HaMachar. Dukhan le-milchemet ha-ideot shel Avigdor Hameiri. [Tomorrow. Stage For the Battle of Ideas of Avigdor Hameiri.] (No. 1–14.). Avigdor Hameiri, Pesach Ir-Shay, István Irsai.
HaMachar. Dukhan le-milchemet ha-ideot shel Avigdor Hameiri. [Tomorrow. Stage For the Battle of Ideas of Avigdor Hameiri.] (No. 1–14.)
HaMachar. Dukhan le-milchemet ha-ideot shel Avigdor Hameiri. [Tomorrow. Stage For the Battle of Ideas of Avigdor Hameiri.] (No. 1–14.)
HaMachar. Dukhan le-milchemet ha-ideot shel Avigdor Hameiri. [Tomorrow. Stage For the Battle of Ideas of Avigdor Hameiri.] (No. 1–14.)
Avant-Garde Cover, Modernist Layout

HaMachar. Dukhan le-milchemet ha-ideot shel Avigdor Hameiri. [Tomorrow. Stage For the Battle of Ideas of Avigdor Hameiri.] (No. 1–14.)

Tel-Aviv: Lev-Ḥadash, 1927–1931. Cover by Pesach Ir-Shay (István Irsai). Modernist layout. With small illustrations, and geometrical patterns, with 2 photographical portraits. First fourteen issues. First twelve issue with the original belly bands. Complete. In publisher’s illustrated wrappers. Issue 1–12: 32 p. No. 13: 39, (1); No. 14.: 47, (1) p. Issue 13–14 former collection copies. Occasional foxing throughout issue 1–12. First pages discolored at edges of issue 5. Belly bands opened, first issue’s torn. Overall in very good condition.

Scarce political and social magazine, with the motto on cover "Freedom of Speech is not an option, it is an obligation”.

Edited by Avigdor Hameiri (1890–1970) the Hungarian-Israeli Hebrew writer, journalist and translator. Hameiri received traditional Jewish education, and became actively involved in Zionism at his early youth. Attended the Eleventh Zionist Congress in Vienna as a journalist and became acquainted with leading Hebrew writers, including Hayim Nahman Bialik. He emigrated to Palestine in 1921, and opened the state’s first modernist Cabaret theatre the Ha-Kumkum, and started to publish his books and edited magazines, among them “HaMachar”. After the establishment of State of Israel he published the first independent newspaper, and wrote one of his most important books about the heroine Hannah Senesh (Szenes). He was the first poet whom the title Israel's Poet Laureate was awarded and in 1968 he received the Israel Prize for literature.

Pesach Ir-Shay (1896–1968) Hungarian-Israeli modernist graphic artist and designer, he settled down in Palestine in 1944. Renown as the designer of the sans serif Hebrew typeface “Haim” named after Bialik.

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Price: €8,000.00