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Pictorial grey cloth. 8vo. 188pp. Folding map. Illustrated. Text in German. The author was a Polish-born Askenazi Jew who studied the Ethiopian language at the Sorbonne. Between the years 1904 and 1946 he made 11 missions to Ethiopia. On his first trip he spent 18 months among the Beta Israel, studying their belief and customs. In his view they needed help resisting Christian missionary activity which threatened their survival as a Jewish community. Back in Europe he tried to enlist world Jewry on their behalf and promote Jewish education for them. In 1908-09 he spent 15 months in Abyssinia. He was received by Emperor Menelik II and pleaded for equitable treatment for the Beta Israel. This book describes that journey. It is illustrated with numerous photographs and a map of Abyssinia at the rear. A good copy with some light browning to the cloth and some wear to the spine tips. The text is good with some light wrinkling to the first section of pages and some tanning to a few page margins. There is a German inscription (non-authorial) on the half-title page. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Quer durch Abessinien. Meine zweite Reise zu...
Editorial: Berlin: M. Poppelauer.
Año de publicación: 1910
Condición del libro: Good
Edición: 1st Edition
Descripción M. Poppelauer, Berlin, 1910. RARE travel book describing the second journey made by Jacques Faitlovitch (1881-1955), who traveled to Ethiopia for the first time in 1904, with support from the French banker Baron Edmond de Rothschild. An Ashkenazi Jew born in Lodz in Poland, Faitlovitch later became a student of Ethiopian languages in the Sorbonne under the renowned Jewish-French Orientalist and traveler Joseph Halévy (1827-1917), who in 1868 was sent by the Alliance Israélite Universelle to Abyssinia to study the conditions of the Falashas. Often called the "father of the Falashas", Faitlovitch was a man who devoted his life to the cause of his "Black brethren" in Abyssinia, indirectly contributing to their immigration to Israel. He visited eleven times the Falashas bringing back dozens of Falasha manuscripts, objects and books, writing reports which still remain a source of ethnographic information for researchers today, creating pro-Falasha committees and mobilizing the international community to encourage the immigration of this community towards what was then Palestine and later Israel. Contains 1 folding map of Abyssinia and 60 b&w photographs. 230x160mm. 188 pages. Illustrated gray Hardcover. Cover stained (no damage to illustration). Cover corners bumped. Spine hinges partly cracked, edges missing. Spine partly torn. Pages VI-VII, X-XI, 176-179 and 182-183 taped in between the pages - NO damage to text. Page 177 bottom edge slightly (35mm) torn - NO damage to text. Pages VII-X and 177-182 edges worn. Pages 93 and 95 upper corners slightly creased. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book has sustained some damage, but is still in good reading condition. The book is in : German. Nº de ref. del artículo: MA 05 04
Descripción Berlin; Verlag von M. Poppelauer, 1910. Halbleder. Condición: Gut. keine Auflage ersichtlich. 188 Seiten Das antiquarische Buch befindet sich in einem altersgemäß noch guten Zustand. Die Ecken und Kanten des Einbandes sind etwas berieben/bestoßen, auch der Buchrücken oben und unten. Die Seiten des Buches sind innen aufgrund des Alters minimal gebräunt/fleckig. Im Buch alter Namenseintrag mit Bleistift. Die letzen 4 Seiten haben sich komplett gelöst, die Seiten 177 - 184 hängen noch an der untern Bindung. Zwischen den Seiten 2 und 3 ist das Buchgelenk aufgebrochen. Rik021959CS Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 620. Nº de ref. del artículo: 77902
Descripción Mit 60 Illustrationen nach Originalaufnahmen und einer geographischen Karte. Berlin: M. Poppelauer, 1910 8vo. xvi,188pp. illustrations, folding coloured map. Repaired splits to spine, a very nice copy of the first edition in the publisher's pictorial boards with black lettering from the Winterton collection with his bookplate. 'Essential for the understanding of the Jewish community in this period.' - Pankhurst 116. We have been selling antiquarian books on Africa, Oceania, archaeology, anthropology, travel and the ancient world for over thirty years. All our books are carefully catalogued and they are in excellent condition unless stated in the description. All shipments are fully insured at our expense. All books are carefully packaged in new packaging material and despatched by registered or recorded mail, or by a courier service; the customer is always able to track their shipment. All sales are accompanied by a VAT invoice. Photographs may be supplied if requested.[L]. Nº de ref. del artículo: 34247
Descripción Berlin, Poppelauer, 1910. 1. Aufl.. Mit 60 Illustrationen nach Originalaufnahmen und einer geographischen Karte. XV, 188 S. Papiersignatur, gestempelt, sonst schönes Ex. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0 Gr. 8°, Halbleinenband der Zeit. Nº de ref. del artículo: 150813
Descripción Verlag von Poppelauer, Berlin, 1910. Softcover. Condición: fair. 8vo. 188pp. Illustrated wrappers. Chipping, creasing, scuffing and minor discoloration to wrappers. One-by two inch piece to right corner of front wrapper missing. Parts of spine loose but attached. Pages unopened. Frontispiece. An interesting account of the authors return to Abyssinia in 1908. Jacques Faitlovich (1881-1955) was an orientalist who studied the history and culture of the Jews of Ethiopia, in 1904 lived among them for 18 months, and devoted himself to improving their welfare and strengthening their ties with the Jewish people and the state of Israel. Illustrated with annotated in-text b/w photographs. Text in German. Wrappers in poor, interior in good condition. Nº de ref. del artículo: 12076
Descripción Bln.,Poppelauer 1910., 1910. gr.8°. XV,188 S. mit 60 phot. Abb. u. 1 mehrf. gefalt. Kte. Ln. mit mont. illustr. vord. OU. Erstausgabe. Kainbacher I,47. Nº de ref. del artículo: 0373-96