Folio. 78pp. Original illustrated wrappers over cloth with gold-stamped Hebrew lettering on front board. Illustrated title-pages (Hebrew and English). Fascinating work by David Einhorn on the signification of Israel's drawings depicting the scenes and people of the Jewish Lower East Side in the early 1900's. Contains 66 b/w plates all by illustrator and painter Leon Israel, nicknamed Lola (1887-1955) captioned in both English and Hebrew. Ex-library copy with library stamps on text block edges, and on free front endpaper. Library identification stickers on front cover and spine of wrappers, and at bottom of spine. Library pocket on free front endpaper. Some edgewear on wrappers with some chipping and creasing along edges. Text in English and Hebrew. Wrappers in overall fair to good-, binding and interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The East Side of Yesteryear in Pictures
Publisher: Academy Photo Offset
Publication Date: 1954
Book Condition: vg
Edition: First edition.
Book Description New York: Leon Israel, 1954. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Text in English & Yiddish. Small folio. B&W illustrations. Condition: DJ nicked with small edge-tears at top edge & some soiling; light scattered foxing internally; else very good in good DJ. 78 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 300380