Chelm: stories and scenes

These stories, of roughly 17th century origin, use the name of the real town of Chelm in Poland, to locate a body of folktales about a particular Jewish order of foolishness. With a wise silliness, Chelm’s creations, inhabitants, and adventures are told in pictures and words.

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