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R a i s e n , Z a lm a n .
Leksikon fun der Yidisher Literatur, Prese un Filologye
(Yiddish). Wilna, 1926-1929. 4 vols. o.p.
A dictionary of Yiddish literature.
Leksikon fun der Nayer Yidisher Literatur (Yiddish). New York, Congress
for Jewish Culture, 1956-1962. 4 vols. $30.00.
“A Biographical Dictionary of Modern Yiddish Literature." To replace
Raisen as the standard work. In progress (through the letter “Khaf”) .
L e f t w i c h , J o s e p h .
The Golden Peacock. New York, Yoseloff, 1961. 722 p.
$6.95.
A revised edition of a giant anthology of Yiddish poetry, in translation.
BIBLE
The Holy Scriptures. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society, 1955. 1270 p.
$5.00.
The Jewish translation of 1917 in new format.
Nelson's Complete Concordance of the Revised Standard Version Bible.
Compiled under the supervision of John W. Ellison. New York, Nelson,
1957. 2157 p. $16.50.
The Revised Standard Version Bible, also published by Nelson, would
be necessary, if much use is to be made of this concordance.
Soncino Books of the Bible. Edited by Abraham Cohen. London, Soncino,
1945-1952. 14 vols. $44.00.
Hebrew text, English translation, and English commentary.
Mikra’ot Gedolot (Hebrew). New York, Pardes, 1951. 10 vols. $25.00.
Bible with rabbinic commentaries.
M a n d e l k e r n , S o l o m o n .
Concordance on the Bible. Revised by C. M. Brecher,
with notes by A. Avrunin. New York, Shulsinger Bros., 1955. 2 vols. $30.00.
The famous Hebrew Bible Concordance. Another edition of Mandel-
kern, in small format, is also available (Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv, Schocken,
1959; 2 vols. $15.00).
L o ew e n s t am m , S a m u e l
E.
a n d J o s h u a B l a u . O tsar L e s h o n h a -M ik ra .
J e ru sa lem , B ib le C on co rd an c e Press , 1957-1959 . 2 vo ls . $15 .00 ea ch .
“Thesaurus of the Language of the Bible.” Concordance, Bible die-
tionary, and Hebrew-English Bible dictionary in one alphabet. In
progress (through the letter “Vav”) .
The Illustrated World-of-the-Bible Library. Edited by Benjamin Mazar,
Michael Avi-Yonah,
et. al.
New York, McGraw-Hill, 1962. 4 vols. $80.00.
Selections from the Bible, woven together with commentary and over
1300 color illustrations. The Hebrew edition is entitled
Pene ‘Olam
ha-Mikra.
First published in English, 1958-61, as
Views of the Biblical
World.
The Apocrypha of the Old Testament, Revised Standard Version. New York,
Nelson, 1957. 250 p. $2.50.
Since 1951, also, several volumes of the Jewish Apocryphal Literature
Series have been published for Dropsie College by Harper.
Entsiklopedyah Mikra’it (Hebrew). Jerusalem, Mosad Bialik, 1950-1958. 3
vols. $15.00 each.
Authoritative Bible encyclopedia. Illustrated. In progress (through
the letter “Yod”) .
The Westminster Historical Atlas to the Bible. Edited by George Ernest
Wright and Floyd Vivian Filson. Rev. Ed. Philadelphia, Westminster
Press, 1956. 130 p. $7.50.
Maps, illustrations, explanatory text, chronological outline, and useful
indexes.