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Collections on Judaica

Important Library / Collection with items relevant to Jewish History, Hebrew and Yiddish Literature and Jewish Culture

[Jewish History / Judaica Collection] Lewisohn, Ludwig / Herzl, Theodor / Sartre, Jean-Paul / Scholem, Gershom / Zohn, Harry / Yehuda Amichai etc.

Library / Collection with more than 250 items originating from many different, important libraries of eminent historians and philosophers with a jewish background or interest like writers or translators like Harry Zohn, Isaac Bernard Cohen, Maurice Friedberg, William Jay Smith, Philip Rieff, Ben Malamud, etc. etc. Included are an enormous amount of important, rare and historically critical Books, Maps, Letters and Engravings relevant to Jewish History, Jewish Literature and Music, Jewish Heritage and Tradition, Persecution, Antisemitism through the Ages, Jews in Germany and the Holocaust, Zionism, Foundation of Israel, Arab-Israeli Conflict, Jewish Legal History, Judaica in the 19th and 20th century etc. etc. Also included are a number of rare Jewish Children’s Books, Art and Jewish Cultural History. [The collection includes rare and collectable historical publications as well as modern publications and is progessively catalogued with detailed descriptions and wonderful images for each item. New additions can be seen reguarly on our website under “Libraries & Collections” – please look for “Jewish History Collection”].

London / Frankfurt / New York / Jerusalem and others, 1800 – 2000. Octavo / Quarto / Folio. Binding-Variations include decrorative historical bindungs as well as: Original Softcover / Orginal Hardcover / Original Hardcover with dustjackets in Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. The international shipping of the collection with UPS Express Courier is included in the price.

EUR 128.000,-- 

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Josephus, The Whole Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus

81. Josephus, Flavius [Yosef Ben Matityahu] / Whiston, William.

The Whole Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus – The Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian and celebrated Warrior : Translated from the original Greek according to Havercamp’s Accurate Edition. Containing: I. Twenty Books of the Jewish Antiquities, with the Life of Josephus, written by himself / II. Seven Books of the Jewish War / III. Two Books against Apion / IV. An Extract out of Josephus’ hortation to the Greeks, concerning Hades and the Resurrection of the Dead. Together with Large Notes, Proper Observations and an Index To Which are Added Three Dissertations concerning: I. The Testimonies of Josephus vindicated / II. God’s command to Abraham to offer up Isaac, his Son, for a Sacrifice / III. Tacitus’ Accounts of the Origin of the Jewish Nation and of the Particulars of the last Jewish War. With a complete Table of the Jewish Coins, Weights and Measures. By William Whiston, Professor of Mathematics in the University of Cambridge.

First Edition. In Four Volumes (complete set). Glasgow, Printed by Edward Khull & Co., 1814. Slim – Octavo. Pagination: Volume I: Frontispiece-Portrait of Josephus, VI, 469 pages including the large fold-out-map of Egypt (complete but with a tear), including the large fold-out-plan showing “Mount Tabor”, “Mount Horeb”, Mount Carmel and “The Hill of Moses”, including the large fold-out-map “Journies of the Israelites thro’ the Wilderness”, including the large fold-out-map of “The Holy Land”, including a large fold-out-plan of “An Exact Reoresentation of King Slolomon’s Temple” (with minor tear) / Volume II: 427 pages / Volume III: 440 pages including the large fold-out-plan of “Ancient Jerusalem” / Volume IV: 460 pages. Hardcover / Original half-leather of the early 19th century with all original spine-labels intact. Minor dampstain to a few pages and some minr foxing throughout only. Volume one starting at the spine but all Volumes still firm. Tear to endpaper of Volume one. Very good condition overall with only minor signs of wear. Names of different 19th century – pre-owners (″William S. Davis – Aug. 18, 1846” / “Henry Stuart”). Very rare set which seldom appears on the market !

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