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Bidding Information
Lot #    22232
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 11:13:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Le-shanah tova tikatevu
Title (Hebrew)    לשנה טובה תכתבו!
Author    [Ms.]
City    Germany ?
Publication Date    19th cent.
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Single sheet of paper, 144:224 mm., light age staining, creased, ink on paper.
   A New Year's greeting, in Yiddish, handwritten and with drawn cherubs on each side of the text. It is addressed on the right to Freyda and Eizik and Nehama-le and on the left to Miriam, Shemuel and Nehama-le. The text is a Yiddish acrostic with the letters of the recipients' names being the first letters of each line of the poem, wishing the recipients of each side of the greeting joy and luck in the New Year. The ink is a pale purple and the Yiddish words are vowelized.
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Other:    Europe
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
Manuscript Type
Other:    Poetry
Kind of Judaica