Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Hebrew Ethical Wills. Two volumes in one (Complete)

Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1976. Facsimile of original 1926 edition. Hardcover. Octavo. [4], 19, [1], XXVIpp, 348 leafs [696pp]. Original half brown cloth over decorative paper covered boards, with gold lettering on spine and red lettering on front cover. Book housed in its original decorative paper covered slipcase, with title label laid on spine. Remarkable collection of texts on Hebrew Ethical Wills. The texts included, by Judah ibn Tibbon, Maimonides, the Baal Shem Tov, and the Gaon of Vilna, among others, with Hebrew facing pages, provide us with rich and intriguing evidence of premodern notions of parenthood and childhood. And they offer special insights into the faith and feelings of Jews across the centuries, as well as inspiration for those who want to write their own ethical wills today. Text in English and Hebrew. Slipcase, binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #32300

Price: $60.00

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