KIDDUSH HA-SHEM AN EPIC OF 1648.

Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1926. Black cloth, printed in red. Edges and endsheets a bit dusty and foxed, a bit of shelfwear at extremities and a few smudges to boards, but a good copy, without dust jacket. Item #WRCLIT80108

First US edition in English, translated from the Yiddish by Rufus Learsi. Signed by the author in the upper margin of the dedication page: "Sholem Asch Nice 9/iii.38." "His Kiddush ha-Shem (1919) is one of the earliest historical novels in modern Yiddish literature, about the anti-Jewish and anti- Polish Chmielnicki Uprising in mid-17th century Ukraine and Poland" - Wikipedia. An uncommon autograph.

Price: $175.00