Lauterbach, Jacob Z.
Quarto. XVI, 570pp. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering and golden printer's device at bottom of spine. Top edge blue. Printer's device on title-page. Fascinating work compiling two manuscripts ("The Sabbath in Jewish Ritual and Folk-Lore", and "Jesus in the Talmud") and the most important of the published studies with the author's annotations. Corners and head and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Previous owner's bookplate on inside of front board. Binding in overall very good, interior in near fine condition.
About the author: Jacob Zallel Lauterbach (1873–1942) was an American Judaica scholar and author who served on the faculty of Hebrew Union College and composed responsa for the Reform movement in America. He specialized in Midrashic and Talmudical literature, and is best known for his landmark critical edition and English translation of the Mekilta de-Rabbi Ishmael.
Edition: First edition
Book ID: 25206