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Bidding Information
Lot #    8933
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 12:15:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Deborah, Vol. 2-3
Author    [Women - Periodical]
City    Cincinnati
Publication Date    1855-57
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Two volumes, 424; 416 pp., 273:197 mm., usual age staining. A very good copy bound in modern cloth boards. Only one complete set recorded.
          
Detailed
Description
   In 1854 Isaac Mayer Wise founded The Israelite in Cincinnati (after 1874 The American Israelite), which one year later added a German-language supplement called Deborah. The most important German Jewish publication of its time, Deborah appeared until 1903, first as a weekly and subsequently as a monthly. The shifting nature of its contents during this period can be read in the changing subtitle on its masthead: originally Gewidmet den Toechtern Israels ("Dedicated to the Daughters of Israel"), it next became Juedisch-Amerikanische Familien Zeitung ("Jewish American Family Paper"), then Allgemeine Zeitung des amerikanischen Judentums ("General Newspaper of American Jewry"), and finally Eine deutsch-amerikanische Monatsschrift zur Foerderung juedischer Interessen in Gemeinde, Schule und Haus ("A German-American Monthly Magazine for the Advancement of Jewish Interests in the Community, School and Home").
          
Reference
Description
   Singerman S413; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Reform:    Checked
Other:    Women
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica