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Bidding Information
Lot #    20283
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 11:15:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Moreh Sefat Kodesh
Title (Hebrew)    מורה שפת קדש
Author    [Periodical] R. Hayyim Kaltar
City    Warsaw
Publisher    R. Hayyim Kaltar
Publication Date    1890-91
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Nine issues, octavo 180:122 mm., usual age staining. Very good copies bound with the original wrappers in contemporary boards, rubbed and split.
   Nine issues of a privately published Yiddish journal by R. R. Hayyim Kaltar. Each issue, with its original wrappers, each a different color, covering a variety of topics, but emphasizing the Hebrew language and grammar. The verso of the covers have introductory remarks followed by the text in vocalized square Hebrew letters. The first issue for example, has daily lessons on Hebrew grammar, practical halakhah, bilingual Hebrew-Yiddish explanations Mikra Meforush (in two columns). These readings and exercises are arranged on a daily basis, so that the final issue concludes with day sixty-two. It is not known if any additional issues were published.
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Other:    Periodical
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica