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Bidding Information
Lot #    12870
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 2:19:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Hauptleheren der Mosaischen Religion
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Abraham Bing
City    Wurzburg
Publisher    J. M. Richter
Publication Date    5621(1861)
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 76 pp., 152:101 mm., wide margins, usual light age and damp staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in contemporary half cloth and marbled paper boards, rubbed. Rare - no copy in most major collections.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Abraham Bing, renowned talmudist German rabbi and Talmudist; born in 1752 at Frankfort-on-the-Main; died in 1841 at Würzburg, Bavaria, where he had been chief rabbi until his resignation at the beginning of 1839. Before officiating at Würzburg, he was rabbi at Heidingsfeld, Bavaria. Bing was a pupil of R. Nathan Adler of Frankfort, and belonged to the old orthodox school which admitted no innovations in religious matters, even in externals. A decided opponent of the reform movement, he declared it to be the duty of every orthodox Jew to refuse to go to the temples of the reformers. He was director of a large yeshiva and had a great reputation as a Talmudist. Among the Talmudic works which he left at his death, only the glosses on the Shulhan 'Aruk, Orah Hayyim, have been printed, these bearing the title, "Zikron Abraham" (Presburg, 1892, edited by lsaac Bamberger).
          
Reference
Description
   Winter and Wünsche, Jüdische Litteratur, iii. 762; Nathan Bamberger, Rabbiner Seligmann Bär Bamberger, p. 8; EJ; JE
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Religion
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica