Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Die Schrift zu verdeutschen unternommen von Martin Buber gemeinsam mit Franz Rosenzweig. Vols. I-XIII in 3 Volumes. Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig.
Die Schrift zu verdeutschen unternommen von Martin Buber gemeinsam mit Franz Rosenzweig. Vols. I-XIII in 3 Volumes
Die Schrift zu verdeutschen unternommen von Martin Buber gemeinsam mit Franz Rosenzweig. Vols. I-XIII in 3 Volumes
Die Schrift zu verdeutschen unternommen von Martin Buber gemeinsam mit Franz Rosenzweig. Vols. I-XIII in 3 Volumes

Die Schrift zu verdeutschen unternommen von Martin Buber gemeinsam mit Franz Rosenzweig. Vols. I-XIII in 3 Volumes

Berlin: Schocken Verlag, 1926–1938. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Complete ca. 2600pp. Original black cloth with gilt ruling and lettering on black and red labels of spine, housed in cardboard slipcases, with black lettering on labels of spines. 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 publication includes the Five Books of Moses in the first volume, Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings in the second volume, and Isaiah, Ezekiel and the Twelve Minor Prophets in the third volume. The translation employs a poetic language aspiring to reflect the original text. Text in German. Bindings with light wear along edges of volume one, here small chips, one tear at head of spine. Volume one with tape reinforcing gutter at title page, partially browned. Endpapers with moderately browned. Light age-toning of blocks. Ribbon markers partially frayed. Third volume with plain dustjacket w/o spine laid in. Slipcase of volume one with wear and top edge loose but present. Slipcase of volume two with wear but complete, slipcase of volume three with top panel loose but present, browned. Slipcases in poor, Binding and interior in overall very good condition. poor to vg. Item #48422

Price: $200.00

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