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Lot #    13850
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 1:28:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Stunden der Andacht
Author    [Women - Partial First Ed.] Fanny Neuda
City    Prague - Dessau
Publication Date    1858
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Second and enlarged edition. xii, 152 pp., octavo, 185:115 mm., nice margins, usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary half cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Popular, much reprinted work of prayers for the Jewish women by Fanny Neuda. The title, Stunden der Andacht (Hours of Devotion) is followed by a subtitle, ein Gebet- und Erbauungs-Buch für Israels Frauen und Jungfrauen zur öffentlichen und häuslichen Andacht (a prayer and a devotion book for of Israel women and young girls for both public and domestic devotion). It informs that the autjhor’s maiden name was Schmidt and has, in German, Psalm 77:11. On the verso is a quote from Das buch der Erziehung (Book of Education) followed by a dedication to the noble (highborn, hochgeboren) Baronness Louise von Rothschild, wife of the noble Baron Carl von Rothschild in deepest reverence from the author and the publisher. The table of contents follows, listing close to three and a half pages of prayers, beginning with morning prayers, and encompassing all possible occasions, including hagbah in the synagogue. It concludes with a brief discourse on noble mothers and women in Israel (edlen mutter und frauen in Israel). The text is in Fraktur.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
Other:    Bohemia
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
Other:    Women's Literature
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica