Lot 39: Periodical. Moriah. Lemberg, 1903. .
January 15, 2013
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: Youth Periodical. Zionist. First year, issues 2-10. Lemberg, Poland, 1903. Yochanan Thon (1880-1950) founded and edited the periodical. Articles, reports from the Congress, stories, written by Bialik, Echad Ha'am and others. Impressive title page illustration. Illustrations by E.M. Lillien and Wachtel.22.5 cm. Sequential pagination 33-320 pages. Complete. Original, blue jacket. A few leaves are detached. One side of the jacket is missing from three booklets. Some of the leaves have not yet been opened. Very rare.Yaakov Yochanan Thon was a Zionist leader and a prominent player in the Jewish yishuv during the British Mandate.