoting from the title page "For sinners who cannot repent; for believers who never met God and for unbelievers who have; for all who suffer from spiritual vertigo, doubt and transcendental mal-de-mer; for those imprisoned in religious systems and those locked out of them – a reluctant rabbi describes how he attempted to break and enter." Rubbing to the lower book edges and top book corners. offset tanning to the endpages with age toning of the text block edges and pages. Some rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and sunning of the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], 120 pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; ; ISBN: 0232514224. ISBN/EAN: 9780232514223. Inventory No: 0125792. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0125792  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Aimé Pallière (1868-1949) : Un chrétien dans le judaïsme
Poujol, Catherine,
ISBN: 2220053164
Desclee de Brouwer, Paris, 2003. Edition Unstated
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. second-hand copy, previous owner has used lemon highlighter on some of the pages, and black pennant to underline other texts, not particularly prevalent or intrusive. PLEASE note the text is in French. Aimé Pallière's biography portrays the fresco of Judeo-Christian relations in France for a century: 1850-1950 and thus brings a major contribution to this dialogue. Modernist Catholic and Dreyfusard, Pallière works in Judaism without ever converting. He is convinced that "noachism", according to the Kabbalist Rabbi Elie Benamozegh (1822-1900), is the religion of the future: the Jews will be the priests and laymen of other monotheisms, the faithful. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 418 pages. Text is in French. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; French Language; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 2220053164. ISBN/EAN: 9782220053165. Inventory No: 0280220. Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0280220  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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all colour book of biblical myths & mysteries
Thurlow, Gilbert,
ISBN: 0706403851
Octopus Books, London, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Halliday, Sonia – photography. First Edition. Illustrated end pages, part page, full page and double page colour illustrations, with lots of examples of lead light, and carving. the author takes a well-known stories of the old Testament and explains the purpose and symbolism behind the myths, showing where the myths and and history begins on how relevant these stories are to us today. He then goes on to examine the nature of the mysteries of the new Testament. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 72 pages. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Halliday, Sonia – photography. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; Art & Design. ISBN: 0706403851. ISBN/EAN: 9780706403855. Inventory No: 0243476. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0243476  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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all colour book of biblical myths & mysteries
Thurlow, Gilbert,
ISBN: 0706403851
Octopus Books, London, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Halliday, Sonia – photography. First Edition. very slight rubbing of the top edge of the dustjacket, no other damage. Illustrated end pages, part page, full page and double page colour illustrations, with lots of examples of lead light, and carving. the author takes a well-known stories of the old Testament and explains the purpose and symbolism behind the myths, showing where the myths and and history begins on how relevant these stories are to us today. He then goes on to examine the nature of the mysteries of the new Testament. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 72 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Halliday, Sonia – photography. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; Art & Design. ISBN: 0706403851. ISBN/EAN: 9780706403855. Inventory No: 0241093. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0241093  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Background to the Long Search
Smart, Ninian,
ISBN: 0563127791
British Broadcasting Corporation, London, 1979. Reprint
 hardHardcover (Original Cloth) hardHardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. preface by author, introduction by author, glossary, further reading, index and picture credits stop orange coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs and the occasional black-and-white illustration. Black coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound) with pale peach coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A book put out in conjunction with a television series of the same name and a radio series called "The Long Search Continued". It is a introduction to the living religions of the world. Religion is explored are: – Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Religions within Hinduism, China, and Japan and Beyond the White Frontier. Softening and rubbing of the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges as well. The front panel is borrowed and there is light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. There are two small indentations / holes to the rear panel. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels and two holes in the dustwrapper, commensurate with underlying damage to the boards to the rear dustwrapper panel. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 315, [1] pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; History. ISBN: 0563127791. ISBN/EAN: 9780563127796. Inventory No: 0118188. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0118188  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Badenheim 1939
Applefeld, Aharon,
ISBN: 0460045482
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London Toronto Melbourne, 1981. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Gray coloured endpapers. Dull red coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and green coloured titles to the backstrip. The town of Badenheim, just outside Vienna, is the summer holiday retreat for well-to-do middle-class Jewish families. Its 1939 and the summer season is upon Badenheim, and the tourists have descended and are so caught up in their defensive daily trivia they miss the signs of rising tensions and their eventual fate. Rubbing to the book corners and age toning to the textblock edges and pages. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head of the backstrip. Sunning to the backstrip and staining is also present. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (6), 148, (6) pages.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; judaica; Austria; Judaica. ISBN: 0460045482. ISBN/EAN: 9780460045483. Inventory No: 0114589. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0114589  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Behind Communism ( with special 1994 update by Lawrence Patterson )
Britton, Frank L.,
No Publisher Details,  2011. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. a clean copy with no damage to report. Illustrated throughout with maps and black-and-white photographs. The only information given is that the first printing was 1953, and that this is the 7th printing of 2011. The book links communism and Judaism Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government; judaica; Inventory No: 0246104. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0246104  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Cafe Scheherazade
Zable, Arnold,
ISBN: 187648571X
Text Publishing Company, Melbourne, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Photographic card cover with white and dark green coloured titles to the front panel and white and gray coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear panel. A novel that weaves between Europe and Australia, War and peace, loss and redemption and of the generation of European Jewry in the middle 20th century. Creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Reading crease to the left-hand side of the front panel, closest to the back strip. Uniform tanning of the text block edges and pages with previous owners name to the top edge of the half title page. Size: Trade Paperback. (8), 3-223, (3) pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; judaica; Australia; Judaica. ISBN: 187648571X. ISBN/EAN: 9781876485719. Inventory No: 0124796. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0124796  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Cafe Scheherazade
Zable, Arnold,
ISBN: 187648571X
Text Publishing Company, Melbourne, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Photographic card cover with white and dark green coloured titles to the front panel and white and gray coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear panel. Minor creasing on to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and to the book panels. Very slight signs of age toning of the textblock edges and pages. A novel that weaves between Europe and Australia, War and peace, loss and redemption and of the generation of European Jewry in the middle 20th century. Size: Trade Paperback. (8), 3-223, (3) pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; judaica; Australia; Judaica. ISBN: 187648571X. ISBN/EAN: 9781876485719. Inventory No: 0124452. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0124452  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Come Spring; An Autobiographical Novel
Lewitt, Maria,
ISBN: 0908011083
Scribe Publications, Melbourne, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Brown coloured end pages. Black coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing the author as she was in 1939, with gold coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black and white photograph of the author to the rear fold fold over. A fictionalised account of the author and her family as they survived World War II in Poland with a secret – though they looked "Ayran", they were in fact Jewish. Through the author's adolescent eyes we see " ... One day the Warsaw ghetto burns; the next moment they had to cope with waves of German soldiers bursting through their house (with close Jewish relatives hiding in the cellar); another day they wake to find the frontline in their front garden." – from the front fold over blurb. Softening of the backstrip edges with rubbing to the book edges. The lower edge of the front panel has a small chip. Cocking of the spine with age toning of the textblock edges. The text edges also show dust marks and a few stains. Original bookseller's rubberstamp to the top right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], 209, [3] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; judaica; Poland; WW II; Military & Warfare. ISBN: 0908011083. ISBN/EAN: 9780908011087. Inventory No: 0127974. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0127974  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Daddy's Chair
Lanton, Sandy,
ISBN: 0929371518
Kar-ben Copies Inc, Rockville, Maryland, 1991. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Shelly O. Haas. First Edition. 30 pages., (unpaginated) each page is illustrated. Colour illustrated dustwrapper matching the laminated boards beneath. Pristine condition. Size: Oblong quarto - over 9¾" - 12" Wide. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Shelly O. Haas. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; judaica; ISBN: 0929371518. ISBN/EAN: 9780929371511. Inventory No: 0202614. Very Good Condition
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0202614  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Elijah's Violin and Other Jewish Folktales (Penguin Folklore Library)
Schwartz, Howard – Collector and Reteller,
ISBN: 0140595023
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1987. First Paperback Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Paperback Edition. acknowledgements, introduction by author, sources and glossary. Illustrated card cover with black and aqua coloured titles to the front panel and aqua coloured titles to the backstrip. "This superb collection of thirty-six stories shows the Jewish folk tale as an expression of continuity with the past in which all the Jewish generations merge mysteriously into a single, timeless present." -- from the rear panel blurb. The stories rang from fifth century Babylon to 19th-century Europe, and from around the world. Creases to the book corners, multiple to the front corners. Rubbing to the book edges and panels and there is fading to the backstrip. Reading creases to the backstrip and there is a stain to the top one third of the backstrip. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. [7], 8-249, [5] and pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; judaica; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0140595023. ISBN/EAN: 9780140595024. Inventory No: 0119548. Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0119548  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Eros and the Jews; From Bibilical Israel to Contemporary America
Biale, David,
ISBN: 046502033X
Basic books, New York, 1992. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. very slight rubbing of the edges of the spine and the bottom edge of the front cover. No other damage. "We will follow a theme from biblical times to the modern period, that is, this tension between procreation and sexual desire in a culture that requires everyone to marry. His sexual fulfilment and end in itself always to be subordinated to other goals, whether a theology of fertility in the Bible, a divine commandment in rabbinic law, a mystical theosophy in the Middle Ages, or the building of a modern Zionist nation-State?" – Page 5 Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; Family & Relationships. ISBN: 046502033X. ISBN/EAN: 9780465020331. Inventory No: 0241286. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0241286  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Etched in stone: a study of biblical personalities
Orenstein, Walter Rabbi Dr,
ISBN: 0932351247
Bash Publications, New York, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Slight rubbing of the edges of the dust jacket and the head of the spine section, previous owner's bookplate on the blank front end page. Rather than following the Torah narrative verse by verse, the author focuses on selected episodes of the life of the men and women that best illustrate their commitment to God and their ethical and moral ability. The episodes are presented to the reader in a lucid style, leaving the biblical text with commentary so smoothly it reads almost like a novel. Original bookseller (Golds) rubberstamp bottom left of the front-end page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 180 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; ISBN: 0932351247. ISBN/EAN: 9780932351241. Inventory No: 0272254. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272254  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Gates to Happiness
Tarsis, Rabbi A.,
Citadel Press, East Melbourne, 1975. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 350 g 124 pages, in original black paper cover boards, with gilt decoration on the front panel. The book is very clean, free of annotation, and the simulated leather black cloth covered boards show no damage. A series of 8 essays whose object is to stir up the consciences of those who are working today in an effort to promote "Hebrew education." -- Page 8 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; judaica; Inventory No: 0236713. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236713  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Gates to Happiness
Tarsis, Rabbi A.,
Citadel Press, East Melbourne, 1975. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 350 g 124 pages, in original black paper cover boards, with gilt decoration on the front panel. Traces of foxing to the top edge of the text block, and the previous owner has used a biro to mark the margin next to the text of interest. A series of 8 essays whose object is to stir up the consciences of those who are working today in an effort to promote "Hebrew education." -- Page 8 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; judaica; Inventory No: 0235246. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0235246  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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I'd Rather be Laughing: Autobiographical Story
Abrami, Janka,
ISBN: 0646200372
Papyrus Publishing, Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, 1996. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. acknowledgement. White coloured paperback binding. Illustrated dustwrapper black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. An autobiography, in novel form. The author was born in Poland pre-World War II, and this is her life – childhood, the war period and her life in Australia. As part of the book's production the dustwrapper is had been held in place with a strip of tape. The tape is starting to seep through the fold over panels. Apart from a few stains to the text block edges the book appears in good shape. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 138, [4] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; judaica; Judaica. ISBN: 0646200372. ISBN/EAN: 9780646200378. Inventory No: 0126731. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0126731  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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In the Days of Simon Stern
Cullen, Arthur A.,
ISBN: 0394483030
Random House, New York, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Red coloured endpapers. Dark purple cloth covered boards with metallic copper coloured titles to the backstrip. Dark pink coloured tint to the top textblock edge. Illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Sepia coloured photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. In this book, the hero, Simon Stern, believes himself to be the Messiah of the Jews. At the end of World War II he goes to Buchenwald to rescue surviving inmates and take them back to the fortress he has constructed behind a tenement facade on the Lower East side of New York. Dust marks to the top book edge and the front fore text edge is uncut. Light age toning of the internal pages. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. Some creasing to the top backstrip edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 11), 2-464, (6), pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; judaica; United States; ISBN: 0394483030. ISBN/EAN: 9780394483030. Inventory No: 0113164. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Jerusalem; Past & Present
Arbel, Naftali – Editor,
S. Friedman Publishing House, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. Jerusalem Metropolis for All Lands by Professor R. I. Zwi Werblowsky. Map illustrated endpapers, showing a mediaeval rendition of the city of Jerusalem. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white photographs, plans and illustrations. Beige coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper – a panorama of the city of Jerusalem, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Jerusalem – fought over during the Crusades, spiritual home of three religions, archaeological haven and thriving modern city. A history. Rubbing to the book corners, lower book edges and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. A few foxing spots to the book panels and to the first few and last few pages of the book. Previous owners name to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. There is a small, 0.25", tear to the top right-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. A few handling marks to the dustwrapper. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [8], 9-259, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; judaica; Israel; History. Inventory No: 0114894. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Joe Golem and the Drowning City: An Illustrated Novel
Golden, Christopher & Mignola, Mike,
ISBN: 1250020824
St Martin's Griffin, New York, 2013. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. second-hand copy, small crease to the bottom right of the front cover vertical crease and triangular crease to the left-hand side of the rear panel, internally clean, no annotations. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; judaica ; ISBN: 1250020824. ISBN/EAN: 9781250020826. Inventory No: 0280127. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0280127  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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L'Chayim To Life; Finding the Light of Shalom, What the Rabbis Never Told You!
Howard, Sanford R.,
Sabbath House Inc., Thorsby, Al., 1999. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Blue card covers with ochre and white titles to the front panel and white titles to the backstrip. Minor creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and book panels. Original bookseller's rubber stamp to the top right-hand corner of the title page. "This book has been research for many years in both the Holy Scriptures, and the Talmud, in order to help you develop a greater dependence on God, a closer relationship with, and come to rely on Him in a daily walk through life." -- Rear panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (1), II-IV, 459, (1 -- For Your Notes) pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; Religion & Theology. Inventory No: 0111737. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Like a Rose among the Thorns; Essays on the Glorious Union between Jewry and the Moral and Religious Values of Judaism
Rapaport, Rabbi Dr I.,
Self Published, South Yarra, Melbourne, 1968. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. XLIX, 287 pages, the first XLIX pages are an introduction and are written in English, the rest of the book is written in Yiddish. "The essays touch upon many a national and religious aspect of our present-day life, as the reader will indeed have occasion to find out for himself in the following pages," "in one form or another I urge here that we intensify the unification of our people with the moral and religious values of our Sinaitic heritage." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in English & Yiddish. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; judaica; English & Yiddish Language; Inventory No: 0269003. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0269003  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Memoirs of My People
schwarz, leo w.,
rinehart, New York, 1943. First Edition
 hardcover hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. age toning of the page edges, slight softening of the hinges. The dustjacket is rubbed and tipped at the top and bottom of the spine section, and on the edges of the spine. The editor of this book wrote "one of the objects at the book will achieve is a description of the infinite diversity of Jewish life, unmatched, I believe, in any other historical group." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XXVI, 598. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; judaica; Judaism. Inventory No: 0244286. Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0244286  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Memoirs of My People
schwarz, leo w.,
rinehart, New York, 1943. First Edition
 hardcover hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. the original blue cloth covered boards are flecked on both the front and rear panels, slight bumping and rubbing to the bottom edges of the boards, darkening of the edges of the text block commensurate with age. The editor of this book wrote "one of the objects at the book will achieve is a description of the infinite diversity of Jewish life, unmatched, I believe, in any other historical group." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XXVI, 598. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; judaica; Judaism. Inventory No: 0236937. Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Mosaic; A Chronicle of Five Generations
Armstrong, Diane,
ISBN: 009183998X
Random House Australia, Milsons Point, New South Wales, 1999. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. acknowledgements, author's note on Polish proper names, Baldinger/Spira family tree, Bratter/Goldman family tree, bibliography and glossary. The text is illustrated with two sections of, eight pages each, black and white photography. Colour photographic card cover with white and gold titles to the front panel and backstrip. the book is second-hand, but there is no damage to describe. The fascinating story of the author's family history, from the Polish city of Krakow, the Holocaust, survival, and eventual immigration to Australia. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (6), VII-IX, (7), 592 pages,. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; judaica; Judaica. ISBN: 009183998X. ISBN/EAN: 9780091839987. Inventory No: 0243586. Very Good Condition
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
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Must Men Hate?
Livingston, Sigmund,
Harper and Brothers Publishers, New York and London, 1944. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. list of permissions, introduction by author, five appendices and index. Tan coloured cloth covered boards with small black coloured illustration to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. Quoting from page XV " ... In this book I have tried not only to analyse anti-Semitism but to sketch the long development of the hatred against the Jew, and to prove that anti-Semitism is incompatible with reason, and that it is inconsistent with principles of American democracy and with the ethical basis upon which Christianity stands. Anti-Semitism is a social problem which affects not only the Jew but also the general public." Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges with bumping to the top book corners and to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel. Rubbing of the corners and of the lower book edges. The cloth of the book shows handling marks and a little rubbing with the back strip faded. Uniform heavy tanning of the text block edges and lighter tanning of the pages. Offset tanning to the endpapers. This is the first USA edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [7], VIII - XV, [3], 344, [6] pages,. Deckled Front Edge (rough cut). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; 1940s; Politics & Government. Inventory No: 0127728. Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
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Rabbi Jacob Danglow; The Uncrowned Monarch of Australian Jews
Levi, John S. (Rabbi),
ISBN: 0522846459
Melbourne University Press, Carlton South, Victoria, 1995. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Signed by Author. 700 g; XII, 352 pages, includes a chapter notes, bibliography, glossary, index. 24 pages of black-and-white photography, author's inscription on the title page. The book shows no damage. The subject of this book served Melbourne's Saint Kilda Hebrew Congregation for more than 50 years. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The author has signed the book on the title page.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; judaica; Local History -- Victoria; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0522846459. ISBN/EAN: 9780522846454. Inventory No: 0232115. Very Good Condition
Price: $48.00 (AUD)
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Salvation
Asch, Sholem,
Macdonald, London, 1953. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Stein – Cover Art. Reprint. Author's foreword. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Stein, with gold, black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black-and-white titles to the back strip. Set in Poland just after the retreat of Napoleon and his armies, and a man's search for God ...'' The wars of Gog and Magog were over but the Messiah was late in coming and there was no sound of his footsteps." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges and bumping of the book corners. Rubbing to the top and book edges with a few flecking marks to the top edge of the back strip. Age toning of the text book edges with scattered foxing. Lighter age toning and fainter foxing to the pages. Fine scattered foxing to the endpages. Chipping of the dustwrapper corners and top back strip edge. Rubbing and fainter foxing to the dustwrapper panels with signing of the back strip. The rear panel shows handling marks and wear. Revised Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], V - VIII, [2], 11 - 374, [2] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Stein – Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; judaica; Poland; 19th century; Inventory No: 0123986. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Scraps of Heaven
Zable, Arnold,
ISBN: 1877008869
Text Publishing Company, Melbourne, 2004. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Photographic card cover with white coloured titles to the front panel and blue and white coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear panel. Minor creasing on to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and to the book panels. Very slight signs of age toning of the textblock edges and internal pages. Set in 1958 in the inner Melbourne suburb of Carlton and of the immigrant families that have moved in to an old area. Of the refugees of the death camps trying to remake their lives, of others fleeing a destroyed place and of the raw memories of war. Size: Trade Paperback. (9), 4-246, (2) pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; judaica; Australia; Judaica. ISBN: 1877008869. ISBN/EAN: 9781877008863. Inventory No: 0112869. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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Seeing the song : collaboration between Victor Majzner & Deborah Masel
Majzner, Victor, 1945-,
ISBN: 0987272454
Metasenta Publishing, Melbourne, 2013. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. second-hand copy, no annotations, no damage. "The purpose of our collaboration was to respond to the biblical Song of Songs and create a contemporary, Jewish, poetic series of paintings thus giving that ultimate erotic love song our own voice." – Page nine Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Poetry; judaica; erotica; Art & Design. ISBN: 0987272454. ISBN/EAN: 9780987272454. Inventory No: 0280152. Very Good Condition
Price: $44.00 (AUD)
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