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INSCRIBED BY PHOTOGRAPHER ROMAN VISHNIAC

VISHNIAC, Roman. Polish Jews. New York, 1947.

First edition, presentation/association copy from the library of noted photography collector Howard Daitz, long associated with New York’s Lee Witkin Gallery, inscribed by Vishniac on the title page, “For Howard Daitz, Roman Vishniac,” with introduction by Abraham Joshua Heschel and 31 full-page photogravures of Eastern European Jews on the eve of World War II, scarce in bright unrestored dust jacket. $2200.

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POWERFUL IMAGES THAT “PENETRATE TO THE HEART OF JEWISH LIFE…
WHICH HISTORY MADE TRAGICALLY REMOTE”

ABRAMOVITCH, Raphael, editor. Vanished World. New York, 1947.

First edition of this evocative glimpse into the world of Eastern European Jews, with 530 black-and-white photogravures, including over 145 images by photojournalist Roman Vishniac that capture “the heart of Jewish life” (New York Times). $1900.

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