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Lot #    21788
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 10:08:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Israelitisches Andachtsbuch
Title (Hebrew)    תפלת ישראל
Author    [Women - Liturgy - Avot]
City    New York
Publisher    Frank
Publication Date    1860
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [3], 240, 224, 32 pp., 143:118 mm., nice margins, light age staining, gild edges. A very good copy loose in contemporary red leather boards, rubbed. Not in CD-EPI.
   Comprehensive Hebrew-German prayer book for the entire year. The title page states in Hebrew that it is Tefillat Yisrael and in German that it is Israelitisches Gebertbuch hebräisch und deutsch. (Jewish prayer book in Hebrew and German). There is a detailed table of contents and then the prayers. The Hebrew is on the right and on the facing page is the German in Fraktur. The Hebrew is in square vocalized letters, except for explanatory notes which are in Vaybertaytsh. The prayers encompass daily prayers, complete Sabbath services, Pirkei Avot, Rosh Hodesh, festivals, Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur, and Hanukkah services. Among the other features are grace after meals, separation of Hallah, Zadok ha-Din, Sefirat ha-Omer, and Pidyon ha-ben. At the end of the volume, reading from left to right with its own title page, is an appendix entirely in German for women, these include prayers to be recited for ill children and at gravesides.
Paragraph 2    Israelitisches Andachts-Buch, nebst deutscher Uebersetzung. Mit neun deutschen Gebeten... von Dr. W[olf] Schlesinger
   Wachs 94 (1 copy)
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica