Item 8518. ERTSEHLUNG VEGEN ZIEBEN GEHANGENE

ERTSEHLUNG VEGEN ZIEBEN GEHANGENE

Varsha; Ferlags-Byuro, 1908. Hardcover. Item #35323

Later Cloth. 8vo. 96 pages. 21 cm. First Yiddish edition. In Yiddish. 'The Seven That Were Hanged'. Razskaz o semi poveshennykh, translated from the Russian by N. Prilutsky. Novel about five revolutionaries and two peasant-bandits sentenced to death; the novel centers around reflections on fate, death, humanity, the meaning of the revolution, etc. , during the post-1905 counterrevolution and repression. Leonid Andreyev, (1871-1919) , Russian novelist and dramatist, was one of the most successful Russian writers from 1902-1914; his stories were translated into Yiddish and his plays were popular in the Yiddish theater. Subjects: Russian fiction - Translations into Yiddish. OCLC lists 15 copies. Bound in later green cloth. Pages lightly aged, previous owners bookstamps in margins on endpages and a few leaves, binding repaired, otherwise clean. Good condition. (YID-21-29).

Price: $100.00

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