Shahrokh Hatami, 1977. Limited Edition, 1/50. Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, Egyptian President Anwar Al Sadat, and Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan at the Israel/Egypt peace talks in 1977. This was taken shortly after Sadat’s November 20th address to the Israeli Knesset. On November 19, 1977, an Egyptian Air Force plane landed at Ben-Gurion Airport, and the following day, Sadat visited the Knesset and delivered his historic speech, declaring: “I come to you today on solid ground, to shape a new life, to establish peace. We all, on this land, the land of God; we all, Muslims, Christians and Jews, worship God and no one but God.” Preceding this was the 13 days of tense and dramatic negotiations at Camp David from the 5 to 17 of September, 1978.; Shahrokh Hatami - Photographer: Life magazine published his coverage of the overthrow of democratically elected PM Mohammed Mossadegh and the restoration to power of the Shah in 1953. Twenty-five years later, Hatami shot dramatic images of street fighting during the Iranian Revolution of 1978-79, which overthrew the Shah. The Library of Congress acquired his coverage of this popular revolution. Hatami counted among his friends President’s Gamal Abdel Nasser and Anwar Sadat, Jordan’s King Hussein, and Saudi King Faicsal, along with various other Syrian and Lebanese political figures. He was present during the Israel/Egypt peace talks in 1977-1978, taking shots of Egyptian President Anwar Al Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. In frame, measures 19 1/2 x 24 inches.; consignment.
New York: Book League of the Jewish Peoples Fraternal Order, IWO, 1945. First Edition. Small octavo in dark burgundy cloth with gold letters; VG; front and back gutter slightly open, but binding strong; boards with minimal soiling; edges and paper age-toned; text clean; pp. 167 had a small tear repaired with tape, now discolored with slight offsetting on p. 168; pp. 252; includes 36 line drawings by Mr. Chagall, and his pen inscription in Yiddish on the first front end page; the book depicts in a humorous way Mr. Chagall and his wife's childhood in Russia where they grew up in a small market town; in Hebrew; very scarce; shelved in Case 5.
Lipsiae: Johannis Casparis Meyeri, 1692. Fifth Revised Edition. Square quarto; VG; white vellum spine and boards; faded hand-written titles on spine; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; mixed pagination; some long-standing marks in margins; --PART I, "Consilium," 256 pp.; included folding chart of Hebrew Grammar; --PART II, "Novum Lexicon," 1095 pp.; engraved frontispiece; [Gottfried Liebezeit, Hamburg; Christh. Guntheri, 1692, Lipsiae]; PART III, "Glossary," 62 pp.; medium age-toning; foxing; all edges tinted blue; binding shaken; split starts, hinges and gutter; spine and boards, sunned; else very good; ---TEXT IN HEBREW AND LATIN. -Shelve Case 3.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1976. First edition; signed and dedicated to Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi. Thick, oblong quarto in black cloth hardcovers with red and brown illustrated DJ; spine white with black letters; VG/VG; minimal soiling; strong binding; plates and paper clean; contains 488 plates in black and white as well as double-folded color full pages; short biography and Artist's Credo; on first front end page, large, colorful "Agamograph" and dedication to Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi, Iranian Ambassador to the U.S. from 1960-62 during the Shah's reign, and again from 1973-79 when the Iranian Revolution started and the Shah fled Iran; second front end page has a large drawing of Ambassador Zahedi with handwritten dedication by Agam; please contact us for shipping costs. Shelved Case 11.
New York: William Durrell, 1792. First edition;. folio in dark brown leather with rebound eight-band embossed spine and gold letters; VG; strong binding; heavy foxing and age-toning with off-setting on back of illustrations, none detrimental to text; pp. 721; due to size and weight of item, please contact us for shipping costs; DK consignment; shelved above Case # 4;.
Paris/Leipzig: Verlag von Mme Syb. M. Hess Wittwe, 1880. Second Edition. Octavo, 182,  pages; VG; rebound in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine; ex-library, US Air Force to front pastedown; stamp on half-title page for a Professor in Berlin; with five folding plates plus the gravure frontispiece; mild age-toning to pages, moderate to plates; text in German; scarce; shelved case 10.
Jerusalem: Massadah and Alumoth, 1967. Quarto, unpaginated; VG; bound in blue velvet with gilt lettering to spine, gilt design of a seder cup to front and rear cover; housed in a VG- blue cloth clamshell, gilt seder cup to front cover, blue velvet interior; slipcase has some mild wear; text block slightly loosening from spine; gift inscription to last page (if read left to right); shelved front table.
London: John Murray, 1921/1924. 4to., xv, 87pp., xvi, 109pp.; VG; spine brown with gilt lettering; corners bumped and peeling, lower edge of boards worn; spine head and tail bumped; lower edge of text block uncut; most pages of text have the upper edge uncut; contains maps of Jerusalem, including fold out; shelved case 9.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1930. First English Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 311 pages,  ads; G+/none; bound in publisher's blue cloth, black lettering to spine; spine sun-faded to green; rubbing to corners, head and tail of spin; INSCRIBED on ffep by Mary Roberts Rinehard to Justice and Mrs. Sterne; shelved case 6.
New York: David Huntington, 1815. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Light brown spine with gilt text on a black bar; 7 volumes in six bound books; Boards have moderately rubbed corners & edges, most notably on spine edges with lightly sunned panels which have some wear due to age & handling, however panels are sturdy and intact; Text blocks have tears ffep fore corners of vols. 2 & 7, and have also darkened somewhat with stiff but intact pages and foxing on end papers & pastedowns, also some light foxing throughout text; pp 1636.
Philadelphia, PA: James Challen and Sons, 1858. first edition. Thick octavo in 3/4 burgundy cloth and leather; VG; six-band embossed spine with black frame and gold letters; boards with minimal soiling; strong binding; paper discolored; edges dusty; inscription on ffep; frontispiece portrait foxed; text clean; two large, folded maps, foxed, with scotch tape repair; pp. 621; contains various illustrations, of illuminations, lithographs, and wood engravings showing ancient, medieval, and modern Jerusalem; shelved in Case # 9.
New York: Associated Authors, 1955. First American Edition. Octavo, 248 pages; VG/VG; spine grey with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; small amount of chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; foxing and age-toning to interior of dust jacket; INSCRIBED on half-title by Gerda Lerner to Professor Evelyn Beck; very scarce in any condition; shelved case 6.
Jerusalem, Israel. Keter Publishing House Jerusalem. 1978. Fourth Printing. QUARTO; VG+/NONE; HB; Dark Blue Spine w/ Gilt Lettering & Darker Blue Designs; Minor Shelf Wear w/ Bumping; Text block, Clean; Illus., B&W Text Figures, Photos, Prints; Includes 2 Year-Books, 1973 & 1974 and Index; Spines, Slight Rubbing, Minor Stains, Slightly Sunned; Toning.
Jerusalem: Keter Publishing House Jerusalem, 1972. Fourth printing. Quarto; vg+/none; dark blue spine with gilt lettering and darker blue designs; minor shelf wear and bumping; minor scrape on volume 1, back cover. text block clean; else fine; illustrations; textblock and edges clean all. edition is 1972, fourth printing; yearbooks including 1973, 1974, 1986-7, 1988-9, 1990-91; and the Decennial Book 1973-82. 22 volume 22. [Shelved Aisle 23, top shelf].
Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society, 1994. First English Edition. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Blue spine with gilt text; Light shelf wear to covers which are strong and clean, gilt title and design on front cover and spine; Binding solid, [slightly cocked on Vol IV ], ivory toned pages; Text block clean; Vol I - 473 pp; Vol II - 1014 pp; Vol III - 1572; Vol IV - 2231 pp [Oversized order. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Venice: 1719. Octavo; Poor; hardcover; rebound in 3/4 leather, marbled paper boards, red leather label with gilt text on spine, title within woodcut boarder with cherub above, text block edges colored to match boards; boards have significant shelfwear, significant edgewear, significant book worm damage, tearing on front and back, open tear on front tail fore corner, open tears on spine edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine head edge, chipping on spine tail edges, boards almost completely separated from text block, soiling on interior pastedowns, tearing on rear pastedown; text block has significant book worm damage, soiling and foxing throughout, penned signature on title page, occasional damp staining, occasional separation on pages from text block.
London: Constellation Books, 1952. First U.K. Edition. 12mo., 281pp.; G/none; bound in publisher's green cloth; spine green with very faded gilt lettering, gilt tulip emblem on front cover; text block has a few marks; text clean; no dust jacket; frontispiece beginning to separate from binding, but still attached; some bumping and wear to corners; cloth boards worn in three places; previous owners name written on upper right corner of ffep; shelved case 9.
Warsaw: 1904. First edition. Thin octavo in red hardcovers with gold letters on spine; no DJ available; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear on spine; ex-library stamp on ffep and title page; pencil inscription on back end page; paper heavily discolored, but not detrimental to reading; pp. 289 followed by index of names; in Polish; shelved in Case # 6;YR consignment.
Tel Aviv: Israel Bar Pubs. House, 1991. First edition; signed by Michael Shaked, one of the Prosecuting Attorneys. Octavo in navy blue hardcovers with silver gilt; VG; minimal soiling on boards; clean text and paper; tiny bumps on upper right corners; pp. 398; Attorney's signature on first front end page; shelved in Case # 1.
Brooklyn: Mesorah Publications, Ltd. First Edition. Octavo; VG/Hardcover in slipcase; Dark blue spine on case with gold gilt text ; Light shelf wear to slip case; Light shelfwear and age to board covers of volume set, binding solid; Text block clean; Shavous- 777 pp - ISBN: 0899068766 Yom Kippur - 874 pp - ISBN: 0899066771 Succos - 1305 pp - ISBN: 0899066836 Rosh Hashanah - 710 pp - ISBN: 0899066763 Pesach - 1147 pp - ISBN - 0899066968 [Oversized order. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
London, Jerusalem, New York:. Octavos; VG/VG; Blue DJs with text on spine. Some volumes have sunned spine and other blemishes/marks on them, various open/closed tears along edges of DJ, small open tear on rear cover of Vol. 46; Boards strong, binding strong; Textblock clean with varying amounts of age-toning among the 17 volumes. Volumes available are: Volume 28 (1983) Volumes 31 (1986) - 35 (1990) Volume 37 (1992) Volumes 39 (1994) - 48 (2003) Volumes 46-48 were published by Berghahn Books The previous volumes were published by Secker & Warberg.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1927. Octavo, 213 pages. Hard cover no dust jacket, VG. Library bound. Book in very good condition; tight binding, age toning to pages but the text is clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear to boards. Book is strong and sound. VOL. XXVII of Columbia University Oriental Studies. Dark green with text in white. Shelve in judaica.
Israel: Am Oved Publishers, 1970. Twelve Volume Box Set; Octavo; VG/no-DJ, encased in red slipcase; Red fabric spines with gilded text. Slipcase have rubbing on edges, two rear edges of slipcase have been split, but were repaired with book-binding adhesive, still strong; Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, bindings strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; Broken Millstones pp 232, The Gallows pp 212, Thou That Dwellest in The Gardens pp 364, The End of Days pp 212, Seething Stones pp 241, Brazen Gates I pp 227, Brazen Gates II pp 188, Zodiac Lights pp 263, Yaish I pp 226, Yaish II pp 212, Yaish III pp 204, Yaish IV pp 231; [Oversized order. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Text in Hebrew only, no English. Please see photos for details.
Berlin: Judischer Verlag, 1924. First Edition. Octavo; 247pp; cloth spine and illustrated paper covered boards; moderate wear and soiling; one corner slightly bent; few small tears/slits to spine cloth; hinges tender; else a very good copy; illustrated with drawings by Magnus Zeller. Text in German. [Spine; black text on tan cloth].
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress; U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992. First Edition. Quarto, 527 pages, VG; navy blue leather boards, gilt lettering and gilt motif: boards somewhat shaken, mild vertical crease down back of spine, volume lays somewhat flat between pages 108-109 visible to text-block from packet of paper (email correspondence related to Jewish music), binding strong; minor imperfections to title page (text clear and unaffected), otherwise interior clean; frontispiece; shelved under Review Table.
New York: Holiday House, 1996. First Edition. thin 4to. picture book, unpaginated, VG/VG; blue pictorial DJ, small orange lettering to spine (difficult to see due to recreasing); minimal wear to DJ (slight wear to head of spine); creasing to covers offset by approx. 1/2"; "$15.95" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, small gold lettering to navy blue cloth spine, sky blue paper boards; spine cocked, shelf lean; minimal wear to boards; scattered light staining to bottom margins of front paste-down, ffep, and half-title page; shelved Case 14.
London, Great Britain: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1971. UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. medium brown paper, gentle wear has lightened the DJ spine sides, fore-edge folds and corner points. titling centered in bold black aligned with subtitle beneath. bottom half of mid-panel has full author and tiny publisher close to tail. reverse of jacket finely ribbed to the touch. tan clothbound HB, imprinted with black titling, typography and style matches outer DJ strip. few lighter patches, mild abrasions show on upper right front board, slightly on rear board and thin board edges. inside covers, hinges neat but some transference of tone from inner flaps to ivory fep/ffep. textblock is without markings. binding secure, illustrations include 5 title figures, and 20 numbered plates. edges lightly worn but smooth and negligible discoloration. scarce. 296 pp. ISBN# 0416077803. Shelve upstairs amongst the larger 13's.
Tel Aviv: Mlechet Hamishkan, 1970. Second Edition. Quarto; pp 144; VG-/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloths have slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges, rear board slightly bowed; mylar wraps; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, light foxing to exterior head edge, photographs glued onto pages, the design and various objects which form daily work at the Great Temple; interior clean; Hebrew text.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1976. First Edition. 4to. picture book, unpaginated, VG/VG; matte DJ, spine red with yellow and black lettering; mild wear to covers, closed tears/creasing to edges; "$8.95" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; shelf lean, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact; interior clean with striking full-color illustrations by McDermott; First Edition stated to copyright page; shelved Case 14.
Jerusalem: Ben-Zvi Institute & Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2009. Quarto hardcover in black cloth boards with black dust jacket. VG+/VG+. Some minor scratches to dust jacket, dust jacket protected by clear plastic sleeve, light bumping to edges of boards, binding tight, numerous illustrations in color and black and white, 402 pp. pages numbered from right to left. TEXT IN HEBREW. [Shelved Front Table, Spine is black with Hebrew text].
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992. Octavo; VG/VG/ Hardcover; light yellow spine with blue text; fives volumes are in uniform condition; dust jackets are clean; boards are sturdy and clean; with the exception of slight marks at the fore edges, text blocks are clean. 1. A Time For Planting: The first migration 1654-1820/ Eli Faber; 188p. 2. A Time For Gathering: The Second Migration, 1820-1880/Hasia R. Diner; 313p. 3. A Time For Building: The Third Migration, 1880-1920/Gerald Sorin 306p. 4. A Time For Searchig: Entering The Mainstream,1920-1945/Henry L. Feingold; 338p. 5.A Time For Healing: American Jewry Since World War II/Edward S. Shapiro; 313p.
New York: Mesorah Publications, Ltd., 1993. First. Quarto: VG/no-DJ: Dark red and black spine with gold text: Boards are strong and clean with some light shelfwear, some rubbing at corners: Textblocks have been speckle dyed shades of red by the publisher: Pages are clean and free of markings, folds and tears, ribbon page markers attached: Text is in HEBREW and ENGLISH: First Edition: Two volume set: No final page count given. Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.
Cambridge: Association for Jewish Studies, Octavos; Mix of Paperback and Hardcover books. Vol. 2 (1977), Vol. 3 (1978), Vol. 6 (1981), and Vols. 7&8 (1982-1983) are all hardcovers bound in red cloth with gilt text on spine. No Dustjackets. In VG condition with little wear and age-toning. Vol. 9 (1984) - Vol. 14 (1989) are Paperbacks with red spines and white text. In VG condition with little wear and age-toning. Vol. 15 (1990) - Vol. 19 (1994), Vol. 22 (1997), and Vol. 23 [issue 1 only] (1998) are Paperbacks with purple spines and white text. In VG condition with little wear and age-toning, varying amounts of sunning along the spines, creasing along tail edge of spine on Volume 16 (both issues bound as one by publisher) Shelved along top shelf at west most wall of warehouse.
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1998. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; White spine with black lettering; Jacket is clean with minimal wear along the edges, now protected by mylar brodart cover; Boards are straight with some edge wear; Binding is tight; Text block is bright and clean; 288 pages. NOTE: Book has been inscribed by the author.
Jerusalem: American Acedemy For Jewish Research, 1965. first thus edition. VG. Two 8vos in indigo cloth boards, title on spine in gilt. Both volumes have some shelf and edgewear; edges and spine lightly agetoned, light rubbing to edges, light rubbing to cloth of boards, small area of staining to front board of vol I. Textblock and pages clean. Contain a number of essays by Wolfson on the topics of religion and philosophy. Pagination continues across vols, 881 pp. total. Shelved Judaica.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1922. First Edition. Octavo; pp 308; VG-/no-DJ; red spine with black text; cloth has slight wear to exterior; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; decked edges; previous bookshop's label to rear pastedown.
Springfield, MA: Jacob Freedman Liturgy Research Foundation, 1974. First Edition. Imperial Octavo;VG-/VG; DJ comes in protective archival cover, shows ware: chipping along fore-edge of front cover,open tear on bottom of spine, closed tear on head edge of back cover, rubbing on front, back and corners, sunning on spine, age toning elsewhere; Text block shows shadowing on front and back end papers from inside slips, text block is otherwise clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 134.
New York: Academy Photo Offset, Inc., 1960. First Edition. Folio; VG-/VG-; teal spine, black text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, large open tears along head and tail edges, chipping along spine head edge, age toning around edges, minor damp staining, bumping on head fore corners, price clipped, protected in Brodart; boards strong, front board has some minor separation from text block, rubbing along edges; text block has slight age toning; First Edition; 128pp [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, gold with black print; DJ is clean and bright, price-clipped; Boards in brown paper with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xv, 332 pages, frontispiece, decorative illustrations.
Safed, Israel: Museum Of Printing Art, 1969. Hardcover Medium Octavo; G-/ VG; DJ shows water damage on front and back cover, rubbing and/or closed tears on corners, edges and head of spine, prominent crease on center of back cover; Rubbing on boards; Text block lightly age toned but clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 139.
Israel: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2000. First Edition. 4to in beige boards, grey text on spine, inside a plain blue slipcase. VG+/VG+. INSCRIBED BY AMBASSADOR MOSHE ARAD, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM on half title pg. Minimal wear to boards. Slipcase is mildly sunfaded at the edges. 171 pgs. This item was from our Bethesda store, now shelved in Maryland warehouse with our regular stock.