Binyan Shelomo - Aedificium Salomonis, Solomon E. Blogg, Hannover 1831 (47928)

בנין שלמה - First Revised Edition

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Lot Number: 47928
Title (English): Binyan Shelomo - Aedificium Salomonis
Title (Hebrew): בנין שלמה
Note: First Revised Edition
Author: Solomon E. Blogg
City: Hannover
Publisher: Ernst August Telgener
Publication Date: 1831
Estimated Price: $300.00 USD - $600.00 USD
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Physical Description:

First edition. XV, [1], 143, [1] pp., 214:177 mm., light age and damp staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.

     

Detailed Description:  

Solomon b. Ephraim Blogg (c. 1780–1858), Hebrew grammarian and liturgist. He was a teacher at the Jewish community's school at Hanover (Germany) and there founded the Hebrew printing press, Telgener, which was noted for its neatly and accurately printed books. Blogg published Psalms as well as a Passover Haggadah (1829) with German translation and his own commentaries. He wrote a history of the Hebrew language and literature with a short study on the Targums, Korot Leshonenu ha-Kedoshah - Geschichte der hebraeischen Sprache und Literatur (Berlin, 1826), included also in his Binyan Shelomo - Aedificium Salomonis (Ger., 1832), dealing with the history of Hebrew and of the Talmud. Blogg also reedited Solomon London's Kohelet Shelomo, a Hebrew work on the liturgy and ceremonial customs according to the Ashkenazi rite. This work was first published in Amsterdam, in Hebrew (1744), then in Yiddish, in Frankfort on the Oder (1790 and 1799). Reedited and translated into German by Blogg (1830), it enjoyed great popularity and was several times reprinted (reedited by A. Sulzbach, 1908). Blogg also wrote: a book of devotion for the sick and for the mourners, Sefer ha-Hayyim (1856, several times reedited, last in 1930); Seder ha-Piyyutim, a German translation of the piyyutim (1824); Massekhet Purim, a parody of a Talmud tractate with a travesty of evening prayers (ma'aravit) and selihot for Purim (1844); and further minor treatises on Moses the elect prophet (1824), on the Jewish Oath (1826), etc.

Title: Aedificium Salomonis. Geschichte der hebraeischen Sprache, des Thalmuds und vieler merkwuerdiger Begebenheiten des Alterthums ... nebst einem Anhange die Tagumen betreffend, und die Biographieen der grossten Gelehrten aller Confessionen, die sich um die hebraeische Sprache und den Talmud verdient gemacht haben, herausgegeben von Sal. Ephr. Blogg ...

 

Hebrew Description:

כולל קורות לשוננו הקדושה ...

 

Reference:

Wikipedia; A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000112762