Shrayber-Sektsye baym Ikuf, 1945. Item #41784
1st edition. Original modernist illustrated cloth cover, 8vo, 159,  pages ; 22 cm. In Yiddish. Title translates as, "Lamentations of our Time." Holocaust-era Poetry. Inscribed by the author on front end paper. Features construtivist cover by Aron Gudelman, who is featured in Hillel Kozovsky’s “C’Etait l’Epoque ou l’On a Commence a Illustrer les Livres Juifs, ” [appearing in French Translation in ‘Futur antérieur: l'Avant-garde et le livre yiddish (1914-1939) , ’ p. 47]. Aron Gudelman (Ataki, Bessarabia, 1890 - New York, 1978) “was a sculptor, illustrator, etcher, lecturer, and teacher. Born in Russia, he immigrated to New York in 1905 at the time of pogroms in Russia. After attending the Cooper Union and the National Academy of Design, in 1914 he studied with Jean-Antoine Injalbert at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Supporting himself as a machinist in the 1920s, Goodelman became a communist. His concerns about social and economic conditions were expressed in his art. He participated in exhibitions at the John Reed Club in the early 1930s. After World War II, Goodelman created artworks related to the Holocaust. He taught at City College of New York in the 1960s” (National Museum of American Art, 1996). Malka Lee (1904- 1976) "was an American poet and author. She is the author of Durkh Kindershe Oygn (Through the Eyes of Childhood), published in 1955 and dedicated to her family, who were killed by the Nazis in the shtetl of Monastrishtsh (now Monastyryska, Ukraine) in 1941, as well as six volumes of poetry in Yiddish, her mother tongue, much of it about her experience of observing the Holocaust from the safety of the United States" (Wikipedia). OCLC 11430181. Touch of wear, Very Good Condition, a beautiful inscribed copy (Yid-26-8C-AELX-'+) xx.