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Bidding Information
Lot #    13821
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 1:14:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Jiskor
Author    [Zionism]
City    Berlin
Publisher    Jüdischer Verlag
Publication Date    1918
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First German edition. 223 pp., ports., 214:139 mm., wide margins, usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards, spine wanting.
          
Detailed
Description
   Title: Jiskor: ein Buch des Gedenkens an gefallene Wächter und Arbeiter im Lande Israel. Mit einem Geleitwort von Martin Buber.

A Yizkor (memorial book) to those guards and workers who fell in the land of Israel. It includes a foreword by Martin Buber (1878-1965). The book has an index. "Aus dem Hebräischen und Jidischen übersetzt von N.N.". [Translated from the Hebrew and Yiddish by N.N.]

The first ed., in Hebrew, was published in 1912. The Yiddish ed., issued during the war, was published by the Palestine Committee of Poale Zion. The German translation is based on these two editions with the addition of some material reprinted from the periodical "Hapoel Hazair".

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
Other:    Zionism
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica