THE TREASURE. A Drama in Four Acts. Translated by Ludwig…

THE TREASURE. A Drama in Four Acts. Translated by Ludwig Lewisohn.

Edition: First edition in English

New York: Huebsch, 1915. 12mo, black cloth. [2], 194, [2] pp. Minor wear to spine tips, yellowing to page edges, occasional small soil spots in text, small light spots to front cover, ink name at front, else a VG copy. This noted Jewish-American playwright and journalist's first book in English, produced in a German translation from the Yiddish by Max Reinhardt in Berlin in 1910. Lewisohn, in his introduction, calls this "the first play of the modern Jewish theate to be offered to an English reading audience." He also published novels, a collection of short stories, and other plays. An important figure in modern Yiddish literature.

Book ID: 10704
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