London: Greenberg & Co., 1903. Hardcover. Ex-library. 4to. 94pp. Original blue cloth with gold lettering on cover and spine. Title written in Hebrew, English, German, Russian, French and Italian. B/w frontispiece with tissue guard. Plates (portraits) of 18th and 19th century Jewish poets. Text in Hebrew and English. Corners bumped. Head and tail of spine worn. Title on spine faded. Some staining to front cover. Dried glue remnants from previously present library plate on endpapers. Blind library stamp. Some rippling to outer leaves due to damp exposure. Plates are all in very good condition. Overall in good condition. g. Item #8136
One of the first English collections of pictures of Jewish poets. Includes pictures, and dates accompanied by short biographical notes for the following poets:
Jacob Eichenbaum, Hertz Imber, Joseph Almanzi, Haim N. Byalick, J. L. Boruchovitz, Abraham Ber Gottlober, Isaac Goldman, Abraham Goldfaden, Leon Gordon, Samuel Leib, Joshua Davidowitz, M. M. Dolitzki, I. B. Hurwitz, Joseph Halevi, Naphtali Hertz (Hartwig) Wesseley, Elijah Mordachai Werbel, Israel Zangwill, Joshua Tulski, Naphtali H. Turr, Saul Scernichowsky, Wolf Jabetz, Solomon (Shalom) Cohen, Jacob Cohen, Abraham Ber Lebensohn, Micha Joseph Lebensohn, David Levi, Judah Leb, Ephraim Luzatto, Samuel David Luzatto, Emma Lazarus, Max (Meir) Letteris, Aaron Luboschitzki, J. L. Landau, Joseph Massel, Solomon Mandelkern, Mordachai H. Manne, Rachel Morpurgo, R. N. Salaman, Nathan N. Samuely, Wolf (Benjamin Zev) Ehrenkrantz, Noah Pines, Simon Samuel Frug, Eugenia Fabia Gentiloma Fortis, David Frishman, Lud. Aug. (Abraham Eliezar) Frankel, Aaron Noah Kaminka, Isaac Kaminer, Vitorio (Isaac Chaim) Castiglioni, Wolf (Zev Hakohen) Kaplan, Jacob Kaplan, Morris Rosenfeld, Israel Rall, K Shapiro, J. J. (Chaim Jacob) Unger, H. (Tzvi) Alotin, Marco (Mordachai) Tedeschi, Jacob Bibring, Simon Bacher, Chaim J. Bornstein, H. (Tzvi) Gelberg, M. S. Goldbaum, Ezra Goldin, Leon (Judah Leb) Gamzu, Ch. B. Singer, Samuel Chaim Zelman, Shlomo Salkind, Joseph Chotzner, Lelio (Hillel) della Torre, H. L. (Tzvi Eliezar) Teller, Av Shel Ezekiel Judah, Abraham Leb Cohen, Ezekiel Lewit, Elijah Levin, Mordachai Menachem Litewski, E. B. (Ephraim Dov) Lifshitz, Moses Issachar Landau, Fabius Mieses, Meir Lavush Malbim, Alfred Nossig, Aaron Elijah Pumpiansky, Saul Formiggini, Jacob Fichman, Ludwig Philipson, Abraham Jacob Papirno, Isaac Rabinowitz, Matthias Rabener, Noah Rosenblum, Gershon Rosenzweig, Moses Reicherson, Shlomo Leb Rapoport, Nathan N. Shapiro, J. H. (Jacob Tzvi) Sperling and H. (Tzvi) Shereshewski.
Library stamp: "Library Hebrew Union College Cincinnati O."