Leipzig & Frankfurt: Gustav Fock & J. Kauffmann, 1914. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. xi. 704pp. Green cloth spine over olive paper-covered boards with black lettering. Two-inch closed tear along tail of spine. Head and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Corners bumped and worn. Some scuffing and discoloration to boards. Hinges starting.This wonderful book looks at studies and other works in regards to the creation of the Talmud. Part of Schriften heraugegeben von der Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaft des Judentums. Text in German and Hebrew. In good condition. g. Item #14062
Wilhelm Bacher was a 19th and early 20th century Jewish scholar and liberal rabbi. He studied languages at the University of Budapest and later Breslau as well as Talmud with Samuel Löb Brill. Later he served as rabbi in Szegedin. As a scholar Bacher authored or co-authored approximately 750 works. He also contributed to the Jewish Encyclopedia.