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Lot #    10881
Auction End Date    7/12/2005 11:20:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Ner ha-Ma'aravi
Title (Hebrew)    נר המערבי
Author    [Periodical - Polemic]
City    New York
Publisher    A. H. Rosenberg
Publication Date    1895
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 12 issues in 10; 222:144 mm., wide margins, usual age staining, some ff. misbound. A very good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
   Initial year run (v. 1-12) of Hebrew periodical of the Society for the Advancement of Hebrew Literature in America or The Ohole Shem Association. Within its pp. appear many of the illustrious writers of the final part of 19th century America: Judah Eisenstein (author of the encyclopedia and the Ozar series of books), Ephraim Deinard (bibliophile, polemicist, writer, etc...), M.M. Dolitsky (noted Hebrew writer), Nehemiah Lebovic (bibliophile, polemicist, writer, etc...), B.Z. Sarahson (noted Hebrew writer), and many others. The majority of the articles were never reprinted.
   Deinard 584; Singerman S469
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Polemics:    Checked
Other:    Literature
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica