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Commentary on the Torah. 5-volume set (complete)

Chavel, Charles, Dr. (Translator); Ramban (Nachmanides), Author

Published by Shilo Publishing House, Inc, New York, 1971
Condition: vg Hardcover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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Quarto. XIII, 621, VI, 648, VI, 504, VI, 424, VI, 437pp. Original printed dustjacket over blue cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board. Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman, the 13th century Jewish leader and scholar known as Ramban is one of Judaism's primary Torah commentators. His commentary, is one of the earliest documents to include references to the teachings of the Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism). It encompasses a vast panorama of Jewish learning: Language, Halachah (Jewish law), philosophy, and history. It also offers a penetrating analysis of the Torah that will both enlighten and inspire. Rabbi Chavel's brilliant English translation is based on the original Hebrew manuscripts. Insightful notes offer clarification of Ramban's commentary and provide his sources. Dustjacket missing on first volume. Other DJ's are slightly chipped along edges. Dustjackets in overall good, bindings in very good, interior in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 23976

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Title: Commentary on the Torah. 5-volume set (...

Publisher: Shilo Publishing House, Inc, New York

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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