Call It Sleep | by Henry Roth |

Call It Sleep | by Henry Roth |


The novel by Henry Roth
With 48 images by various photographers

Signed by the author

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Although written in English, this realistic portrayal of immigrant life in New York City mixes the language of the streets with the Yiddish of the home, while using Hebrew to convey mystic aspects of Judaism. Illustrated with photographs taken in and around NYC between 1907 and 1913, the period of the novel, reproduced by duotone offset lithography.

Production Details 

  • Edition of 300 numbered copies for sale

  • Octavo, 10 ¼ by 7 inches, 482 pages

  • Bound with a dark green leather spine and printed cloth sides, in a slipcase

  • Arion Press publication #45, 1995

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