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Lot #    14683
Auction End Date    6/13/2006 11:57:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Das Geschichtliche der Bibel
Title (Hebrew)    mit moralischen Anmerkungen
Author    [Only Ed.] Heimann Schwabacher
City    Feurth
Publisher    Gedruckt bei Wolfhardts seel.
Publication Date    1822-1826
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 2v. in 1 (154, 140 pp.), 171:110 mm., light age and damp staining, stamps, wide margins. A very good copy bound in contemporary marbled paper over boards. Rare - no copy major collections.
   A volume of Biblical history (including a retelling of many Bible stories), with moral notes by Heimann Schwabacher. It is designated on the title page as a work for more mature youth.

The author is also known as Hayyim Hirsch Schwabacher, and is listed as the translator of Behinot Olam by Jedaiah ben Abraham Bedersi and also of Olelot Ha-Bohen (by the same author). These are both works on ethics, and in both the German translation is transliterated using Hebrew letters. He also wrote a book in Yiddish on ethics, entitled Keren Tushiya (Fuerth, 1817)

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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
History:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica