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Lot #    19434
Auction End Date    11/13/2007 12:34:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Der alte Grenadier
Title (Hebrew)    Die fidelen lten
Author    [Only Ed.] Salomon Kohn
City    Berlin
Publisher    Siegfried Sronbach
Publication Date    1893
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [4], 4-162 pp., 174:114 mm., light age staining. A good copy bound in contemporary boards.
   Salomon Kohn (18251904), Prague German-language novelist. Despite their illogical plots, his books were avidly read, frequently reprinted, and translated into many languages. As he signed his books S. K. only, he later had difficulty in establishing his copyright. His first short story Kaddisch vor Kol Nidre was published in Wolf Pascheles' Sippurim in 1847. His most famous work was the novel Gabriel (1854), set in the period of the Thirty-Years' War. His Prager Ghettobilder (1884) and Neue Ghettobilder (1886) are valuable documents on Jewish life in 18th- and 19th-century Prague. A strictly observant Jew, he was a member of the board of the Prague community for 40 years.
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Other:    Literature
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica