Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Geschichte der Juden in der Bukowina. 2 Vols.

Tel Aviv: Edition "Olamenu" 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. (12)172, (8)228(1)pp. Original red paper-covered boards, decorative paper-covered board of deluxe edition of volume two with gilt lettering on cover and spine in original photo-illustrated dustjackets. Illustrated title page in vol. 1, color reproduction of a painting tipped-in on title page of vol. 2. Comprehensive history of the Jews in the administrative division of the Habsburg Monarchy known as the Bukovina, an area now spilt between Romania and the Ukraine. Contributions by Dr. Samuel Josef Schulsohn, Dr. Manfred Reifer, Dr. N. M. Gelber and Dr. Leon Arie Schmelzer give a detailed account of the Jewish migration after the destruction of the first temple and the erection of the second temple, tracing Jewish presence in the area north and northwest of the Black Sea (Schulsohn), the era of the Moldavian Counts from 1360-1774 (Reifer), the Habsburg Monarchy until 1914 (Gelber), and the time from 1914-1919 (Schmelzer). Additional contributions by various historian cover the whole spectrum of the Jewish culture in Moldavia through the ages. Illustrated with numerous additional plates with b/w photographs, mostly portraits, groups and relevant architecture. Text in German. Dustjackets rubbed with light sunning of spines. Very light age toning of blocks. Dj in overall good+, binding and interior in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #38938

Price: $750.00

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