Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collections

New York: Summit Books, 1983. Hardcover. 4to. 288pp. Original gray cloth with silver print on cover and side in original printed price clipped dust jacket. Over 200 illustrations (some color) of Jewish ritual objects such as Torah scroll pointers, Torah crowns, menorahs, circumcision implements and seder plates. Also contains portraits of Jews such as Rabbi David Oppenheim and Lezer Zekeles. 60+ pages of exhibition catalogue at rear. Slight fading to top edge. Former owner's bookplate present. Text and pictures in near perfect condition. vg. Item #8095
ISBN: 0671494481

Foreword: S. Dillon Ripley (Smithsonian Institution)
Acknowledgments: Mark E. Talisman (Project Judaica, United States Holocaust Memorial Council.)
“The Precious Legacy” by Linda A. Altshuler and Anna R. Cohn
“Autonomy and Independence: The Historical Legacy of Czech Jewry” by Hillel J. Kieval
“Symbols of the Legacy: Community Life” by Vivian B. Mann
“Symbols of the Legacy: Family and Home” Vivian B. Mann
“The Legacy of Tragedy and Transcendence” Linda A. Altshuler and Anna R. Cohn

Note: “To Nancy; With love and with pride on your Bat Mitzvah. Aunt Eleanor and Uncle Harry.”.

Price: $50.00

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