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The Secret of the Jew - His Life - His Family: A Marriage Guide - How to Stay Married What a Married Daughter of Israel Must Know The Fountain of Youth and Happiness; The Secret of Happiness - How to Enjoy Life (Complete 2 Volume Set)

Miller, David

Published by Published by the author, Oakland, 1938
Condition: Good Hardcover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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The Secret of the JewEleventh edition. iv, 544pp. Original binding. Brown cloth with black print on cover, spine and back. Frontispiece portrait of author. Ex-libris stamp of Edward M. Tenenbaum on inside of front board. Foreword by Dr. C. E. Hillel Kauvar. Preface by Dr. Bernard Revel. Detailed discussion of Jewish laws as relating to "family purity," women in a state of menstruation. Rules of the Mikveh (Jewish Ritual Bath) and plans for constructing one at home. Illustrated with b/w drawings of different Mikveh models. Text in English with Hebrew and Yiddish title page and introduction in rear. Spine head frayed. Some toning on the edges. Overall in good condition.The Secret of HappinessFifth edition. 8vo. xviii, 510pp. (2). Hebrew and Yiddish title page in rear. Blue cloth with black print on cover and spine. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Ex-libris stamp of Edward M. Tenenbaum on inside of front board. Foreword by Rabbi Bernard Drachman. Discusses the role of religion, particularly the Jewish Sabbath in the promotion of human happiness. Text in English with Hebrew and Yiddish introduction in rear. Some wear to spine and corners. Overall in good condition. Printed on the cover and title page of both books: "This book is not for sale. It is loaned to whoever may be interested in its contents. Address Rabbi David Miller, 127 Sheridan Road Oakland, Calif. (U.S.A.)"Rabbi David Miller was an early 20th century Lithuanian-American rabbi, trained at the Slabodka Yeshiva. He worked in real estate in Oakland CA and self-funded the publications of his books, which were meant to advocate for Orthodox Jewish beliefs. Bookseller Inventory # 8162

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Title: The Secret of the Jew - His Life - His ...

Publisher: Published by the author, Oakland

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Fifth & Eleventh edition

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