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Bidding Information
Lot #    14622
Auction End Date    6/13/2006 11:27:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    The Poetry of the Talmud
Author    [Only Ed.] Simon Sekles
City    New York
Publisher    Simon Sekles
Publication Date    1880
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. ix, 146 pp., 8vo., 230:145 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps. A good copy bound in the original cloth boards, rubbed on edges.
          
Detailed
Description
   "In the present volume, the author introduces the reader to fragments of Oriental poetry, scattered through the pages of Talmudical literature. He has collected some of the proverbs, hymns, songs, and parables...", from the introduction. The work is entirely in English except for an appendix of passages quoted form the Talmud.
          
Reference
Description
   Singerman 2950; Deinard 804; Hebrew Printing in America 1018
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Talmud
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English, Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica