Auction 71 - The Collection of Rabbi Prof. Daniel Sperber

Great is Peace – Five Passages from the Talmud on the Subject of Peace – Signed Prints by Gerson Leiber – New York, 1997 – Limited Bibliophile Edition

Opening: $200
Sold for: $275
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Great is Peace, Fragments of an Ancient Talmudic Tractate, translated by Daniel Sperber. Five prints by Gerson Lieber. New York: Oil Creek Press, 1997. English.
Five excerpts on the subject of peace from the Derech Eretz Zuta tractate: Peace between Individuals, Israel's peace, Global peace, Cosmic peace and Peace of Jerusalem. Accompanied by five prints by Gerson Leiber, all signed in pencil.
A bibliophile edition, printed on thick paper and hand-bound. Copy no. 11 of 50.
Gerson Leiber (1912-2018) was a Jewish American painter, sculptor and lithographer. His works were exhibited in more than 200 exhibitions and in a variety of museums and galleries in the USA and worldwide.
[8] leaves + [5] plates, approx. 25.5 cm. good condition. Stains to margins of leaves and to binding (mostly minor).
Not in OCLC.
See items 91-92.