Peretz, Isaac Leib.

Published by London: L. Fridman,, 1907
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1st edition. Original Publisher s boards, 12mo, 103 pages. Includes the frontis portraitof Peretz. 22 cm. In Yiddish. The first edition in any language of Peretz "The Eight Divisions in Hell: and Other Stories, " originally written in Hebrew but first published as a separate work in Yiddish; here the first edition, first printing in any language. Interestingly, this is also the first publication of any of Peretz work, in any language, in London; The fact that the first edition of this work was published here is evidence of the growing importance of the British capitol in world Yiddish culture SUBJECT (S) : Short stories, Yiddish. OCLC lists only 11 copies worldwide (JTS, NYPL, YU, UCLA, Florida, Indiana, Brandeis, Harvard, HUC, McGill) , none outside North America. Jewish institutional stamps on blank endpages and on the blank obverse of the title page. Tissue guard for frontis photo fully intact. The very scarce original publisher s boards show heavy wear, but are solid. Internal paper and binding are very good, with none of the typical browning or acidification often found in Yiddish works of this period. A scarce first edition copy of this important work in the original publisher s boards. (r-1-8) yid2. Bookseller Inventory # 34220

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Publisher: London: L. Fridman,

Publication Date: 1907

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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