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Lot #    17191
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 1:34:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Moschiach
Author    [Only Ed.] Dr. T. Lewenstein
City    Zürich
Publisher    Jüdischer Volksschriftenverlag
Publication Date    [1953]
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. Portrait, 32 pp.,170:120 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   This volume is part of a series entitled Jüdische Volksbücherei, and it is labelled "Band 6". A study of the Jewish view of the Messiah by Dr. Tobias Lewenstein (1863-1953). The text is in German with frequent use of Hebrew words and phrases.

Dr. Lewenstein was born in Surinam. He studied at the Orthodox Rabbinical Seminary in Amsterdam and in Berlin and at Hilderscheimer's Rabbinical Seminary. He served as the Rabbi in Leeuwarden (Friesland), in Denmark and in Zurich. He is also the author of other books, including: Arukhat bat `ami : ein Weckruf im Exil : eine Predigt zu [parashat va-yehi t"r"n"a lf"k] (Berlin, 1891) and Prolegomena zu Moses ibn Esra's Buch der Tajnis (Halle, 1893).

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Switzerland
  
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Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica