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Lot #    19743
Auction End Date    1/8/2008 12:28:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Esther und Purim: in geschichtlicher Beleuchtung
Author    R. Dr. Siegmund Jampel
City    Berlin
Publication Date    1922
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   27 pp., 207:134 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound as issued.
   A volume on the Biblical Book of Esther and the story of Purim. R. Dr. Jampel (1874-1934) is also the author of a number of other books, including: Die Beurteilung des Estherbuches und des Purimfestes bei den judischen Gesetzeslehrern der nachalttestamentlichen Zeit (Pressburg, 1905), Das Buch Esther auf seine Geschichtlichkeit kritisch untersucht (Frankfurt am Main, 1907) and others. He was the Rabbi in Schwedt, a city in Brandenburg, Germany. It is the largest city of the district Uckermark near the Oder river at the border to Poland. Schwedt is an industrial city at the edge of the Lower Oder Valley. The Lower Oder Valley is a National park at the Polish border. Schwedt has one of the largest oil refineries (PCK Raffinerie GmbH) of Germany and is the largest location of paper industry in Germany.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
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