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Land of Israel, Saul Raskin, New York 1947

ארצנו ועמנו - First Edition - Signed Copy

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  • Lot Number 51150
  • Title (English) Land of Israel
  • Title (Hebrew) ארצנו ועמנו
  • Note First Edition - Signed Copy
  • Author Saul Raskin, artist
  • City New York
  • Publisher Academy Photo Offset
  • Publication Date 1947
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 1880848
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Description

Physical Description

First edition. 360 pp., 347:255 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards, dj with small tears.

Signed dedication by author on fly.

 

Detail Description

Land of Israel, drawings and phots of Israel scenes, text in Hebrew, English & Yiddish, printed on heavy paper. English translation by Dr. B. Halper, the Yiddish translation is by Yehoash, illustrated by Saul Raskin.

Saul Raskin (1886–1966), artist. Born in Nogaisk, Russia, Raskin studied painting at different art schools in Europe and in 1904 went to the U.S. Raskin worked in many media and was known for his draftsmanlike attention to detail and his realistic approach. He painted mostly scenes of Jewish life and lore, especially Jewish life on the East Side of New York. His trips to Palestine yielded a series of paintings of Jewish life there, among them 20 lithographs on Jerusalem. Raskin also illustrated many Hebrew texts, e.g., Pirkei Avot (1940); the Haggadah (1941); Psalms (1942); the Siddur (1945); the Kabbalah, called Kabbalah in Word and Image (1952), and other works of Jewish context, such as Hebrew Rhapsody (1959).

 

Hebrew Description

רובו לוחות-תמונות, עם דברי הסבר בעברית, באנגלית וביידיש.

בתוספת רשימות רבות, רובן ביידיש ומיעוטן באנגלית. רשימה אחת בעברית.

 

References

EJ; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000165869