Vien [Vienna]: P. Smolenskin, 1874. Paper Wrappers. Item #41700
1st edition. Period Quarter leather with boards. 8vo. 327 pages, 23 cm. In Hebrew. Title translates to “The Dawn: Lighting the Way for the Children of Israel in the Past and Present.” Published from 1868-1885. Founded and edited by Peretz Smolenskin, a well-known member of the Haskalah movement and a Hebrew writer. “Smolenskin was a leader in the revolt of young Jews against medievalism and a strong voice for Jewish nationalism. His Hebrew periodical, The Dawn (Ha-shahar), was highly influential in these spheres” (Wikipedia, 2018). SUBJECTS: Jews - Periodicals - Hebrew literature. (OCLC: 1798921). Ex-library with usual markings. Pages browning. Very good condition. (ZION2-1-26-E-).