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Lot #    12840
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 2:04:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Kanzelreden
Author    [Only Ed.] David Feuchtwang
City    Frankfort am Main
Publisher    J. Kauffmann
Publication Date    1899
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [4], 218 pp., 205:138 mm., light age staining, nice margins, stamps. A very good copy bound in contemporary half cloth and marbled paper boards, rubbed.
   David Feuchtwang (18641936), rabbi and scholar. After studying in Vienna and Berlin, Feuchtwang succeeded his father Meir as rabbi in Mikulov , Moravia, in 1892. In 1903 he became rabbi in Vienna and succeeded H. P. Chajes as chief rabbi (1927). Feuchtwang contributed numerous articles to both Jewish and non-Jewish scholarly journals. Among his published work are: Nachum im Lichte der Assyriologie (1888); Das Wasseropfer und die damit verbundenen Zeremonien (1911); Der Tierkreis in der Tradition und im synagogalen Ritus (1913); Studien zum Buche Ruth (1925). He also wrote a study of the Hebrew tombstone inscriptions of Mikulov. Several volumes of his sermons and lectures were published.
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica