BYFIEDL, G: Seven Gyorgy Beifeld (later George Byfield) Cards

Seven Gyorgy Beifeld (later George Byfield) Cards Blank Inside, with envelopes. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Very Good. Cards. (#31277) $20.00

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Seven blank, undated cards issued by the Unites States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Byfield (ca. 1902–1982) was a Hungarian Jew best known for writing a richly illustrated memoir while spending more than a year at the eastern front in 1942–1943 as a member of a forced-labor battalion. These cards are from his time with the Hungarian Labor Service Company. Each card is described on the back.

Blank Inside, with envelopes. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Seven blank, undated cards issued by the Unites States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Byfield (ca. 1902–1982) was a Hungarian Jew best known for writing a richly illustrated memoir while spending more than a year at the eastern front in 1942–1943 as a member of a forced-labor battalion. These cards are from his time with the Hungarian Labor Service Company. Each card is described on the back. Very Good. Cards. (#31277) $20.00

HACOHEN, R: The Music Libel Against the Jews

HaCohen, Ruth. The Music Libel Against the Jews. Yale University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780300194777. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#31206) $20.00

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This deeply imaginative and wide-ranging book shows how, since the first centuries of the Christian era, gentiles have associated Jews with noise. Covers a wide swath of western cultural history, showing how entrenched aesthetic-theological assumptions have persistently defined European culture and its internal moral and political orientations. Measures 6.25×9.25 inches.

Illustrated in black-and-white, with musical notation, and a section of color plates. 507p.

CHAGALL, M: Marc Chagall. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA)

Foray, Jean-Michel; Bruk, Jakov. Marc Chagall. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), 2003. ISBN: 0810946211. Unmarked text. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31177) $20.00

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Catalog for full survey of the artist’s work. Beautifully produced with 155 full-color and 82 black-and-white illustration. Contributors include Jean-Michel Foray, Emilie Augier, Elisabeth Pacound-Reme, and others. Measures 9×11.25 inches.