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Lot #    12739
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 1:14:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Agudath Perachim 'Blüthenstrauss'
Title (Hebrew)    אגודת פרחים
Author    [Only Ed.] Jachanan S. Wittkower
City    Altona
Publisher    (Gebrueder Bonn)
Publication Date    1880
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. xl, 340 pp., 227:149 mm., wide margins, light ag estaining. A very good copy bound in later cloth boards, paper title wrapper bound in.
          
Detailed
Description
   A volume of poetry, parables, epigrams, etc. in Hebrew and German by Jachanan S. Wittkower who compiled, edited and translated the selections. The book is divided into sections: 1-פרחי לבנון או שירי מוסר (poems of mussar [moral teaching]).2-פרחי נעמנים (Holy sayings from the sages of the Talmud and the Midrash/Proverbs.) 3- פרקי שעשועים (Epigrams) 4-שירי העתים (songs/poems for specific occasions). After page 256 there is an additional title page for additions to Agudath Perachim, dated Altona 5638 (1878). This is followed by 3 pages of indices, and then section 5 פרקי תמרורים (inscriptions on memorial stones). The last section is not numbered. It is entitled פרקי מלאים (more epigrams). J.S. Wittkower was also the author of Zur Vermählungs-Feier, a book of occasional poetry.

Added Title: Agudath Perachim "Blüthenstrauss," Anthologie deutscher und hebräischer Gedichte für Geist und herz; übersetzungen und originale.

          
Paragraph 2    קבצת שירים שונים, משלים קצרים ומאמרים קטנים ... מתרגמים ומחברים על ידי יוחנן במש"ז וויטטקאווער ...

ל"נספחות" שער מיוחד ובו התאריך: 5638 [תרל"ח]. עברית וגרמנית. הסכמות חלקן עברית וחלקן גרמנית

          
Reference
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   CD-EPI 0130868
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Literature
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica