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Lot #    21246
Auction End Date    8/12/2008 11:19:24 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Bulletin des Lois de la Republique N. 191
Author    Les Consuls de la Republique
City    Paris
Publisher    De l’Imprimerie de la Republique
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   299-314 pp. quarto 195:125 mm., light age staining, a very good copy not bound.
   Regulations issued under the imprimatur of the French Republic, including an article dealing with Jewish marriage. These regulations, among the very first issued, varied from later issues which are under the restored monarchy. It is comprised of regulations no. 1580 through 1601. Article no. 1597 is comprised of two paragraphs, Art. I and II, issued under the name of Napoleon Bonapart, par le premier Consule. The first clause states:

Les rabbins ne pouront donner Ia bénédiction nuptials qu’á ceux qui justifieront, en bonne et due forme, avoir contracté marriage devant l’officier civil. (The rabbis are only able to give the blessing for nuptials in conformity and in due form to those who have contracted marriage in front of the civil officer

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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
France:    Checked
History:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    French
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica