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Lot #    12837
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 2:03:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Predigt
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Solomon Cohn
City    Berlin
Publisher    H. S. Hermann
Publication Date    1880
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 15 pp., 201:131 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in contemproary half cloth and marbled paper boards.
   R. Solomon Cohn, German rabbi; born at Zülz, Prussian Silesia, March 24, 1822; died in Breslau Sept. 22, 1902. He was a grandson of Rabbi Meshullam Solomon Cohn of Fürth. Solomon Cohn attended the yeshibah at Presburg for a short time, and then the gymnasium and university at Breslau. At the latter institution he studied Oriental languages and philosophy, and received the degree of Ph.D. In 1847 Cohn was called as rabbi to Oppeln, then to Maestricht, Schwerin, and in 1876 to Berlin; he retired in 1894 to Breslau. Cohn married the eldest daughter of the chief rabbi Ettlinger of Altona, who often mentions him in his responsa, "Binyan Zion." From 1878 to 1894 he lectured on homiletics at the Orthodox rabbinical seminary of Berlin.
   Löwenstein, Blätter für Jüd. Gesch. und Literatur, 1902, p. 46; JE
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica