Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Square 8vo. Publisher's cloth in original dust jacket. Warmly INSCRIBED at ffep, "Diane,/ Why do I always feel/ so empty when you go?/ You have made us all very/ rich./ Come back soon at ""breakneck/ speed" so I can show you the/ coast and the mountains./ Eric." Moderate rubbing to jacket, and touches of wear at corners. Cloth fresh. Interior bright and clean. Very good plus. 39pp. Very good + / very good +. Item #17470
A retelling of the wit and wisdom of Hershel of Ostropol, a classic figure in Jewish folklore, illustrated with charming line drawings. An attractive copy with a warm inscription to Diane Wolkstein, a noted storyteller, folklorist and author.