New York, N.Y. W. H. Freeman and Company, 1997. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, 362,  pages. Heavily illustrated, including 10 color plates. Some Hebrew and Yiddish but this is an English language work. Inscribed by the author (Roald Hoffmann) on the front free endpaper. Inscription reads: For Maxine and family with friendship, Roald, in Ithaca, 1997. Includes a post care with a photograph of Cordoba and a hand written note which states: Dear Maxine, You don't have to be religious, etc. to enjoy this book. See a good photo of me in Plate 6. with affection Roald 8/28/97. Includes Preface, Epilogue, and How We Came to Old Wine, New Flasks, With a Little Help From Our Friends. Also includes Notes, Credits, Glossary of Hebrew and Yiddish, and Index, as well as chapters on Is Nature Natural; A Sukkah from an Elephant; You Must Not Deviate to the Right or the Left; Bitter Waters Run Sweet; The Flag That Came out of the Blue: A Play in Three Acts and Two Intermezzi; Signs and Portents: No Parking in the Courtroom; Pure/Impure; and Camel Caravans in the Pentagon. Roald Hoffmann (born Roald Safran; July 18, 1937) is a Polish-American theoretical chemist who won the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He has also published plays and poetry. He is the Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters, Emeritus, at Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York. Hoffmann received the 1981 Nobel Prize in chemistry, sharing it with Japanese chemist Kenichi Fukui. Shira Leibowitz Schmidt is an engineer, translator, essayist, mother of six, and teacher of English as a foreign language at Netanya Academic College in Israel.
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. xxii, 675,  pages. Main Characters. Illustrations. Sources. Notes. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Walter Isaacson (born May 20, 1952) is an American writer and journalist. He is the University Professor of History at Tulane University. He has been the President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C., chairman and CEO of CNN and Managing Editor of Time. He has written biographies of Leonardo da Vinci, Steve Jobs, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, and Henry Kissinger. Isaacson is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and was awarded its 2013 Benjamin Franklin Medal. He is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. In 2014, the National Endowment for the Humanities selected Isaacson for the Jefferson Lecture, the U.S. federal government's highest honor for achievement in the humanities.
New York, N.Y. Behrman House Publishers, 1947. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. , 209,  pages. Illustrated endpapers. Cover has some wear and soiling. Corners bumped. Includes Acknowledgments, as well as chapters on Ships at Anchor; Death of an Epoch; Birth of the Indies; They Reached New Amsterdam; In Old New York; Growing Up with the Colonies; For a Land of Freedom; The Law of the Land; Wagons Break Trail; A War and People 1812; Flight to Freedom; Paths of Judaism; Where Liberty Is Not; From Ghettos of Old; Sweatshop to Union; Help Goes Overseas; Eyes to the Hills of Zion; Jews Who Fought: 1917; American Mainstream; People Are Wealth; Haven from Hate; The Fighting Jew: 1941; and The Meaning of America. Sulamith Ish-kishor (1896 – June 23, 1977) was an American writer, known for her religious and children's literature. Sulamith began writing at age 5 and had several of her poems printed in British publications by the time she was 10. When Sulamith was 13, her family moved to New York City. She wrote widely, and was published in several magazines, including The New Yorker, Saturday Review, and Reader's Digest. Her now-classic story of a long-distance correspondence and its fateful conclusion, "Appointment with Love," was published in a 1943 edition of Collier's. Our Eddie was a 1970 Newbery Honor book. It portrays a father whose abusive treatment of his child contrasts with the Jewish values he claims to promote. A Boy of Old Prague, which recounts the friendship between a 16th-century Gentile boy and a Jewish family dealt with the issue of anti-Semitism in late Renaissance Europe.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1971. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 163,  pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Published for The International Institute for Strategic Studies. Ex-U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration library with usual library markings. Contents include: Part 1: The Nuclear Establishment with chapters on The Early Years; Nahal Soreq, Dimona, Nuclear Infrastructure and Policy-Making Bodies; and Future Developments; Nuclear Desalting; Part 2 The Military Options with chapters on The Requirements of Weapons Production; The Fuel problem; and Delivery Systems; and Part 3 Israel's Strategic Doctrine and Nuclear Weapons with chapters on The Ends, The Means: Conventional, and The Means Nuclear. Fuad Jabber was a former editor at the Institute for Palestine Studies. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles.
New York: Collier Books, 1973. Revised Edition. First Collier Books Edition [stated]. Presumed First Printing. Trade paperback. 410,  p. maps. 21 cm. Occasional footnotes. Index. Previous owner's mailing label on half-title page. Embossed stamp on title page. Format is approximately 5.5 inches by 8 inches. Translation of Megilat yisurin. Originally published as The Scroll of Agony, this is a classic depiction of the Holocaust. Carefully hidden and preserved in a kerosene can, twenty years after the annihilation of the Warsaw Ghetto, it was discovered. Now reissued with recently found entries spanning April 4, 1941 through May 2, 1942, and a new Preface by Abraham H. Katsh, it is an extraordinary first-person record of the Nazi occupation and destruction of Warsaw's Jewish community. From an on-line posting on Abraham I. Katsh: "Polish-born American educator and researcher who was a scholar of Judaica and was credited with the addition of modern Hebrew to the curricula of American colleges; during the Cold War he persuaded Soviet officials to allow him to study and microfilm--and thus make available to scholars--thousands of Jewish documents they had seized and hidden (b. Aug. 10, 1908, --d. July 21, 1998)."