Yahveh

Ben-Issatai, Israel. [Yahveh] Jehova! Feyerliche Dankrede eines hebräischen Großrabbiners oder [Habam] Chachom bey Gelegenheit der höchsterfreulichen Krönung eines Römischen Königs in der Allerhöchst- und Durchlauchtigsten Person des Prinzen Josephs von Oesterreich, des Sohnes Franzens und Theresiens Kaiserlich-Königlichen Majestäten [...].

[Augsburg, Matthäus Rieger, 1764].

4to. 41, (1) pp. All edges sprinkled red. Disbound.

 650.00

A German translation of a Hebrew text written on the occasion of the 1764 coronation of Roman King Joseph II, discussing the most important qualities of a ruler, namely wisdom and a fear of God, and reflecting the reigns of Kings Salomon and David. Praising the wise government of Austrian rulers, it invites the Jewish people within the Habsburg empire to embrace Joseph's coronation along with their fellow Christians.

Margins trimmed with loss of place and publisher from the title-page. Paper evenly browned. Two words on the title-page transcribed from Hebrew with pencil; place, publisher and date supplied to final blank page.

VD 18, 13705385. Kreutzberger, Leo Baeck Institute New York, Bibliothek und Archiv I, A/1935.

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