Binding is black cloth hardcover. Pages are tight and clean. No structural damage to binding or hinges. There is light shelfwear and rubbing to the boards. DJ is not clipped and the spine has darkened. Also has some creases/rubbing to edges. Bookstore stamp on ffep. 343 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1951. ISBN: 0. The story of an isolated region along the Vistula in Poland in the years following the retreat of Napoleon's armies. A story of man's search for God, it presents Sholem Asch at his most deeply understanding. This version is as the author wrote it, with all its flavor, approximately one-fifth longer than before, completely reset, revised, and restored.