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Lot #    13428
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 2:25:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Luach Ha-Ïttim
Title (Hebrew)    לוח העתים
Author    [Only Ed.] Hch. Schlesinger
City    Creuznach
Publisher    Im Selbstverlage des Verfassers
Publication Date    1861
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. viii, 211, [4] pp., 210:132 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in later half cloth and marbled paper over boards, rubbed.
   Title: Zeittafel der biblischen und nachbiblischen Geschichter der Juden von der Erschaffung der Welt bis zum jahre 5560, (dem Anfange des 19. jahrhunderts üblicher Zeitrechnung).

A chronology of the Jewish people from the beginning of the world until the year 5560 (which is equivalent to 1800). The text is entirely in German, with the secular and Hebrew dates on opposite sides of the page. The pages following page 211 contain: 1) words of praise for the work, 2) an afterword by the author 3) a list of printing errors and 4) 6 pictures of soldiers in various poses.

The author also wrote Chronologisches Handbuch zur Geschichte der Juden mit kurz gefasster Darstellung der wichtigste (Berlin, 1872).

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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
History:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica