Konstanz: Oskar Wöhrler, . First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 175, pp. Uncut. Original paper covered boards with gold lettering on front cover and spine. Title-page in blue and black lettering. Fascinating work in which Rosenzweig's German renderings of liturgical poems by Halevi are accompanied not only by a lengthy introduction which deals with the philosophy and problems of translation but also by many, often extended footnotes that discuss the religious and theological subject matter of individual poems (EJ 14:302). Some age-wear on binding with spine and edges age-toned. Heavy rubbing along joints, with minor chipping. Moderate and sporadic foxing throughout. Binding in overall fair, interior in good to good+ condition. fair. Item #27116
Halevi (1075-1141), Hebrew poet and philosopher.