Published by Tunis: Castro N.D.
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1st edition. Original printed paper wrappers, small 8vo, 8 pages, uncut. Judeo-Arabic in Hebrew and Latin characters. Lamentation about the victims of the Nazi rule in Tunisia. Tunisia was under the Nazi rule from November 1942 until May 1943. The Jews were required to wear a yellow patch and provide for the needs of the German army. Many Jews were shot to death in their homes or during the Death Marches. About 4, 000 Jews were sent to concentration camps in Tunisia and few were sent to extermination camps in Europe. See EJ, Vol. XV, cols. 1447-8. Judeo-Arabic dirges. Each verse appears in Hebrew and in French script. SUBJECT (S) : Judeo-Arabic poetry -- Tunisia. Kinot. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) . A copy sold at auction for over $1100 in 2012. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (JTS, Princeton, NLI) . Damage to lower left cover with loss of about 20 letters from of latin-transliteration of Judeo-Arabic text (all Hebrew Font text in tact) . Good Condition (holo2-125-21) Holo12. (ja). Bookseller Inventory # 36083

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Publisher: Tunis: Castro N.D.

Binding: Paperback

Edition: 1st Edition

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