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Lot #    16553
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 12:11:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Bibel=und Talmudschatz
Title (Hebrew)    אוצר התורה והתלמוד
Author    [Only Ed.] J. H. Kohn
City    Pest (Budapest)
Publisher    Ghurian und Gebrüder Deutsch
Publication Date    1867
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. ii, 314 pp., tables, 230:155 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in recent boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Title: Bibel=und Talmudschatz: Die Propheten:. ein Familienbuch, lehrreich und erbauend für jeden Stand, besonders für Frauen und für die Jugend beiderlei Geschlechtes ...

This volume is the first of two volumes. It contains commentaries on the weekly Haftorah, starting with that of parashat Bereishis from the Book of Genesis through the end of the Book of Leviticus. The text is in German with an occasional word or phrase in Hebrew. Many editions of this title appeared, as it was reprinted many times in various cities and at various times.

The book also contains a few tables. The first is the month of Marchesvan from 1866 through 1890. It lists the secular year, and the days of the week and secular dates of Rosh Hodesh .The second table does the same for the month of Kislev, the third for the month of Teveth (through 1891), etc through the month of Nisan. Presumably, the second volume contains the same information for the remainder of the year.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica