RARE German translation of the Pentateuch (5 books of Moses) and the book of Joshua with many beautiful illustrations by Ephraim Moses Lilien (1874-1925), an eminent art nouveau illustrator and print-maker renowned for his art on Jewish and Zionist themes. 260x220mm. 553 pages. Quarter-leather brown board Hardcover. Gilt lettering and emblem on spine (partly peeled). Endpapers illustrated. Text block edges age-stained. Cover rubbed and slightly scratched. Cover edges and corners bumped and party peeling. Spine heavily rubbed/worn. Spine edges tattered and peeling. Spine hinges partly cracked, glued and peeling. Endpapers wrinkled and age-stained. Ex-library copy with two stamps on series title-page (NOT title-page itself). Pages wavy, slightly yellowing and slightly age-stained. [SUMMARY]: This rare book, illustrated by the preeminent 20th-century Jewish graphic artist E.M.Lilien, is otherwise in good condition.