Auction 031 Part 1 Online Auction – Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture
Jul 27, 2021
8 Ramban St, Jerusalem., Israel

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LOT 8:

Two Albums of Pressed Flowers – Landscapes of Palestine – Olivewood Bindings

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Two Albums of Pressed Flowers – Landscapes of Palestine – Olivewood Bindings
Two albums of pressed flowers with color lithographs. Jerusalem, [late 19th / early 20th century]. English, Hebrew, German, French, and Russian.
Two albums featuring combinations of pressed flowers and color lithographs – landscapes and sites of Palestine (Jerusalem and its gates, Nablus, Hebron, the Baron Rothschild’s "moshavot" and more). Explanatory captions in Hebrew, English, German, Russian, and French. Both albums in olivewood bindings.
1. "Album of the Flowers of Talpiyot, Zion, and Jerusalem, Judah, and the Galilee … Remnants of Ruins of Holy Sites … Settlements of New Jerusalem thriving outside the Walls of the [Old] City, Hills of Israel and Cities of Judah and the Galilee in the Land of the Forefathers" (Hebrew). Jerusalem: Jacob Pesach Vigolik & Partners (lithographs: published by Zvi Kadesh; Monsohn Press).
[20] ff., approx. 9X14 cm. Good condition. Minor stains and blemishes. Minor blemishes to flower arrangements and to binding.
2. "Holy Land Album – Views and Flowers Artificial Pictures of the Holy Places, Views of Old and New Jerusalem: the Cities of Galilea and all Jewish Colonies in Palestine". Lithographs: published by Zvi Kadesh, Jerusalem. Illustreted olivewood binding.
[18] ff., approx. 8.5X13 cm. Good condition. Minor stains, creases, and blemishes. Minor blemishes to flower arrangements. New endpapers.

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