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Bidding Information
Lot #    17144
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 1:11:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    handbüchen biblischer Alterthümer
Author    [Bible]
City    Stuttgart
Publisher    Steinkopf
Publication Date    1854
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   viii, 325, [3] pp. octavo 165:107 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in later boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Explanatory biblical text to make the holy writings clear with accompanying illustrtations. The author of biblical geography and biblical natural history. At the bottom of the pages are prices for the book. There are two brief forwards and a table of contents. The handbook is divided into four basic parts, Das gelobte Land (the praiseworthy land); Das Gefetz Mose’s oder die zehen Gebote (the Decalogue); Das Königreich (the kingdom); and lastly on the Christian Bible. Each part is comprised of numerous chapters, for a total of 117 chapters. The text, in a single column in Fraktur, is accompanied by numerous copperplate illustrations, including biblical scenes, musical illustraions, alphabets, writing implements, ships, coins, the Jews in the dessert, women using a mortar, domestic scenes, homes and much more.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica