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Bidding Information
Lot #    8827
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 10:31:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Miniature Siddur
Title (Hebrew)    סדור
Author    [Liturgy - Miniature]
City    Amsterdam
Publisher    Naphtali Hertz Levi
Publication Date    1739
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   318 ff., 57:38 mm., light age staining. A near fine copy bound in the original full leather boards, spine repaired, tooled in gild with the initials F P on front cover. Housed in a modern full leather matching case. Front fly bears the inscription G. H. Padova.
          
Detailed
Description
   Vocalized all year prayer book following the rite of Sephardim in Amsterdam. This beautiful miniature was printed in several variations, this copy carries a second title page for the Holiday prayers. The publisher, R. Meir Crescas, states in the introduction that he published this miniature with vowels as he observed children praying from unvocalized text - with many pronunciation errors.
          
Reference
Description
   Vin Amsterdam 1505; Not in CD-EPI
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Holland:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Bindings:    Checked
Miniatures:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica