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1 (Singer, Isaac Bashevis). Hadda, Janet ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER: A Life
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. 0195084209 / 9780195084207 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild bump to lower edge of rear cover, else fine, in a fine, if faintly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 243 pages, including index. 
"The iridescent charm of Isaac Bashevis Singer is such as to give the slip to the very letters of the alphabet, but Janet Hadda has outtricked the Yiddish trickster in this brief bu wonderfully alive-and-kicking biography."--Jacke Miles. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Singer, Isaac Bashevis THE PENITENT
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1983. First edition, limited issue: one of an undisclosed number of copies produced for the Members of the First Edition Society, SIGNED by Singer. Hardcover. Fine in full blue leather stamped in gold, with all edges gilt, marbled endpapers and a satin ribbon marker. 
With an introduction by the Nobel prize-winning author written specially for this limited issue; two-page frontispiece illustration depicting the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem is the work of Herbert Tauss. Publisher's folded promotional sheet laid in. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Singer, Isaac Bashevis THE SPINOZA OF MARKET STREET
New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, (1961). 0374267766 / 9780374267766 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bookseller's tiny label to front pastedown, very narrow line of glue residue to lower edge front cover and endsheet, else a nearly fine copy in green shelfback over fuchsia boards; in an age-toned (especially to spine panel) illustrated dust jacket. 
According to Milton Hindus, "This collection of eleven masterful stories" enhanced Singer's reputation as "the most brilliant living representative of the Yiddish language in prose and one of the important contemporary writers in America." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 (Frasconi, Antonio). Singer, Isaac Bashevis YENTL THE YESHIVA BOY
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1983). 0374293473 / 9780374293475 First edition. Translated from the Yiddish by Marion Magid and Elizabeth Pollet. Hardcover. Previous owner's rubber-stamped address to front pastedown, else fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with a hint of wear to the edges. 
The Nobel prize-winning author's modern fable, here accompanied by Antonio Frasconi's elegant folk-art style woodcuts. A very attractive production. The basis for Barbra Streisand's film adaptation. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 (Frasconi, Antonio). Singer, Isaac Bashevis YENTL THE YESHIVA BOY
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1983). First edition. Translated from the Yiddish by Marion Magid and Elizabeth Pollet. Hardcover. Fine in pictorial dust jacket with two short closed edge tears. 
One of Singer's most beloved short stories, charmingly illustrated with woodcut plates, vignettes and chapter heads by Antonio Frasconi. Source of the film adaptation directed by and starring Barbra Streisand. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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