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Lot #    13980
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 10:21:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Leitfaden für den unterricht in der Israelitischen
Author    [Only Ed.] Dr. Elias Benedict Cahn
City    Mainz
Publisher    Victor V. Zabern
Publication Date    1850
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. viii, 96 pp., octavo, 184:115 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps. A very good copy not bound.
   Introductory manual on Judaism by Dr. Elias Benedict Cahn. This is exporessed in the title, Leitfaden für den unterricht in der Israelitischen religion (Manual for instruction (teaching) the Jewish religion). Dr. Cahn is identified as Rabbinatsverweser in Mainz. There is a forward from the author, a table of contents, and the text, set in a single column in fraktur. Leitfaden für den unterricht in der Israelitischen religion is in two parts, Von Gott and Vom Menschen, each subdivided. The first part consists of Wollkommenheit des Kraft and Wollkommenheit des Willens (Perfection of Strength and Perfection of Faith). The second part has sixteen sections, among them Wesen des Meschen (nature of the person); Bestimmung des Meschen (definition of a person); heilkeit in Beziehung auf Gott (holiness in relation to God); Wahrhaftigkeit (truthfulness); Selbstliebe (self love); concluding with Gebete vor und nach dem Unterricht (Prayers for before and after the lessons).
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Other:    Religion
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica