Album of photographs of Israel's Chronicles - published by Maspero Brothers Cigarette company. "Haaretz" Press, Eretz Israel in the 1930s. A complete album with all the "cards" pasted onto its pages. Design by Areal.
An album with 197 cards (all the cards released in the series) with black and white illustrations and photographs documenting important people and moments in Jewish history in chronological order. The album is divided into six parts - the Biblical period, the Second Temple period until the death of bar Kokhba, under Christian rule (until the end of the Middle Ages), the transition from the Middle Ages, emancipation and assimilation, the national rebirth. Each part of the album has an introduction, a set of cards specific to it and a description next to each card. Features cards with pictures of the Cave of the Patriarchs, the Western Wall, the synagogue in Meron, pictures depicting blood libels against Jews, Shabtai Tzvi, Jews of Vilna, Moses Montefiore, Albert Einstein (next to his picture is written: "...his name was among those the Nazis decided to murder but he escaped in time..."), various cards with illustrations and photographs of Theodore Herzl, Trumpeldor, the Maccabiah, Tel Aviv port, Kristallnacht, Chaim Weizmann and many more.
Complete album. 34 cm. Light moth marks on the front cover and some pages, without damage to text. Light stains on some pages. Condition good - moderate.