Pinchas Elijah Horowitz. Sepher HaBrith.

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Pinchas Elijah Horowitz. Sepher HaBrith.

<<FIRST EDITION.>> Two parts in one. Manuscripts index on opening blank. ff. (2),128, 66, (4). Slight staining, stamps and signatures of previous owners, scattered marginalia in pencil. Later boards, loose. 4to. Vinograd, Brünn 63

Brünn (Brno): J.K. Neimann 1797

Est: $150 - $200
A Hebrew encyclopedic work that presents the general sciences from the perspective of Jewish tradition. The author (1765-1821), a pupil of Elijah, Gaon of Vilna, devoted long sections here to the United States of America, as well as to Brazil. See M. Silber, America in Hebrew Literature (1928) pp. 49-50; and I. Zinberg, History of Jewish Literature, Vol. VI (1975) pp. 260-70.