Item #81567 Di Farshvundene Velt/ The Vanished World. Raphael Abramovitch, Roman Vishniac.

Di Farshvundene Velt/ The Vanished World.

New York: Forward Association, 1947. Hardbound. Oblong quarto, red cloth with gold lettering and with a pastedown illustration on the front cover by Solomon Yudovin, cloth sunned and soiled, 583 pp., two full page maps, b/w photos throughout by Alter Kacyzna, Roman Vishniac, Sovfoto, Yivo and various non-professional photographers. Good. Item #81567

Text is in Yiddish and English. The photos by Vishniac are certainly the most famous photos of Jewish life in Eastern Europe. Vishniac shot them while in the employ of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). Less well known are the photos by Kacyzna an important Yiddish writer and ethnographer of Eastern European Jewry.

Price: $145.00