Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Die Schrift zu verdeutschen unternommen von Martin Buber gemeinsam mit Franz Rosenzweig. Vols. I, VI, X

Berlin: Schocken Verlag, 1926–1938. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Complete c. 2600pp. Original black cloth with gilt ruling and lettering on black and red labels of spine. Yellow edges. Ribbon markers. German translation of the Tanakh by the Jewish philosophers Martin Buber and Franz Rosenzweig, completed by Buber after Rosenzweig's death in 1929. Since there was no sponsor or publisher funding the project the translation represents the unobstructed vision of Buber and Rosenzweig. The translation employs a poetic language aspiring to reflect the original text. Text in German. Bindings with wear along edges, small chips, tears and rubbed. Light soiling on binding of volume one. Vols. 2 and 3 with light foxing at top edge. Endpapers with moderate, half titles with light foxing. Light age-toning of blocks. Binding and interior in overall good condition. g. Item #38293

Price: $275.00

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