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Lot #    12652
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 12:30:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Die Taufe
Author    [Only Ed.] Gustav Levinstein
City    Berlin
Publisher    Franz Weber
Publication Date    1899
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 30 pp., 211:135 mm., wide margins, usual age staining. A very good copy bound as published.
          
Detailed
Description
   Gustav Levinstein, German manufacturer and writer; born in Berlin May, 1842. After graduating from the Köllnisches Gymnasium in Berlin he went to England, where he and his brothers founded an anilin-dye factory at Manchester. Returning to Berlin, he entered the university and studied philosophy. He owns factories in southern France, though living in Berlin. He has at various times taken up his pen in behalf of Judaism and Jewish rights. Of his works the following may be mentioned: "Wissenschaftlicher Antisemitismus," directed against Paulsen (Berlin, 1896); "Der Glaube Israels" (ib. 1896); "Die Taufe" (ib. 1899); "Professor Paulsen und die Judenfrage" (ib. 1897); "Die Forderung des Sonntag-Gottesdienstes: Antwort auf das Gutachten des Rabbinats und den Beschluss der Repräsentanten-Versammlung," in support of supplementary Sunday services (ib. 1898); "Ueber die Erlösung des Judenthums," against Benediktus Levita (ib. 1900); "Professor Ladenburg und der Unsterblichkeitsgedanke im Judenthum" (ib. 1904).
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica