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Bidding Information
Lot #    14036
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 10:48:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Moreh derech
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    R. L. Hörter
City    Berlin
Publisher    M. Poppelauer
Publication Date    1907
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Enlarged edition. viii, 107, [1] pp., illus., music, 232:159 mm., wide margins, usual age staining, gild edges, stamps, plates. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Title: Moreh derech: Leitfaden zur Vorbereitung für die Barmizwah

This is a manual for preparation for Bar Mitzvah by R. L. Hörter, who was the director of the Beth Zion religious school. The book is divided in chapters dealing with subjects such as tallith and tefillin, mezuzah, the reading of the Torah, the blessings for the Haftorah, the grace after meals and a basic Hebrew word list. It also includes a calendar for the years 1890 through 1950. The final section is musical notation for reading the Torah and the Haftorah.

The title page indicates that Dr. U. Garbatti and Jos. Fenerring were responsible for getting this larger and improved edition published.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Childrens Literature:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica