Maimonides on Giving

Maimonides on Giving

Maimonides on Giving

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Evanston, IL: Press of Ward Schori, 1985. (40) pp. Approximately 2 9/16 x 1 7/8". LIMITED EDITION of 225 copies. Green leather with gilt decoration on cover and gilt lettering on spine, top edge gilt, endpapers with old Hebrew text and illustration, frontispiece, in near fine condition. (Bradbury, Schori 32)

This lovely book gives a brief biography of Rabbi Moses ben Maimon, also known as Maimonides (1135 - 1204). He was a medieval Jewish philosopher who was a very influential Torah scholar, as well an astronomer and physician. In addition to the biography, the miniature then describes the 8 Ascents in righteous giving to the poor and needy.

Publisher
Press of Ward Schori
Binding
Hardcover
Tags
First Edition , Miniature