Jaakobs Traum

AUCTION 2 | Tuesday, June 03rd, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art Including Property from a Dutch Private Collector and the Late T. Nachum Gidal

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Lot 207

Jaakobs Traum

ONE OF 100 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Etched frontispiece by E.R. Weiss, signed in pencil by the artist Original crushed morocco gilt, spine in compartments, gilt dentelles and silk doublures, t.e.g. others uncut, silk end-papers defective, lightly worn and sunned, 8vo

Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag 1918

Est: $300 - $500
First appearance of this play - the first in a trilogy - in which the playwright struggles with fundamental issues of Man’s purpose using the persona of the Biblical Jacob