Adler, Miklós, Illustrator. Text by Saul Touster

Published by New York, N. Y. ; American Jewish Historical Society ; Cambridge, Mass. : Philidor Co,, 2001
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1st edition thus. Original Cloth Portfolio. 4to. 60 pages. 27 cm. Number 120 of 600 numbered and signed copies, signed by Saul Touster. In addition, this copy includes, laid in, a typed letter, signed by Touster to leading Hungarian Holocaust scholar Randolph Braham. The warm, personal letter, telling him that the book is coming out "next week, " thanking Braham for "your help and for your universally recognized seminal work on the Hungarian Shoah, " and mentioning that Touster had asked the publisher to send Braham a (this) numbered signed copy. The letter also includes an autograph 8 word PS about a copy that is being sent to another Holocaust scholar. Also laid in is a copy of Braham s response to Touster, and the publisher s order form for copies of the book. A Holocaust History in sixteen woodcuts done in 1945 by Miklós Adler, a Hungarian survivor. Edited, with an introduction and commentary, by Saul Touster. Contains facsimiles of the woodcuts and a separately bound volume with Professor Touster's commentary, bound in a folio box. Mikos Adler was an art teacher in Debrecen, Hungary. Sometime in 1944, Adler and his family were loaded onto a transport for Auschwitz, but their train was diverted to Lager 15 in Vienna, and then to Theresienstadt, where they were liberated by the Soviet army on May 8, 1945. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Pictorial works. Jewish artists - Hungary - Biography. Wood-engravers - Hungary - Biography. Holocaust survivors - Hungary - Biography. Adler, Miklós. OCLC lists 8 copies worldwide. Little bit of wear to portfolio, inside is immaculate, Very good condition. Powerful, important association copy. (HOLO2-115-36A). Bookseller Inventory # 35084

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Publisher: New York, N. Y. ; American Jewish Historical Society ; Cambridge, Mass. : Philidor Co,

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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