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Chaim Nachman Bialik's Writings in Four Volumes - Semi-Parchment Bindings - Numbered Edition
$400 - $600
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Chaim Nachman Bialik's writings and a selection of his translations with illustrations by Josef Budko. Published by Hebrew Poetry Enthusiasts, Berlin, 1923.
Magnificent four-volume numbered edition: first book - poems; second book - stories and literature; third book - Don Quixote translation; fourth book - William Tell translation.
'This book is being published in 2300 copies. A picture of the author is at the front of the book - copperplate by Prof. Max Leibermann in Berlin. The book's decorations and pictures, nineteen woodcuts, are the handiwork of Josef Budko in Berlin. Printed in two colors with the jubilee edition of the author's writings, at Traubitsh and Son Press, in Berlin ... the bindings were done by Leipziger Bookbindery Leipzig-Berlin.'
The four volumes are bound in semi-parchment binding with gilt writing on the spine and gilt upper page-cuts.
The volumes are sized 25x19 cm. Stains on the bindings. Fine condition.