Bialystok: Farlag Dos Bukh, 1920. Paper Wrappers. Item #41999
1st Yiddish edition. Original printed wrappers, 12mo, 63 pages. 18 cm. Includes illustrations. In Yiddish. Title translates as “The Prickly Ear: a Story of a Hare.” Nr V in the series, “Dos Lebn fun di Hayes.” [Wild Animals I Have Known]. Publisher's no. 11. Ernest Thompson Seton (born Ernest Evan Thompson 1860 - 1946) was an “English-born Canadian-American author, wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft Indians in 1902 (renamed Woodcraft League of America), and one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in 1910. Seton also influenced Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of one of the first Scouting organizations. His writings were published in the United Kingdom, Canada, the US, and the USSR; his notable books related to Scouting include The Birch Bark Roll and the Boy Scout Handbook. He is responsible for the appropriation and incorporation of what he believed to be American Indian elements into the traditions of the BSA” (Wikipedia). SUBJECT(S): Hares -- Fiction. Rabbits -- Animals -- Folklore. -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature. Children's stories. Children's literature, Yiddish -- Translations from English. Lie`vres -- Romans, nouvelles, etc. Animaux -- Histoires pour enfants. OCLC: 64174846. OCLC lists a total of 8 institutions with this title, either by itself or with the other 5 titles in the series “Dos Lebn fun di Hayes" (FAU, Harvard, NYBC; YIVO, McGill, UCLA, HUC, NYPL); The Royal Danish Library has one unidentified item in the series. Toning as expected, very nice clean solid copy, Yiddish children’s book written by a founder of the Boy Scouts. Very Good Condition. (YID-42-33-’+).