13:47:27


[Login]   
[Book List]  

PLEASE NOTE: All bidding for the auction currently underway
at our new website at www.virtualjudaica.com/
.

 
Bidding Information
Lot #    13071
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 11:29:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Der brennende Dornbusch
Author    [Only & Limited Ed.] Jakob Knoller
City    Berlin
Publisher    Kaskaden
Publication Date    1935
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [2], 11 pp. 214:135 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in the original gild cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Drama about Moses and the burning bush by Jakob Knoller. This is a numbered copy of brennende Dornbusch (The Burning Thorn Bush), number six of two-hundred-seventy-five hand printed copies. The title page describes it as a Biblical scene, which is consistent with Knollerís work. He is best known for his four-part German drama Verheissung, Schuld und Suehne (1941), but has also written other plays with biblical themes. Der brennende Dornbusch is a one act play which begins in the vicinity of the thornbush and consists of dialogue between Die Stimme (the voice) and Moscheh (Moses). Der brennende Dornbusch was regarded highly enough to merit an English translation, as, The Burning Thornbush (1941). Among Knollerís many other plays are, Ein besserer Herr (1941); Jonah and the Storm (1941); Adams Tod (Adamís Death, 1945), also translated into English; Der fremde Herr 1945); and Die Schlacht im Warschauer Ghetto, Drama (The battle in the Warsaw ghetto, 1946).
          
Associated Images
3 Images (Click thumbnail to view full size image):
  Order   Image   Caption
  1   Click to view full size  
  
  2   Click to view full size  
  
  3   Click to view full size  
  
  
Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Drama
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica