Die Weltuntergang.

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

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Lot 92

Die Weltuntergang.

ONE OF 150 NUMBERED COPIES. 12 Lithographed plates, lithographic title page and introductory poem all by Birnbaum with each sheet signed in pencil below image. Loose as issued in original densely patterned cloth-backed portfolio, sheet size 350x485 mm

Vienna: Carl Konegen 1921

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
Powerful, haunting images of the End of the World. An uncommon work. Uriel and Solomon (see previous lot) Birnbaum were sons of the the Zionist and religious thinker Nathan Birnbaum.