Book details: VEN POYLN IZ GEFALN [AUTHOR INSCRIBED]
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Opatoshu, Joseph
VEN POYLN IZ GEFALN [AUTHOR INSCRIBED]
Imprint: Nyu-York, N. Y. ; Tsiko, 1943
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Inscription: Signed, Inscribed Or Annotated
Original Cloth. 8vo. 311 pages. 21 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Title page verso: When Poland fell; Ven Poiln is gefaln. Inscribed by Joseph Opatoshu on title page in Yiddish, dated Junet 1943. “In the light of the destruction of practically all the great centers of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, the desire to record what can be remembered of a life that may never return, before memory of the past and recent past is completely blotted out, can be readily understood. In this category can be placed Opatoshu's 'When Poland Fell, ' a collection of stories of the years 1939-40 when Poland fell and with it Polish Jewry” - American Jewish Year Book, 5704, pg 115. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Fiction. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) . Light soiling to cloth and outer edges, otherwise very fresh. Very good + condition. An important early Holocaust novel, here inscribed. (HOLO2-117-44), Holo11, yid1. (ja) xoo
Stock number:34130.