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Rothschild Miscellany
Facsimile edition
London and Jerusalem, 1989





A Grammar of the Hebrew Tongue
by Judah Monis
Boston, 1735
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Jewish Artists of the Early and Late Renaissance
by Leonard Baskin
The Gehena Press, 1993
With etchings in various colors by Baskin.
Copyright Leonard Baskin
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Der Alter un der Yam (The Old Man and the Sea)
by Ernest Hemingway
Yiddish translation
New York, 1958
Illustrations by Leonard Baskin





Der Got fun Nekomo (God of Vengeance)
by Sholem Asch
Vilna, 1907
First edition
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Washington Haggadah
Facsimile Edition
Library of Congress, 1991
From the collections of the Hebraic Section, African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress.
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Biblia Rabbinica
Edited by Jacob ben Hayyim
Venice, Daniel Bomberg, 1525





Mahzor for Passover (Passover prayer book)
Amsterdam, 1768
Ornate silver binding
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Prayers for Shabbath, Rosh-Hashana, and Kippur ... According to the Order of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews
Translated by Isaac Pinto
New York, 1766



Aleppo Codex
Facsimile edition
Jerusalem, 1976





Sefer Minhagim (Book of Customs)
Amsterdam, 1722
Woodcut of a man blowing the shofar
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Prints from Palestine in the 1930s


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Yale University Library
Nanette Stahl, Judaica Curator
and Judy A. Schiff, Chief Research Archivist,
Manuscripts and Archives, Sterling Memorial Library
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Yale University Library
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