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A Tribute to Professor Morris Raphael Cohen, Teacher & Philosopher

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Published by Published by "The Youth Who Sat At His Feet', New York, 1928
Condition: vg Hardcover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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Sm. octavo. xix,109pp. Blue cloth with gold-stamped signature of Cohen on front cover, gold lettering on spine. Frontispiece b/w reproduction of a painting of Cohen by Joseph Margulies. "On October 15, 1927, more than a thousand people gathered at the Hotel Astor to do honor to Professor Morris Raphael Cohen, who had completed a quarter century of teaching in Mathematics and in Philosophy at the College of the city of New York. Students, colleagues and friends came and created a unique festival. It was suggested by Dr. Felix Adler that an attempt be made to capture in the written word the spirit of the evening and that a transcript of the addresses be printed, so that this tribute to a teacher - and memorable because it was to a teacher - be more lasting in the memory, and that those who were not present may catch some breath of the loveliness of the occasion. With that thought in view, this little volume was printed." Includes letters and greetings by Albert Einstein, Jusice Oliver Wendell Holmes, and others. Minor rubbing, scuffing and staining on binding. Signature of previous owner on inside of front board. Tight copy with binding in good+, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 26719

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Title: A Tribute to Professor Morris Raphael Cohen,...

Publisher: Published by "The Youth Who Sat At His Feet', New York

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

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Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

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