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1 Laikin, Benjamin Memoirs Of A Practical Dreamer From a Russian Shtetl to an American Suburb,
New York Bloch Pub. Co 1971 0819702838 / 9780819702838 First Edition (?) First Printing; Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover is blue with silver lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unread. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front end paper. Translated from the original Yiddish by Murray Kass and Moshe Starkman. Illustrated with 14 b/w photographs. Laikin, born Samuel Dov Ber in 1896, in Russia, came to the USA, Baltimore, in 1914. Sections are: Early Years: In the Old Country; In America: Years of Struggle; Communal Activity: Frustration and Fulfillment. "After being in business for himself awhile, he then worked as a travelling agent for a rag firm, travelling in every city and town in the US and Canada, as well as Japan and 13 countries in Europe. In 1929 he came to Detroit where he still lives [as of s1971, when book written; sic: date of death unknown]". ; B&W Photographs; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4; 359 pages; Cover has slight shelf wear; some dust spotting on top and bottom of text block. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, bumping, fading, crease on back flap; in a mylar cover. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 42.50 USD
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