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Lot #    17065
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 12:32:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Freuden-Gesang ... Franz des Ersten ...
Title (Hebrew)    Caroline Auguste.
Author    [Community - Only Ed. - Unrecorded]
City    Pesth (Budapest)
Publisher    Johann Thomas Trattner
Publication Date    1820
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 11 pp., 231:185 mm., wide margins, light age staining, gilt edged, unsually clear text, high-quality paper, blue end-papers. A near fine copy bound in contemporary embossed red silk over boards, ruled in gilt, rubbed. Unusual exlibris (royal?) pasted onto supplementary rear end-paper. Unrecorded.
   Title: Freuden-Gesang zur Feyer der beglückenden Anwesenheit ... Franz des Ersten und ... Caroline Auguste Zusatz zum Titel samt einem Gebethe, welches ... in der Synagoge am Monat September 1820 abgehalten wurde Verfasserangabe verfast von M[oritz] G. Saphir.

[Joyous celebration in honor of the presence of our sovereign Lord Franz the First, and our sovereign Lady Caroline Auguste; including prayers performed by our fellow-believers in the Mosaic religion in the Royal City of Pest in the Synagogue in the month of September, 1820]

One of the most beautiful Jewish books printed in Budapest. Poem (p. [3]-6) and prayer (p. 7-11) in honor of Franz I, Austro-Hungarian emperor, and his wife, Empress Caroline Auguste.

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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Hungary
History:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica