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Hamishah Humshe Torah Im Megilot Ve-Hafterot; Bilshon Ashkenaz Ze'enah u-Re'enah /

Ashkenazi, Jacob ben Isaac

Published by [Gedruckt bei S. Arnstein und Sohne], Sulzbach, 5596
Condition: fair to g Hardcover

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Large octavo. 256 leaves. Contemporary half leather over paper covered boards. Splendidly illustrated throughout with 65 in-text woodcuts, this work is an exegetical rendering in Yiddish of the Torah, the Haftorah and Megilot. Originally composed in the 16 century with the intention to enable both men and women to understand the Torah in simple language, it was used primarily by women as reading matter on the Sabbath. The work consists of discourses on selected topics from the weekly Torah portion. This copy was owned by Rabbi Stephen S. Wise (1874-1949), an American rabbi who was a Zionist leader, who sounded the first warnings of the dangers of Nazism to the Jewish and non-Jewish world. he was co-founder of the NAACP and ACLU. Bookplate from Stephen S. Wife on front pastedown endpaper. Abrasion to covers. Back cover partly torn along fore-edge. Previous owner's contemporary inscription in Hebrew on verso of front free endpaper. First four pages repaired, affecting text near edges. Top corners of last pages creased, and slightly chipped (slightly affecting text of the last two leaves). Text in Yiddish. Binding in overall poor, interior in fair to good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 22727

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Title: Hamishah Humshe Torah Im Megilot Ve-Hafterot...

Publisher: [Gedruckt bei S. Arnstein und Sohne], Sulzbach

Publication Date: 5596

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair to g

Edition: Later edition.

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