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Lot #    20371
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 11:59:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Pei solenni funerali di Lelio Cantoni...Piemonte
Title (Hebrew)    על מות כמו'הרר הלל ברוך שלום קנטוני
Author    [Community - Only Ed.] R. Samuel Hayyim Ghiron
City    Torino
Publisher    V. Steffenone
Publication Date    1857
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [16] pp., 233:159 mm., wide margins, usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
   Elegy on the death of Hillel (Lelio) Cantoni in Italian by R. Samuel Hayyim Ghiron (1829–1895). He was born in Ivrea. In 1854 he qualified as a teacher of literature and in 1877 was appointed rabbi of Turin. He published a prayer book according to the Italian rite, with an Italian translation (Leghorn, 1879). In the National Library, Jerusalem, there is an elegy on the death of Hillel Cantoni in Italian and Hebrew, the latter by R. Samuel Ghiron (Turin, 1857). In 1880, with the assistance of B. Peyron, he published a catalog of the Hebrew manuscripts in Turin. He also wrote essays, sermons, and poems.
Paragraph 2    "ע, ר"מ ור"מ בקק"י פיימונטי ... קינה מאת כמה"חר שמואל חיים גירון ... ויקוננוה בק"ק טורינו בבית הכנסת הגדולה ביום כ"ד לחדש שבט התרי"ז ...

קדם שער: XIX Febbraio MDCCLVII. Pei solenni funerali di Lelio Cantoni...Piemonte. Elegia del..Samuel Ghiron. Regata in versi Italiani da Emanuele Levi... עברית ואיטלקית, עמ' מול עמ'. פ' רושם: ליוורנו.

   CD-EPI 0117138; EJ; W. Zeitlin Bibliotheca Hebraica, Leipzig 1891-1895, p. 111
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Italy:    Checked
Other:    Eulogy
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Italian
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica