Fritz Bamberger. Das Buch Zunz. * Manfred Sturmann. Die Schoepfung, * Zur Tagung...in Frankfurt am Main (Nathan Soncino’s 1485 Ikarim); and 10 others, similar

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

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Lot 263
(SONCINO GESELLSCHAFT).

Fritz Bamberger. Das Buch Zunz. * Manfred Sturmann. Die Schoepfung, * Zur Tagung...in Frankfurt am Main (Nathan Soncino’s 1485 Ikarim); and 10 others, similar

Together 13 volumes, etc. Original printed wrappers, 4to and smaller

Berlin: E.W. Tieffenbach’s Officina Serpentis 1929-32

Est: $300 - $400
PRICE REALIZED $220
A collection of typophilic mementos and publications (most limited issue) by the Soncino Gesellschaft der Freunde des juedischen Buches, a Berlin-based society of Jewish bibliophiles dedicated to the typographic improvement of Hebrew books Includes offprints of the Soncino-Blaetter, a Society banquet menu, membership information and issues of Mitteilungen. Also, the 1932 8pp. production in Aldus Hebrew type of the 92nd Psalm with the prescient highlighting in red of the verses relating to the ultimate triumph of the righteous and the destruction of the wicked. The Society was forced closed by the Nazis in 1937