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Lot #    13118
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 11:53:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Die Patriarchen: unsere Vorbilder
Title (Hebrew)    Homilien zu erbauender Belehrung für Israeliten
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Josef Salomon Pick
City    Prague
Publisher    Senders & Brandeis
Publication Date    1865
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 80 pp., 174:113 mm., wide margins, usual light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in contemporary half cloth boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   This volume is labeled: "Erstes Heft” [first booklet] and is a biography of our forefather Abraham. It includes bibliographical references. The book is dedicated to the author’s parents and begins with a poem in Hebrew entitled Mizmor LeTodah – a psalm of thanks. Pages 14-23 contain a lengthy poem entitled “Abraham.” R. Pick is also the author of Mashal u-melitsah, divre hakhamim ve-hidotam [a book of riddles].
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Bohemia
  
Subject
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica