Online Auction 026 – Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture

Collection of Zionist Poems – "Kinor Zion" – Printed for the Fourth Zionist Congress – Warsaw, 1900

Opening: $100
Sold for: $138
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Kinor Zion (Violin of Zion), edited by the "Tushiya" publishing house. Warsaw, 1900.
Anthology of Hebrew poetry - biblical poems, prayers and Piyyutim, medieval Spanish-Jewish poetry, early modern and modern Hebrew poetry up until the poetry of Bialik and Tchernichovsky, including the poems HaTikvah and Mishmar HaYarden by Naftali Herz Imber.
The title page is followed by a leaf with a printed dedication: "For the fourth Zionist Congress in London" – the congress, which was the largest yet, took place in London in August 1900.
The book is bound in an original pink printed cover, with an illustration and the inscription "Dedicated in honor of the fourth Zionist congress in London" (Hebrew) and in an original binding of the "Tushiya" publishing house, with an embossed inscription on the front cover: "Book of the Century of Hebrew Bibliotheca" (Hebrew).
VI, 118 pp. 18.5 cm. Good condition. Stains and minor blemishes. Owner's stamp inside. New endpapers.
Zionism, Zionist Congresses, Herzl, JNF