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Lot #    15207
Auction End Date    7/18/2006 12:21:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Hanna; Gebet- und Andachtsbuch fuer israelitische
Title (Hebrew)    Frauen und Maedchen
Author    [Liturgy - [Women] Jacob Freund
City    Breslau
Publisher    Brandeis
Publication Date    1908
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   New, revised and enlarged edition. XVI, 303 pp. illus., 170:114 mm., usual light age staining, sharp margins, gild edges, marbled endpapers. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards, ruled in gild.
   German language prayer book for women arranged by Jacob Freund of Breslau. The title is Hanna: Gebet- und Andachtsbuch für israelitische Frauen und Mädchen (Hanna: Prayer and devotional for Jewish women and girls). Jacob Freund (1827-1877), is described as a teacher in the religious school of the municipal synagogue of Breslau. Included are contributions from Dr. A. Geiger, Dr. M. Güdmann, Dr. M. Joël, and Professor Dr. M. Levy. Facing the title page is a full page depiction of Moses holding the tablets of the law with the words Shema Yisrael above in Hebrew in large letters and immediately below in German in smaller letters. There is a dedication to Mrs. Rebecka Freund, a forward from the author, and then a table of contents. The table of contents is comprised of major headings and then detailed listings with the page numbers. The major headings are Sabbath and festivals. The second part of Gebet- und Andachtsbuch is häusliche Andacht (domestic devotion). At the end of the volume are jarhzeit and cemetery prayers. The text is primarily in German (fraktur) with limited Hebrew.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
Other:    Women's Literature
Language:    German, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica