San Francisco: [Privately printed by the Grabhorn Press for Lessing J. Rosenwald in April, 1961], 1961. Limited Edition. Stiff boards. One of 500 copies, octavo size, 47 pp. Near fine. Item #190313065
This publication from the inimitable Grabhorn Press prints the eulogies read at the funeral service for Adele Rosenwald Levy, a philanthropist who was the first chair of the National Women's Division of the United Jewish Appeal during World War II. The text features warm messages from those who knew Levy, including Eleanor Roosevelt, named here as "Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt".
___DESCRIPTION: Cream wraps over thin boards with yapped edges, gilt lettering on the spine, fore- and bottom edges uncut, frontispiece a black-and-white photograph of Adele Rosenwald Levy; Oxford type, English handmade paper, octavo size (9.25" by 6"), pagination: [i-iv] 1-41 [42-43], one of 500 copies, unnumbered.
___CONDITION: Almost fine, with clean wraps, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; light wear to the edges of the wraps, else fine.
___CITATION: Grabhorn Press Bibliography no. 624.
___POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please inquire for details.
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