New York: KTAV Publishing House, 1970. New Matter. Hardcover. 8vo. xlv,406pp. Mottled blue cloth with silver lettering on cover and spine. Signed on title-page by Harry Orlinsky, the influential biblical, archaeological, linguistic and Near Eastern historian and scholar. Orlinsky was the editor of this series "The Library of Biblical Studies." Prolegomenon in English by Samuel Loewinger, other text in German and Hebrew. This report was first presented on March 14th, 1906 at the Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. Minor staining on front board, slight rubbing on corners. Tight copy with binding in very good, interior in fine condition. vg. Item #24050
Victor Aptowitzer was a late 19th and early 20th century eastern European Talmudic scholar. He taught at the Israelite Theologischen Lehrenstalt before emigrating to Palestine right before the start of World War II.