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Lot #    17002
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 12:00:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Praktische Aufgaben
Title (Hebrew)    מתק שפתים
Author    J. M. Japhet
City    Frankfort am Main
Publisher    J. Kauffmann
Publication Date    1868
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Second edition. vi, 115 pp., octavo, 195:127 mm., nice margins, usual age staining. A good copy loose in contemporary boards, rubbed.
   Hebrew grammar for German students by J. M. Japhet. It has a Hebrew title and the majority of the text is exercises in Hebrew. Nevertheless, the book reads from left to write. The ftitle page describes it as Praktische Aufgaben zum Gebrauche beim Unterrichte in der hebräischen Sprache (Practical exercises for instruction in the Hebrew language). There is a forward from the author dated Tamuz, 5628 (1868) and a table of contents listing forty-four lessons plus errata. The instructions are in German in Fraktur but the extensive exercises are in Hebrew. J. M. Japhet was a pedagogue in the Realschule der Israelitischen Religionsgesellschaft in Frankfort-on-the-Main, established by Samson Raphael Hirsch.
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Language:    German, Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica