A New Zionism.
Kaplan, Mordecai M.$95.00
Item Number: 679
New York: Herzyl Press, 1959.
Second Enlarged Edition. Octavo, original cloth . Lengthily Inscribed by Mordecai Kaplan to a noted Zionist. In near fine condition.
Other Books by this Author
New York: MacMillan, 1970.
First Edition.Octavo. Inscribed in the year of publication as follows, “To ______ ________ with heartfelt thanks for the help and encouragement. Affectionately, Mordecai M. Kaplan May 6, 1970.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
"We often fail to grasp the seriousness of the menace to the jewish heritage involved in the modern ideology": First Edition of Mordecai Kaplan's A New Approach to Jewish Life; Inscribed by Him
New York: Hartmore House, 1973.
First edition of the early writings of one of the most influential philosophers of 20th-century American Judaism. Octavo, original cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author, “To Mariam Greenberg, the lady with a new heart and a new spirit, Mordecai M. Kaplan.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear.
“Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be": Finely Bound Example of Thomas a Kempis' The Imitation of Christ
London: Chatto and Windus, 1908.
Finely bound example of a Kempis’ classic work. Octavo, bound in full red morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt tooling to the front and rear panels, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Translated out of the Latin by Richard Whytford. Illustrations by W. Russell Flint. In fine condition. An exceptional presentation.
London: Morgan & Scott, 1875-1878.
First editions of these works edited by J. Hudson Taylor regarding information on Chinese life. Quarto, 2 volumes, bound in original pictorial cloth, frontispiece, illustrated throughout, maps, gilt edges. Volume one covers July 1875 to December 1876. Volume two covers January 1878 to December 1878. In very good condition. Rare and desirable.
Philadelphia: C. Sherman, 5605, 1845-46.
First edition of the “first English translation of the Pentateuch in America,” the 1845 Hebrew-English Bible by one of the most prominent and influential figures in American Jewish history. Octavo, 5 volumes. Translated by Isaac Leeser. Bound in contemporary polished calf, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, rebacked. Lightly rubbed, moderate wear. A very nice example of a scarce and important work.
Early 19th Century.
Russian Orthodox story of Saint Nicholas, likely printed in Slavonic by the Old Believers in the early 19th Century, in the style of a 17th century text.
Octavo, bound in full brown calf, tooling to the spine and front panel, brass and leather closures. Illustrated with black and red text, decorative initials, and page numbers. In very good condition.