Collection of Weekly Issues of "Die Welt," Founded by Theodor Herzl 1900-1901
$300 - $400
Auction house commission: 22%
VAT: On commission only
Two bound volumes of 27 issues of the weekly Die Welt, rare publication of the Yiddish weekly.
The weekly Die Welt was founded by Herzl in Vienna in 1897, as a medium for the dissemination of his Zionist doctrine, Herzl actually wrote the newspaper himself, from beginning to end. It was quite successful - at its peak, it sold tens of thousands of copies. Feivel Berthold (1875-1937) replaced Herzl as editor in 1900. The newspaper closed in 1914 due to the world war.
Two volumes, 27 issues. 30 cm.
Moderate-fine condition, slightly disintegrating binding. The leaves themselves are complete, with some aging stains.