(Editor). Di Farshvundene Velt / The Vanished World.

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 243

(Editor). Di Farshvundene Velt / The Vanished World.

Hundreds of photographic illustrated plates by Roman Vishniac and other photographers, depicting Jewish life in Central and Eastern Europe just prior to the Holocaust. Text and captions in English and Yiddish. Original gilt-lettered red buckram with pictorial paper label (after Yudovin) on front cover. Oblong 4to.

New York: The Forward Association 1947

Est: $300 - $500
“In presenting this book to our readers we intend to give them the picture of the Jewish world in Eastern Europe as it existed during the 1920’s and 1930’s, previous to the Second World War. This world does not exist any longer. It is a vanished world.” (Introduction).