Kvitko, Leib. Gringroz [“Green Grass” - poems]

AUCTION 2 | Tuesday, June 03rd, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art Including Property from a Dutch Private Collector and the Late T. Nachum Gidal

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Lot 339

Kvitko, Leib. Gringroz [“Green Grass” - poems]

Cover, title and 10 illustrated pages by Ryback. Yiddish text Note on title, cloth-backed pictorial boards, lightly rubbed, 12mo IMC, Tradition and Revolution no.138i-vii (illustrated)

Berlin: Jüdischer Literarischer Verlag 1922

Est: $600 - $900
Ryback reproduces here many of the tombstone and synagogue carvings found during the course of An-Ski’s ethnographic expeditions. This copy with three additional illustrations (pp. 9, 133 and 141) unrecorded in the Israel Museum Catalogue