The Abramiad by Ben Aronin, first edition one of 200 copies from a Limited Edition and signed. This book was from a library and there are library stamps that do not detract in anyway from the book.
Excellent condition, 21 x 29 cm, album format, heavy book. The book has blue leather binding with gold letters on front cover and spine.
The text is hand lettered and illustrated by Harald Karlin. A rare book.
There is Hebrew and English text on opposite pages.
This book is an epic poem on the emergence of the Hebrew people based on the Torah and other Hebrew sources. It also draws on the mythology of the Tigris-Euphrates Valley. Readers who are familiar with the Epic of Gilgamesh will recognize the names of many ancient Babylonian and Sumerian gods and goddesses.