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BRESSLAU , MENDEL BEN ḤAYYIM JUDAH: (also BRESSLAUER or BRESLAUER)

Bookseller at Breslau (died 1829); author of articles in the periodical "Ha-Meassef," and of an allegorical ethical dialogue, "Yaldut u-Baḥarut" (Childhood and Youth), Breslau, 1786. He also wrote "Gelilot Ereẓ Israel," a geography of Palestine with two maps (Breslau, 1819), and "Reshit ha-Ḳeriah," a Hebrew reader and grammar with the phonetic method (Breslau, 1834).

Bibliography:
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. i. 131;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1743;
  • Zeitlin, Bibl. Post-Mendels. pp. 40, 41;
  • Zunz, G. S. i. 198.
D. S. Man.
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