Tel Aviv: NP, 1940. First edition. Hardcover. 4to. xxvii, 469pp. (1) woodcut at rear. Original black cloth with black lettering on white stamp background one spine. White ribbon marker. Features a comprehensive list of all persons buried within the old cemetery of Tel Aviv from its establishment in 1902 after the plague in Jaffa, to the end of 1939. Offers genealogical information, epitaphs and short biographies of some of the important people, such as rabbis, scribes, leaders and pioneers who helped found Tel Aviv and are buried there. Interspaced with b/w photographs of gravestones. Introduction provides a general history of the cemetery. Painting by Nahum Gutman and woodcut by Moshe Riper. Text in Hebrew. Stamp from previous owner. General age wear. Head and tail of spine bumped. Small cloth tear on spine rear board. Corners bumped and frayed. Crease to front board corner. Sporadic margin stains on leaves. Overall in good condition. g. Item #29345
Owner's Stamp: "Levy"