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Lot #    10457
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 10:19:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Festschrift zum 75 jährigen Bestehen der Realschul
Author    Israelitische Religionsgesellschaft zu Frankfurt
City    Frankfort am Main
Publisher    Hermon
Publication Date    1928
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [3], 176, pp. 59 ff., viii, [2] pp. 250:186 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound as published.
   Festchrift (Jubilee volume) on Jewish education in Germany celebrating the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Frankfurt am Main Realschule and Lyceum. The cover simply states that it is the Realschule mit Lyzeum der Israelitischen Religionsgesellschaft Frankfurt A. M. 1853-1928 (Six-form high school with Lyceum of the Jewish religious society, Frankfurt A. M. 1853-1928). The title page notes that this is the 75th anniversary festschrift. On the facing page is a portrait of R. Samson Raphael Hirsch, director from 1853-1875. There is a table of contents in two parts, A. Aufsätze (essays), and B. Tafeln (board of directors). The essays are a history of the last 25 years; the Jewish high school (jüdische höhere Schule); apologetics from the student director Dr. Elias Fink; Bernard Shaw from Prof. Dr. Josef Caro; Contributions on old Jewish-German everyday literature (Beiträge zur kenntnis der alten jüdische-deutschen Profanliteratur) by Dr. Meier Schüler; On the problems of Jewish symbolism (Zum Problem einer jüdischen Sybolik) by secondary school teacher Max Munk; on the initial plans to establish a Jewish school with daily instructions (Der erste Plan zur Gründung einer jüdischen Schule mit profanem Unterricht in der Franfurter Judengasse) by secondary school teacher Dr. Salomon Adler. There is a Hebrew section on the commentery Beit Behirah of the Meiri on tractate Hagigah by M. Lange. There are a small number of plates, one of a commemorative plaque honoring Frau Wilhelm Carl von Rothschild, and a portrait of Director Dr. Gerson Lange (1901-23). There is also a foldout with three facsimiles of a documents pertaining to the history of the school.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
History:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica