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Lot #    20278
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 11:12:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Not und Hoffnung: Gedichtsammlung ...
Author    Joseph Feiner, Elias Gut, Theodor Rothschild
City    Leipzig
Publisher    Gustav Engle Verlag
Publication Date    1936
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 116 pp., 224:148 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
          
Paragraph 1    Full title: Not und Hoffnung: Gedichtsammlung für jüdische Schulen.

A collection of German poetry by Jewish authors for Jewish schools.

          
Detailed
Description
   The compilers of this collection of poetry were Joseph Feiner (1863-1938), Rektor in Hamburg, Elias Gut (1872-1942 ), a teacher from Frankfurt am Main and principal at a Jewish teachers' seminary and Theodor Rothschild (1876-1944). Rothschild was an author and a pedagogue who was particularly known for his work as director of the Jewish orphanage ”Wilhelmspflege” in Esslingen, where he accompanied these children through the period of National Socialism. Rothschild was deported to Theresienstadt in 1942. He died there in 1944 from a lung infection and malnutrition. Throughout his lifetime, memories of his native village were very important to Theodor Rothschild. He produced a lasting monument for the country´s Jewry, as well as for Buttenhausen itself, in the form of reading material he published for religious education lessons, some of which he even composed himself.
          
Reference
Description
   http://www.buttenhausen.de/em_rd_08.htm
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Poetry
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica