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Lot #    13216
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 12:51:03 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Peri Toeleth
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Only Ed.] Havurat Toeleth
City    Amsterdam
Publisher    J. van Embden et filium
Publication Date    1825
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [6], 160 pp., octavo, 195:120 mm., wide margins, age and damp staining. A good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Only edition of this collection of poetry, essays, and letters from the Havurat Toeleth. Printed as a bibliophile edition on heavy clear paper, the title page describes it as part one and notes that the contents were assembled by the members of the Havurat. There is no indication that any other parts were ever printed. The title page is followed by an introduction, which begins that for five years the Havurat Toeleth, founded in Amsterdam, for all who love Torah, is publishing the first fruits of its children. It notes that this is not at all all that is available, but that before publishing more they will wait to see how well this collection is accepted. There is a table of contents and then the text, in a single column; the poetry in square vocalized letters, the remainder of the text in both square and rabbinic letters. Peri Toeleth begins with verse entitled Tehillah le-Moshe from Samuel Muldar (1821), additional verse from him entitled Hattot ha-Ones (1822), a eulogy for Michael ben Solomon Saloomans from Jonah Henna known as Benyaminas, and hakirah ha-loshon from Yakov ben Joshua Moses Falkinua of Fuerth (1862). Among the other essays is one on the subject of marriage another on Who is wealthy, he who rejoices in his lot; additional verse, and correspondence.
          
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Reference
Description
   BE peh 801; CD-EPI 0121227
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Holland:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Literature
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica