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Lot #    14684
Auction End Date    6/13/2006 11:58:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Uebersetzung des Koheleth
Title (Hebrew)    nebst grammatisch exegetischem Commentar
Author    [Only Ed.] Moses Heinemann
City    Berlin
Publication Date    1831
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. viii, 132 pp., 186:116 mm., light age and damp staining, stamps, wide margins. A very good copy bound in later half cloth and marbled paper over boards. Rare - no copy major collections.
   A translation of Koheleth (Ecclesiastes) together with a grammatical, explanatory commentary by Moses Heinemann (1796-1850). The text is in German with frequent use of Hebrew words and phrases. The text is set up so that there is a line in the middle of most pages. The area above the line is dedicated to explaining the meanings of the actual words of the text of Koheleth. Below the line is an expansive discussion of the meaning of the text.

Heinemann was also the author of Religiöse Blüthen zur Beförderung frommer Gesinnungen (Berlin 1828), Elementarisches Unterrichts-Buch bei Erlernung der hebräischen Sprache (Berlin, 1830) and Wahrheiten (Berlin, 1858).

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