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Lot #    8574
Auction End Date    12/7/2004 11:18:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    La Bibbia e la Scienza ossis Il Culto Israelitico
Author    [Only Ed.] Professor Daniele Pergola
City    Torino
Publisher    Vincenzo Bona
Publication Date    1880
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [2], 97, [1] pp. plus wrappers, 206:135 mm., light browning. A very good copy bound in the original wrappers.
   A Jewish perspective on the relationship between the Bible and science in Italian from Professor Daniele Pergola. There is a half-title page and a full title page, the latter describing it as La Bibbia e la Scienza ossia Il Culto Israelitico nelle sue Origini e nelle sue Vicende (The Bible and Science: that is, the Jewish Cult, its Origins and its Vicissitudes). Prof. Pergola is described as Professore Approvato in Lettere Italiane, Lingua Francese e Liongua Inglese Allevio del Collegio Rabbinico di Livorno, that is, professor of languages at the Rabbinical College in Livorno (Leghorn). There is an introduction from the author and then the text, which begins with a quote from Dante. La Bibbia e la Scienza is comprised of twenty-six chapters and concludes with errata. Among Prof. Pergola’s other works are La Religione universale conciliabile con tutti i culti e il sacerdozio (1879) and Difesa personale ossia risposta ad una sfuriata rabbinica (Turin, 1880). La Bibbia e la Scienza comes with its original wrappers.
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Italy:    Checked
Other:    Science
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Italian
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica