Nyu York: Aroysgegeben Fun A. M. Yevalenko, 1900. Item #42477
Original printed Wrappers. 12mo. 67 pages. 19 cm. Singerman 5529. In Yiddish, with secondary English title: “Astronomy, by Dr. Ab. Caspe." Yiddish title translates as, "Astronomy: Sir Isaac Newton's greatest discovery." A popular introduction to Astronomy and the work of Isaac Newton by Dr. Abraham Caspe, a socialist, and one of the first science editors for the Forverts. In the series ‘Die Internatsionale bibliothek’, published by A. M Yevalenko, president of the International Library Publishing Company, a Yiddish publisher of radical and scientific literature; Yevalenko was a friend of Chaim Zhitlovsky and many of the emigre Russian radicals in America; he was unmasked by the Socialist-Revolutionary Burtsev in 1910 as an Okhrana agent, at the trial held to prove or refute the charges in New York, Abraham Caspe (as well as Chaim Zhitlovsky) was part of the committee which ultimately held the charges to be true (see NY Times, April 26, 1910) . Subjects: Astronomy. Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727. Yiddish – Popular Science. OCLC: 122762044. Wear to spine, inside hinges tape-repaired, a few institutional marks, Good Condition. (YID-19-15-L-'dex).