Auction 91 Part 1 Jewish and Israeli History, Culture and Art

Second Zionist Congress – Delegate's Card Issued to Fabius Schach / Official Protocol, 1898

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Delegate's card issued to Second Zionist Congress member, and Protocol of the Second Zionist Congress, Basel, Switzerland, 1898. German.
1. Delegate's card issued to Congress member Fabius Schach, bearing an illustration by the Jewish artist Joseph Michael Okin (Okun) (mentioned by Herzl in his memoirs as the artist who designed the lion appearing on the flag of the Zionist Congress; see The Complete Diaries of Theodor Herzl, 1960, Vol. I, p. 640). An identical illustration also appears on the official postcard issued on the occasion of the Second Zionist Congress.
Approx. 24X16 cm. Good condition. Fold line, few stains, creases, and blemishes.
The Jewish author Fabius Schach (1868-1942) was one of the earliest figures in Germany to join the Zionist movement. Member of the First and Second Zionist Congresses. Co-founded the Zionist Federation of German Jewry in 1897, along with David Wolffsohn and Max Bodenheimer.
2. Stenographisches Protokoll der Verhandlungen des II. Zionisten-Congresses gehalten zu Basel vom 28. Bis 31. August 1898. Official protocol of the Second Zionist Congress. Vienna: Erez Israel, 1898.
257, [1] pp., approx. 22 cm. Hardcover, with original front wrapper (edges cropped, with slight damage to text) pasted onto front board. Good condition. Minor stains. Inked stamps on several leaves. Minor blemishes to binding.
Zionism, Theodor Herzl, JNF