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Bidding Information
Lot #    35228
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 1:43:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Psalms
Title (Hebrew)    תהלים
Author    [Bible - Liturgy]
City    Livorno (Leghorn)
Publisher    שלמה בילפורטי וחבירו
Publication Date    1937
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   120 ff., 8°, 154:94 mm., nice margins light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   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    ... ובריש... כמה מעלות... לאומר תהלים... אשר קבץ הרב... חיד"א [חיים יוסף דוד אזולאי] זיע"א בספר יוסף תהלות... ויוסף הו"ד... ר' אי"ש [יהודה שמואל אשכנזי]... ענין כל מזמור... פדיון הנפש להרב ... הנזכר...

ד"ס של ליוורנו תרנ"ו.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0306075
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica