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Lot #    13489
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 10:28:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Die Pfade der Gerechten.
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Only Ed.] Hendel Adler
City    Kolmea
Publisher    J. Bruk
Publication Date    1899
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 152, [2] pp., octavo, 225:150 mm., wide margins, usual age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in later paper wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   Ethical work by Hendel Adler. Except for the title and one paragraph on the title page and the headings on the chapter title pages the text is in German. Die Pfade der Gerechten (The path of the Righteous) is ein ethisches Werk zur Beleuctungh und Veredlung der menschichen Eigenschaften (an ethical work for enlightening and improving a persons character). Die Pfade der Gerechten, as the title suggests, is based and is an annotated translation of Rabbenu Jonahs Orhot Zaddikim. It is dedicated to Wilhelm Karl baron von Rothschild, Frankfort am. Main. There are forwards from the author, and the chapters, which include die Pforte der Hochmuths (arrogance), Bescheidenheit (humility), die Schamhaftigkeit (shame), Frechheit (insolence) and others.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
Other:    Ethics
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica