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The Memorbook of Nürnberg Containing the Names of the Jews Martyred in that City in the Year 5109-1349 A.D. from the Unique Manuscript Preserved in the University Library Cambridge and Marke: ADD 1506

Lowe, W. H. (ed.)

Published by "Jewish Chronicle" Office, London, 1881
Condition: poor to good Soft cover

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Octavo. 29pp. Original gray wraps with black ruling and lettering on cover. Title pages in English and Hebrew. Historical outline from the destruction of Jerusalem under Titus to 1349, the description of the manuscript which was written in the "finest style of German Ashkenazic in Rabbinic character," its condition and content, including a printed version of the manuscript in Hebrew. Includes brief chapters on "Jewish Nomenclature," "Names of Men" and "Names of Women" as well as "Titles of Offices and Designations of Professions and Occupations." Text in English with Hebrew passages. Wraps with wear along edges, small chips, creasing and rubbed. Inked note "resented by the Editor" at top of front cover. Back cover detached but present. Library stamp on verso of English page. Pencil notes in lower margins of pages 20 - 22 and 24 - 26. Wraps in overall poor to fair, interior in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 40348

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Title: The Memorbook of Nürnberg Containing the ...

Publisher: "Jewish Chronicle" Office, London

Publication Date: 1881

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:poor to good

Edition: Ex-Library First edition.

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