The Story of Ruth [DE-LUXE FIRST EDITION].  
  Illustrated by Z. Raban, "Bezalel" - Jerusalem.  

Author Raban, Z. [Zeev; Ze`ev] [Illustrator]
Place of Publication Jerusalem
Publication Name Published by "Shulamith"
Year ND
Language(s) English
DE-LUXE FIRST EDITION of the biblical Book of Ruth in English translation, richly illustrated by the early "Betzalel" artist Ze`ev Raban (1890-1970) in his typical Orientalist style. The book features 10 full-color mounted plates and b&w illustrated frame on each text page (including the title page). Each plate is placed opposite a page of the Book of Ruth in English. 330x240mm. Unpaginated (22 pages). Brown leather Hardcover with embossed floral patterns. Bronze relief of the figure of Ruth, gilt frame and gilt lettering on front cover. Text block edges dyed red. Relief frame edge rubbed and tattered/slightly torn - NO damage to relief. Cover corners and spine rubbed. Spine wrinkled. Spine edges rubbed and tattered. Endpapers wavy. Pages yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare and beautifully published de-luxe edition of the Book of Ruth, illustrated by one of the most influential early Israeli artists, is otherwise in good condition. All plates are in mint condition!
Price $240.00
(Price does not include Shipping Costs!)
Catalog Index Number MB 05 21

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