Item 9779. MAY WE HAVE A MINUTE, PLEASE

MAY WE HAVE A MINUTE, PLEASE

Jewish National Fund, N.D. Paperback. Item #37874

no date [1941-1944] 1st Edition. Original Illustrated Paper Wrappers. 4 pages ; 23 cm. A Holocaust-Era solicitation from the Jewish National Fund: “We come to your doorstep with a simple but urgent plea: ‘Grant us a minute of your time! Accept into your home the Blue-White Box of the Jewish National Fund! ’” Cover art depicts a scene steeped in the 20th century American Sublime Aesthetic. A man in a hat greets a woman at her doorstep with the holding the Blue-White box at his side. On another illustration inside an assimilated American Jewish couple embraces as a man points out Palestine to them on a map. Underneath the illustration reads, “One Place on God’s Earth Which the Jewish People Can Call its Own. ” And “A Coin a Day will Provide More Land More Food for More People. ” Also includes photographs from Palestinian settlements and an update from the JNF on the settlement of refugees in Palestine: “scores of thousands of Jewish refugees from the zones of war and oppression have found new hope and life in Palestine. ” Pamphlet is highly stylized and includes a cutout of the letters “JNF” on the back-cover. OCLC lists no copies worldwide. Slight wear and small tears to the “JNF” Cutout on the Back Wrapper. Otherwise in About very good condition. (zion-10-39a) xx.

Price: $100.00

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