Yamim MiKedem [Biblical chronology]

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Lot 142

Yamim MiKedem [Biblical chronology]

FIRST EDITION pp. (2), 8, 246, 37, (3). Title tape-repaired, previous owners' marks. Contemporary boards, loose. 8vo Friedberg, Y-713

Jerusalem: S. Zuckerman 1908

Est: $100 - $150
Attempts to reconcile traditional rabbinic sources, such as Seder Olam, Tosephta, and Talmud with the latest findings of Egyptology. The Author, Chaim Hirschensohn (1857-1935), a native of Jerusalem and a man of iconoclastic opinions, served as Rabbi of Hoboken, New Jersey. See EJ, Vol. VIII, cols. 521-22