82 112 (POLAND). Książka Adresowa Członków Związku Żyd. Stowarzyszeń Humanitarnych “B’nei B’rith” w Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej [“Address Book of Members of the Jewish Association “B’nei B’rith” Humanitarian Association of the Republic of Poland.”] First edition. Polish text. pp. 144. Original stiff printed wrappers. 12mo. Cracow, J. Fischer,1937. $500 - $700 ❧ Detailed list of names and contact information of all members of the B’nai B’rith throughout Poland. Issued one year before the organization was dismantled by the president of Poland and two years before the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany. 113 (SOVIET UNION). Group of 12 pamphlets pertaining to Birobidzhan and the life of the colonists in the Jewish Autonomous Republic of the Soviet Far East. All in Yiddish. Some with maps and photographs. Together, twelve works bound in one volume. Includes: * A. Perlman. Birobidzhan [description of a visit July-August 1934]. Warsaw, 1934. * S. Diamondshtein. The Jewish Autonomous Territory - A Child of the October Revolution. Moscow, 1934. * D. Zalbefert. Birobidzhan [an anthology]. Vilna, 1935. Variously browned. Library boards, few with original printed and illustrated wrappers. 8vo. Moscow, Vilna, Warsaw, New York, 1930-40. $400 - $600 ❧ In 1928, the Soviet Union endorsed the formation of a Jewish Autonomous Republic in the Birobidzhan region of the Soviet Far East. The Jewish colonization of the Birobidzhan region constituted an ideological alternative to the Zionist ideal. Yiddish was the territory’s official language. 114 (TRAVEL). The Itinerary of Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela. Translated and Edited by A. Asher. Two volumes. First volume: Text in Hebrew and English. Second volume: Notes and Essays. Includes geographic and bibliographic notations, as well as essays by Zunz, Rapoport and Lebrecht. pp. xii, 165, 121, (2). * xix, (1), 448. Second vol. uncut. Ex-library, lightly foxed in places. Original boards. 8vo. London & Berlin, A. Asher,1840-41. $500 - $700 ❧ An excellent scholarly treatment of the celebrated 12th-century traveler.