8vo. 244pp. Limited edition in near fine slipcase, with faint price sticker residue. No dust jacket as issued. Number 166 of 200 signed by author on title page. Collectible edition of short stories by beloved Yiddish author.* * * [Please note: additional postage fees may be required for oversized and/or international orders to be shipped.]. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978 and renowned as a great storyteller, the author has now published a new collection of 20 stories. In the title story Methuselah is 969 and longs for death at the very moment when the Deluge is about to be unleashed. "The Jew of Babylon" tells of a miracle worker and sorcerer whose good works are bitterly resented by the demonic forces of evil while "Runners to Nowhere" deals with treachery and betrayal among Polish refugees fleeing for safety to Russia. The author's other collections of stories include "The Collected Short Stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer", "A Friend from Kafka", and "A Crown of Feathers". Among his novels are "The Estate", "The Magician of Lublin" and "The Family Moskat".
About the Author:
Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904?91) was the author of many novels, stories, and children?s books. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.
Title: The Death of Methuselah
Publisher: Farrar , Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: 1988
Binding: Hardcover in slipcase
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: Limited Edition.
Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0374135649
Book Description Farrar Straus Giroux 1988, 1988. Limited Edition no. 88 of 200 Hardback. viii, 244 p. 22 cm. As new condition. No dust jacket. As new slip case. Signed by author., A beautiful collectible copy. ISBN: 0374135649. Bookseller Inventory # J980091
Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0374135649
Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 374135649
Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0374135649