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Bidding Information
Lot #    19281
Auction End Date    11/13/2007 11:18:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Psalms
Title (Hebrew)    תהלים
Author    [Liturgy - Bible - Pocket Ed.]
City    Vienna
Publisher    Anton Schmid
Publication Date    1827
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   90; 119-156 ff., 132:84 mm., crisp margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary leather, expertly restored with modern slipcase.
          
Detailed
Description
   Psalms in a pocked size for easy portability and recital. The recital of the whole Book of Psalms is widespread, whether as an act of piety by saintly individuals, or by groups of unlearned people. For this purpose "societies of reciters of psalms" (hevrot tehillim) were and continue to be formed, and in recent times a special society has been formed in Jerusalem whereby two separate groups recite the whole Book of Psalms daily at the Western Wall. The psalms are included in their entirety in all large prayer books.
          
Paragraph 2    מסודר לשבעת ימי השבוע. הוגה מספר מנחת שי מהרב... ידידיה שלמה מנורצי זצ"ל...

לפי הוצאת ווין 1817, בהשמטת שמוש תהלים, ערוב תבשילין ותשליך.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0305103
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Austria
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Miniatures:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica