Chad Gadjo

AUCTION 14 | Tuesday, November 13th, 2001 at 1:00
Important Hebrew Printed Books and Manuscripts From the Library of the London Beth Din

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Lot 384

Chad Gadjo

INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON FRONT FREE END PAPER, dated 11th December 1920. Ten dramatic hand-colored plates by Birnbaum, with hand-colored end-papers, title-borders and fore-edges. Hebrew with German translation prepared by the artist’s son Uriel Birnbaum Original pictorial hand-colored boards with ties. Lg. 4to

Berlin: Welt-Berlag 1920

Est: $2,000 - $2,500
AN UNCOMMONLY FINE COPY, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST A fine copy of a “most chilling bibliophilic book.” See A.J. Karp, From the Ends of the Earth, Judaic Treasures of the Library of Congress (1991) pp.128-30 (illustrated)