Poems from Africa II

Sutzkever, Abraham

Published by Haybarn Press, 2013
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Limited to 70 copies. This is number 10, signed by the translator Melvin Konner and the illustrator Ed Colker on the colophon page. With a pencil inscription: "for D., with love, EC, May, 2013 also on the colophon page. A selection of translations from the Yiddish to mark the centenary of the Lithuanian-Israeli poet (1913 -2010). Letterpress printing by Bradley Hutchinson. Texts are set in Palatino type and printed on acid-free Stonehenge paper. The hand colored frontispiece print is on Rives BFK. The reprint insert Elephants by Night is on Canson Mi-Teintes paper. Accompanying vignettes were laser printed by Graphics from the artist's mylar plates. Wrapped in Italian Canapetta cloth by Porfoliobox. "Abraham Sutzkewer (Avrom Sutskever) is among the most significant 20th Century Jewish poets in any language. His more than two dozen volumes of poetry and surrealist prose, his memoir of life in the Vilna (today Vilnius, Lithuania) ghetto during World War II, and his editorship of Di Goldene Keyt (The Golden Chain), the most important Yiddish quarterly Journal to emerge after the Holocaust, define an intensely productive career extending over seven decades," wrote Justin Cammy. A clean, collectible copy in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Poems from Africa II
Publisher: Haybarn Press
Publication Date: 2013
Binding: Hardcover
Illustrator: Colker, Ed
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition

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