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Lot #    15183
Auction End Date    7/18/2006 12:09:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Hebrew Grammar for Arabic-speaking Jews
Title (Hebrew)    ספר תלמוד שפת עברית
Author    [Only Ed.] Abraham Kestin
City    Alexandria, Egypt
Publisher    Defus Mizrahi
Publication Date    1896
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. IV, 140 pp. 225:165 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
   A textbook for learning Hebrew language and grammar for Arabic speaking Jews. The text is partially vowelized. Some selections are shown opposite a column of Judeo-Arabic translation. The dedication page reads: "This book shall be an Everlasting Memorial before the L-rd, of the Committee of the Friends of Israel in Scotland; by whose agency this book was published."

Abraham Kestin was a correspondent for HaMagid.

Paragraph 2    לנערי בני ישראל הדרים בארצות הקדם ומדברים בלשון ערבי, מאת אברהם קעסטין. כתאב תעלים אללג'ת אלעבראניה ... לאגל תעלים אבנא אלטאיפת אלאסראליה אלכאינה בבלאד אלשרק ונאטקין באל לג'ת אל ערביה. בשנת הש'מע לאזנ'יך מה ש'יו'צא מפיך
   CD-EPI 0164770
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Egypt
Other:    Grammar
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Arabic
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica