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Lot #    21489
Auction End Date    8/12/2008 1:13:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Dos iz der Weg: ilustrirter zamelbukh
Title (Hebrew)    דאס איז דער וועג
Author    [Only Ed.] Ts Shvarts, [ed.]
City    Warsaw
Publisher    [Drukarni B-ci Wojcikiewicz]
Publication Date    1930
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 101p. illus. 210:147 mm., light age staining. A very good copy loose in the original wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   The subtitle reads: ilustrirter zamelbukh gevidmet dem oyfboy fun Erets-Yisrael. This book contains various articles by many writers, including Avigdor Hameiri. Many deal with the economic conditions in Erets Israel and the colonization efforts.It is written in Yiddish. The back cover has the title information in Polish, and gives the editor's name as H. Szwarc.

Avigdor Hameiri (1890-1970) was born in Carpatho, Ukraine (then Hungary). He published his first poem in Hebrew in 1907 and his first book of poetry five years later. In 1916, he was captured by the Russians while serving as an Austrian officer on the Russian front. He was imprisoned in Siberia and released in 1917 after the October Revolution. Hameiri immigrated to Palestine in 1921, joined the staff of the daily Haaretz, and was editor several literary and cultural journals. In 1932, he founded the first social satirical theater in Hebrew in Tel Aviv. Hameiri wrote well over 30 books, including poetry, novels, short stories, non-fiction and children`s books. He was awarded the Israel Prize. His work has been published in 12 languages

          
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   http://www.ithl.org.il/author_info.asp?id=108
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
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Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica