Budapest: Juventus Kiadasa, 1923. Limited first Hungarian edition. Softcover. 1/500. Small octavo. 7x5". 46pp. (2). Printed illustrated tan tissue paper dust jacket with brown lettering on the front cover. Tan cardboard wrappers. Illustrated frontispiece portrait of Rosenfeld. This is a Hungarian-language translation of a collection of work from Polish-American Yiddish-language poet Morris Rosenfeld, printed in a limited edition of 500 copies. The poems are accompanied throughout by fascinating expressionist woodcuts in b/w from Hungarian artist Sigismond Kolos-Vary (including the cover design and frontispiece portrait). Interestingly this edition was published the same year that Rosenfeld died. Text in Hungarian.
Dj with some chipping to corners and extremities. Interior with minor sporadic smudging and/or minor water stains to a few pages throughout. Dj in good, wrappers in very good-, interior in very good+ condition overall. Scarce. g to vg+. Item #43609
*Morris Rosenfeld (Moshe Jacob Alter) (December 28, 1862 in Stare Boksze in Russian Poland, government of Suwałki – June 22, 1923 in New York City) was a Yiddish poet. He was educated in Boksha, Suwałki, and Warsaw. He settled in New York in 1886, and became involved with many of the leading Jewish newspapers. For a time he was editor of the "New Yorker Morgenblatt", while also being involved in publishing his own work.
*No records on OCLC.