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  Lexicon of the Yiddish Theater - Volume II [Theatre] [VOLUME TWO ONLY] [YIDDISH].  
  [Leksikon fun Yidishn Teater]  

Author Zylbercweig, Zalmen [Zylberzweig, Zalman] / Mestel, Jacob
Place of Publication Warsaw
Publication Name Elisheva Farlag (Published under the auspices of The Hebrew Actors Union of America)
Year 1934
Language(s) Yiddish
IN YIDDISH. VOLUME TWO ONLY of the six volume `Leksikon fun Yidishn teater` (Encyclopedia of the Yiddish Theatre or Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre), the largest reference work on the history of Yiddish theatre. This comprehensive six-volume encyclopedia was compiled and edited by the eminent historian of Yiddish theater - Zalmen Zylbercweig (1894-1972). 300x235mm. VI+800 columns (575 pages: two columns to each page; this volume contains columns 801-1600). Black patterned rebound Hardcover. Gilt decoration on front cover. Gilt decoration partly peeled. Cover corners and edges slightly bumped. Spine edges and hinges wrinkled. Ex-library copy with stamps on front whitepage and English title-page. Endpapers wrinkled. Front whitepage and several first pages age-stained. Hole on rear white page fore edge - NO damage to text. Pages I-VI corners and edges tattered - NO damage to text. Last page partly detached from binding. Binding slightly visible between two last pages (columns 1596-1597). Some pages slightly age-stained (mainly edges/corners). Pages yellowing and slightly wavy. [SUMMARY]: Save for some mostly external wear, this extremely rare volume of the largest and most authoritative lexicon of once vibrant Jewish theatrical scene is in good condition.
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