SHOLEM ASCH - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 11/26/1945 - HFSID 293618
Sale Price $180.00
His handwritten sentiment affixed below an unsigned magazine photo of him
Autograph Sentiment signed: "With best/wishes/Sholem Asch/Mar. 26, 1945", 5¼x4 slip, affixed to an 8½x11 page to which a magazine photo of Asch is also attached. Typed caption at upper edge of mounting page. Jewish novelist and playwright SHOLEM ASCH (1880-1957) was one of the most widely known Yiddish writers. He first gained attention with his play, The God of Vengeance (1910), but is also known for his short stories and novels that focused on Jewish life in Europe and the U.S. and later on the common spiritual heritage of Jews and Christians. His works include Mottke The Thief (1917), The Apostle (1943), Moses (1951), The Prophet (1955) and two collections of short stories. From the collection of Ralph Errington Ward (1926-2009) a fighter pilot and squadron commander in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II. Ward went on to become President and CEO of Cheseborough-Ponds, Inc., transforming the cosmetics firm into a major home product conglomerate. Multiple mailing folds. Lightly toned (from adhesive show through). Lightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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