New York: s.n., 1893. First edition. 8vo. IX. 93 pp. Beige wrappings. Important work on the history and significance of the Jewish practice of Phylacteries, (Tephillin). Spine worn away from age, but was repaired by previous owner. Ex library copy. Book is in fair condition as is. fair. Item #17932
Important and historical work. Hard to find first edition, though there have been a number of reprints due to the work's vital importance in modern day Judaic and Religious Studies scholarship.
Michael L. Rodkinson is also the author of: "Ursprung und Entwickelung des Phylacterien-Ritus be den Juden" and editor of Ha-Kol, Ha-Hose, Asephath Chachamim, Ha-Measseph and other works. He was one of the more prolific authors on the topic of Jewish Studies, particularly on the Talmud.