Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Rabbi Aquiba

NP: NP, ND (ca 1920). Hardcover. Quarto. 234, [2]pp. Original burgundy cloth with gold lettering on spine and blind stamped lettering on front cover. Remarkable work on Rabbi Aquiba known as Rabbi Akiva, a tanna of the latter part of the 1st century and the beginning of the 2nd century (3rd tannaitic generation). He was a great authority in the matter of Jewish tradition, and one of the most central and essential contributors to the Mishnah and Midrash Halakha. He is referred to in the Talmud as "Rosh la-Chachamim" (Head of all the Sages). He is considered by tradition to be one of the earliest founders of rabbinical Judaism. He is the seventh most frequently mentioned sage in the Mishnah. Binding rubbed and darkened along edges. Front hinge slightly starting. Age toning along paper margin. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good condition. fair. Item #31578

Price: $45.00

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