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Bidding Information
Lot #    13140
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 12:04:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Dogmatisch-historische Beleuchtung
Title (Hebrew)    des alten Judenthums
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Aaron Günzburg
City    Prague
Publisher    M. I. Landau
Publication Date    1846
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [6], viii, 84 pp., 216:138 mm., wide margins, light age staining, original paper wrappers bound in, stamps. A very good copy bound in contemporary half cloth boards. Rare - WorldCat lists only two copies.
          
Detailed
Description
   A volume on Judaism by R. Aaron Günzburg, Rabbi and preacher from Lobochwitz in Böhmen. The book is dedicated to Sir Moses Montefiore, who is identified with the title "F.R.S. High Sheriff for the County of Kent etc. etc." , and the first 4 pages consist of an extended address to Sir Montefiore. These 4 pages end with statement directly to Sir Montefiore: Sir – each genuine Israelite is proud to call himself your "brother in faith", and therefore I think it the best luck in my life… in the name of all the brothers in faith…
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Bohemia
  
Subject
Other:    Judaism
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica