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Lot #    14394
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 1:47:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Surgery of Ritual Circumcision
Author    [Community] Dr. Jacob Snowman
City    London
Publisher    Medical Board of the Initiation Society
Publication Date    1904
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [48] pp., 164:102 mm., light staining, rubbed and shaken from use. Loose in the original cloth boards, rubbed and split. Rare - not in Roth; a web search of the British Museum Library found no copy.
   A guide to the diseases, infections, and other ills that may befall an infant after circumcision and its treatment. The booklet was published by the Medical Board of the Initiation Society, the group responsible for licensing of Mohalim.

The Society insures that every circumcision be performed by a properly trained and certified Mohel (ritual circumciser) who is expertly trained in both the surgical technique and in Jewish Law. Furthermore it must conform to the highest standards of modern medical hygiene and Halachah (Jewish Law).

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
England:    Checked
Customs:    Checked
Halacha:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica