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Bidding Information
Lot #    17327
Auction End Date    3/13/2007 12:00:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Moral and religious guide
Author    [Only Ed.] Moritz Davidsohn
City    London
Publisher    Houlston and Stoneman
Publication Date    1855
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. XII, 180 pp., 175:118 mm., nice margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Moral and religious guide, based on the principle of universal brotherhood, especially intended for Jewish schools and families. Little is know of the author who wrote this work in Victorian London.

The book contains 121 sections each discusses an area of religion and its observance. Topics include the Decalogue or Ten Commandments (p. 15), the fundamental articles of the Mosaic religion (p. 51), Jewish festivals and fastdays(p. 80 ), worship, thanksgivings, supplications - its nature and tendency (p. 100), duties towards G-d - usury, shalt, enjoins (p. 129), matrimonial duties (p. 148).

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
England:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Ethics
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica