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Bidding Information
Lot #    10832
Auction End Date    7/12/2005 10:31:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Erez Moledet
Title (Hebrew)    ארץ מולדת
Author    [Zionism - Unrecorded]
City    Odessa
Publication Date    c. 1890
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [4] pp., 230:160 mm., light age staining.
          
Detailed
Description
   Undated Hebrew-Russian song sheet expressing love of Zion. The cover (front page) is set in blue. At the top, from left to right, is a vignette of the Western Wall, a Magen David with the artistic word Zion in the center, and kever Rachel with a lone traveler approaching it on a camel. Below the text in Hebrew states Erez Moledet and Shir Zioni. A Jewsih star separates that text from the Cyrillic text below. On the inside the first page has the Hebrew text of the song Erez Moledet, with refrains indicated with the word BIS (until). On the facing page is the musical notes with headings Maestoso, Piano, and Fine. Under the musical notes are the words in Cyrillic. The final cover has brief information in Cyrillic. This appears to be an important piece of early Russian-Zionist literature, expressing the desire of Russian Jewry for Erez Israel before they were permitted to emigrate.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Music:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Russian
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica