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Important portfolio of Warsaw Ghetto Drawings

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Mendzshitski, Moris; Eluard, Paul; Vercors. Translated by Mifa Martin. TO THE MEMORY OF THE MARTYR FIGHTERS OF THE WARSAW GHETTO. Paris, Grou-Radenez [13] pages of text, plus 31 tissued plates (Complete) . Portfolio in matching faux suede slipcase. 4to (large). 36 cm.
Collection of powerful pen and ink drawings on heavy paper, a sampling are shown above and below (click for larger image). "These drawings... are dedicated to the memory of my son Claude, shot by the Nazis in Nice on July 22nd 1944." Limited numbered edition (how many?). Translated from the Yiddish, Dem ondenk fun di martirer. Not to be confused with the mass-market book of the same name or the much more common French language edition. SUBJECT(S) Descriptor: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland Warsaw Pictorial works. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) , in art. OCLC lists only 4 copies worldwide (Yale, JTSA, Yeshiva, Queen Mary Univ of London), only 3 in the US and none outside of the Northeast. Near Fine Condition in slightly worn slipcase. (ID# 17600)
$200.00

 

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