Theodor Herzl. A Jewish State.

AUCTION 61 | Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Graphic Art and Ceremonial Objects

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Lot 235

Theodor Herzl. A Jewish State.

<<FIRST english language AMERICAN EDITION.>> Preface and notes by Jacob de Haas. With celebrated photographic portrait by E.M. Lilien of Herzl leaning over the balcony-rail of the Hotel Les Trois Rois, Basel. pp. xxii, 102. Ex-library. Original limp blue boards, with title gilt-tooled on front cover. Tall 8vo.

New York: The Maccabaean Publishing Co. 1904

Est: $2,000 - $3,000
<<FIRST ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDITION OF “DER JUDENSTAAT” TO BE PRINTED IN AMERICA. >> “Herzl’s Der Judenstaat has remained the single most important manifesto of modern Zionism and is one of the most important books in the history of the Jewish People.” See Michael Heymann, Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana-Treasures of Jewish Booklore (1994) no. 46, pp. 102-3.