Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Beauty of Sephardic Life. Scholarly, Humorous and Personal Reflections

Seattle: MAIMON IDEaS Publications, (1993). First edition. Softcover. 8vo. xxiv,230pp. Original color photographic wraps, illustrated with the photo detail of a chevre, an 18th century embroidered heirloom. "Sam Bension Maimon was a combination of a Sephardic Everyman and Answer Man. He was a man of his people, the Levantine Sephardim, who knew and understood their history, culture and religion. He delighted in singing, telling and writing about his people and all aspects of their life. Among his writing was the monthly column he wrote in La Boz, the newsletter of his synagogue, Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation, in Seattle, Washington. Now these 120 articles have been compiled, edited and are being made available to Sephardic and Jewish communities worldwide to read, learn from and enjoy." Sticker pasted on inside of front wrapper: "Presented to the Attendees of the 45th Annual International Convention of the Association of Jewish Libraries. July 4-7, 2010, Fairmont Hotel, Seattle, WA. To promote an appreciation of Sephardic culture in Jewish Libraries Worldwide From the family of Sam Bension Maimon." Illustrated with two b/w reproductions of photographs, one shows a portrait of the author, the other with his wife, Lucy. Edited by Albert S. Maimon and Eugene Normand. Besides sticker on inside of front cover, in as new condition. vg. Item #26080
ISBN: 0963676407

Price: $45.00

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