Vilna: Vilner Farlag B. Kletskin, 1929. Hardbound. Quarto, buckram spine with marbled endpapers and minor edgewear and wear at the corners, gold lettering, 622, xxviii pp., slightly yellowed paper. Good. Item #36215
Text is in Yiddish with a short section at the rear in English. Articles are "The Historical Allegory of Rabbi Meir Schatz," Isaac Rivkind, "The Lamentation (Kloglid) on the Destruction of Worms," Jacob Shatzky, "Philip Krantz and His Literary Acquaintances," Moshe Starkman, "The Genealogy of Haikl Hurwitz," Menasheh Unger, "Death in the Popular Beliefs of the Jews. A Questionaire," com;iled by Sh. Ansky, "The First Hebrew-Yiddish Text-Book of Polish and its Author the Bishop Jan Chryzostom Gintyllo," Pinkhas Kon, "Lilith," I. Zoller, "An Idioticon of Lojvitch (Kowicz)," Isaiah Taub, "Thirty Unpublished Letters of Sholem-Aleichem," "From the Old Yiddish Literature. Bibliographical Notes," I. Zinberg, "New Ideas on Grammar," A Zaratzky, "Etymological Notes," Daniel Leibl, "The Yiddish Medrash 'Vajosha,'" Leo Landau, "A Newly Discovered Manuscript on the Ritual Murder Accusation in Metz (1669)," Meir ben Abraham Halevy, "Street Advertisements," Mejlekh Gromb, "Yiddish Songs in Hungary and Slovakia," Israel Taglicht, "Yiddish Surnames in the Ukraine," Sh. Weissenberg, "'Hadrath Skenim' of Rabbi Azaria de Rossi in Yiddish Translation, An hitherto Unknown Manuscript of Moshe Eisenstadt-Katzenelenbogen," Bernard Wachstein, "A Supplement to Mr. Shpirn's Article on the Importance of Proper Names in Yiddish," A.A. Roback, "Letters from J.L. Peretz to Sholem-Aleichem," Nakhman Maizel, "The Polish Folk Song 'Wojna Zydowska' ('The Jewish War')," N. Veinig, "Some remarks on the Yiddish Syntax," Eugene Kagarov, "Jehuda Joseph Lerner, a Forgotton Nihilist," Sh. Borovoi, "Transcriptions of Yiddish," Salomo Birnbaum, "Jokes and Anecdotes of 'Maskilim' and of 'Lomdim,'" Sh. Beilin, "Paul Helicz's 'Elemental oder Lesebuchlen,'" Nahum Schif, "The Yiddish Press in Roumania from 1854 to 1926," Sh.S. Roman, "Two Yiddish Songs Ridiculing the Jews," Max Weinreich, "The First Yiddish Comedy," Max Erik, "Some Yiddish Place-Names in Poland," Sam Winter, "Adjective Formation in Yiddish," Zalman Raisen, Addenda et Corrigenda.