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22 September 2000
KIRCHNER, Paul Christian. Jüdisches Ceremoniel, oder Beschreibung derjenigen Gebräuche, welche die Juden so wohl inn- als ausser dem Tempel ... in acht zu nehmen pflegen, Nuremberg: Peter Conrad Monath, 1724. Small 4°, folding engraved title, engraved frontispiece and 28 folding plates after J. G. Puschner (small clean tear to first plate, another plate with clean tear along centre fold, folding letterpress plate of description of plates detached, lightly browned, mainly marginal spotting). ?Second edition of Kirchner's treatise on Jewish religious ceremonies, rites of passage and feast days. cf. Lipperheide 1806 [bound with:] WAGENSEIL, Johann Christof. Belehrung der Juedisch-Teutschen Red- und Schreibart ..., Frankfurt: Peter Conrad Monath, 1715. Small 4°, 6 engraved plates including 2 folding (lightly browned throughout, marginal spotting), 2 works in one volume, contemporary vellum (soiled); ownership inscription of H. C. Zeise (Nuremberg, 1744) on pastedown; stamps of H. Grün, Copenhagen and T. Schrire, Cape Town on endpapers.
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