Jüdisches Volksblatt - V. Jahrgang [Compilation of all 1858 issues].
Philippson, Ludwig; Räbe, K. [Eds.]
Place of Publication
1860 / 1861
RARE compilation of all 1858 issues of the "Jüdisches Volksblatt" (7th and 8th Jahrgang), a weekly German-Jewish periodical edited by Ludwig Philippson, an eminent 19th-century German rabbi and writer on Jewish themes, renowned for his translation of the Old Testament. One of his main aims in publishing the `Jüdisches Volksblatt` was the emancipation of his Jewish fellow men, while at the same time to entertain and tighten the Jewish population to its culture. Text in Gothic lettering (Fraktur). 221x270mm. 210 pages. Hardcover. Cover worn. Cover corners and edges peeling. Front cover coming loose from binding. Original spine replaced by long strip of paper tape. Book`s title written on spine. Binding loose and visible between pages10-11 and 186-187. Previous owner`s name written in ink on whitepage upper edge. Library copy with stamps. Pencil inscription on few pages edge. Some pages bottom corner creased. Pages browning and wavy, most pages age-stained. [SUMMARY]: This extremely book is in good reading condition.