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Lot #    7313
Auction End Date    6/8/2004 10:38:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Thabor
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    R. Joseph Nobel
City    Frankfort am Main
Publisher    J. Kauffmann
Publication Date    1899
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. vi, [2], 352 pp., 215:135 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth boards.
   Collection of sermons and derashot on Haftarot for the entire year by R. Joseph Nobel. The full title is Thabor: betrachtungen über die Haftaras vom ganzen Jahre. The title page has the verse Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in your name (Psalms 89:13) in both Hebrew and German and informs that R. Nobel was rabbi in Halberstadt. There is a dedication to R. Israel (sic) Hildesheimer (1820-99), an introduction, and the text, which is entirely in Fraktor, excepting occasional Hebrew phrases. The text covers the Haftarot for the entire year, including festivals.

R. Nobel was a prolific writer. Among his other titles are Hermon, versuche über Israels ebensideen im geiste des agadischen schriftthums (Frankfurt a. M., 1892); Sinai: der Pentateuch (Halberstadt, c. 1900); Kasualreden (Leipzig, 1904); Perlen aus Bibel und Talmud: aphoristisch aneinander gereiht (Fortsetzung des "Hermon") (Mainz, 1906); Libanon. Exegetisch-homiletischer Kommentar zu den Psalmen (Halberstadt, 1911);

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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica