ANSHE SEFER VE-ANSHE MAASEH: SOFRIM, HOKRIM, BIBLIYOGRAFIM, MADPISIM U-MOKHRE SEFARIM

Habermann, Abraham Meir

Published by Yerushalayim; R. Mas, 1974
Hardcover
From Dan Wyman Books, LLC (Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since October 31, 2011

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 195.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Publishers cloth. 8vo. 8, 286 pages. 25 cm. First edition. In Hebrew; with English title: Anshe sefer we-anshe maaseh; reflections on writers, scholars, bibliographers, printers and book-dealers. By Abraham Meir Habermann (19011980) , a "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 first edition of 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, his books include Ha-Madpisim Benei Soncino (1933) : Gevilim; Me'ah Sippurei Aggadah (1942) ; Ha-Genizah (1944) ; Toledot ha-Sefer ha-Ivri (1945) ; Ha-Piyyut (1946) ; Ateret Renanim, piyyutim and songs for Sabbath and festivals (1967) ; Ha-Sefer ha-Ivri be-Hitpatte? Uto (1968) ; Sha'arei Sefarim Ivriyyim (1969) ; and Toledot ha-Piyyut ve-ha-Shirah (1970) , which is the first attempt at a survey of the history of Hebrew piyyut and poetry and its development in various cultural centers from post-biblical times to the Haskalah period. Habermann edited and compiled such diverse medieval works as: Piyyutei Rashi (1941) ; Seli? Ot u-Fizmonim of R. Gershom Me'or ha-Golah (1944; new printing, 2004) ; Gezerot Ashkenaz ve-? Arefat (1946) ; Ni? O? Ot Ge'ullah, an anthology of redemption and messianism (1949) ; Ma? Berot Immanu'el ha-Romi (1950) ; Even Bo? An of Kalonymus ben Kalonymus (1956) ; Studies of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Edah ve-Edut (1952) , and Megillot Midbar Yehudah (1959) . Shortly after his death, the Habermann Institute for Literary Research was created in Lod (Lydda) , Israel. In 1983 Z. Malachi published Yad le-Heman, a memorial volume in his honor. " (EJ 2007) Subjects: Jewish scholars. Bibliographers. OCLC lists 29 copies. Light soiling and wear to jacket, internally fine. Very good + condition. (BIBLIOG-33-23). Bookseller Inventory # 31927

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: ANSHE SEFER VE-ANSHE MAASEH: SOFRIM, HOKRIM,...

Publisher: Yerushalayim; R. Mas

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

Store Description

Dan Wyman Books is the largest Jewish Antiquarian bookstore in New York, and a leading dealer worldwide. Please stop by when you are in town. Open by appointment most days, but closed on Jewish Holidays. Please visit our homepage at www.DanWymanBooks.com Please contact us with your needs or if you have books to sell. We consistently out-bid our competitors and we make housecalls to buy books!

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Receive free of charge our monthly book list of unusual out-of-print Jewish,
titles in your e-mail box--days before they are posted on line. E-mail us for
details (no purchase necessary).

All titles are 100% returnable for any reason. U.S. Shipping is free. We accept
payment by check or major credit card (MC/VISA, AMEX, Discover), PayPal or Cash.
Please call or e-mail to hold an item. We reciprocate standard trade terms.

Dan Wyman Books, LLC.
1250 Metropolitan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
dan@danwy...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer