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Lot #    13627
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 11:37:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Michael Levy's Gesammelte Aufsatze
Author    [Only Ed.] Dr. Adolf Lewin
City    Breslau
Publisher    Albert Clar
Publication Date    1880
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. VI, 50 pp., 199:124 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in later half cloth and marbled paper over boards, rubbed.
   Dr. Adolf Lewin (18431910), German rabbi and historian. Lewin, who was born in Pinne, Prussian Posen, studied in Breslau at the Jewish theological seminary and at the university there, obtaining his doctorate for the thesis Die Makkabaeische Erhebung (1870). He served as rabbi at Koschmin (from 1872), Coblenz (1878), and Freiburg im Breisgau (from 1885). Among Lewin's works are a prize-winning essay, "Die Religionsdisputation R. Jechiel von Paris..." (in MGWJ, 18, 1869); Juden in Freiburg im Breisgau (1890); and Geschichte der badischen Juden (1909). He contributed the section on the historical, geographical, and travel literature of the Jews in the rabbinic period to Jakob Winter and August Wuensche's well-known handbook Die juedische Literatur seit Abschluss des Kanons (in: 3, 1896, 287473). In his many articles and book reviews for Jewish papers and periodicals, Lewin dealt with Jewish-Christian relations and anti-Semitism as well as with miscellaneous historical subjects.
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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