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The Basis of Israelite Marriage [American Oriental Series, No. 15]

Burrows, Millar

Published by American Oriental Society, New Haven, 1938
Condition: Fair-Good Soft cover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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Quarto. VIII, 72pp. Original printed wrappers. In this monograph, the author has aroused from a peaceful slumber the old query: Is the Hebrew marriage in its origin a purchase transaction, or is it a form of covenant? Both views are represented among the critical scholars of this and the past generation, the view of purchase marriage by now having become the traditional view among the scholars, while the theory of covenant marriage is pressed by the progressives in the field. Closed tears at head and tail of spine. Covers slightly and partly creased. Tip of lower corners chipped. Upper corners bumped, thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Wrappers in overall fair, interior in good to good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 37857

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Title: The Basis of Israelite Marriage [American ...

Publisher: American Oriental Society, New Haven

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Fair-Good

Edition: First edition.

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Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

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