Winner's Unlimited - No. 101

Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz Israel and Zionism

July 19, 2017
Opening $ 100
Estimate $ 300 - $ 600
Sold for $ 317
Including buyer's premium

A photograph album from the Holocaust - Extermination of Polish Jews, with a foreword by Gershon Taffet and Philip Friedman. Published by the Central Historical Committee in Poland, Lodz 1945.

A book in album format which contains 252 photographs depicting the different stages of the holocaust of Polish Jewry in chronological order, beginning with the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939: antisemitic propaganda, forced labor, starvation in the ghetto, concentration camps, the partisans, until after the liberation in 1945. With a foreword in Polish, Russian, English, French, Yiddish and Hebrew. The photographs are described in four languages, Polish, Russian, English, Yiddish. The book was published in December 1945, and is considered one of the first and most important books to document the destruction of Polish Jewry.

Black title-page cover, with the book's name in English and Polish. Printed on special paper.

[21], 104, [15] leaves. Its length is bigger than its width: 23x32 cm.

Tears on the title-page cover, the body of the album is in very fine condition.

Holocaust & Anti-Semitism