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Lot #    16747
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 1:46:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Gott sieht in's herz :gebst- und andachts- buch
Title (Hebrew)    für israelitische Frauen und Mädchen
Author    [Liturgy - Women] R. Dr. J. H. Jacobson
City    Leipzig
Publisher    Verlag von F.E.C. Leuckart
Publication Date    [1879]
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Expanded edition. xix, 289 pp., front., 184:121 mm., gild edges, silk endpapers, light age staining, stamps, plate. A very good copy bound in decorated boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   This is the second and expanded edition of a prayer book for women compiled by R. Dr. Jacob H. Jacobson. The text is in German, with titles of prayers occasionally given in Hebrew. Included are special prayers for women, such as when lighting the Sabbath candles, and when taking challah.

R. Dr. Jacobson is also the author of numerous other titles, including: Rimmonim : ein deutsches Lesebuch für Iisraeliten in Schule und Haus (Leipzig, 1859), Die Geschichten der Heiligen Schriften (which appeared in many editions), Katechetischer Leitfaden beim Unterricht in der israelitischen Religion, zugleich konfirmandenbüchlein für die israelitische Jugend (Leipzig, 1887) et al. The frontispiece is a drawing of Noah offering a sacrifice after the flood.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
Other:    Women's Literature
  
Characteristic
Language:    German, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica