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Bidding Information
Lot #    16398
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 10:54:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Charter and Bye-Laws of Kaal Kadosh Mickve Israel
Title (Hebrew)    קק מקוה ישראל
Author    [Community - First Ed.]
City    Philadelphia
Publisher    John Bioren
Publication Date    1824
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 24 pp., 204:124 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary paper wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   Charter of the oldest organized Jewish Sephardic congregation in Philadelphia. The oldest extant document utilizing the name Mikveh Israel Congregation is dated 1773, although the name was probably adopted prior to that.
          
Reference
Description
   Singerman 399; Rosenbach 262
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica