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Lot #    15637
Auction End Date    9/5/2006 12:18:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Heshbon
Title (Hebrew)    חשבון ועד החברה
Author    [Community - Only Ed. - Unrecorded]
City    Odessa
Publisher    Abba Duchna
Publication Date    1903
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. lxii, 122 pp., 214:153 mm., wide margins, usual age staining. A very good copy bound in later boards, original paper wrappers bound in. Unrecorded - Not in CD-EPI.
          
Detailed
Description
   This volume contains an accounting of funds for the "Committee for upholding B'nai Yisrael, workers of the land and craftsmen, in Syria and in the Holy Land". The report is for the three year period 1899, 1900 and 1901 and it is given in quarterly reports.

The volume begins with a listing of the members of the committee and continues its introduction with a description of the colonies and questions from the committee about the future. A section on agricultural workers and the matter of the wine follows , and that is followed by a section on the schools, etc.

The main thrust of the book is an actual listing of towns, and their contributions by quarter. This is followed by a listing of individuals and their contributions by quarter.

          
Paragraph 2    ... לתמיכת בני ישראל עובדי אדמה ובעלי מלאכה בסוריא ובארץ הקדושה
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica