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Auction 72: March 16th, 2017

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Lot: 42 (AMERICAN JUDAICA). Historical Souvenir Journal. Yeshiva College Building Fund. Madison Square Garden, May 23rd, 1926. Profusely illustrated with portraits of rabbis and leading officers of Yeshiva University. With architectural drawings depicting prototypes of the intended Yeshiva University campus (never completed). Articles concerning contemporary Orthodox Jewry in America. Program includes Cantor Yosele Rosenblatt and opera singers. Sponsors ads at rear. pp. (92). Original pictorial wrappers, edges chipped. 4to.

(New York: 1926.). Est: $600 - $900

-Seeking funds to inaugurate Yeshiva University's new and ornate Moorish Revival structure. Marking the move uptown from the impoverished, overcrowded, immigrant neighborhood of the Lower East Side to the then bucolic location of Washington Heights.
     Rare. The OCLC records only one single copy, located in Harvard University.

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