1st Edition. Limited Edition of 800 copies. Original Boards. 4to.  pages (on double leaves) ; 28 cm. Woodcut illustrations throughout. In German. Title translates into English as, "Nine Woodcuts Selected From Verses of the Book of Jesus ben Eliezer ben Sirah. " "Jacob Steinhardt (1887–1968) was a German-born Israeli painter and woodcut artist… He attended the School of Art in Berlin in 1906, then studied painting with Lovis Corinth and engraving with Hermann Struck in 1907. From 1908 to 1910 he lived in Paris, where he associated with Henri Matisse and Théophile Steinlen… When World War I broke out, he enlisted in the German Army, and served on the Eastern Front in Poland and Lithuania, and then in Macedonia. After the war, he returned to Berlin… and immigrated to Palestine in 1933 (when the Nazis came to power) , after he was harassed by the German police…" (Wikipedia, 2016) SUBJECT(S) : Bible. Ecclesiasticus. Signed by the author on the last page. Some edgewear. Very good condition. (SPEC-42-15). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: NEUN HOLZSCHNITTE ZU AUSGEWÄHLTEN VERSEN AUS...
Publisher: Berlin : Aldus Druck [Soncino-Gesellschaft]
Publication Date: 1929
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