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Lot #    13675
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 12:01:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Kohelet Shelomo - Seder haHaggadah
Title (Hebrew)    קהלת שלמה - סדר ההגדה של פסח
Author    [Haggadah] R. Solomon Zalman London
City    Hannover
Publisher    Telegener
Publication Date    1861
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1], 190 pp.; 32 ff., 220:173 mm., light age staining, few f. loose in binding. A good copy bound in contemporary half leather and marbled paper over boards, rubbed.
   The Haggadah bound with Kohelet Shlomo as printed. R. Solomon Zalman b. Moses Raphael London (1661–1748), author, translator, and bookseller. R. London was born in Nowogrudok (Lithuania). Between 1709 and 1735 he published and sold books in Amsterdam, London, and Frankfort on the Main. He is best known for Kohelet Shelomo (1722), a devotional handbook which included occasional and domestic prayers and benedictions together with ritual laws and instructions both in Hebrew and Yiddish. It became popular in Western Europe and was reprinted many times, including later editions in which the Yiddish was replaced by German (cf. the Ger. ed. of 1919 (?) and that by A. Sulzbach, 1908). Kohelet Shelomo also contains a Passover Haggadah with R. Leone de Modena's commentary Zeli Esh. This Haggadah also appeared separately (1733) and was reprinted several times. Hinnukh Katan, a small Hebrew-Yiddish vocabulary, was added to some of the editions. R. London's Zokher ha-Berit (1714), which followed the same lines, detailed the ceremonies and laws of circumcision and redemption of the firstborn, with Yiddish translation. He also published a siddur, according to the German-Polish rite, under the title Tikkun Shelomo (1712, 17332, often reprinted), with Yiddish text added; it included the Tikkunei Shabbat of R. Isaac Luria. R. London prepared a number of ethical and halakhic compendia by various authors, providing a Yiddish translation. These included such works as Orhot Zaddikim (author unknown, 1735); R. Jonah Gerondi's (13th century) Iggeret ha-Teshuvah (1742); and R. Isaac b. Eliezer's (15th century) Sefer ha-Gan (1747).
Paragraph 2    ... פיערטע אויפלאגע. בשולי השער: 5621 [תרכ"א]. על פי הוצאת Hannover ת"ר. נשמט שמו של ר' שלמה בלאך. לב דף, עם שער מיוחד: סדר ההגדה של פסח... פיערטע פערמעהרטע אונד פערבעזזערטע אויפלאגע... שנת כ'ימי צאתך מא'ר'ץ מצרים אראנו נפלאות' [תרכ"א]. על-פי Hannover תק"ץ. יצאה גם לחוד.

עם... דינים השייכים לפסח [מתוך: קהלת שלמה סדר הגדה של פסח, מאת ר' שלמה זלמן לונדן, אמשטרדם תק"ד]... פארטראג אויף דיא ביידען אבענדע פסח אובערזעטצט אונד מיט אנמערקונגען פערזעהען, נעבזט אללען דינים... פיערטע פערמעהרטע אונד פערבעזזערטע אויפלאגע [על-ידי ר' שלמה בלאך]. ,p> בשולי הדפים הערות בעברית בשם "קהלת שלמה". הגדה זו צורפה גם לספרו של ש.ז. לונדון "קהלת שלמה", הנובר תרכ"ב.

   Yudlov 1118; Yaari 827; Vinograd, Hannover 89, 91; CD-EPI 0178527; EJ
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Customs:    Checked
Haggadah:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Judeo-German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica