Tel-Aviv: Masadah, 1954. Item #24819

(FT) 8vo. 333 pages. In Hebrew. Shimoni, (1886–1956) , was a Hebrew poet. He was born in Bobruisk, district of Minsk, Russia, the son of a learned maskil. Shimoni studied with private tutors and read avidly, especially in the impressive library belonging to the father of his childhood friend, Berl Katznelson. He soon began to write, publishing his first poem, a free translation from the Russian of Simon Frug, in Gan Sha'ashu'im. His first original poem, "Sihat Resisim" (1902) , appeared in the children's paper Olam Katan, but his career is considered to have begun with the poem "Bein ha-Shemashot" (1902) , published with Bialik's encouragement in Lu'ah Ahi'asaf (no. 12, 1904) . (EJ, Staff) In very good condition (Heblit1-10).

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