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Lot #    14151
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 11:45:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Die Psalmen
Author    [Only Ed. - Bible] Dr. Bernhard Koenigsberger
City    Frankfort am Main
Publisher    J. Kauffmann
Publication Date    1938
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. V, 184, 5, [1] pp., 181:125 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards.
   Psalms in a new German translation by Dr. Bernhard Koenigsberger (Barukh; 18661927), rabbi and scholar. Koenigsberger, who was born in Kattowitz, Upper Silesia, studied with B. H. Auerbach in Halberstadt and at the Berlin Rabbinical Seminary. From 1895 he served as rabbi in Pasewalk, Pomerania; from 1898 in Pleschen (Pleszew), Poznania, and from 1912 in Berlin. He edited the Monatsblaetter fuer die Vergangenheit und Gegenwart des Judentums (4 vols., 189091), and the weekly Jeschurun (190104). Apart from numerous contributions to Jewish and general periodicals, Koenigsberger's publications include: Quellen der Halachah (1890); Hiobstudien (1896); Fremdsprachliche Glossen bei juedischen Commentatoren (1896); a Passover Haggadah with German translation (1916); R. Ismael b. R. Jose (1902); and Oneg Shabbat (1913), notes on Bible and Talmud in Hebrew; he edited Sifrei Zuta (1894).
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica