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Lot #    13399
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 2:11:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Saggio D' Eloquenza Ebrea
Author    [First Ed.] R. Hanania Elhanan Coen
City    Reggio
Publisher    Preesso la Societa
Publication Date    1818
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. VI, 54, [2] pp., 185:119 mm., light age staining. A near fine copy bound in the original paper wrappers. Rare - no sale record in ABPC.
          
Paragraph 1    Early Reggio Hebrew imprint.
          
Detailed
Description
   Saggio D' Eloquenza Ebrea esposto in lezioni practiche dal Rabbino Anania Coen, Per istruzione de' suoi Alunni, parte prima, della prosa scritturale.

Hanania Elhanan Coen (17511834), Italian rabbi, scholar, and author was born in Reggio Emilia, he studied under the greatest Italian rabbis of his day. Coen taught and served as rabbi in several communities until 1825 when he became rabbi of Florence, a post he held until his death. He wrote extensively, and his work included poetry, linguistic and biblical studies, and textbooks. His two books on the Hebrew poetry of his time, Zemirot Yisrael ("Songs of Israel," Leghorn, 1793) and Ru'ah Hadashah ("A New Spirit," Reggio, 1822) were among the first works written on this subject.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Italian, Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica