Wroclaw: Nidershlezye/ Nidershlesie, 1948. First edition. Softcover. Octavo. 55pp. . Illustrated light pink and black wrappers, with black lettering on the front cover. Signed and inscribed by the author in English, on the title page. English-language title page on the verso of the main title. A delightful collection of seven Yiddish children's stories from poet and writer Yuri Suhl (1908-1986, here credited in Yiddish as M.A. Suhl). Lithographically illustrated throughout (including the cover) by acclaimed artist and cartoonist William Gropper (1897-1977). Gropper illustrates each of the stories in a different hue, including blue, green, yellow red, brown, burgundy and purple.
Text in Yiddish.
Wrappers with some light smudges and stains. Light rubbing and chipping to the head and tail of the spine. A few sporadic minor smudges or water stains throughout. Light age toning to pages. Images and text overall clean and bright. Wrappers in good, interior in very good condition overall. Wrappers proteted by modern mylar. Scarce. g to vg. Item #46394
Yiddish title: דער אלטער פון לאמפּאדוני: און אנדערע מעשיות, סול, מ. א.
ווראָצלאוו : פארלאג נידערשלעזיע
Alternate transliteration: The Elder of Lampaduni, The Elder of Lompaduni.