Yiddish proverbs
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Yiddish proverbs by Hanan J. Ayalti

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Published by Schocken books in New York .
Written in English


  • Proverbs, Yiddish.

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Edition Notes

Yiddish, transliterated, and English.

Statement[translated by Isidore Goldstick] ; With 6 woodcuts by Bernard Reder.
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22154911M
ISBN 100805200509
LC Control Number49011135

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