The Hebrew-Arabic Dictionary of the Bible known as Kitab Jami Al-Alfaz (Agron) of David ben Abraham Al-Fasi the Karaite (Tenth Cent.) [TWO VOLUME SET].  
  Edited from Manuscripts in the State Public Library in Leningrad and in the Bodleian Library in Oxford by Solomon L. Skoss, Professor of Arabic in The Dropsie College. [SERIES]: Yale Oriental Series, Researches - Volume XX / Volume XXI.  

Author David ben Abraham al-Fasi / Skoss, Solomon L. [Leon; Zalman Leib] [Ed.]

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Place of Publication New Haven
Publication Name Yale University Press
Year 1936 / 1945
Language(s) Hebrew English Arabic Judeo-Arabic
RARE TWO VOLUME SET of the first dictionary of biblical Hebrew compiled by David ben Abraham al-Fasi, a renowned 10th-century Jewish-Moroccan writer from Fez, and edited by Solomon Skoss Leon (Zalman Leib; 1884-1953), an influential scholar of Arabic language, primarily devoted to Judeo-Arabic studies, who succeeded his teacher Benzion Halper at the University of Pennsylvania and at Dropsie College after the latter`s death in 1924. [BOTH VOLUMES]: 250x180mm. [CLI+600] + [CLX+756] pages. Dark blue cloth Hardcover with gilt spine. Cover slightly stained. Spine edges bumped. Text block upper edge age-stained. Pages yellowing. [VOL.I]: Cover upper corners bumped, bottom corners rubbed. Spine gilt lettering slightly fading. [VOL.II]: Front cover edges bumped. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare two volume dictionary, of importance to any serious scholar of Semitic languages and/or Karaite studies is in good condition.
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