Auction No. 094

Rare Books & Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters, Zionism, Erez Israel, Judiaca objects & art, numismatics & archeology

July 19, 2016
Opening $ 220
Estimate $ 300 - $ 400
Sold for $ 427
Including buyer's premium

Daat HaAretz Mitoch Mar'eh Einayim. Album of 200 pictures from the Dubek company. Tel Aviv, Hotza'at Eretz Yisrael Press. [1939].
[17] leaves. 34 cm. Cardboard. Printed, illustrated binding.Album with 200 pictures of Palestine from the archive of the Jewish National Fund. The collection is divided into 17 chapters according to topic: Tel Aviv port, Jewish deck workers, new settlements, children, youth holidays, JNF memorial books, Western Wall, public and cultural buildings, Jewish villages, bridges and water towers, Dubek, animals and birds, women rebuilding the land. Each picture is pasted within a border, with a caption on the leaf. With an introduction and detailed index.Only three of the 200 pictures are missing.This album is bibliographically unknown. Dubek issued a similar booklet entitled Mishmar U'Sport about a year later.
Original binding with blue and white lace. Light tears. Fine condition.

Eretz Israel & Zionism