Arlington, N. J. : No Publisher, 1920. Item #31519
8vo. 197 pages. In Hebrew. Volume 2 only. English title: Memoirs of a Jewish life in Russia. SUBJECT (S) : Jews – Soviet Union. OCLC lists 7 copies worldwide. Born in Latvia, Deinard (1846-1930) owned a bookstore in Odessa for a time; in 1913 he emigrated to Palestine. The Turks expelled him in 1916, upon whoch he moved to the United States. He is notable for his bibliographic work, cataloging old manuscripts and books, and laying the groundwork for the Hebrew collection at the Library of Congress. A strongly opinionated man, Deinard wrote more than fifty of his own books as well, often pseudonymously, on a broad range of topics such as travel, biography, history, and religion. (EJ, 2007) Ex library. Water damage to covers, water stain on edge throughout, hinges repaired, good- condition. (AMR-34-34) xx.