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SZYK, ARTHUR, ILLUSTRATOR - Save Human Lives

Title: Save Human Lives
Description: New York: Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish People of Europe, 1944. A Remarkable Survival "We call upon the free peoples of Europe and Asia temporarily to open their frontiers to all victims of oppression.." (Theodore Roosevelt) SZYK, Arthur, illustrator. Save Human Lives. They must not die. New York: Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish People of Europe, 1944. A booklet of 100 unused postage stamps on ten gummed sheets and the original perforated order-form. Oblong quarto (8 5/16 x 4 inches; 214 x 102 mm.). Original wrappers printed in blue. Mint as issued. The ten leaves of stamps which each contain two sets of five, are printed in red, blue, purple, brown, red, blue, purple, brown, red & blue. "The Emergency Committee welcomes this opportunity to reproduce the inspiring creations of the virile pen and the creative heart of Arthur Szyk, in the form of Poster Stamps. The Committee hopes that generous support in contributions for and distributions of these Poster Stamps, will be forthcoming from the American people, to enable it to carry on its emergency mission for the rescue of some four million martyred humans. Let it not be said that the two million who have been exterminated have died in vain. The grim stories of Nazi atrocities are true and they cannot be dismissed like a bad dream. Such crimes are a challenge to all civilized persons.." (inside back cover). .

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Price: US$ 1250.00 Seller: David Brass Rare Books (ABAA/ILAB)
- Book number: 04621


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