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Bidding Information
Lot #    12432
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 10:42:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Dat ve-Da'at (Religion un Wissenschaft)
Title (Hebrew)    דת ודעת (רעליגיאן און וויסענשאפט)
Author    [Only Ed.] H.Hirsh
City    New York
Publisher    Ner Tamid
Publication Date    [1924]?
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 6 v. in 1, 230:145 mm., light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in the original boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   The title page lists the author as B. Ts.(Bar Tzvi?)

The contents are: Toyreh un religyion; Der Id; Sakhar ve-'onesh; Meshieh's tsayten; Faran a G-t oyf der velt; Adam ha-'elyon.

An examination of the basic doctrines of the Jewish faith. Chapter titles: Torah and religion, with a translation of Borkhi Nafshi by R. Bachya b. Yosef ibn Pakuda/ Why is there a God in the world with a translation into Yiddish of a poem called Keter Malhut by Ibn Gabirol/ The superior Adam , with a translation into Yiddish of a selection from Haazinu/ Reward and Punishment, with a translation into Yiddish of a selection from the prophet Ezekiel/ The Jew, with a translation into Yiddish of a selection from the Mishneh Torah of Maimonides, and Messiah's times, with a translation into Yiddish of a selection from Isaiah.

H. Hirsh is also the author of a Yiddish commentary on the Song of Songs.

          
Reference
Description
   catalog of NYPL, catalog of JNUL
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Faith
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica