London, J. Murray, 1874. Item #25502
Hardcover, 8vo, xx, 485 pages, 23 cm. 1st edition. SUBJECT (S) : Semitic philology. Includes bibliographical references. Deutsch (1829–1873) was an “Orientalist. Born in Neisse (Upper Saxony) , Deutsch studied Jewish subjects with his uncle David Deutsch at Myslowice (Poland) and classics in Berlin. He became an assistant in the Oriental department of the British Museum in 1855. Deutsch, who possessed great ability in deciphering inscriptions, cooperated in W. S. A. Vaux’s edition of Phoenician Inscriptions and in W. Smith's Dictionary of the Bible to which he contributed articles on the Targumim, the Samaritan Pentateuch, and other Bible versions. Some of his work was published posthumously in book form (Literary Remains, 1874) and edited by Lady Strangford” (Berenbaum and Skolnik in EJ 2007) . Bumped corners and edges. Wear to binding. Good condition. (Spec-10-2).