1940 · New York
by [PIRKEI AVOT] RASKIN, Saul (illus)
New York: Academy Photo Offset, 1940. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (35cm). Blue cloth-covered boards, titled in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 136pp; illus. Generic bookplate adhered to front free endpaper; darkening to blanks and pastedowns, but generally a tight, straight, Near Fine copy. In the original pictorial dustwrapper, lightly worn at extremities, Very Good+.
A richly illustrated version of this canonical collection of rabinnical writings, each passage illuminated with an original design by Raskin. Text in Hebrew, Yiddish, and English (the English translations supplied by B. Halper). (Inventory #: 56211)