Winner's Unlimited - No. 107

Eretz Israel and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Numismatics, Posters, Maps, Judaica, Holy books, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes - Buyer's commission 22%

May 8, 2018
Opening $100
Estimate $200 - $300
Sold for $134
Including buyer's premium

Book in album edition on quality paper with pictures of famous personalities in the Jewish world [most of whom were active in the 19th century], published by Funk & Wagnalls Company - New York and London, beginning of the 20th century.

The book contains pictures of famous personalities in the fields of science and philosophy, such as Benedict Spinoza, Moses Mendelsohn, Heinriche Heine, Israel Zangwill, Emma Lazarus, Karl Marx aside philanthropists and leaders such as Moses Montefiore, Baron Hirsch, Theodor Herzl, Benjamin Disraeli and others. There are also pictures of Jewish sites such as the Western Wall, Abraham's gravestone, the Metz synagogue, the Beit Yisrael synagogue in Nagasaki [Japan] and others. Each picture is described in print [years of life and activities of the photographed].

Rare publication not found in the National Library.

[1] 32 [1] page 20 cm. Very fine condition.

Category
Postcards and Photographs