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Lot #    22308
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 11:51:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    The Czar
Title (Hebrew)    דער צאר
Author    [Only Ed.]
City    [Minsk?]
Publisher    Socialist Revolutionary Party
Publication Date    1905
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 37 pp., 165:110 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original wrappers.
Paragraph 1    As there was no love lost for the Czarist family and regime by Russian Jewry, this pamphlet was in all likelihood a government sponsored attempt at appeasement of the Jews.
   A work in Yiddish on Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918, with printed green wrappers. Cover-title, with a caricature of the Tsar with his finger in his mouth. At head of title: Partiia Sotsialistov-revoliutsionerov.

This booklet is part of a series of Yiddish publications issued by the Partiia Sotsialistov-revoliutsionerov. It is #11 out of 12.

According to some libraries, this booklet is translated from The Quarterly Review, July 1904, pp. 180-209, with the addition of an introduction. The author of the article is E.J. Dillon, according to a letter to the compiler from Sir John Murray, editor of the Quarterly Review. Dr. Émile Joseph Dillon lived in Russia from 1877 to 1914. Professor at several Russian universities, he was also the chief editor of a Russian newspaper. He had traveled to all areas of the empire. He knew the ministers, the nobility, the bureaucrats and the successive generations of revolutionaries.

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica