Berlin: Louis Gerschel Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1875-1878. Hardcover. 5 volumes bound in 2. viii,504pp. viii, 369pp. 326pp., 344pp,387pp. Three-quarter gilt-lined leather over black cloth. Gold lettering and gold-decorated raised bands on spine. Age wear and some staining on binding. Ex-libris of Harvey B. Franklin. Two-inch closed tear on title-page in Volume 1. Sporadic markings in pencil throughout. Text in German, Gothic script and Hebrew. Binding in good, interior in overall very good condition. 4 page program of the "25 jähriges Jubiläum der Synagogen-Einweihung zu Wisesbaden am 17. und 18. August 1894," laid in. vg. Item #20539
Essays and writings by Abraham Geiger (1810-1874), the German rabbi and scholar who led the foundation of Reform Judaism. The editor of this work, Ludwig Geiger (1848-1919), was the son of A. Geiger. He is a known German historian and author.