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Lot #    8726
Auction End Date    12/7/2004 1:56:40 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Der auserstehung der Todten
Author    R. Jehuda Lebh
City    Bützow
Publication Date    1766
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   46 pp., 68:95 mm., crisp sheets. A very good copy bound in later boards.
   Proofs that resurrection תחיית המתים is from the Torah by R. Jehuda Lebh, deputy and Jewish representative in Altstrelitz in the Duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. The full title is Die Auferstehung der Todten aus dem Gesetze Mosis Bewiesen. The author, R. Jehuda Lebh (Judah Löb) lived in Altstrelitz and later served as rabbi of Birnbaum, and then of Stockholm. The work was translated into German by Professor Tychsen. The volume begins with a forward from the translator (Borbericht des Uebersetzers). The title and several pages have decorative floral decorations and at the beginning of several sections are column wide vignettes. The text is in a single column in Fraktur. There is occasional Hebrew. Printed on heavy white paper. Although known this work appears to be rare, copies not being recorded in the collections of several major libraries.
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Listing Classification
18th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Other:    Religion
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica