The Great Synagogue London 1690-1940.

AUCTION 1 | Thursday, November 14th, 1996 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art

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Lot 24

The Great Synagogue London 1690-1940.

ONE OF 100 NUMBERED COPIES printed on Japon vellum and signed by the Author. 75 plates. Original calf, spine gilt, gilt dentelles, lightly rubbed, 4to

London: 1950

Est: $200 - $300
An historical record written in 1940 to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the establishment of this famous Congregation. The Great Synagogue was totally destroyed by fire as the result of a German bombing attack on Central London, May 11th 1941. Due to war-time circumstances, the work was not published until 1950.