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Lot #    10511
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 11:14:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    An Analytical Discussion regarding the Gumco Clamp
Title (Hebrew)    הערכת בקורת
Author    [Polemic - Only Ed.] Dr. Isaac B. Lefkovits
City    New York
Publisher    Shulsinger Bros.
Publication Date    1953
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 19 pp., 235:153 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound as published.
          
Detailed
Description
   Polemical attack on the use of a "cruel instrument" the Gumco Clamp as a substitute for the blade in circumcisions. The pamphlet describes the excessive pain and suffering incurred by this useless instrument, which takes a minimum of 2 minutes to operate verses a blade by a skilled mohel in seconds. A simultaneous edition in Hebrew, Yiddish, and English was also issued.

Title: An analytical discussion regarding the Gumco Clamp, the new apparatus for Circumcision, by Isaac B. Lefkovitz...

          
Paragraph 2    בדבר מכשיר חדש המסייע למוהל בעת עריכת ברית מילה.
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0145067
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Polemics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica