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Leo Baeck Institute and Frankfurt Library Work to Reunite Legendary “Science of Judaism” Collection

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Projects underway at Leo Baeck Institute and the Goethe University Library in Frankfurt could give scholars access to a landmark collection of Judaica that was long believed to be permanently fragmented by World War II. A a team of librarians at LBI have cross-referenced a list of works missing from the Frankfurt Library’s 1932 catalogue with LBI holdings.

LBI Acquires Significant Collection of Books Designed by Artist George Salter

George Salter's cover for the German edition of "The 42nd Parallel" by John Dos Passos

LBI has acquired an extensive collection of about 200 books with covers designed by George Salter, who helped define the art of book design during a career that spanned from the 1930′s through the 1960′s in Berlin and New York.