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Lot #    16960
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 11:39:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Pierwsza Wskrzeszona Mysl o Jsthieniu Boga
Author    [Only Ed. - Haskalah] Jacob Tugenhold
City    Warsaw
Publisher    Piotra Baryckiego
Publication Date    1840
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [30], 90 pp., 126:104 mm., light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Book on religion by Jacob Tugenhold (17941871), author and an early adherent of the Galician Haskalah. He was born near Cracow, Poland and graduated from the University of Breslau. In 1819 he founded a model school in Warsaw, which aroused the antagonism of the Orthodox teachers, and a year later was appointed governmental vice-censor of Hebrew books. He served as head of the governmental rabbinical seminary in Warsaw during its last years (185663). An author of many Polish books and pamphlets aimed at improving the lives of the Polish Jews, he also defended Judaism from hostile attacks.

Among his books are: Jerobaat (Pol. 1831), and the leaflet Koshet Imrei Emet ve-Shalom (1844), on the attitude of Judaism toward people of other faiths. Tugendhold also wrote a Polish-Hebrew catechism titled Ben-Yakkir (1834) and translated into Polish Behinat Olam (1846) by Jedaiah ha-Penini, Vindiciae Judaeorum (1831) by Manasseh Ben Israel, in defense of the Jews against the blood libel, M. Mendelssohn's Phaedon (1842), and other books.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Religion
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Polish, Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica