10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
"Brycha" 1945-1948. Home -- Through the 'Vale of Tears'. Tel Aviv: Ha-Berihah, 1949.
Oblong folio (240 x 340 mm). 166 black and white photographs. (Light soiling on the title and a few margins.) Original photo-illustrated wrappers (possibly re-set in the original binding, some repairs to the spine, wear to yapp edges, spotting); cloth folding box. Provenance: cancelled small ownership signature on the front cover.
FIRST EDITION. RARE. "Using documentary photographs and snapshots, many of them rough in the extreme... the book traces yet another Jewish diaspora, with haunting images of people in groups and columns trudging towards a better future, firstly in a resettlement camp and then in Palestine, soon to be the state of Israel" (The Photobook). The Photobook, vol. I, p.243.
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