Das letzte Passamahl Christi und der Tag seines Todes (The last Passover Meal of Christ and the Day of His Death)
1908 · Leipzig
by Chwolson, D.
Leipzig: H. Hassel Verlag, 1908. Reprint. Hardcover. Good condition.. Folio. xi, 190pp. Original green pebbled cloth with black lettering on paper labels of spine. Publisher's device on title page. Based on the adjusted reports of the Synoptics and the gospel of John. Anastatic reprint of the edition of 1892, with three enclosures, and additions and improvements by the author. Contains an epilog and appendices by the author, including one on the relations of Pharisees, Sadducees and Jews in general towards Jesus, based on Rabbinic sources. Daniel Avraamovich Khvolson, 1819-1911) was a Russian-Jewish Orientalist, reknown for his defense of Jewish people, e.g. the blood libel case of Saratov in 1857. Text in German. Binding with wear along edges, small chips at corners and labels on spine, minor loss of print, and two and a half inch closed tear at tail of spine. Inked name of previous owner on inside front cover. Block lightly age-toned. (Inventory #: 46958)