Book details: BEYOND WORDS : A HOLOCAUST HISTORY IN SIXTEEN WOODCUTS DONE IN 1945 BY MIKLÓS ADLER, A HUNGARIAN SURVIVOR
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Adler, Miklós.
BEYOND WORDS : A HOLOCAUST HISTORY IN SIXTEEN WOODCUTS DONE IN 1945 BY MIKLÓS ADLER, A HUNGARIAN SURVIVOR
Imprint: New York, N. Y. ; American Jewish Historical Society ; Cambridge, Mass. : Philidor Co, 2001
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Inscription: Signed, Inscribed Or Annotated
Original Cloth Portfolio. 4to. 60 pages. 27 cm. First edition. Signed by Saul Touster. This edition is limited to 600 numbered signed copies. A Holocaust History in sixteen woodcuts done in 1945 by Miklós Adler, a Hungarian survivor. Edited, with an introduction and commentary, by Saul Touster. Contains facsimiles of the woodcuts and a separately bound volume with Professor Touster's commentary, bound in a folio box. Two pockets to inside covers. One contains book with introduction and woodcuts, captions in English, Hungarian, and Hebrew, vis-a-vis descriptive text, the other 16 woodcuts on seperate leaves. Series depicts plight of Jewish people during the Third Reich starting with the yellow star to be sewn onto clothes, transport to Ghettos and eventually to concentration camps; selection for and description of various work units, debasing scenes suffered at the hands of the Nazis, a woodut showing row of dead, closing with a woodcut showing smokestacks with "souls ascending". Mikos Adler was an art teacher in Debrecen, Hungary. Sometime in 1944, Adler and his family were loaded onto a transport for Auchwitz, but their train was diverted to Lager 15 in Vienna, and then to Theresienstadt, where they were liberated by the Soviet army on May 8, 1945. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Pictorial works. Jewish artists - Hungary - Biography. Wood-engravers - Hungary - Biography. Holocaust survivors - Hungary - Biography. Adler, Miklós. OCLC lists 8 copies. Very clean and fresh. Very good + condition. Powerful. (HOLO2-115-36), Holo10, art2. (ja)
Stock number:34052.