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Author:
Cardozo, Benjamin N.
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Publisher:
Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, 1944.
Description:
Justice Cardozo's poignant, inspiring address, delivered in 1931 at the Jewish Institute of Religion, the reform seminary established by Rabbi Stephen Wise, "who came as close as anyone to being Cardozo's spiritual advisor"
Condition:
Original light-green printed stapled wraps, somewhat faded and worn, lightly browned, else a good copy; 10 pages
Book No.:
W-71496
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
jewish law, Religion, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Continental and English Literature and History Hebraica and Judaica Including Property of Rabbi David Freilich
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1999.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled warps, a bit faded, 319 lots in 54 pages;with prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-91973
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, jewish law
Author:
Dunne, James E.
Title:
Heil Hebrew! A Gentile Salute
Publisher:
The Alliance Press, Louisville, 1938.
Description:
Louis Brandeis's copy, the presentation on the front blank--"To Hon. Louis D. Brandeis / with deepest / respect and esteem / James E. Dunne / December 1938", dated the same month as Brandeis noted "[t]he rising indignation over Hitler's atrocities"
Condition:
Original red felt wraps, the front wrap gilt-lettered, a small chip to the rear wrap, light wear, else a very good copy; 91 pages
Book No.:
W-77591
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
jewish law, Discrimination
Author:
Brandeis, Louis D.
Title:
The Jewish Problem. How to Solve It. [With an Introduction by Oscar I. Janowsky, dated September, 1940, at The College of the City of New York]. Mersky p.25 [no copy at Yale]
Publisher:
American Zionist Youth Commission, New York, 1940.
Description:
Brandeis' speech given in 1915, "the closest [he] ever came to a purely ideological statement of his personal belief in Zionism" and his most comprehensive effort on that subject, proposing a Jewish homeland and the securing of equality for all Jews
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, 17 pages; four copies in OCLC, three in this country, none in a law library
Book No.:
W-77151
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Supreme Court, jewish law
Author:
Selden, John
Title:
De Dis Syris Syntagmata II. Aduersaria nempe de Numinibus commentitiis in Vetere Instrumento memoratis. accedunt quae sunt reliqua Syrorum. Prisca porro Arabum, Aegyptiorum, Persarum, Afrorum, Europaeorum item Theologia subinde illustratur. S.T.C. 22167
Publisher:
Bibliopolarum corpori excudebat Guilielmus Stansbeius, London, 1617.
Description:
First edition of the work on ancient religions which "quickly became celebrated outside England", established Selden's reputation for learning in Europe, and "remains a remarkable achievement, even when viewed through the lens of modern scholarship"
Condition:
Early blind panelled calf, rebacked, a bit strained, the margins cut close (no text affected), minor staining to the last leaves; a good crisp copy
Book No.:
W-76944
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
jewish law, Religion
Author:
Title:
An Act for naturalizing such foreign Protestants, and others therein mentioned, as are settled, or shall settle in any of His Majesty's Colonies in America [13 Geo II c.7]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King [etc.], London, 1739.
Description:
The landmark legislation permitting the naturalization of both Quakers and Jews in the American colonies, extending to them rights not yet secured in England, providing "[a] more liberal and enlightened policy" to encourage colonial settlement
Condition:
Title with woodcut Royal arms and three leaves, disbound, light browning, else well preserved; title + pages 167-171
Book No.:
W-79040
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
immigration, Religion, jewish law, Quakers and the Law
Author:
Title:
To the Jews of America. The Jewish Congress versus The American Jewish Committee. A Complete Statement, with the Correspondence between Louis D. Brandeis and Cyrus Adler. August, 1915
Publisher:
Jewish Congress Organization Committee, New York, 1915.
Description:
The rare record of events leading to the formation of The American Jewish Congress in 1916 and to Brandeis's hugely successful efforts "transform[ing] American Zionism . . . into a large-scale movement"; four copies in this country in OCLC
Condition:
Original printed wraps, the spine reinforced with tape, ex-American Jewish Committee Library, with its stamp on the verso of the front wrap; 22 pages
Book No.:
W-77290
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
jewish law
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Hebraica, Judaica, Music, and Continental Books Including Property of the Late Marcus Carr and Property of the late Robert Latham
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, 334 lots in 55 pages
Book No.:
W-91970
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, jewish law

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