Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Almanach Zydowski. Ephraim Moses Lilien.
Almanach Zydowski
Almanach Zydowski

Almanach Zydowski

Krakowie [Krakow]: Odbito Czcionkami Drukarni Narodowej, [1910]. First edition. hardcover. Quarto. 255pp (Text), 52 leaves (plates). Original illustrated grey cloth with black lettering on front cover. Exquisite almanach on Jewish culture with articles by leading Zionist intellectuals such as Nahum Sokolow, David Trietsch and Max Nordau. This work contains stunning illustrations by art nouveau illustrator Ephraim Moses Lilien and 52 plates depicting Jewish artworks by W. Wachtel, A. Neumann, Hochmann, Struck, Liebermann, A. Penzias, Hirszenberg, M. Gottlieb, Jerzy Merkel, Markowicz, Lema Pilichowska, Rozenblum, and many others. Includes a 2-page Jewish calendar in Hebrew and Polish, b/w photographic portraits of the authors, and 7 leaves of advertisements. An important source for understanding Jewish intellectual and artistic life in Poland in the years immediately preceding World War I. Binding heavily sunned, soiled and rubbed. Minor closed tears at head and tail of spine. Front free endpaper lacking. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Rear hinge starting. Text in Polish. Binding in overall poor to fair, interior in good to good+ condition. fair. Item #34523

Price: $350.00

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