Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

A Guide to Jewish Monuments in France

Paris: Centre National d'Expansion du Tourisme, du Thermalisme et du Climatisme, [1937]. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4"). 47, [1]pp. Contemporary 3/4 black cloth over decorative printed paper covered boards. Original photo-illustrated wrappers bound in.

This photo-illustrated guide promotes various Jewish monuments in France, such as the Douaumont Memorial to the Jewish soldiers who fought and died for France during World War I; the 1785 synagogue in Luneville; the throne of Prophet Elias at the Carpentras Synagogue; the Narbonne stone engraved in the year 689, etc..

Includes a list of the main Parisian synagogues (the Main Synagogue at 44 rue de la Victoire, and the Temple of the Union Liberale Israelite at 24 rue Copernic), as well as texts on the history of Jews in France, in Paris; on the Central Consistory of French Jews; on the Alliance Israelite Universelle (the World Jewish Alliance); on the Federation of Jewish Organizations in France.

Minor age-toning to binding. Book block detached from the original wrappers. Binding and interior in overall good condition. g. Item #46571

Price: $225.00

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