Masa’ei Yisrael

AUCTION 4 | Tuesday, March 03rd, 1998 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 126

Masa’ei Yisrael

FIRST HEBREW EDITION. Translated from the German by David Gordon, Hebrew journalist and Editor of Hamagid. WITH LARGE FOLDING MAP. Uncut copy pp.(18),134,(2). Light wear. Modern boards. Lg.8vo

Lyck: Tvi Hirsch Petzel 1859

Est: $500 - $700
In search of the Lost Ten Tribes, this irrepresible traveler (who styled himself Benjamin of Tudela II) set out for the Holy Land, and then journeying on into Egypt, Syria, Kurdistan, Persia, India and China. Returning to Europe by way of Afghanistan, he also traveled to Algeria, Morocco and Ethiopia. The work contains a wealth of information concerning Jewish settlement world-wide. This copy with the rare map of the author’s travels