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Bidding Information
Lot #    20082
Auction End Date    2/19/2008 12:01:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Liber Psalmorum ad editionem Hooghtianam..
Title (Hebrew)    תהלים
Author    [Liturgy - Bible]
City    London
Publication Date    1919
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2], 189 pp., 158:94 mm., light age staining, . A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Psalms. The recital of the whole Book of Psalms is widespread, whether as an act of piety by saintly individuals, or by groups of unlearned people. For this purpose "societies of reciters of psalms" (hevrot tehillim) were and continue to be formed, and in recent times a special society has been formed in Jerusalem whereby two separate groups recite the whole Book of Psalms daily at the Western Wall. The psalms are included in their entirety in all large prayer books.
          
Paragraph 2    Reprinted from the edition of 1844.
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
England:    Checked
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
Other:    Psalms
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica