Quarto. , 266pp. Half cloth over decorative paper covered boards. Original illustrated front wrap pasted on front cover. Publisher's logo on title page. This work is a poetic saga set in Poland, and tells the story of a family which, for several generations, has stood for progress within the Jewish community. The family's last descendant, Meir Ezofowicz, a young man, revolts against the obscurantism of his milieu, and the forces of doctrinal darkness by the Sephardic rebbe Nehemiah Todros. This novel is exquisitely illustrated with 26 b/w full-page photo-mechanical reproductions after steel-plate engravings by Polish artist Elwiro Michal Andriolli describing scenes from all aspects of daily Jewish life. Heavy rubbing along edges of binding. Previous owner's bookplate on free front endpaper. Sporadic foxing throughout. Text in German, Gothic script. Binding in overall fair, interior in good- to good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Meier Ezofowicz. Erzählung aus dem Leben der...
Publisher: Heinrich Minden
Publication Date: 1894
Book Condition: fair
Edition: Vierte Auflage (Fourth edition).
Book Description Minden, Leipzig, 1885. Boards. Condition: Good-. 4. Auflage. 266 pp. paper yellowing but not brittle end paper loose from block, spine lacks pieces and torn, Novel of the conflict of Orthodoxy and liberalism in context of Jewish life in Eastern Europe. Was a popular novel of the time. Hero tries to break free of tradition and the power of the local Rabbi. Illustrations by M Andriolli are extraordinary. Translated from the Polish by Leonhard Brixen. Seller Inventory # 266550
Book Description Dresden / Leipzig, N.d. 4to. 266 pp. and 26 plates. Owner's entry. Some brown age-steining. Marbled edges. Frakturschrift. Good copy. Or. pictorial cloth, worn. Top spine dam. Some slight soiling. Seller Inventory # 34892
Book Description Heinrich Minden, Dresden Und Leipzig, 1885. Third Edition. no year, . 27 cm. 266 p. Original cloth binding with some wear. Paper brown, some light foxing. Translated from the Polish. 26 full page illustrations by Andriolli. A thorough picture of Jewish religious and social life in Eastern Europe mainly through the life of an influential family. The situation and position of women is also investigated in connection with the question: how free are boys and girls to choose their partners.Impressive and unconventional. The forsaken, or, Meir Ezofowich in German. OCLC: 40104843 Rare. ( NYP and National Library of Israel.). Seller Inventory # 201062