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Lot #    33981
Auction End Date    4/24/2012 11:38:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    The Printers children of Soncino
Title (Hebrew)    המדפיסים בני שונצינו
Author    [Bibliography] Abraham Habermann
City    Vienna
Publisher    (
Publication Date    1933
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 89, [1] pp., 8°, 187:125 mm., light age staining, small repair to title. A good copy bound in modern boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Abraham Meir Habermann (1901–1980), bibliographer and scholar of medieval Hebrew literature. Born at Zurawno (Galicia), Habermann from 1928 was librarian at the Schocken Library in Berlin. He immigrated to Palestine in 1934 and served as director of the Schocken Library in Jerusalem until 1967. From 1957 he taught medieval literature at Tel Aviv University (professor, 1969) and taught at the Graduate Library School of the Hebrew University. He was editor of the department of bibliography (Jewish printers) for the Encyclopaedia Hebraica, and the department of medieval Hebrew poetry for the Encyclopaedia Judaica. Habermann began his study of medieval literature in 1925, specializing in the Ashkenazi piyyut from the time of R. Ephraim ben Jacob of Bonn. A prolific writer who is responsible for over 100 titles.
          
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Reference
Description
   EJ; CD-EPI 0118428
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Austria
  
Subject
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Characteristic
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Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica