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Bidding Information
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
Physical
Description
   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.
          
Detailed
Description
   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.
          
Reference
Description
   Deinard 584; Singerman S469
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Polemics:    Checked
Other:    Literature
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica