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Lot #    32708
Auction End Date    12/20/2011 2:11:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Lah ladronah de onor
Title (Hebrew)    לאדרונה די אומור
Author    [Ladino] Pierre Decourcelle
City    Salonika
Publisher    Kazelah i Nikkolah
Publication Date    1912
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   358, 250 pp. octavo 195:130 mm., light age staining. A good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
   Only edition of this Judeo-Arabic literary narrative by the renowned dramatist Pierre Decourcelle. The text is in two parts, each with its own title page and is set in rabbinic letters. Lah ladronah de onor was originally written in French as Voleuse d’honor (the thief of honor) and edited and translated into Judeo-Spanish by Isaac Jacob Estrumsa.

The author, Pierre Decourcelle (1856-1926) was a French dramatist and prolific writer. In 1908 , with bankers engaged with Pathé and another writer, Eugene Gugenheim, he founded the film company of the authors and men of letters (SCAGL) who devoted himself to the film adaptation of popular classics such as The Two Orphans, Pagliacci, Le Courrier de Lyon, the daughter of the scavengers, the Closerie broom, The Mysteries of Paris, etc.. He chaired the Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers in 1912 and 1913.

Paragraph 2    [מאת פייר דקורסל]. טריזלאדאדו די איל פ'ראנסיס. פארטי [1]-2.

"גונבת הכבוד, [מאת פייר דקורסל]. תורגם מצרפתית". בלאדינו. שמו של המתרגם נשמט. בראש השערים: פ'ולייטון דיל ליביראל. אותיות רש"י. המקור: La Voleuse d'honneur, Paris 1900.

   http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Decourcelle; CD-EPI 0308801
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
Other:    Literature
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Ladino
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica