AUCTION 54 | Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts Autograph Letters, Graphic & Ceremonial Art

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Lot 325


“Die Liebe im Eckhause” by Alexander Cosmar. Theatrical Play-Bill. Single leaf printed on silk. A fund-raising performance at the “Hochfuerstliches Schlosstheater in Teplitz,” for the benefit of the “Badehospital fuer in und auslaendische arme kranke Israeliten” (Jewish Spa Hospital). 10 x 15 inches. Folds, touch discolored.


Est: $1,500 - $2,000
The program also notes musical entertainment including the overture from the opera “Fra Diavolo,” a piano piece by the 13-year old pianist Marie Bousifet, as well as an aria performed by the 13-year-old Moritz Katz. The Jewish hospital in this spa-town near Prague, was founded in 1836 by one Naftali Katz. It is noted on this play-bill as being “most popular… although completely underf unded.”