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Tales of A Tailor. Humor and Tragedy in the Struggles of the Early Immigrants Against the Sweatshop

Tales of A Tailor. Humor and Tragedy in the Struggles of the Early Immigrants Against the Sweatshop

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Tales of A Tailor. Humor and Tragedy in the Struggles of the Early Immigrants Against the Sweatshop

by [NEEDLE TRADES] LIPTZIN, Sam

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New York: Friends Publishers, 1965. First edition. Small octavo. Pictorial cloth boards; dustjacket; 272pp. Illustrated by William Gropper; translated from the Yiddish by Max Rosenfeld. Hinges age-darkened, else a fine, straight copy in very lightly worn dustjacket with a few tiny closed nicks to extremities and some dusting to rear panel. Uncommon collection of semi-autobiographical short stories by the prolific Yiddish-language author. The Gropper illustrations appear to be taken from earlier sources.

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Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
10240
Title
Tales of A Tailor. Humor and Tragedy in the Struggles of the Early Immigrants Against the Sweatshop
Author
[NEEDLE TRADES] LIPTZIN, Sam
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Friends Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1965
Keywords
needle trades new york jewish yiddish authors labor sweatshops textiles
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Social Fiction; Needle Trades;

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