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Lot #    21896
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 11:02:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Masa Kolumbus, o, Galut ha-Arets ha-Hadashah
Title (Hebrew)    מסע קולומבוס
Author    Joachim Heinrich Campe
City    Warsaw
Publisher    Moses Aryeh Glick
Publication Date    1883
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   144 pp. octavo 193:110 mm., usual age staining. A good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Hebrew edition of the immensely popular Entdeckung von Amerika (Discovery of America) by Joachim Heinrich Campe and translated by Mordecai Aaron Guenzburg. Here, abridged in twelve chapters, is Campe’s retelling of the discovery of America.

Joachim Heinrich Campe (1746-1818) was a German educationist. Born at Deensen in Brunswick in 1746. He studied theology at the university of Halle, and after acting for some time as chaplain at Potsdam, he accepted a post as director of studies in the Philanthropin at Dessau (see Basedow). He soon after set up an educational establishment of his own at Trittow, near Hamburg, which he was obliged to give up to one of his assistants within a few years, in consequence of feeble health. In 1787 he proceeded to Brunswick as counsellor of education, and purchased the Schulbuchhandlung, which under his direction became a most prosperous business. He died in 1818. His numerous educational works were widely used throughout Germany. Among the most popular were the Kleine Kinderbibliothek (11th ed., 1815); Robinson der Jiingere (59 th ed., 1861), translated into English and into nearly every European language; and Sammtliche Kinderand Jugendschriften, 37 vols.

          
Paragraph 2    או גלות הארץ החדשה על ידי קריסטאף קאלומבוס

בטופס שראינו חסר השער. שוחזר על פי ש' ווינר, קהלת משה, עמ' 240 מס' 1953, ועל פי השערים של הוצאות 1885, 1892, שהן ד"ס של ההוצאה הנוכחית. עם ההסכמה ו"קול נהי" מהוצאת ווילנא תקפ"ג. ההוצאה הראשונה יצאה בשם "גלות הארץ החדשה".

          
Reference
Description
   BE gimel 305; CD-EPI 0161517
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica