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Lot #    13525
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 10:46:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Der Gestirndienst der alten Araber
Author    [Only Ed.] Dr. Fritz Hommel
City    Munich
Publisher    Hermann Lukaschik
Publication Date    1901
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [4], 32 pp., octavo, 200:140 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in later half cloth over boards.
   On biblical and ancient Arabic astrology by Dr. Fritz Hommel (1854-1936). The author was professor of Semnitic languages at the University of Munch at the time that this work was published. Approximately twenty five works, if not more, were authored by him, on Babylonian, Assyrian, and related subjects. This book is the result of a lecture for the Verein für jüdische Geschicte und Literatur in Berlin on December 5, 1899. It was given in memory of, and is dedicated to Franz Delitzch (4 March, 1890). This lecture encompasses the astrology and related fields in the ancient middle east. The volume concludes with an afterward dated November 12, 1900.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Other:    Astronomy
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica