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GEORGE, Manfred (Georg).

Theodor Herzl Sein Leben Und Sein Vermächtnis.

[Theodor Herzl His life and legacy].

Stock Code
89019
Berlin-Vienna-Leipzig, Ralph A. Hoger, 1932
£250

First edition of this biography, as passionately written as it's titled.

George Manfred, born Manfred Georg Cohn (1893-1965), was a left-leaning Jewish German journalist and author living in Berlin.
In 1924, along with Carl von Ossietzky, George was one of the founders of the leftist 'Republikanische Partei Deutschlands' (Republican Party of Germany). George had served as the chairman of the party until it was dissolved later that year. As a pacifist, he was also associated with the 'Deutsche Liga für Menschenrechte' (German League for Human Rights) and the 'Friedensbund der Kriegsteilnehmer' (Association of War Veterans for Peace); he had also joined the Zionist movement. George left Germany after the Nazis came to power, spending a few years in Europe and eventually settling down in the United States in 1939. In New York he started working as the editor of 'Aufbau' - a German-Jews' periodical, published in German, which George had managed

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Description

First edition. 8vo, (202 x 130 mm), with portrait-frontispiece and 17 plates; pp. 129-136 with minor marginal flaws, light spotting in places, otherwise a clean and fresh copy in the original publisher's cloth, lettered and ornamented in gilt, gilt-stamped facsimile of Herzl's signature on front cover, spine faded; only lightly spotted; presentation inscription, dated 22.1.1935, on front fly-leaf. Text in German.

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