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Lot #    28960
Auction End Date    1/25/2011 10:17:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    The Kabbalah, called Kabbalah in Word and Image
Title (Hebrew)    קבלה עם ציורים
Author    [First Ed. - Art] Saul Raskin
City    New York
Publisher    Academy Photo Offset
Publication Date    1952
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 80 pp., 2°, 384:304 mm., light age and damp staining. A good copy bound in the original illustrated cloth boards, dust jacket torn.
   Saul Raskin (1886–1966) was born in Nogaisk, Russia. He studied painting at different art schools in Europe and in 1904 went to the U.S. Raskin worked in many media and was known for his draftsman like attention to detail and his realistic approach. He painted mostly scenes of Jewish life and lore, especially Jewish life on the East Side of New York. His trips to Palestine yielded a series of paintings of Jewish life there, among them 20 lithographs on Jerusalem. Raskin also illustrated many Hebrew texts, e.g., Pirkei Avot (1940); the Haggadah (1941); Psalms (1942); the Siddur (1945); the Kabbalah, called Kabbalah in Word and Image (1952), and other works of Jewish context, such as Hebrew Rhapsody (1959).
   EJ; Not in CD-EPI
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Kabbalah:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica
Drawings:    Checked