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Lot #    16733
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 1:39:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Die Wiener Rabbinen
Author    [Only Ed.] Dr. Isaac Gastfreund
City    Vienna
Publisher    Commission bei Alfred Hölder
Publication Date    1879
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 120 pp., 128:151 mm., wide margins, light age and damp staining, stamps, plates. A very good copy bound in contemporary half cloth and marbled paper boards, rubbed.
   Title: Die Wiener Rabbinen seit den ältesten Zeiten bis auf die Gegenwart : kritisch-historisch nach den Quellen bearbeitet.

A history of the Rabbis of Vienna by Dr. Isaac Gastfreund (1845-1884). He was a Galician rabbinical scholar. He was the author of "Toledot Rabbi 'Akibah," a biography of the tanna Akiba b. Joseph (Lemberg, 1871; see "Ha-Shahar," ii. 399-400), and of the German work "Mohamed nach Talmud und Midrash" (issued in parts, Berlin, 1875; Vienna, 1877-80; see Sprenger in "Z. D. M. G." xxix. 654-659). He also wrote in Hebrew a biography of the Königswarter family entitled "Toledot Bet Königswarter" (Vienna, 1877); "Anshe Shem," biographies of Jonathan Eybeschütz and Solomon Munk (Lyck, 1879); and "Toledot Yellinek," a biography of Adolph Jellinek (Brody, 1880).

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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Austria
History:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
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