(Bar-Mitzvah Scrap-book)

AUCTION 15 | Tuesday, March 12th, 2002 at 1:00
Fine Hebrew Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 45

(Bar-Mitzvah Scrap-book)

Commemorating the Bar-Mitzvah of Ralph V. Tarshis of Brooklyn, New York. Various printed and illustrated mementos on elegant card applied to larger sheets. Includes: formal invitation (in Hebrew and English); photographs of the boy in his earlier years and his parents; original poems in Hebrew and English (with acrostic verses) celebrating the event; menu. Replete with quotations from Jewish literature and Shakespeare pp.(18 ). Original stiff wrappers tied with ribbon, photograph of the young man clad in Tefillin and Talith on upper cover. Gutter starting. 4to

(New York: 1906)

Est: $500 - $700
A uniquely charming and erudite keepsake