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Bidding Information
Lot #    22363
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 12:19:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    In the Begining...
Title (Hebrew)    An interpretation of the Old Testament in art
Author    [First Ed.] Mykola Shramchenko
City    New York
Publisher    Ivan Obolensky
Publication Date    1962
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 95, [1] pp., 210:270 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original boards with dj.
          
Detailed
Description
   After the Russian Revolution, Mykola Shramchenko, a 10-year-old Urkrainian orphan, was adopted by a Jewish family. He learned Hebrew and grew up with a deep respect for Jewish customs. After World War II, in which he was a prisoner in a Nazi labor camp, he came to America as a refugee.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
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Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica
Drawings:    Checked