Tarshish Books Jerusalem
Moshe Maurice Spitzer founded Tarshish Books in Jerusalem between 1939 and 1940. He published quality-designed books by writers like Shmuel Yosef Agnon and Else Lasker-Schüler.
Spitzer began his publishing career as an editor at the Schocken Verlag in Berlin. In 1934, he became the publisher of the Schocken-Bücherei and was manager of the Schocken Verlag from August 1934 till its liquidation in December 1938. He immigrated to Palestine in March 1939.
See also: Schocken Publishing House Ltd.
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