They That Walk in Darkness

Zangwill, Israel

Editorial: The Jewish Publication Society of America, Philadelphia, 1899
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, Estados Unidos de America)

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Yes, this 486 page witness is 113 years old at the time of this listing but it appears to be more like 13 or even 3 years old, indeed, being an increasingly well respected and energetically applauded offering it is proudly presented with great and well deserved hubris by Hirschfeld Galleries in the publishers ORIGINAL binding. Said binding being full plum colored cloth with gilt titling and graphics,s till shining bright. Top edge gilt also still bright. This gem is rock solid, tight and clean all the way, AAA, save for the barely noticeable trace of corner bumping. Front board has gilt vignette and gilt border. This collection of short fiction, containing some of Zangwill's best stories, includes the contents of GHETTO TRAGEDIES (1893) plus seven new stories of Jewish life. While several of the stories include folkloristic material, none are supernatural tales. They are the stark naked blunt truth. "The Alpha and the Omega," a Hirschfeld Galleries' Exclusive Innovation, being The First Phrase or Sentence and the Last Phrase or Sentence in this Offering: " It was not until she fasted every Monday and Thursday >>> I shall find they alive." Zangwell looks alternately dispassionately and passionately at all sides of this controversially chosen subject matter, and we at Hirschfield Galleries hope that only those who similarly read and contemplate with an objective mind would yearn to become the next caretaker of this seminalogic work. Alas, when all is said and done and the proverbial geese have come home to nest or roost, or whatever, and you're ready to decide to invest some of your hard-earned cash in this lofty offering, please consider that this book does indeed have the four absolute uppermost qualities we at Hirschfeld Galleries since 1931 have always sought, and demanded, in books: 1) excellence in content, 2) literary quality, 3) appealing design, and 4) significance of contribution. Another great altruistic offering opportunity for us and an even greater opportunity for self-actualized reception on your part. But enough of the lugubrious however allegorically wise jaw-jacking, enough said of the telluric parameters of select Hirschfeld Galleries' offerings such as this one which take on a life of their own and speak so very loudly for themselves. Read to learn and enjoy; go forth to share and enjoin. Research, analysis, dissertation, lucubrations or just enjoyment, this is the one. ACTUAL BOOK FOR SALE PICTURED. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 006919

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Título: They That Walk in Darkness

Editorial: The Jewish Publication Society of America, Philadelphia

Año de publicación: 1899

Encuadernación: Plum Cloth with Gilt Titles

Ilustrador: Louis Loeb

Condición del libro: Near Fine

Edición: First Edition

Tipo de libro: Harrowing Hardcover

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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