Item 243315. VOEGELE’S MARRIAGE AND OTHER TALES

VOEGELE’S MARRIAGE AND OTHER TALES

Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1892. Paperback. Item #25506

1st edition. Later Wrappers. 12mo, 83 pages, 19 cm. Louis Schnabel (1829-1897) taught in the Talmud Torah of his native city, Prossnitz, Moravia, as well as “at Boskowitz and Vienna. In 1854 he went to Paris, where he remained until 1863, teaching in Derenbourg's school for boys and in Madame Cahn's school for girls. During this period he contributed extensively to the Jewish papers. Schnabel emigrated to America in 1869 and became superintendent of the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New York, establishing at the same time a magazine,’Young Israel,’ which existed for eight years. In 1875 he became principal of the preparatory school for the Hebrew Union College; and in 1890 he took charge of the English classes for Russian immigrants established by the Baron de Hirsch Fund. He was the Hebrew instructor of Emma Lazarus” (Cyrus Adler in EJ, 1906). SUBJECT (S) : Short stories, Jewish. American fiction -- Jewish authors. OCLC: 11244356. OCLC lists 19 copies worldwide. Paper toning, Very good condition. (Spec-10-6-BDL-'ex).

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