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1 Cahan, Abraham Bleter Fun Mayn Leben
No Publisher Given 1926 no Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Bleter Fun Mayn Leben [??? I cannot read Yiddish and can only guess by the copyright date that this book is a volume from Cahanís autobiography]. 1926. No city or publisher given in English. Believed first edition. With six photos, a frontis I believe to be the author, a photo of a woman dated 1896, and a photo of a man(perhaps an earlier picture of Cahan) as well as a few other photos of various unidentifiable people. Abraham Cahan, born in Russia, emigrated to the US and became an influential voice in the Yiddish speaking community, speaking on the side of labor and socialist causes. Cahan also founded and edited the important Yiddish language newspaper, Forward. This book, believed to be one of five volumes of his autobiography, is in GOOD+ condition. What appears to be a small white smudge of paint on the front cover. Very light soiling. Light rubbing. Light pulling, fading and fraying to the spine. Inner text clean and solid with the page with the photo of the woman DETACHED and laid in. Pages a bit toned. Nice copy of this very hard to find work in GOOD+ condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 Chanover, Hyman and Alice Happy Hanukah Everybody
No Place United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education 1969 no Hard Cover Good No Jacket Maurice Sendak 
Stated second printing. Hard cover. No jacket. With color illustrations throughout by Maurice Sendak. A harder to find Sendak title. In GOOD condition with moderate fading, scuffing and soiling to the covers, including a small noticeable section of soiling on the lower front cover. Extremities scuffed with some rounding and fraying to the corners and head and foot of the spine. Some soiling to the endpapers with a previous owner's stamp on the front endpaper. Interior clean and solid. Slight musty odor to the book. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Meljon, Zeev Editor Towns and Villages in Israel
No Publisher Given 1966 no Hard Cover Very Good Poor 
Hardcover with dust jacket. With many black and white photos, as well as a few in color. Gives a brief history of the founding of each town, as well as the planning that went into town and government development. POOR jacket on a VERY GOOD book. Heavy scuffing, tearing and chipping to the jacket. Some of the tears have been poorly reinforced with masking tape. Moderate soiling and fading. Some soiling and fading to the book. Light edgewear with a bit of bumping to the corners. Inner text clean and solid. POOR/VERY GOOD condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Raphall, Morris J. The Post-Biblical History of the Jews. From the close of the Old Testament, about the year 420 B.C.E. till the destruction of the second temple, in the year 70 C.E.
New York D. Appleton and Co 1866 no Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 
Volume 1 ONLY of a two volume set. This scarce history discusses in great detail Judea under the Persian and Greeks, as well as the Macabees. 405 pages. In FAIR condition. Some scuffing, moderate uneven fading and soiling to the covers. Heavy wear to the backstrip with some loss and tattering of the fabric on the upper half. Corners bumped and frayed. Binding just starting to split at the hinges. Inner text is clean and solid. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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