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Lot #    13265
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 1:06:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Erbauung des Herzens, Eine auswahl Gebete Israels
Title (Hebrew)    тбегъ дмб
Author    [Only Ed. - Liturgy] I. D. H. Gnib
City    Vienna
Publisher    Spitzer u. Holzwarth
Publication Date    [187?]
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 64 pp., 160:120 mm., usual age staining, nice margins, stamps. A good copy loose in the original cloth boards, title in gild, rubbed and split.
   This volume is entitled in Hebrew "Service of the heart" and in German "Building of the heart: a selection of the prayers of Israel." The title page indicates that this collection of prayers in translation is for Jewish daughters and women and it also states that the prayers have been translated in a "free translation". The prayers included are for the weekdays, the Sabbath and festivals.

The translator and collator, I.D. H. Gnib is also the author of Das Chanuka-Trenderl: ein antiques Familien-Stück von unsere Leut' (Wien, 1884, in Yiddish), Der Johrmark zu A ... z : eine charakter-Schilderung vun unsere Markleut. In 3 skizzen (Wien, 1871), and Der Schadchen von unsere Leut'. : ein rewmatisches Zugstück in drei Aufzügen (Wien, 1887).

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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Austria
Liturgy:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica