LISSITZKY, EL, illustrator.
DOLGOPOLSKI, TZADAK. Dem Zeydns Kloles. [Grandfather's Curses.] Moscow: Tsentrain Yidishn Komisariat, 1919.
Oblong 8vo (143 x 380 mm). 32 pp. Sewn in plain cream wrappers covering original gray wrappers designed by El Lissitzky. Closed marginal tear to front wrapper, small marginal stain to lower wrapper.
FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this rare Yiddish children's book illustrated by Lissitzky. Dolgopolski's one-act play belonged to the "Yidishe Teatrale Bibliotek" or Jewish Theater Library series. One of the two interior pictures shows a performance in progress. Apter-Gabriel 83.