Satan in Goray and Other Stories [Der Satan in Goray] [FIRST AMERICAN EDITION] [IN YIDDISH]
Bashevis (Singer), Isaac
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RARE EARLY YIDDISH EDITION of Nobel Literature Prize winner Singer`s novel, about messianically-inspired moral decay spreading through a 17th-century Jewish village in south-eastern Poland. This was the first edition of any of Singer`s novels to be printed in the United States after his arrival. Apart from an English title-page, all text is in YIDDISH. 230x165 mm, 319 pp. Green cloth hardcover with gilded lettering on front. [CONDITION:] Book bottom corner bumped, including covers and all pages. Spine top worn. Rear cover lightly stained. Binding somewhat weak, but not yet cracked. [SUMMARY:] This rare edition of a modern classic Yiddish tale is overall in good condition for its age.