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Lot #    13848
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 1:34:12 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Das Alte in dem Neuen
Author    [Only Ed.] Dr. Jacob Hamburger
City    Neustrelitz
Publisher    G. Branewitz
Publication Date    1863
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 16 pp., 200:130 mm., light age staining, nice margins, stamps, plate. A very good copy bound in later half cloth and marbled paper over boards. Rare - no copy in major collections.
   Homily by Dr. Jacob Hamburger (18261911), German rabbi and scholar. Hamburger, who was born in Loslaw (Wodzislaw, Poland), served as rabbi in Neustadt (near Pinne, Poland) and Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Prussia). His most important work was his two-volume Real-Encyklopaedie fuer Bibel und Talmud, the first such work ever published in the German language (187483) dealing with the Bible and Talmud respectively. This he later extended into a three-volume Real-Encyklopaedie des Judentums (18741900, 1904053), the third volume dealing with post-talmudic Judaism. Hamburger also began to write Geist der Hagada, an alphabetical anthology of talmudic and midrashic sayings, but only completed the letter A (1857). He also contributed the section on the Karaites and other matters to Winter and Wuensche's standard work on post-biblical literature, Juedische Litteratur seit Abschluss des Kanons (189496).
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica