VUNDER MAYSES FUN ALTEN [ALTN] PRAG וואונדער מעשות פון אלטען פראג

New York; Farlag Amerik?a, 1920. Item #31608

(FT) Publishers cloth. 8vo. 231 pages. 22 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. “Wondertales of Old Prague”; romantic fairy-tales about the hero Berl Prager, who experiences adventure as a follower of Rabbi Loew; written by David Ignatoff, with twenty-six illustrations by Benjamin Kopman. “David Ignatoff (1885–1954) , Yiddish novelist and dramatist. Born in the Ukraine, Ignatoff was active in the revolutionary movement in Kiev (1903–06) before leaving for the United States. In 1907 he helped to found the literary group Di Yunge. ” (EJ 2008) “Benjamin Kopman (1887-1965) , American painter, lithographer, etcher and illustrator, Benjamin Kopman came to the United States from Russia in 1903. He studied art at the National Academy of Design, Washington, DC. , and held his first one man show in 1912 at the Scott Thurber Gallery in Chicago and the Macbeth Gallery in New York City. During the following years, Kopman exhibited at such major institutions as the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, La Napoule Art Foundation, Paris, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Public collections that today include Kopman's original prints and paintings are the Carnegie Institute, Colgate University, Brooklyn Museum, University of Michigan and the University of Tel Aviv, Israel. ” (EJ 2008). OCLC: 38643305. Subjects: Jews - Czech Republic - Prague - Fiction. Yiddish literature. Light wear and fading to cloth, tape mark on spine, otherwise fine. Very good condition. (ART-21-4).

Price: $150.00