AUCTION 72 | Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Holy Land Maps & Fine Art

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Lot 288


Multicolored map of Palestine with Yiddish text throughout. Central large illustration depicting the Holy Land and Mediterranean Sea, delineated by Biblical distribution; including the latitude and longitude degrees; surrounded by vignettes of holy sites and cities of Israel: Western Wall, Jaffa, Safed, Tomb of King David on Mount Zion, Tomb of Abraham in Hebron, Tiberias and Haifa. On either side in neoclassical frames are lists of twenty-two ‘Yiddish Colonies’ including: Chadera, Metulah, Petach Tiqva, Zichron Yaakov and Rechovot.” Under the central illustration is a shield for parental yahrtzeit information. The whole titled ‘Mizrach’ and bearing Hebrew and English ‘Jerusalem’ at top. Lithograph. Closely trimmed at lower margin. 21.5 x 17 inches.

(American), 1937:

Est: $1,000 - $1,500