JEWISH TRADITION IN ART; THE FEUCHTWANGER COLLECTION IN JUDAICA
Yerushalayim; Muzeon Yisrael, 1981. Item #38968
4to. 335 pages. 28 cm. First English edition. Translated by R. Grafman. Heavily illustrated catalogue of the Feuchtwanger Collection of Judaica at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem; consisting of 1, 132 items, consisting of liturgical objects, coins, furniture, etc. ; most are reproduced herein in facsimiles, many in color; compiled and written by Yeshayahu Shachar (born Isaiah Stengel) (1935 –1977) an Israeli historian and bibliographer; he published miscellaneous monographs, including one establishing the authenticity of the personal seal of Nachmanides (found in a field in Israel) . His varied interests included the early history of Hasidism; Jewish iconography and portraiture, and Jewish/Hebrew bibliography. He held teaching posts at Hebrew University and University College, London, and at the Oxford Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies. Subjects: Liturgical objects - Judaism - Exhibitions. Jewish art and symbolism - Exhibitions. Judaism - Liturgical objects - Exhibitions. Jewish art and symbolism - Exhibitions. Feuchtwanger, Heinrich, 1898-1963 - Art collections. Jerusalem. Israel Museum. Muzeon Yisrael (Jerusalem) . OCLC lists 26 copies. Ex-library with Jewish Institutional Bookplate and usual markings. Light wear to wraps, including slight crease on back wrapper. Overall in very good condition. (BIBLIOG-33-41C).