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The Jewish Annual (12 vols.) [SIGNED]

Levy, Solomon (ed.)

Published by Williams, Lea & Co, London, 1955
Condition: fair to vg+ Soft cover
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Octavos. Blue, brown and orange, printed paper wrappers. Some vols. with black lettering on front cover and spine, some with silver. Volume 5707 (1946-1947) signed and inscribed by the author/editor Rabbi "S. Levy" in black ink on the title page. This collection is a run of 12 volumes of the annual publication from 1940-1955 (5701-5716), missing four volumes from the years 1941-1944, but otherwise consecutive. Volumes of the annual publication consist of three sections. The first is a Jewish calendar for the year, including dates and times for holidays, festivals and the weekly Sabbath. The second section is a directory, with names, addresses and telephone numbers of then contemporary Jewish institutions across the UK, including synagogues, cemeteries, Jewish businesses and other Jewish community organizations. The third section consists of essays on various Jewish topics by Levy, many of which were reprinted from other publications. Some volumes with printed card insert, "with author's compliments", laid in. The volume 5701 (1940-1941) with missing wrappers, book block only. Volume 5710 (1949-1950), with wrappers detached but present. Volume 5706 (1945-1946) and 5708 (1947-1948) with book block starting. Wrappers with some sunning, bumping, rubbing, and light staining to covers and spines of some volumes. Interiors with occasional sporadic light water stains, and smudges, to some volumes. Age toning to some pages. Wrappers in fair to very good condition, interiors in overall good to very good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 41098

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Title: The Jewish Annual (12 vols.) [SIGNED]

Publisher: Williams, Lea & Co, London

Publication Date: 1955

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:fair to vg+

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

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