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Bidding Information
Lot #    12955
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 10:41:01 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Hanukkah Blatt
Title (Hebrew)    חנוכה בלאט
Author    [Unrecorded - Parody]
City    Warsaw
Publisher    Allgemeiner Bibliotek
Publication Date    c. 1900
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 4 pp., 468:348 mm., usual light age staining, creased on folds. Unrecorded and rare - not in bibliographies, nor in major collections.
   A Hanukkah parody in the form of a four-page newspaper. None of the writers are found in the standard references indicating they may be fictitious. Written in Yiddish, it contains stories, poems riddles and related literature of Hanukkah. The final page contains an announcement of the Allgemeiner Bibliotek indicating the availability of library books for the general public in Polish, Russian, Zargon (Yiddish), and Hebrew from the writers in the parody. This is followed by a realistic listing of other books by the publisher.
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Parody:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica