Juda Gesänge: von Münchhausen, Börries and Ephraim Mose Lilien (illust.) Juda Gesänge: von Münchhausen, Börries and Ephraim Mose Lilien (illust.) Juda Gesänge: von Münchhausen, Börries and Ephraim Mose Lilien (illust.)

Juda Gesänge

von Münchhausen, Börries and Ephraim Mose Lilien (illust.)

Published by Egon Fleischel & Co, Berlin, 1900
Condition: vg Hardcover

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8vo. [100] unpaginated pp. Blue and brown decorative cloth with lovely design incorporating the Star of David, the ten commandments tablet, a rose bush and the title. Green lettering on spine. Original ribbon marker. Thick, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated title page, with red and black lettering. Entire work is lavishly illustrated with b/w decorative borders and eleven double and full-page illustrations of biblical scenes, accompanied by poetry based on the biblical narratives. Text in German, Gothic script. Slight chip in cover text ink. Minor sporadic rusting of binder's staples in gutter, not affecting text. Very good to near fine condition. The artist of the illustrations, Ephraim Moses Lilien was an influential and famous Jewish artist. The author of the poetry, Börries von Münchhausen (1874 - 1945) was a monastery educated German poet. While he was still a student, he composed a number of ballads and published his first collection of poetry in 1898. He harked back to the German Romantic poets' fascination with the Middle Ages and the world of German legend. Münchhausen thus contributed decisively to the 20th century revival of the ballad the genre which he encouraged in other writers, notably Lulu von Strauß und Torney and Agnes Miegel, whose first ballads he edited. Bookseller Inventory # 28676

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Title: Juda Gesänge

Publisher: Egon Fleischel & Co, Berlin

Publication Date: 1900

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: stated: Siebentes bis neuntes Tausend.

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