Vilna: Farlag Fun B. Klestkin, 1928. Item #41103
1st edition. Original boards. 4to. 514 pages, 32 cm. In Yiddish with alternative English title page. Title translates to "Studies in Philology. " Part of a series called "Publications of the Yiddish Scientific Institute" spearheaded by Max Weinreich (1894-196) . Weinrich was a prominent Yiddishist who co-founded YIVO in 1925 (EJ, 2009) . Contents include: "Velevele of Zbarazh and His Letters, " Bernhard Wachstein, "Israel Axenfled, New Data on His Life and Work, " Sh. Ginsburg, "New and Old Words in the Yiddish bible Translation by Yehoash, " Khaim Spivak, "The Struggle for Yiddish in the Old Yiddish literature, " Israel Zinberg, "Assimilation of Consonants in the Yiddish Sentence, " Theodore Gutmann, "The Shire-gris, " J. Willer, "The Three Yiddish Books of Michael Adam, " N. Shtif, "A Lamentation of the 'Meshorers' of Frankfurt, " A Freimann, "Proper Names and Their Importance in Yiddish, " Tsvi Shpirn, "On the use of Cases in Yiddish, " E. Kaganoff, "The Slav Element and Slav Influence in Yiddish, " Alfred Landau, "The First History of Yiddish Theatre, " Jacob Shatzky, "Notes on Yiddish in the Burgenland, " R. Stalek, "Beliefs and Customs in Connection with Death, " Kh. Khayes, "The Date of Birth of Ayzik Mayer Dik, " P. Kon, "A Dutch-Yiddish Bride Song of the End of the 18th Century, " I. M. Hillesom, "Yiddish Elements in the Early German Jargon, " Rudolf Glanz, "Notes on the Polish-Yiddish Vocabulary, " Moshe Lerer, "Rare Yiddish Books in the Library of the University of Harvard, " A. A. Roback, "The Song of Mobilization, " W. Anderson, "On the Terminology Used in Various Trades, " S. Winter, "Notes on the Ahaseurus Drama, " M. Weinreich, "Contributions tro Word Formation in Yiddish, " Z. Raisin, "Peretz and Frishman in Their Personal Relations, " N. Mayzel. SUBJECTS: Yiddish literature - History and criticism. OCLC: 13134475. Minor wear to boards. Internally very good. Overall very good condition. (YID-33-76-LXE).