First edition. Original illustrated paper wrappers. 8vo. 41 pages. 18 cm. Title translates to: "Song of the Black Folk. " This book presents Yiddish translations of poems by Langston Hughes (the celebrated poet of the Harlem Renaissance) , as well as a selection of African-American spirituals. The translator was Zishe Bagish (B. Vaysman) , a Polish Yiddish poet with communist affiliations who died during the Holocaust. SUBJECTS: Yiddish language -- Texts. African Americans -- Songs and music. African Americans. Yiddish language. OCLC lists six copies worldwide. Minor wear to wrappers. Portion of title page removed. Overall Very Good Condition. (AMR-47-28). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: DOS GEZANG FUN NEGER-FOLK.
Publisher: [Chicago]: [M. Ceshinsky]: [Sighet-Maramures, Tip. "centrala", M. Rosenthal]
Publication Date: 1936
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