Warsaw: Kultur Lige, n.d. [ca. 1920]. First edition. Softcover. Quarto. Unpaginated. 6 pages. Original wrappers in white and green, with 4 different modernist type-fonts as well as designs by acclaimed artist and illustrator Issachar Ber Ryback (1897-1935). Middle leaf loose. Sheet music for the song Der Shifer (The Sailor), composer by Russian-Jewish pianist Mikhail 'Moses' Milner (1886-1956), with lyrics by seminal Yiddish-language writer I.L. Peretz (1852-1915). The lyrics in Yiddish are printed together with the musical notation, as well as separately on the back wrapper. This is the second installment in the Kultur-Lige's series of Yiddish children's songs for vocal and piano. Wrappers with very minor smudges and stains. back cover repaired at the bottom left corner with no loss of text or image. Interior clean. Wrappers in very good, interior in near fine condition overall. Wrappers protected in modern mylar. Quite scarce. vg to near fine. Item #51339
Yiddish title: No.2 נאטן, קולטור-ליגע, מוזיק-סעקציע
Subtitle: וואקאל־סיואיטע: אויף פרצס צען קינדער־לידער: דער שיפער ,פאר שטים מיט פיאנא
Author(s): מ. מילנער, י.ל. פּרץ, יששכר בר ריבק
Publication: פארלאג קולטור-ליגע, ווארשע
Bibliographic resource: Kazovsky, 'The Artists of the Kultur-Lige', p.22 (please note the image shown is not the same volume as this one).
It should be noted that all published songs in the series were issued in wrappers utilizing the same Ryback layout and design, but were printed in various colors.