Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Hebrew Yiddish Miscellany

Another miscellany. The kinds of things that interest me, please me and keep me interested in the trade as I stumble through my third decade in the book trade.

Aaron, of Pesaro. [Minkowsky, Aaron?]. Zeh Sefer Toledet Aharon" Asher Sipur mi-yeme hayav maym holado ad moto ve-nidfas al"yad benav ve-hotanu Yakh" ve-hovah le-bet ha-dafus den Iten Yuni 1903. Shanat 763. Cincinnati, Ohio, Press of Samuels Printing Co., 1903. Octavo, paper covers, 20 pp. Softbound. Very Good. Text is in Hebrew. #518 in Yosef Goldman's Hebrew Printing in America V. 1, P. 458. A short account of the author's take in America which he took to task in a humorous but highly educated way. (78151)     $35.00 

Effron, Louis, edited by. Der Bezim: Humoristisher Zshurnal mit Ernste Khonos/ The Bezim, a Journal for Humor and Satire, Vol. 1, No. 1, September, 1945. Philadelphia, PA., Louis Effron, 1945. Duodecimo, stapled paper covers, 20 pp., political cartoons by Zagat. Softbound. Very Good. Text is in Yiddish. OCLC Number: 33347842. Political humor with strong comic images. Uncommon. (78449)      $30.00

Freud, Sigmund. Ha-Psikhologyah shel ha-hamon veha-analizah shel ha-ani. Jerusalem, Hed Ha-Hinukh, 1927/8. First Hebrew Language Edition. Small octavo, paper covers, 86 pp. Softbound. Very Good. Translated from the German into Hebrew by Y. Dvosis. Sifriyat "Hed Ha-Hinukh," Sefer Rishon.Appears to be a translation of Massenpsychologie und Ich-Analyse: Die Zukunft einer Illusion, first published in German in Leipzig in 1921. One of the earliest translations of Freud into Hebrew. (78311)      $75.00

Glicenstein, Simon.  Admor Yoman rishme bikure mi-Lyubavitsh be-Erets Yisra'el. Jerusalem, Menahem-Av, 789 [1929]. Duodecimo, stapled paper covers, 24 pp. Softbound. Very Good. Text is in Hebrew. A short biographical work about the Sixth Lubavitsh Rebbe Yosef Yitshak Schneerson. Glicenstein wrote about Rabbinical history in a way that must have been acceptable to Orthodox community. (78244)      $50.00

Hakohen, Shoshan. Pil'e ha-tsadikim: sipurim u-ma'asiyot meha-tsadikim u-kedoshe elyon  ... Djerba, Tunisia, Ya'akov Hadad, 1935. Duodecimo, black cloth spine, marbled paper covers, 36 pp., yellowed paper. Softbound. Very Good. Text is in Hebrew. (78270) A book of Sephardi legends. One of Hakohen's works published in his lifetime.     $50.00

Komplas de Purim: por rekontar el nes de Purim ... Vienna, H.S.L. Vortman, 1891/2. Octavo, sewn paper covers, 23 pp. Softbound. Good. Text is in Ladino (78330) First published in 1851/2. A Ladino Purim anthology of humorous songs.    $150.00

Rapoport, Abraham. Neki kapayim u-var mitsvah: derush she-darash ... Avraham Kats Rapaport Shrentsil be-yom she-na'aseh bar mitsvah. Frankfurt am Main, Bet ha-defus "Defus", 1925. Small octavo, paper covers, 40 pp. with a facsimile of the original title page. Softbound. Very Good. Text is in Hebrew. Reprints the original title-page from the Krakow edition of 1598. A facsimile reprint of an early collection of Bar Mitsvah drashes, (78333)     $45.00

Shirim la-milu'im: yom hukam al kise ha-rabanut be-kehilah kedoshah Levorden ... Avraham ben.. Shabtai Levisson .../Feestzangen bij de installatie van den Weleerw. heer A.S. Levisson als Opperrabbijn van het Synagogaal Ressort Friesland. Amsterdam, Typ. Van Crefeld & Co., 1924. Octavo, stapled paper covers, 8  pp. Softbound. Very Good. Text is in Hebrew and Dutch. A special prayer service on the installation of Avraham Shabatai Levisson as rabbi at the Friesland synagogue. (78260)      $35.00

Todah ve-kol zimrah: be-vate kenesiyot bi-medinat Britanya li-melot 25 shanah le-memshelet ha-melekh 'Gorg' ... al kise malkhuto, yom 1. 9 Iyar 5695/ Prayer and thanksgiving : for the semi-jubilee of His Majesty's accession to the throne, Sunday 12th May 5695-1935. London, Office of the Chief Rabbi, 1935. Octavo, stapled paper covers with mild wear, 12 pp. Softbound. Very Good-. Text is in Hebrew and English on facing pages. (78258)      $80.00

Yaari, Abraham. Ha-Defus ha-Ivri bi-Shklov. Jerusalem, 1946. Octavo, stapled paper covers, 50 pp.  Softbound. Very Good. Text is in Hebrew. Shklov was a small town but at its height between 1780 and 1850 it was a center for Jewish printing in Eastern Europe and for the Lubavitch movement. (78326)      $30.00

Yidisher almanakh Pariz, 1931/ Almanach Juif 1931, Paris. Paris, Farlag der nayer dor, 1931. Octavo, paper covers with rough wear to the spine, 120, 168 pp., calendar, b/w photos. Softbound. Good-. Text is in Yiddish and French. An important resource on the Jews of France in the interwar years. An uncommon title. (77193)     $75.00

Zekher Tsadik Livrakhah: Memorial Exercises in Memory of Solomon Schechter Kaf"Het Tevet 676, Aeolina Hall, New York. New York, 1916. Octavo, string-bound paper covers mildly soiled and lightly creased 19 pp., Hebrew and English text on facing pages. Softbound. Good. Text is in Hebrew and English. Contents are "Psalm XVI," "Shokene Botte Homer, A Dirge," Solomon ibn Gabirol, Introductory address by Jacob H. Schiff, Addresses by Louis Marshall, Louis Ginzberg, Charles Isaiah Hoffman, Herman Lissauer, "Psalm XLIX," "Hazkarah," concluding with Alenu and Karddish. The Psalms and prayers were chanted by all and led by Reverend S. Jacobson. Uncommon. (78225)      $50.00

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