Auction 119 119 Chabad, Seforim, Hassidut, Glosses & Signatures, Postcards and Photo's, Holocaust and Antisemitism, Pens and Art.
Jan 28, 2020 (Your local time)
Israel
 3 Shatner Center 1st Floor Givat Shaul Jerusalem

Chabad, Seforim, Hassidut, Glosses & Signatures, Postcards and Photo's, Holocaust and Antisemitism, Pens and Art. 

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LOT 39:

Pair of Jewish Iconography Books by Alfred Rubens. London, 20th Century

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Two magnificent lexicon books about Jewish art containing a bibliographic list of the collection of engravings, prints and portraits belonging to Alfred Rubens [1903-1998], collector and historian, who served as curator of the Jewish Museum in London 1958-1983. Comprehensive collection of 500 years of Jewish history. The books are accompanied by many pictures from the collection, which includes engravings, prints and many portraits of Jewish figures and Hebrew writing.
* A Jewish Iconography by Alfred Rubens. London, 1954. Including a brochure published together with the book.
Elegant limited edition of 500 copies, including a rich index of plates and prints of Jewish iconography over the centuries. 16, [2], 160 pp. + [31] plates. 29 cm. Some of the sheets are uncut. The leaves were painted gold on their tops.
Very fine condition. White semi-parchment binding integrated with fabric.
* A Jewish Iconography by Alfred Rubbins. London, 1982.
128 pp. 29 cm. Very fine condition.

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