Ahnentafel der Kinder des Nathan Weill - Family Tree of the Children of Nathan Weil (son of Löw Weil) in Kippenheim, by Berthold Rosenthal. Fancy album edition published by Alfred Sonder, Mannheim, 1935. German.
A luxurious book on the origins and history of the Weil family from the town of Kippenheim in Germany, starting from the late 14th century. Includes portraits (reproductions of photographs and prints; printed on separate pages and affixed to the book's pages), of family members and four fold-out charts with detailed family trees of the various family branches.
The Weil family is one of the oldest Jewish families in Germany. Among its ancestors are leading rabbis and Jewish law arbiters of Ashkenazi Jewry - Mahar"i Weil
- Rabbi Jacob ben Judah Weil (14th century), one of the greatest Ashkenazi Jewish law arbiters of his generation, whose writings were collected in the book "Responsa Mahar"i Weil", one of the greatest arbiters of Ashkenazi Jewish law, Rabbi Netanel (1687-1769) head of a yeshiva in Prague and rabbi of Karlsruhe, author of "Korban Netanel" on the rulings of the Rosh, Rabbi Jedidia Tia Weil - son of "Korban Netanel" and student of Rabbi Jonathan Eybeschutz , and other great sages and luminaries of Israel throughout the generations descended from the family.
50 p. +  plates (folded), 28 cm. Book bound in a lace, portraits protected in plastic. Good condition.