first edition Hardcover
1958 · Buenos Ayres
by Bernstein, Mordecai W. (Ed.); David Forer (Co-editor)
Buenos Ayres: Published by the authors, 1958. First edition. Hardcover. g+. Quarto. , 972, pp. Original brown and black cloth, with gold lettering on spine and red and silver lettering on front cover. Decorative endpapers. Ribbon marker. Additional illustrated title page. Extensively illustrated with numerous b/w photographic reproductions, this yizkor book (a Memorial book to the hundreds of Jewish communities annihilated during the Holocaust by the Nazis) was edited, privately printed, and distributed by committees of survivors of five localities in Belarus, whose Jewish population was exterminated by the Germans and their collaborators. Although containing no alphabetical name registers of those who died in the Holocaust as such, this work does contain a large section of unalphabetical family and other memorials ("Le-zikharon 'olam", p. 769-824); a country-by-country register of former residents of the towns who had died in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Israel ("Le-zikhron 'olam", p. 860); a section of town-by-town registers of former residents who had died in Argentina ("Le-zikhron 'olam", p. 923-924); and an index of names ("Zukhtsetl fun nemen", p. -972). Minor shelf wear and moderate rubbing along edges of binding. Upper front corner bumped (not affecting pages). Minor and sporadic foxing to paper edges. Front hinge slightly starting. Title pages in Yiddish, Spanish and English. Text in Yiddish. Binding in overall good, interior in good+ to very good condition.
(Inventory #: 39070)