Mexico: Lili Frishman, 1951. Hardcover. 4to. 460 (3)pp. Purple paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine and gilt-embossed facsimile signature of the author to cover. All the writings of the acclaimed Hebrew writer David Frishman (see below), posthumously published by his wife, Lili. Spine splitting but still attached. Scuffing, rubbing and discoloration to boards, with wear at edges and head and tail of spine. Staining to page edges. Creasing to some pages, not affecting text. In Hebrew. Good- condition. fair. Item #17014
David Frishman (1861-1922) was one of the first major writers of modern Hebrew literature. Born near Lodz, Poland, he began as a satirist, and moved on to write short stories dealing with the theme of Jews coming into conflict with the mores of traditional Jewish society.