A mayse mit a ber. [A story with a bear.]. Peretz Hirschbein, Boris Aronson.
A mayse mit a ber. [A story with a bear.]
A mayse mit a ber. [A story with a bear.]
Illustrated Yiddish Children’s Book

A mayse mit a ber. [A story with a bear.]

New York: Farlag Matones, 1925. With six illustrations and numerous initials by Boris Aronson. First edition. In publisher’s illustrated wrappers, printed in red and black. Folded. 40 columns (on 10 leaves). Stamp and note in ink on cover. Overall in fine condition.

First edition of Peretz Hirschbein’s Yiddish children’s book illustrated by Boris Aronson(1898– 1980), the Ukrainian-born American graphic artist and scenic designer for Broadway and Yiddish theatre.

Peretz Hirschbein (1880–1948) was a Russian-born (Grodno Governorate) Yiddish-language playwright, writer, and theatre director who settled down in New York in the mid 1910s.

His books “A mayse mit a ber” was published by Farlag Matones, a publisher of children's books which eventually became a leading publisher of Yiddish literature in the US.

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Price: €800.00