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        Typed Letter Signed, in German, oblong 8vo, Geneva, Dec. 16, 1903

      An extremely early letter to a Doctor. [Moses Gaster, chief rabbi of the Sephardic communities in England from 1887-1918] "I still haven't had word from you about the university courses, as you so kindly promised. But, the matter does not allow for delay, so I ask you to be kind enough to let me have it as soon as possible. The delegation of Russian A.C. members is going to Vienna next week. We must not expect peaceful results from these negotiations, though. In Vienna they already know about the Kharkov decisions and there is absolutely no inclination to make any concessions at all. Thus a struggle will follow, and in the very near future. We must proceed as quickly as possible in order not to be caught unaware again. At the request of the Russian A.C. members I sent Mr. B. Mossinson, a good public speaker, to London yesterday to launch the campaign there. He will allow himself the liberty of paying you a visit, dear doctor, and I ask you, for the sake of the cause, to support him. You may find it appropriate for him to take part inthe Johnston meeting on the 20th. In any case, he is completely at your disposal." In conclusion Weizmann thanks Gaster for a "Speedy reply regarding the university courses and the propaganda effort .." Signed, "Dr. Ch. Weizmann."

      [Bookseller: David Schulson Autographs ]
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        The Stage and Its Stars Past and Present

      George Gebbie Philadelphia: George Gebbie. 1887. Three volumes. Large folios. 11.5" x 17". Publisher's three quarter leather gilt. 48 plates. Ex-library copy with bookplate, stamp and name perforation on title page. Crack in the top joint of Volume One, leather is powdery, each plate with a small library stamp. Fair only. Large and heavy volume, postage at cost. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Fish Wharf, Morro Bay

      Fine condition. Approximately 10-1/4 x 9-3/4 inches image area . Etching and drypoint matted, framed and glazed Signed in pencil lower right. No. 15 of 50 impressions Cornelis Botke was born in Leewarden, Holland in 1887. He studied at the School of Applied Design in Haarlem before emigrating the United States in 1906, settling in Chicago. There he studied at the Chicago Art Institute. With fellow artist and new wife Jessie Arms now by his side, the duo began a life long joint career, at times collaborating on mural projects. In 1919 Cornelis Botke and Jesse moved to Carmel, California, where Cornelis taught at Carmel Arts and Crafts. In 1920, they toured Europe. Returning home and finally settled in Santa Paula in Southern California in 1927, where they had a studio big enough to share. They were often commissioned together for very large works, usually murals. Cornelis Botke was predominantly a landscape painter in his singular work, and his pieces were displayed at the Los Angeles County Museum as well as the Art Institute of Chicago. Surviving murals of Botke's also exist in the Kellogg factory in Battle Creek, Michigan and the Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago The Botkes were members of the California Art Club, the California Society of etchers, and the Foundation of Western Art. Cornelis exhibited his work at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and at the Art Institute in Chicago .

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books ]
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