Softbound. 12mo. 29 pages. 19 cm. First edition. In German. Title translates as: "The Book of Zunz: the Future Devoted to Honest People: A Preview. " This short biography and outline of the early writings of Zunz, was written by Fritz Bamberger (1902–1984) , a "philosophical scholar and author. Born in Frankfurt, Bamberger from 1926 to 1933 was a research fellow of the Akademie fuer die Wissenschaft des Judentums and until 1938 occupied various teaching posts in Berlin. Emigrating from Germany to the United States, he became professor of philosophy at the College for Jewish Studies, Chicago, from 1939 to 1942, and was on the staff and later editor in chief of Coronet magazine from 1942 to 1961. He was a founder of the Society of Jewish Bibliophiles. From 1962 Bamberger was professor of intellectual history and assistant to the president of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York. His collection of Spinoziana was considered to be the finest private collection of its kind. " (2007 Encyclopedia Judaica) His major volumes were either studies, edited collections, or translations, of the works of Moses Mendelssohn, Maimonides, Leopold Zunz, Spinoza, and Julius Guttmann. Leopold Zunz was the "founder of the modern "science of Judaism" and pioneer in the history of Jewish literature, religious poetry, and the ritual of the synagogue; born at Detmold Aug. 10, 1794; died at Berlin March 18, 1886." (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia) . Subjects: Zunz, Leopold, 1794-1886. Covers lightly aged and very lightly soiled. Pages lightly aged, margins lightly soiled. Very clean. Good + condition. (GER-40-2) xx. Bookseller Inventory # 29055
Title: Das Buch Zunz: Künftigen Ehrlichen Leuten ...
Publisher: Berlin-Steglitz; Officina Serpentis
Publication Date: 1931
Binding: Soft cover
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Berlin, 1931. 29(1) S., 1 Bl. Im Auftrag von Salman Schocken für die Soncino-Gesellschaft gesetzt und auf der Officina Serpentis gedruckt; Heider 101 (gutes Exemplar). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1111 8°. lose Blätter in Einbanddecke (Karton) eingelegt (war nie gebunden). Bookseller Inventory # 15850