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Lot #    14126
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 11:33:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Neue Uebersetzung
Author    [Bible] Werner Carl Ludwig Ziegler
City    Leipzig
Publisher    Weidmannschen Buchhandlung
Publication Date    1791
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. xii, [2], 516 pp., 210:131 mm., wide margins, light age and damp staining, stamps, plates. A very good copy bound in contemporary marbled paper over boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Title: Neue Uebersetzung der Denksprüche Salomo's im Geist der Parallelen : mit einer vollständigen Einleitung, philologischen Erläuterungen und practischen Anmerkungen

A German translation of the Book of Proverbs, with commentaries by Werner Carl Ludwig Ziegler (1763-1809 ). The title page states that an introduction is included, as well as philological explanations.

The text is in German, but there is frequent use of Hebrew, as a Hebrew word will precede its German explanation. There is also some use of Arabic, Latin, and Greek. The translation itself is followed by three excursi.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica