THEODOR HERZL, SEIN LEBEN UND SEIN VERMÄCHTNIS [AUTHOR INSCRIBED]
Berlin-Wien-Leipzig; Ralph A. Höger, 1932. Hardcover. Item #31171
Publishers cloth. 8vo. 279,  pages. 20 cm. First edition. In German. Inscribed by author on endpage, dated September 1941. ‘Theodor Herzl, his life and his legacy. ’ With frontispiece portrait of Herzl and 18 accompanying photographs. A detailed biography of the life and work of Theodore Herzl written on the eve of Hitlers ascent to power; with a forward by Albert Einstein on Herzl and a forward by Thomas Mann on constructive work in Palestine. Written by Manfred George (1893–1965) , born Manfred Cohn Georg, a “journalist and editor. Born in Berlin, he took a degree in law and became a prominent newspaper editor and writer. Georg excelled as a political writer and as a film and drama critic. Among his books is Theodor Herzl, sein Leben und sein Vermaechtnis (1932) . When the Nazis came to power, Georg went to Prague, worked there for several years, and in 1938 immigrated to the U. S. In New York, he took over Aufbau (subtitled ‘Reconstruction’) , founded in 1924, originally the newsletter of the German-Jewish ‘New World Club. ’ Under his editorship, Aufbau became a German-language weekly representing the German-Jewish immigrant community and acquired a circulation of more than 30, 000. George was one of the outstanding figures of America's German-Jewish community. ” (EJ 2007) . Subjects: Biography - Herzl, Theodor, 1860-1904. Exile Literature – German Jewish Authors. OCLC lists 12 copies, but only 1 copy in the US (Yale) . Light shelf wear to cloth, otherwise fresh. Very Good+ Condition. (MX-36-7).