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LOT 45:

Collection of Newspapers and Booklets from the Detention Camps in Cyprus – 1948-1949 – "Al HaSaf", "Shurot" ...

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Collection of Newspapers and Booklets from the Detention Camps in Cyprus – 1948-1949 – "Al HaSaf", "Shurot", "BaShevi" and More
45 issues of newspapers, printed booklets and handwritten drafts, which were written and printed in the detention camps in Cyprus. Many of them are illustrated. Cyprus, [ca. 1948-1949]. Hebrew, some Yiddish and some English.
In the collection:
• Nine issues and two title pages of the newspaper "Al HaSaf", a weekly for students and graduates of the Pinhas Rutenberg JDC Seminar in Cyprus. Issues 1, 3, 6, 15 (missing title page), 16, 18, 19-20 (double issue), 21, and 22-23 (double issue) and the title pages of issues 4 and 14.
• Five handwritten drafts for articles for the newspaper "Al HaSaf", with glosses and comments by the editor: "Le'an" (Where To), an article by Yitzchak Epstein (two different drafts, the final version was published in issue 15, 1948); "Koreinu Meirim" (Our Readers Comment), an article by A.M. Vardi'eI (two different drafts); a draft for a crossword puzzle by Meir Switzer (filled-in, with a mimeographed copy without the solutions).
• Twenty-one issues of the newspaper "Shurot" (published by the secret representative of the Haganah in the camps of Cyprus – "Shurot HaMeginim" [The Defenders' Line]). Issues 1-7, 11-15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 29, 35, 48, 50.
• Three issues and a special supplement of the newspaper "MiNeged" published by the "Zionist Youth" Movement in Cyprus. Issues 8, 10 and 11 and the supplement "Shorashim" (Roots) for Tu Bishvat of 1949.
• "Bashevi", a leaflet issued by the Scout Movement in Cyprus, 1949. Two copies.
• And additional items.
A total of 45 items. Size and condition vary. Good overall condition.
Provenance: The Rimon Family Collection.

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