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Bidding Information
Lot #    15049
Auction End Date    7/18/2006 11:03:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Palastine Album
Title (Hebrew)    ארץ ישראל אלבום
Author    [Only Ed. - Zionism]
City    Brooklyn, New York
Publisher    Hebrew Publishing Co.
Publication Date    c. 1898
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. [200] pp., 98:128 mm., wide margins, heavy gloss paper, light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards, rubbed. Rare - no copy in major collections.
          
Detailed
Description
   Pictorial history and current review of Erez Israel. The book, profusely illustrated, presents the status of Jewish settlements in all major cities of Erez Israel, historical date, Zionist promotions, important personalities in Jewish life, and much more. Printed and a New Year's gift, text is in Jargon (19th century American Yiddish). The printing date is ascertained by the address of the publisher in Brooklyn, several statements in the work, and the photo of the First Zionist Congress held in Basel in 1897, the second held in 1898 is not mentioned.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica