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Bidding Information
Lot #    8405
Auction End Date    10/19/2004 12:52:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    100 Year Calendar
Title (Hebrew)    איין הונדערט יאהר קאלענדער
Author    [Medical Quackery] Prof. Abraham Hochman
City    New York
Publication Date    1910
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 56, [8] pp. plus title wrappers, 136:105 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original wrappers, split.
          
Detailed
Description
   One-hundred year (1859-1958) calendar in Yiddish that provides a glimpse of the turn of the century "Lower East Side" Jew. The booklet contains medical and practical advice by the learned (!) professor based on his reputation as "The Great Palmist." The final p. contains a brief description, in English, of his ability to read minds, "he discloses your name, the name of the individual you are thinking about, traces your life from cradle to grave, ...love affairs, matrimonial disagreements..."
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
Other:    Calendar
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish, English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica