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Lot #    10462
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 10:24:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Israelitische Gebetordnung
Title (Hebrew)    סדר תפלה
Author    [Binding - Reform] R. Joseph Von Maier
City    Stuttgart
Publisher    J. B. Wetzler
Publication Date    1861
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [4], 582 pp. 190:115 mm., wide crisp margins in gild, linen endpapers, usual light age and damp staining, old German inscription on fly. A very good copy bound in contemporary red leather boards tooled in blind with gold clasps and corner pieces. Volume 2 of 2 only.
          
Detailed
Description
   Comprehenisve bi-lingual Hebrew German mahzor for Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur from R. Joseph Von Maier. The full title is Israelitische Gebetordnung für Synagoge und Schule (Order of Prayers for Synagogue and School), Bearbeitete und aus Auftrag der Königl. Württemb. Oberkirchenbehörde herausgeben von Dr. Joseph Maier, Kirchenrath und Rabbiiner zu Stuttgart, that is, it was worked on and published by R. Maier with the approval of the authorities. The mahzor is in two parts. The first, significantly smaller part are selihot prior to Rosh HaShanah and between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur. The Hebrew text is on the right side, the German translation facing it on the left. Initial words in the German paragraphs are given in Hebrew. Within the Hebrew brief instructions are given in German. Small portions of the prayers translated earlier are given are repeated entirely in Hebrew. The volume has complete prayers for both holidays attractively printed on good paper. The German is in Fraktur.

R. Joseph Von Maier was born in 1797 and died at Stuttgart Aug. 19, 1873. He was president of the first rabbinical conference held at Brunswick in 1844, and he was also a member of the Jewish Consistory of Württemberg. In recognition of his many philanthropic activities and of his participation in all the spiritual movements of the day he was ennobled by the King of Württemberg. This gave him the distinction of being the first German rabbi belonging to the nobility.

Title: Israelitische Gebetordnung fuer Synagoge und Schule, wie zur haeuslichen Gottesverehrung. Bearbeitet und aus Austrag der Koenigl. Wuerttemb. Oberkirchenbehoerde, herausgegeben von Dr. Joseph Maier ... Band ...

          
Paragraph 2    סידור כמנהג אשכנז המערבי. בלתי מסורתי: עם שינויים בטקסט במגמה ריפורמית. עם תרגום לגרמנית, עמוד מול עמוד.
          
Reference
Description
   JE; CD-EPI 0320218
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
Reform:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Bindings:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica