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Author: ZANGWILL, J. [= ISRAEL ZANGWILL, 1864-1926] - J. DE JONG (TRANSLATOR), Title: Kinderen van het Ghetto. [Eerste nederlandstalige druk, vertaald naar de eerste en originele uitgave van 1892, Children of the Ghetto:; First dutch language edition translated from the original english Children of the Ghetto, by J. de Jong).
Description: Amsterdam, J.W. Becht, 1896. 2 vols. Contemp. qtr. calf backed marbled boards, gilded titles on spines. Hftitles (versos blank). 264, 266pp. Incl. preface and tables of contents. Dutch language translation of a novel with very strong historc tendency, after author's own observations, in which jewish children's life in one of the most deprived London boroughts The East End slums is peinted in detail. This novel of Jewish life, commissioned by the Jewish Publications Commission of America,which brought him instant international fame. Israel Zangwill was the foremost Anglo-Jewish author of his generation, chronicled London's Jewish East End in the last decades of the nineteenth century. Very fine copy in a contemp. original publ. binding. Scarce.
Keywords: novel history london eastend jewish life culture heritage slums nineteenthcentury 19thc. anglo-jewish
Price: EUR 225.00 = appr. US$ 244.54 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 56508