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Bidding Information
Lot #    17587
Auction End Date    3/13/2007 2:10:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Pizmonim le-Simhat Torah
Title (Hebrew)    פזמונים לשמחת התורה
Author    [First Ed. - Liturgy]
City    Bombay
Publisher    Anglo Jewish...
Publication Date    1885
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 30 pp., plus additional-title wrappers (bound in), 118:75 mm., usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in later half cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Scarce copy of the Pizmonin le-Simhat Torah printed for the Jews of Bombay in 1885. The title page states that it is, Pizmonim le-Simhat Torah according to the customs of Baghdad. Printed at the expense of Moses Judah Kohen, shamash of Keneset Eliyah at the press of . . . in Bombay in the month of Elul 645 (1885). Below this text, is added, printed by Aaron Jacob Samuel. The piyyutim are liturgical prayers with refrain. The text of the title page also appears on the wrapper. The volume is set in square vocalized letters.
          
Paragraph 2    כמנהג... בגדאד... נדפסה בהוצאות משה יהודה כהן הי"ו שמאש[!] כנסת אליהו... בחדש אלול... נדפסה על ידי אהרן יעקב שמואל...

יח פיוטים, בלתי מנוקדים.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0310346
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    India
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Miniatures:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica