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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
   Only edition. 56, [8] pp. plus title wrappers, 136:105 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original wrappers, split.
   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
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
History:    Checked
Other:    Calendar
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish, English
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica