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image of A tale of two kings. A modern novelization of the lives and times of David and Saul, kings of Israel -- whose loves and lusts, triumphs and defeats, are indelibly engraved in the annals

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New York: United Publishing Co, 1935. Hardcover. 355p., stated first ediiton, cover edge worn with minor fraying at the head and tail of the spine. Not stated in the book, but this was first published in Yiddish in two volumes in 1930. Saphire was a well known Yiddish language novelist.
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image of Yiddish folksongs of social significance

Yiddish folksongs of social significance

by Rubin, Ruth

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Published
1968
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New York: Workmen's Circle, 1968. 14, [6]p., staplebound packet, 8.5x11 inches, minor edgewear. "Program for Workmen's Circle groups." Includes lyrics and music for several songs.
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image of Georg Brandes un Peter Kropotkin געארג בראנדעס און פעטער קראפאטקין

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Paris: Editions Polyglottes, 1961. 238p., very good hardcover. Text in Yiddish, except for French title page (Georg Brandes et Peter Kropotkine). On the relationship between the Danish critic and socialist Georg Brandes and the prominent anarchist.
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image of A.S. Zaks : Kemfer far folks-oiflebung [English title: The life and works of A. S. Sachs (1877 - 1931), Champion of Jewish people's renaissance]

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New York: A. S. Sachs Gesellschaft, 1945. 396p., red cloth boards, corners slightly bumped, some fingerprint smudges. A study of Abraham Simcha Sachs by the anarchist editor of the "Freie Arbeiter Stimme." Foreword by Ben Zion Goldberg.
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image of Fol River : a mol un haynt; zikhroynes fun mayne iberlebenungen in yener shtot in di yorn 1909 un 1910 un ayndrukn fun a bazukh 45 yor shpeter פאל ריווער : א מאל און היינט ; זכרונות פון מיינע איבערלעבענונגען אין יענער שטאט אין די יארן 1909 און 1910 און איינדרוקן פון א באזוך 45 יאר שפעטער

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Boston: Independent Press, 1959. 205p., hardcover, gilt title rubbed and faded, mild handling wear to boards; frontis. photo of author is signed and dated. Memoir about Fall River, MA in 1909-1910, including a chapter about an anarchist organizer, Thomas Eyges.
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image of Revolutsyonere regierung רעוואלוציאנערע רעגיערונג

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New York: Frayer arbayṭer ferlag, 1918. 29p., staplebound pamphlet, covers foxed, small corner chip (not affecting text). Yiddish translation of a Kropotkin piece on revolutionary government.
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image of Fun vaytn amol un haynt: mayne 60 yor lebn un kamf in der arbeter-bavegung פון װײטן אמאל און הײנט : מײנע 60 יאר לעבן און קאמף אין דער ארבעטער־באװעגונג

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New York: Aroysgegebn durkh a komitet, 1959. 276 pages, 7 unnumbered leaves of plates; very good hardcover. Yiddish autobiography of the labor activist affiliated with Cloak Pressers' Local 35; later the National Treasurer of the Democratic Socialist Federation & President of United Hebrew Trades.
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Dray shvester דריי שוועסטער

by Katz, Menke קאץ, מעינקע

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Published
1932
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Milwaukee: A. Posy Press, 1932. 60p., slender paperback, brittle black wraps edge-chipped, textblock is on better paper. "Three sisters," a poetic drama in Yiddish by the Lithuanian-born immigrant based in New York; he was a member of Proletpen, the leftist Yiddish writers' group, but the organization tried to deter him from publishing this unorthodox and somewhat erotic work. He… Read more
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image of Der veg aroyf דער וועג ארויף

Der veg aroyf דער וועג ארויף

by Birnbaum, Martin בירנבוים, מארטין

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Published
1939
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New York: Kooperativer folks-farlag fun Internatsyonaln arbeter ordn, 1939. 208p., hardcover, neatly ex-private library with ownership stamp in Yiddish inside cover and shadow of old spine label. Proletarian poetry in Yiddish. Birnbaum (Birnboym in Yiddish) was affiliated with Proletpen.
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Der veg aroyf דער וועג ארויף

by Birnbaum, Martin בירנבוים, מארטין

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Published
1939
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New York: Kooperativer folks-farlag fun Internatsyonaln arbeter ordn, 1939. 208p., very good hardcover with some fading to spine. Proletarian poetry in Yiddish. Birnbaum (Birnboym in Yiddish) was affiliated with Proletpen.
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image of Tsu zun un freyd צו זון און פרײד

Tsu zun un freyd צו זון און פרײד

by Fell-Yellin, Sarah פעל־יעלין, שרה

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Published
1957
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Los Angeles: Sarah Fell-Yellin Book Committee, 1957. 224p., very good hardcover. Yiddish poetry by the leftist author; English title "Toward sun and joy.
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image of Di naye tsayt [nos. 1-5, bound together] די נייע צייט

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Vilna: Tip. I.I. Pirozhnikova, 1909. First five issues of the Bundist literary journal in Yiddish, length ranging from 96 to 128 pages per issue, bound in green buckram boards, the the spine panel worn with some crinkling, interior pages evenly toned but otherwise in very good condition. Original covers apparently removed for binding. There appear to have been two… Read more
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image of In shap un oysern shap: bilder un skitsen fun dem arbeyṭers leben אין שאפ און אויסערן שאפ : בילדער און סקיצען פון דעם ארבייטערס לעבען

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New York: Aber Press, 1951. 219p., hardcover, somewhat shelfworn with bumped spine. "Inside and outside the shop," collection of short pieces on working-class life.
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image of Untern Eisen [Under the Mangle] אונטערן אייזן

Untern Eisen [Under the Mangle] אונטערן אייזן

by Yuditch, Pesach יודיטש, פ

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Published
1954
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New York: Yuditch Book Committee, 1954. 272 p., red boards with graphic motif, text in Yiddish; illustrations by William Gropper. Interesting gift inscription inside the front cover, with multiple signatories: "Los Angeles, April 16, 1955. A gift to our dear sister Clara Kasten upon the celebration of her 40 years of activism in the progressive labor movement.
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image of Di klokmakher un zeyere yunyons די קלאוקמאכער און זייערע יוניאנס

Di klokmakher un zeyere yunyons די קלאוקמאכער און זייערע יוניאנס

by Rosenberg, Abraham ראזענבערג, אברהם

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Published
1920
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New York: Cloak Operators' Union, Local no. 1, 1920. xiii, 251 pages, very good hardcover, text in Yiddish.
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image of Iberblayb איבערבלײב

Iberblayb איבערבלײב

by Papiernikov, I. (Joseph) י. פאפיערניקאװ

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Published
1949
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Tel Aviv, 1949. 62p., slender paperback, a couple of closed edge tears. Inscribed by the author. "Survival," a collection of Yiddish works from 1918 to 1925, the year after he emigrated to Palestine, by the Poale Zion member and lyricist.
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image of Zikhroynes fun a yidishn arbeter זכרונות פון א יידישן ארבעטער

Zikhroynes fun a yidishn arbeter זכרונות פון א יידישן ארבעטער

by Nowikow, Joel נאוויקאוו, יואל

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Published
1967
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Tel Aviv: Kultur-Lige, 1967. 171p., hardcover with some smudging of soil to the boards, interior clean. Yiddish memoir of a labor activist active in Poland and Israel.
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50 yor Arbeṭer-Ring in Yidishn lebn

by Hertz, J.S. (Jacob Sholem) ‏הערץ, י. ש

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Published
1950
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New York: National Executive Committee, Workmen's Circle, 1950. 422 pages, hardcover, light shelfwear. Text in Yiddish, with additional English title "50 years of the Workmen's Circle in Jewish Life.
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image of Unter der zun אונטער דער זון

Unter der zun אונטער דער זון

by Nadir, Moishe נאדיר, משה (pen name of Yitzchak Rayz)

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Published
1966
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Tel Aviv: Y.L. Perets, 1966. 382p., hardcover, gift inscription on front endpaper. Later edition of this work in Yiddish. The author was affiliated with the Communist Party at the time of original publication in 1926, but became alienated after the show trials and the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact.
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image of Geshikhte fun der tsiyonistisher arbeter bavegung in Tsefon Amerike עשיכטע פון דער ציוניסטישער ארבעטער באװעגונג אין צפון אמעריקע

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New York: Yiddisher Kemfer, 1955. Two hardcover volumes, 595 pages total, light shelfwear, some smudging of boards; gift inscription in English with uncertain signature, addressed to "My dear friends, In recognition of your father, of the first Poale Zion in Chicago and your own interests in our movement. Columbia, Mo. Pre-Labor Day 1965. Cordially, (uncertain name)." Text of the… Read more
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