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Lot #    13068
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 11:55:45 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    La Bibbia e la Scienza ossis Il Culto Israelitico
Author    [Only Ed.] Professor Daniele Pergola
City    Torino
Publisher    Vincenzo Bona
Publication Date    1880
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [2], 97, [1] pp. plus wrappers, 206:135 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   A Jewish perspective on the relationship between the Bible and science in Italian from Professor Daniele Pergola. There is a half-title page and a full title page, the latter describing it as La Bibbia e la Scienza ossia Il Culto Israelitico nelle sue Origini e nelle sue Vicende (The Bible and Science: that is, the Jewish Cult, its Origins and its Vicissitudes). Prof. Pergola is described as Professore Approvato in Lettere Italiane, Lingua Francese e Liongua Inglese Allevio del Collegio Rabbinico di Livorno, that is, professor of languages at the Rabbinical College in Livorno (Leghorn). There is an introduction from the author and then the text, which begins with a quote from Dante. La Bibbia e la Scienza is comprised of twenty-six chapters and concludes with errata. Among Prof. Pergola’s other works are La Religione universale conciliabile con tutti i culti e il sacerdozio (1879) and Difesa personale ossia risposta ad una sfuriata rabbinica (Turin, 1880). La Bibbia e la Scienza comes with its original wrappers.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Religion
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Italian
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica