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Lot #    10951
Auction End Date    7/12/2005 12:30:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Duda’e Issahar
Title (Hebrew)    דודאי יששכר
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Ber b. Abraham Bing
City    Wuerzburg
Publisher    Franciscus Ernestus Nitribbitt
Publication Date    1821
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 34 pp., 172:104 mm., light age staining, wide margins, old hand. A very good copy bound in later half vellum and marbled paper boards, corners tipped in. Rare - no copy in most major collections.
Paragraph 1    The only Hebrew book printed in this city.
   Poetry by Ber Bing, the son of R. Abraham, renowned talmudist (b. 1752) and Rabbi of Wuerzburg, Bavaria, where he had been chief rabbi from 1798 to 1839. Before officiating at Würzburg, he was rabbi at Heidingsfeld, Bavaria. Bing was a pupil of Nathan Adler of Frankfort, and belonged to the old orthodox school which admitted no innovations in religious matters, even in externals. A decided opponent of the reform movement, he declared it to be the duty of every orthodox Jew to refuse to go to the temples of the reformers. He was director of a large yeshibah and had a great reputation as a Talmudist. Among the Talmudic works which he left at his death, only the glosses on the Shulhan 'Aruk, Orah Hayyim, have been printed, these bearing the title, "Zikron Abraham" (Presburg, 1892, edited by lsaac Bamberger).
Paragraph 2    מאת בער בן הרב מהור"ר אברהם בינג נר"ו אב"ד דק"ק ווירצבורג ... ספר עברי היחיד שנדפס בווירצבורג.
   CD-EPI 0112642; Vin 1; Zedner p. 152; EJ
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Other:    Poetry
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica