Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Festhalten am Gesetze, Fortschritt im Geiste. Eine Stimme in Israels Heutigen Wirren (Believe in the Law, Progress in Spirit. A Voice on Israel's Current Turmoil)

Hamburg: Bei Tramburgs Erben, 1842. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. (iv) 5-28pp. Rebound in modern gray paper boards, with new endpapers. A layman, (I. Bonn) explains the shortcomings of the small cultish theology stemming from a small group of reformers in Palestine. Also contains Polemics against the ideas of prominent German Reform Rabbi Ludwig Philippson, later the author of the famous annotated and illustrated German translation of the Hebrew Bible (1853). This publication is a reply to Philippson's answer to a previous statement by the author of this work, printed in the Leiziger allgemeinen Zeitung and the Altonaer Merkur on December 30, 1841. It also accuses that paper's the editor of partisanship in regards to the ban of an orthodox prayer book.

Text throughout in German, printed in Gothic script.

Interior with light to moderate foxing throughout. Modern notes in pencil on the interior back cover. Binding in near fine, interior in good- condition overall. g- to near fine. Item #46048

* Sigmund Freud's father subscribed to the publications of Ludwig and Phöebus Philippson.

Price: $650.00

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