Märchen: Herlinger, Ilse Märchen: Herlinger, Ilse


Herlinger, Ilse

Published by Dr. R. Färber, Mährisch-Ostrau, 1932
Condition: g to vg Hardcover

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Octavo. 126 (4)pp. Original red quarter cloth over color illustrated boards with red and black lettering on cover, gilt on spine. Cover and title page illustrated by Gre Edelstein. Collection of 24 fairy tales for Jewish children by the popular author also known for her children songs and theater pieces. The fairy tales are precious due to their pronounced ethics embedded in stories around the traditional Jewish values. Includes various press releases about her books at rear. Text in German. Binding with light wear along edges, small chips, and lightly rubbed. Light age-toning of block. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. Ilse Herlinger was born in Vitkovice (Ostrava) in the Moravian-Silesian region of the Czech Republic. In 1930 she married Willi Weber and settled in Prague where she wrote for children's periodicals and became a producer for Czech Radio. Ilse Herlinger arrived at concentration camp in Theresienstadt in 1942 where she worked as a night nurse in the camp's children's infirmary. During imprisonment Herlinger wrote about 60 poems and set them to music, including "Lullaby," "I Wandered through Theresienstadt," " The Lidice Sheep" and others. Herlinger's most popular book was "Mendel Rosenbusch: Tales for Jewish Children" (1929) and her Theresienstadt poetry was published under the title "The Scooter Race and Other Stories" (1930). Her husband was deported to Auschwitz in 1944 and Ilse Herlinger volunteered to join him with their son Tommy. Herlinger and her son were sent to the gas chambers on their arrival. Bookseller Inventory # 39857

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Title: Märchen

Publisher: Dr. R. Färber, Mährisch-Ostrau

Publication Date: 1932

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g to vg

Edition: Second edition.

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