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Schechter, Solomon
DOCUMENTS OF JEWISH SECTARIES. VOL. I [ONLY, OF 2 EVENTUALLY PUBLISHED] [PUBLISHER'S PROOFS WITH AUTHOR'S CORRECTIONS, NOTATIONS, AND OWNERSHIP MARKINGS]
Cambridge: University Press(1910.). First edition. Period cloth, front original paper wrapper bound in. Lxiv, (2) , 20pp. Schecter's own copy with his many corrections, suggestions and comments to the text. Front wrapper bears his address: "Rev'd Dr Schechter of New York.... " and with the stamp of the University Press Cambridge dated 26 Jul 1910. Indeed, some corrections and additions made by Schechter here were changed for the final printing (eg. "Honourable" instead of "Honorable" on page [iii], addition of facsimiles following page lxiv) while others were Not (eg. "Pinsher" on page lx; footnotes on page xvi, xlv) . Edited text and commentary on two Genizah documents, fragments of a Zadokite document and the Karaite text the Commandments of Anan, presented by Solomon Schechter. Text in English, Aramaic and Hebrew. A full copy of the text as it appeared on final publication, can be viewed online at https: //archive.org/details/documentsofjewis01scheuoft/page/iii/mode/1up. Solomon Schechter (1847-1915) was invited to Britain in 182, "to be tutor of rabbinics under Claude Montefiore in London. In 1890, after the death of Solomon Marcus Schiller-Szinessy, he was appointed to the faculty at Cambridge University, serving as a lecturer in Talmudics and reader in Rabbinics. To this day, the students of the Cambridge University Jewish Society hold an annual Solomon Schechter Memorial Lecture. His greatest academic fame came from his excavation in 1896 of the papers of the Cairo Geniza, an extraordinary collection of over 100, 000 pages (around 300, 000 documents) of rare Hebrew r … [Click Below for Full Description]
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