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Bidding Information
Lot #    16585
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 12:25:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Constitution of Chevra Achim Ahuvim
Title (Hebrew)    געזעטצע פיר דיא חברה אחים אהובים מנהג ספרד
Author    [Community - Only Ed.]
City    New York
Publisher    Abraham Isaac Teigman
Publication Date    1915
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [1], 42, [1] pp. plus wrappers, 171:115 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound as issued.
          
Detailed
Description
   Constitution in Yiddish for a Lower East Side congregation. The rules limit membership to Sabbath observers, men who do not use razors to shave, excludes men whose wives do not cover their hair in public, is fewer than 6 months in the country, is ill, or derives income from questionable sources. The Constitution itself is very detailed including dues, fines, obligations, etc. In case of death, arrangements are taken of, including the monument at the grave.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica