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Bidding Information
Lot #    9376
Auction End Date    2/15/2005 1:15:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    A History of Jewish Costume
Author    Alfred Rubens
City    New York-Netherlands
Publisher    Drukkerij de Lange
Publication Date    1973
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Second edition, XVI, 221 pp., 316:235 mm., light use, many full color illustrations. A very good copy bound as published, dust jacket with some tears.
          
Detailed
Description
   Alfred Rubens, English collector and author. A London surveyor and estate agent by profession, he began early in life to collect engravings of Jewish interest and his Anglo-Jewish Portraits (1935) was based on his collections. This was followed by a similar work of wider scope, A Jewish Iconography (1954; rev. ed. 1981) extending to engravings of scenes of Jewish life and to continental engraved portraits. A logical outcome was his History of Jewish Costume (1967). Rubens was chairman of the London Jewish Museum for many years, and was president of the Jewish Historical Society of England (195658).
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
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Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica