Author Raskin, Saul
Place of Publication New York
Publication Name Printed by Academy Photo Offset
Year 1960
Language(s) English Yiddish
SIGNED TWICE BY ARTIST WITH DEDICATION dated 1960. Signed by Raskin in Hebrew and English on front whitepage. The same front whitepage contains an additional undated dedication in Yiddish, but not by Raskin. Saul Raskin (1878-1966) was an eminent Russian born American artist, writer, lecturer and teacher, best known for his depiction of Jewish subjects, and illustrations of Jewish classic Jewish religious books: Ethics of the Fathers, Passover Haggadah and the five scrolls. This album contains an extensive selection of Raskin`s drawings of Negev, Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv, Safed, Haifa, Tiberias, Kvutzoth, and other Israeli cities and cites, as well as of the people of the Land, with captions in English (some drawings also contain inscriptions in English and/or Hebrew or Yiddish), preface in English and Yiddish, and introductory texts in English. 390x310mm. 128 pages. Blue cloth Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Gilt lettering on front cover. Jacket yellowing and age-stained. Jacket edges and corners tattered and partly chipped/torn. Front cover fore edge and rear cover upper edge bumped near upper corner. Spine edges bumped and peeling. Some pages fore edge slightly water-stained - NO damage to text. Pages bottom corner water-stained and wavy - NO damage to text. Pages slightly yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This beautiful album of various drawings of Israeli cities, sites and folk, signed and dedicated by the artist, is otherwise in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MC 15 23

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