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Jewish Book Annual [54 volumes]

Minkin, Jacob S. (ed., et al)

Published by Jewish Book Council, New York, 1997
Condition: vg Hardcover

AbeBooks Seller Since February 4, 2000

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Large octavo. Complete run from 1942 to 1997, volumes 1-54. Lacking final vols 55 & 56 (1998-1999). Binding in blue cloth w/ vol.33 in black, all with gold lettering on spine. Vol. 34-54 with dust jackets. Vols 1-3 are bound together in an ex-library copy. Vol. 52 is new in publisher's shrinkwrap. Includes scholarly articles and reports on Jewish literature, poetry & drama, with extensive sections on book reviews and bibliographic essays. Illustrated with b/w photographic reproductions of paintings depicting biblical scenes. A fascinating set chronicling the history of Jewish books in the modern western world. Discusses the nazi era and its affects on Jewish writing and publishing. Highlights influential writers. Predominantly in English with sections in Hebrew. Minor age wear on bindings and bumping to some spines. Light water damage to spine and front & back boards of vol. 4. Spine of vol. 7 is rubbed. Dust jackets good condition. Tight copies in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 24041

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Title: Jewish Book Annual [54 volumes]

Publisher: Jewish Book Council, New York

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

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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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