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Lot #    8726
Auction End Date    12/7/2004 1:56:40 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Der auserstehung der Todten
Author    R. Jehuda Lebh
City    Bützow
Publication Date    1766
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   46 pp., 68:95 mm., crisp sheets. A very good copy bound in later boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Proofs that resurrection תחיית המתים is from the Torah by R. Jehuda Lebh, deputy and Jewish representative in Altstrelitz in the Duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. The full title is Die Auferstehung der Todten aus dem Gesetze Mosis Bewiesen. The author, R. Jehuda Lebh (Judah Löb) lived in Altstrelitz and later served as rabbi of Birnbaum, and then of Stockholm. The work was translated into German by Professor Tychsen. The volume begins with a forward from the translator (Borbericht des Uebersetzers). The title and several pages have decorative floral decorations and at the beginning of several sections are column wide vignettes. The text is in a single column in Fraktur. There is occasional Hebrew. Printed on heavy white paper. Although known this work appears to be rare, copies not being recorded in the collections of several major libraries.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Religion
  
Characteristic
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica