Sale 17BP02 | Lot 42

[MONROE, MARILYN] The Form of Daily Prayers. According to the custom of the German and Polish Jews.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 42
[MONROE, MARILYN] The Form of Daily Prayers. According to the custom of the German and Polish Jews.
Vienna: H. Wagner, 1922. Marilyn Monroe's copy, with a few notations in the text in pencil, apparently in her hand. Publisher's binding of cream laminate over boards. 6 x 4 1/4 inches (15 x 11 cm); 648 pp. Spine panel nearly detached, binding with some chips to corners and somewhat worn, occasional toning to contents.
Marilyn Monroe converted to Judaism converted to Judaism in 1956, before her June marriage to the playwright Arthur Miller. Miller's rabbi, Robert Goldburg, presided over her conversion and the couple's marriage. She appears to have remained committed to the religion after their divorce in 1961. With the sale label from Christie's sale The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe, sold lot 543 (part), 27-28 October 1999.


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