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The Old Country
Aleichem, Sholom,
Book Number: 0273481
Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1955. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 780 g.; (6) VII-XII (2) 434 pages, foreword by translator and glossary. Pale blue coloured cloth covered boards with black titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black and pale brown coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. These stories were first published in Yiddish in the late 19th century. They deal with a world that no longer exists except between the covers of Sholom Aleichem's works and such plays as "Fiddler On the Roof" (which incidentally was based upon the stories within this book). the dust jacket has tears at the top and chipping at the bottom of the spine section, the rear panel has acquired pale blue marks from rubbing against another book, Jewish bookseller's rubberstamp on the inside of the front cover. No other damage to detail. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Short Stories ; Humour ; Russia ; Judaica. Inventory No: 0273481.
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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