FIRST EDITION OF NORDHEIMER’S IMPORTANT HEBREW GRAMMAR, 1838
(JUDAICA) NORDHEIMER, Isaac. A Grammatical Analysis of Selections from the Hebrew Scriptures, with an Exercise in Hebrew Composition. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1838. Octavo, original half cloth, original boards, paper spine label, uncut. $750.
First edition of Nordheimer’s early American work of Hebrew scholarship.
This work is one of the first works of Jewish scholarship published in America. The author emigrated to New York from Germany in 1835 as part of the first wave of German Hebrew scholars to come to the United States; he was a professor at the Union Theological Seminary in New York and taught at the University of the City of New York. Rosenbach 430.
Minor sunning to spine of original cloth. A near-fine copy in original binding.