Item 10171. JODEN IN NOOD!


Amsterdam, N. V. De Arbeiderspers, 1932. Paperback. Item #38464

Original pictorial wrappers, starting. 8vo. 76, 8 pages; 22 cm. In Dutch. Title translates to “Jews in Crisis! ” Illustrated with 8-page series of photomontages. Dutch journalist and resistance fighter Adrian Aloijsius Felix (Lex) Althoff (1904-43) displays his avante garde photographic style in this publication that sought to bring attention to the poverty of the Jews of Poland. The cropped and stylized images here depict Jewish genre scenes in creative compositions. Interestingly, a photograph of the Grand Rabbi of Munkacs, Chaim Elazar Spira (the Minchas Elazar) appears on the final page. SUBJECT(S) : Polish Jews, Poverty, Photographs. OCLC lists 14 holdings worldwide. A copy sold at auction for over USD 600 (with commissions) in 2015. Old tape stains on margin of title page. Some dampstaining. Minimal pencil markings that do not affect text. Library stamp. Very good condition. (SPEC-44-8).

Price: $500.00

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