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Lot #    12551
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 11:42:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Ve-ha-Mehapach
Title (Hebrew)    '
Author    [Zionism] [Aryeh Dov Ber Borenstein]
City    Berlin-Schöneberg
Publisher    Siegfried Scholem
Publication Date    1911
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [8], 262, [4] pp. 230:165 mm., light age staining, wide margins. A physically attractive volume, printed on heavy paper, with the original colorful wrappers, rebound in modern half-leather boards.
   Zionist work from A. Dob "" [Aryeh Dov Ber Borenstein]. There is a half-title page [Hebrew], a German title page, Das Vav Conversum von Aufleben des Volkes Israel im Lande seiner Urväter (reviving the Jewish people in the land of their fathers), and a Hebrew title page with essentially the same information. There is a decorative grey tone page with a portrait of Herzel, and several vignettes of varied scenes, from a Jew plowing the land, an altar, the Heichal with the menorah, angels, cannons, and an office with a map of Israel. The book is dedicated to Benjamin Zev (Theodore) Herzl, in which the author explains why he has hidden his name. There are several prefatory remarks, and an introduction, the text, is in a single column in square Hebrew letters, begins on p. 39. The book concludes with errata. The text is comprised of a large number of wide ranging subjects, among them interpretations of Shema, Psalms, Onkelos ha-Ger, and cleaving to the Shehinah.
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   CD-EPI 0114862
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Other:    Zionism
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica