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Lot #    8544
Auction End Date    12/7/2004 10:48:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Dass Jehudis
Title (Hebrew)    דת יהודית
Author    [Only Ed.] Nathan ben Naphtali ha-Levi Eschwege
City    Frankfort am Main/Mainz
Publisher    J. Kaufmann/Joh. Wirth
Publication Date    1898
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [3], iv, [1], 33, [1] pp., 185:118 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Instructional material, laws and prayers, for Jewish youth. The title page states that it is to “teach knowledge” (Isaiah 28:9) to Jewish children to, “keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment” (Genesis 18:19), collected and written by the youth, Nathan ben Naphtali ha-Levi Eschwege, who is a teacher in Hochberg. This text is repeated below in German. The verso of the title page has a dedication to the author’s father, R. Naphtali ben Shimon ha-Levi, who was a teacher in Karboch and to his mother Leah ben Asher. Next is an approbation from R. Seligman Framan and below, in German, from Rabbi Dr. Plato, director of the Seminary in Hochberg. A table of contents follows, a forward in Yiddish, and then the text which addresses the fundamentals of Judaism. It begins with the unity and love of the Lord, the ten commandments, the thirteen ikkarim of Maimonides, and the reward of mitzvot. Among the contents are also how to arise in the morning, morning prayers, the holiness of Shabbat, prohibition of work on Shabbat, preparing for Shabbat, a discussion of the festivals, and the laws of zizit. The text is set in a single column in square letters, and written in a clear lucid Hebrew.

Latin t.p.: Religionsbuch fuer juedische Knaben. herausgegeben von Hauptlehrer N. Eschwege ... in ... Hoechberg ...

          
Paragraph 2    יורה דעה לילדי בני ישראל לשמור דרך יי לעשות צדקה ומשפט ... [מאת] נתן בן מהור"ר נפתלי הלוי זצוק"ל עשוועגע, מלמד בבהמ"ד פה האכבערג ...

הסכמות: ר' זעליגמאן פראמם, פראנקפורט דמאין, סיון, תרנ"ז; ד"ר פלאטו, קולוניה, 31.5.1897 [ההסכמה האחרונה בגרמנית].

          
Reference
Description
   BE daled 1410; CD-EPI 0112117
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Education
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica