Das Schemuelbuch des Mosche Esrim Wearba [2 VOLUME SET]  
  Ein Biblisches Epos aus dem 15. Jahrhundert. [VOL.I]: Einleitung und Faksimile der Editio Princeps, Augsburg 1544 / [VOL.II]: Textkritischer Apparat. Aus dem Nachlass herausgegeben von L. Fux. [SERIES]: Publications of the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana.  

Author Mosche Esrim Wearba / Falk, Felix [Ed.]
Place of Publication Assen
Publication Name Van Gorcum & Comp. N.V. - Dr. H. J. Prakke & H. M. G. Prakke
Year 1961
Language(s) German Yiddish
2 VOLUME SET. This rare book is the critical edition with introduction, facsimile and apparatus, of the `Shmuel-Bukh` - a 15th-century epic based on biblical themes, with material drawn also from the Haggadah and German chivalric tales. The epic, written in Yiddish no later than 15th century, was composed in the German Nibelungen metre and its authorship is still a matter of controversy. 240x160mm. [33+202] + [206] pages. [BOTH VOLUMES]: Hardcover. Gilt lettering on cover and spine. Cover edges partly peeled. Cover bottom edge slightly bumped. Cover corners and spine edges bumped. Small stamp on pre-title page upper corner. Cover slightly stained. Pages slightly yellowing. [VOL.II]: Pages bottom corner near spine wrinkled. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare critical edition with apparatus of a long neglected medieval Jewish romance is in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MS 10 83

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