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Berühmte israelitische Männer und Frauen in der Kulturgeschichte der Menschheit: Lebens- und Charakterbilder aus Vergangenheit und Gegenwart

Kohut, Adolph

Published by A. H. Payne, Leipzig-Reudnitz, 1900
Condition: Good Hardcover

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2 volumes bound in one. 4to. iv,432pp. vi,432pp. Three-quarter leather over black cloth gold lettering on spine. Gold-lined raised bands. Ex-libris of David Philipson on inside of front board. Frontispiece of a b/w reproduction of a drawing of Felix Mendelsohn-Bartholdy. Extensive and detailed handbook on famous Jews in various art forms like music, literature, theater, painting, sculpting, architecture, engraving, etc. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs and paintings of artists such as Gustav Mahler, Isidor Kaufmann, Max Liebermann, Ernst Morgenstern, Hermann Struck, Alfred Lesser, David Friedländer, Heinrich Heine, Julius Stern, and many others. One illustrated fold-out with the family tree of the Rothschild's. Age wear, sunning and scuffing on binding. 3" x 2" stain near top edge of back board. Paper-split along gutter on free front endpaper, firmly holding. Slight creasing to few pages. Small closed tear on fore-edge of Text in German. Tight copy with binding in good-, interior in very good condition. From the private library of American Reform rabbi, orator, and author David Philipson (1862-1949). Philipson was a member of the first graduating class of the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati and later became one of the leaders and important figures of American Reform Judaism. Bookseller Inventory # 23763

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Title: Berühmte israelitische Männer und Frauen in ...

Publisher: A. H. Payne, Leipzig-Reudnitz

Publication Date: 1900

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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