22 January 2011

Book: British Library's Yizkor book holdings

Readers interested in yizkor books may wish to acquire Ilana Tahan's book, "Memorial Volumes to Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust: A bibliography of British library holdings."

The 2004 first edition volume, which catalogs some 306 yizkor books, is available for $15 at Henry Hollander, Bookseller, in San Francisco, California.

The description reads:
London, The British Library, 2004. First Edition. ISBN: 0-7123-4820-4. Royal octavo, black cloth with gold lettering, color frontispiece photo, xiv, 89 pp., b/w photos, Communities by Current Location, Memorial Volumes by Language of Publication, Memorial Volumes by Year of Publication, Memorial Volumes by Country of Publications, index of Authors, Editors and Translators of Memorial Volumes in the section organized by localities, index of Authors and Editors of Memorial Books in the sections organized by Countries and Regions and in the Encyclopedia Volumes, index of Towns and Villages, index of Variant Spellings, List of Abbreviations, Selective Bibliography. Hardbound. Very Good. Introduction by Martin Gilbert. 306 volumes are cataloged. (54275).
Contact Henry Hollander if you are interested.

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