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La Vie de Jesus


Published by B.K Edit, Paris, 1880
Condition: Good Hardcover

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Oblong octavo. 24 captioned stereoscopic plates, as issued. Mounted plates housed in contemporary cloth clamshell box, with blind tooling and gold lettering on top lid (Stereoskop- Galerie). Photographs of scenes from the life of Jesus constructed with clay figures, backed with hand-colored tissue to give startlingly dramatic effect when backlit. Complete collection of 24. Each plate measures 3 1/2" x 7" and is captioned in French, Spanish, Italian, English, and German. Minor rubbing along edges of clamshell box. Moderate abrasion to plates 2 (13 tiny holes punched to first stereoscopic view), 3 (0.5" closed tear), and 22 (0.5" closed tear). Box and plates in overall good+ condition. 1) The Nativity, the Sheperds' Adoration 2) Adoration of the Wise Men 3) The Flight in Egypt 4) Jesus with the Doctors 5) The Wedding at Cana 6) Jesus preaches upon the mountain 7) Jesus' Entry to Jerusalem 8) Jesus betrayed by Judas 9) Jesus is sentenced to death (1st station) 10) Jesus carries his cross (2nd station) 11) Jesus falls the first time (3rd station) 12) Jesus meets his mother (4th station) 13) Jesus assisted by Simon the Cyrenean (5th station) 14) Sta Veronica wipes Jesus' face (6th station) 15) Jesus falls the second time (7th station) 16) Jesus comforts the women of Jerusalem (8th station) 17) Jesus falls the third time (9th station) 18) Jesus stripped of his clothes (10th station) 19) Jesus is tied upon the cross (11th station) 20) Jesus dies on the cross (12th station) 21) Jesus is taken down the cross (13th station) 22) Jesus is layed in the grave (14th station) 23) The Resurrection 24) Ascension of Jesus. Bookseller Inventory # 34609

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Title: La Vie de Jesus

Publisher: B.K Edit, Paris

Publication Date: 1880

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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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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