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Sayings of the Jewish Fathers comprising Pirqe Aboth and Pereq R. Meir in Hebrew and English with Critical and Illustrative Notes; and Specimen Pages of the Cambridge University Manuscipt of the Mishnah 'Jerushalmith', from which the above text is taken. (Part of the Catalogue of Works Published for the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press)

Taylor, Charles

Published by Cambridge University Press, London, 1877
Condition: Good Soft cover

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8vo. 145 pp. in English + 56 pp. of the Hebrew text. Paper wraps expertly rebound with binder's tape inside paper boards. Charles Taylor (1840 - 1908) was an English Christian Hebraist. He was educated at King's College London, and St. John's College, Cambridge, of which he became Master in 1881. Besides his research into rabbinics, he actually discovered the Jewish source of the Didache in his Teaching of the Twelve Apostles. Taylor took great interest in Solomon Schechter's work in Cairo, and the genizah fragments presented to the University of Cambridge are known as the Taylor-Schechter Collection. First few pages of English text contain a Catalogue of Works Published for the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press, with own title page. Browning to outer edges of pages, but text is in very good condition. Pp. 27 - 40 are detached but present. Minor foxing throughout. Exterior in fair, interior in overall good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 20821

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Title: Sayings of the Jewish Fathers comprising ...

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, London

Publication Date: 1877

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First edition.

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