Moscow: Tsentraler Felker-Farlag fun F.S.S.R, 1930. Second edition. Softcover. Octavo. 102pp. . Tan and brown printed wrappers with black lettering on the front cover and spine. A second edition of the second part from the four-part series of scarce Yiddish-language educational readers and workbooks, teaching reading, writing and grammar. This series of publications created by Soviet Yiddish linguist, philologist and educator Isaac Zaretsky (1891-1956), was originally published 1928-1929 by the Central People's Publisher of the Soviet Union, with second editions published 1930-1931. This second part of the series was created in collaboration with other leading linguists and educators K. Beznosik, Y. Grinberg, and Kh. Levitzker. Illustrated throughout with a number of delightful images and illustrations printed lithographically in black. Also includes tables and charts. Final page advertises other children's educational publications.
Text in Yiddish.
Wrappers with light age toning, as well as some minor rubbing and creasing to corners. Some chipping to the head and tail of the spine. Interior with pages throughout lightly age-toned and some minor creasing to corners. Wrappers in good+, interior in very good- condition overall. Scarce. Protected by modern mylar. g+ to vg-. Item #47600
Yiddish title: שפראך: ארבעט-בוך פארן וו לערניאר
Author: זארעצקי, א
*Isaac Zaretsky (or Isaac Zaretski, 1891-1956) was a leading and influential Soviet liguist, philologist and educator of the Yiddish language. The author of numerous books and journals, Zaretsky was the leading figure in the Yiddish orthographic reform in the Soviet Union in 1920. He acclaimed work "Praktishe yidishe gramatik" (Practical Yiddish grammar) (Moscow, 1926) is considered the first comprehensive work in the field of Yiddish grammar.