Item 1836. DI SHTIME FUN BLUT. THE CALL OF THE WILD.

DI SHTIME FUN BLUT. THE CALL OF THE WILD.

New York: Nay-tsayt. 1919. Item #19179

8vo. Ix, vi, 180 pages. In Yiddish. Illustrated. SUBJECT (S) : Fiction; London, Jack, 1876-1916 – translations into Yiddish. OCLC lists 14 copies worldwide. Olgin (1878-1939) , originally named Moses Joseph Novomisky, was born near Kiev, where he studied at Kiev University and started a student group that became a branch of the Jewish Labor Bund. He left the University in 1904, and then left Russia two years later for Germany, where he continued his studies at the University of Heidelberg. In 1914, after a return to Russia and then a year in Vienna, Olgin moved to New York and edited the Jewish Daily Forward. He founded the Yiddish-language Freiheit after joining the Workers Party in 1921, and was its editor for the rest of his life. Aside from London's Call of the Wild, Olgin translated Lenin's writings and John Reid's Ten Days that Shook the World. (Schulman, EJ) Ends of the spine are a little worn, back hinge beginning to crack, marks inside front cover where library card pocket has been removed, no other library marks, good condition. (HEB-4-18).

Price: $100.00

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