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Lot #    26929
Auction End Date    6/15/2010 11:28:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Dagelijksch Gebedboek
Title (Hebrew)    תפלה לכל השנה
Author    [Liturgy - Avot] R. Samuel Mulder, Trans.
City    Amsterdam
Publisher    J. L. Joachimsthal
Publication Date    1862
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition of translation. [4] ff., [1], 248:248, [7] pp., 220:130 mm., light age staining, sharp edges in gild, wide margins. A very good copy bound in contemporary red leather boards, tooled in gilt, spine rubbed and split. Not in CD-EPI.
          
Detailed
Description
   Daily prayer book with Dutch translation by R. Samuel Israel Mulder (1792–1862), educator and Hebrew author, born in Amsterdam. He was a pupil of David Friedrichsfeld and, influenced by him, became a follower of Mendelssohn and Wessely. As a youth he signed himself "Salomon" or "Schrijver" [ = "writer"] receiving the surname Mulder only in 1811. In 1818 he became an official court translator, and in 1826 was appointed principal of the bet ha-midrash, the seminary for rabbis and teachers in Amsterdam. From 1835 he served as the superintendent of all Jewish religious schools in Holland, and from 1849 was secretary of the Amsterdam community. Mulder translated into Dutch a large part of the Bible (1827–38), the Passover Haggadah (1837), and the liturgy. He also published a Bible for Jewish youth in 17 parts (1850–55) in Dutch, and a Hebrew-Dutch Dictionary (1831; with M. Lemans). Some of his writings in Dutch are collected in his Verspreide Lettervruchten (1844). In his youth, Mulder helped to found the Tongeleth (To'elet) circle (a Haskalah society) in Amsterdam in 1815; he was also active as a writer in Hebrew. He published in 1817 the Kizzur Rishumei ha-Asefot, a summary of the minutes of meetings held in the first year of the society's existence, and contributed to its publication.
          
Paragraph 2    הוא סדר תפלה לכל השנה, מדויק הדק היטב ומסודר כל דבר בעתו על מקומו ... עם תרגום הללנדית.
          
Reference
Description
   EJ; Not in CD-EPI
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Holland:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
Other:    Avot
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Dutch
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica