Auction 87 HEBREW & JUDAIC PRINTED BOOKS
Jan 16, 2020
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(AMERICAN JUDAICA).
Pinchas Elijah Horowitz. Sepher HaBrith.
FIRST EDITION. Two parts in one. ...

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Pinchas Elijah Horowitz. Sepher HaBrith.



FIRST EDITION. Two parts in one. Manuscripts index on opening blank.
ff. (2),128, 66, (4). Slight staining, stamps and signatures of previous owners, scattered marginalia in pencil. Later boards, loose. 4to. Vinograd, Brünn 63
Brünn (Brno): J.K. Neimann 1797
A Hebrew encyclopedic work that presents the general sciences from the perspective of Jewish tradition. The author (1765-1821), a pupil of Elijah, Gaon of Vilna, devoted long sections here to the United States of America, as well as to Brazil. See M. Silber, America in Hebrew Literature (1928) pp. 49-50; and I. Zinberg, History of Jewish Literature, Vol. VI (1975) pp. 260-70.
A Hebrew encyclopedic work that presents the general sciences from the perspective of Jewish tradition. The author (1765-1821), a pupil of Elijah, Gaon of Vilna, devoted long sections here to the United States of America, as well as to Brazil. See M. Silber, America in Hebrew Literature (1928) pp. 49-50; and I. Zinberg, History of Jewish Literature, Vol. VI (1975) pp. 260-70.

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