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Karpeles, Gustav.

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Berlin: Robert Oppenheim, 1886. 1st edition. Cloth; 8vo. Vi, 1172 pages. In German. Series: Geschichte der literatur der europäischen völker. Karpeles was a literary historian, editor of many periodicals including the Allgemeine Zeitung des Judentums, and the Jahrbuch fuer juedische Geschichte und Literatur. "His most important contribution to Jewish scholarship was the Geschichte der juedischen Literatur.Karpeles was not an original or profound scholar, but he did much to popularize Jewish literature and history. " (Sol Liptzin, EJ) SUBJECT(S) : Hebrew literature -- History and criticism. OCLC lists 13 copies worldwide. Volume I has label of S. J. Strauss on inside front cover. Strauss was a Pennsylvania judge. Both volumes lack backstrip (spine covering), otherwise Very Good Condition. 2nd Volume missing covers, hinge repair to First volume. Marbled endpapers. otherwise Very Good Condition. Another set of the 1909 edition available, missing backstrip but covers intact, marbled covers and endpapers, Very Good condition. (GR-6-21) xx ger6, bibliog2a. Bookseller Inventory # 20406

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