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Lot #    17177
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 1:27:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Die Memoiren des Ascher Levy aus Reichshofen
Title (Hebrew)    ספר זכרונות של ר' אשר בר אליעזר הלוי ז'ל
Author    [Only Ed.] Asher ben Eliezer
City    Berlin
Publisher    Louis Lamm
Publication Date    1913
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 97, vii, 44 pp. 212:135 mm., nice margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, split.
          
Detailed
Description
   Title: Die Memoiren des Ascher Levy aus Reichshofen im Elsass (1598-1635):

This volume has both a German and a Hebrew title page. The German section has 97 pages, and the Hebrew section has 44. Pages i-vii contain an index to the German translation.

Asher ben Eliezer ha-Levy was a teacher, trader and scribe from Alsace who wrote down his paternal genealogy back to his great grandfather, an exile from Spain.(source: Fame and Secrecy: Leon Modena's Life as an Early Modern Autobiography Natalie Zemon Davis History and Theory, Vol. 27, No. 4, Beiheft 27: Essays in Jewish Historiography (Dec., 1988), pp. 103-118).

His memoir was translated into German and annotated by Moses Ginsburger (1865-1949), who wrote many books about the history of Jews. Some of his works include: Die Juden in Basel (Basel, 1909), Les Juifs de Horbourg (Paris, 1904), Les Juifs de Metz sous l'ancien régime (Paris, 1905) and many others.

          
Paragraph 2    של ר' אשר בר אליעזר הלוי ז"ל מק"ק רייכשהובן, משנת שנ"ח עד שצ"ד. עם הוספת גיסו ר' יונה בר שמחה כהן זלה"ה משנת שצ"ד עד תל"ה. הו"ל משה בן מאיר ילא"ט ממשפחת גינזבורג...
          
Reference
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   CD-EPI 0174776
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica