New York: I. L. Peretz Yiddish Writers' Union, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. Large quarto (11 1/4 8 3/4"). 397, pp. Rebacked retaining the original decorative cloth covered boards, with Yiddish lettering on front cover. Title pages in Yiddish and English.
This scarce survey of Jewish Landsmannschaften (Jewish immigrant societies) in New York City includes essays on Landsmannschaft history and activities as well as survey results (in Yiddish).
It also contains the Directory of Organizations (in English).
Previous owner's signed inscription in Yiddish, dated 10/21/1938 on Yiddish title. Slight age-toning along paper margin. Text in Yiddish with some English. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #43095