Octavo. (40) 135pp. Tan stiff wraps with inked handwriting on cover and spine. Historiated initials, head- and end pieces.Carl Anton's short draft of the exegesis of Jewish customs, both clerical and secular, for the use in academic lectures. Dedication in honor of Prince Karl, Duke of Braunschweig and Lüneburg, foreword by Ernst August Bertling. Elaborate treatise of the customs of the Jews throughout his personal life in part one, and the customs in the synagogues, the service in the synagogue and the school system including the regard for the scholar, respectively contempt for the illiterate in three chapters of the second part.The eleven chapters of part one examine the customs relating to the birth of a Jew, the circumcision, the proselytizing of "Non Jews, Goyim" on Jewish practice, the religious obligations of the first born, the education of the children, the marriage of Jews, the conduct of married people, the divorce, the divorce law for widows, the burial of a Jew, and finally, the mourning of the Jews. Text in German, Gothic script. Binding with few stains on front cover and three inch closed tear at tail of front joint of spine. Brief inked note on inside front cover; starting at bottom at title page. Block uncut at foredge. Light sporadic foxing throughout with occasional small chips and tears. Some light creasing and vertical crease from near top to bottom of the last 15 pages. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 40779
Title: Carl Antons Lektors der rabbinischen Sprache...
Publisher: Printed by Johann Drimbörn
Publication Date: 1751
Book Condition: g to vg
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