15:54:30


[Login]   
[Book List]  

PLEASE NOTE: All bidding for the auction currently underway
at our new website at www.virtualjudaica.com/
.

 
Bidding Information
Lot #    17361
Auction End Date    3/13/2007 12:17:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Nisht geshtoygn : nisht gefloygn
Title (Hebrew)    , ( )
Author    [Only Ed. - Presentation] Moshe Shifris
City    Toronto
Publisher    Ferlag Oyfgang
Publication Date    1928
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 63 pp., port. illus., 161:126 mm., light age staining, each page within frame. A very good copy bound in the original wrappers, autographed by the author.
          
Detailed
Description
   Illustrated book of children's stories in Yiddish by Moshe Shifris (1897-1977), who is also the author of numerous other Yiddish titles, including: Rakhama un andere lider (New York, 1925), Zigl (New York, 1929), Milkhome-teg (New York, 1937), Di mame vokh mit di zibn teg (New York, 1941) and others.

The title, "Nisht geshtoooygn: nisht gefloygn" is a popular Yiddish idiom understood to mean "There is no basis to" whatever it is that has been claimed or proposed.

          
Associated Images
3 Images (Click thumbnail to view full size image):
  Order   Image   Caption
  1   Click to view full size  
  
  2   Click to view full size  
  
  3   Click to view full size  
  
  
Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Childrens Literature:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Autographed:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica
Drawings:    Checked