Belehrung der Jüdisch-Deutschen Red- und Schreibart: Wagenseil, Johann Christoph Belehrung der Jüdisch-Deutschen Red- und Schreibart: Wagenseil, Johann Christoph Belehrung der Jüdisch-Deutschen Red- und Schreibart: Wagenseil, Johann Christoph Belehrung der Jüdisch-Deutschen Red- und Schreibart: Wagenseil, Johann Christoph

Belehrung der Jüdisch-Deutschen Red- und Schreibart

Wagenseil, Johann Christoph

Published by Paul Friederich Rhode, Königsberg, 1699
Condition: Good Hardcover

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Octavo. [82], 334, 56, [4]pp. Original full calf with gold lettering on spine. Decorative head-, tailpieces, and initials. Scarce collection of Talmudic and midrashic sayings and maxims published by Wagenseil who devoted his learning to publishing anti-Christian works of Jewish authors, and undertook long journeys to gather his material. Becoming convinced by the Toledot Yeshu that the Jews were guilty of blaspheming Jesus, Wagenseil addressed to all high potentates his Denunciatio Christiana de Blasphemiis Judæorum in Jesum Christum (Altdorf, 1703), in which he implored them to restrain the Jews from mocking at Jesus, Mary, the cross, the mass, and Christian teachings. Although he would have been pleased to see the Protestant princes show greater zeal in the conversion of the Jews, Wagenseil was opposed to forcible baptism and similar measures, and devoted a special treatise to the refutation of the charge of ritual murder. This work is complete with its 6 full-page engravings, including 2 folded. Age wear on binding with edges heavily rubbed, and calf missing along fore-edge of front cover. Head and tail of spine partly chipped. Previous owner's stamp on title page. Text in German, gothic script, and Hebrew. Binding in overall poor to fair, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 32631

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Title: Belehrung der Jüdisch-Deutschen Red- und ...

Publisher: Paul Friederich Rhode, Königsberg

Publication Date: 1699

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Second edition.

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