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Lot #    22289
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 11:42:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Sefer Sedarim
Title (Hebrew)    ספר סדרים
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Abraham ben Daniel Delaville
City    Amsterdam
Publisher    David Proops
Publication Date    184?
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [2], 19 pp., octavo, 185:105 mm., nice margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in modern boards.
   Only edition of this unsual book of verse consisting of fifty-four poems on the weekly Torah portions and on the death of Moses by R. Abraham ben Daniel Delaville. The title page is followed by a dedication to the heads of the Seminary in Amsterdam, introductory verse, and then the text. Each Torah reading, beginning with Bereshit and concluding with ha-Berakhah has verse consisting of six lines. It is followed by Zikkaron Moshe, on the death of Moses. Zikkaron Moshe is in three parts, each of twelve lines. In both parts the text is in a single column in square vocalized letters.

R. Abraham ben Daniel Delaville, a poet of stature, was born in 1807 and died on 6 Sivan (May 18, 1877) (Shavuot) 1877.

Paragraph 2    כולל ארבעה וחמשים שירים קטנים, מסדרים על סדר פרשיות התורה, ואחריהם זכרון משה על מות משה רבנו ... מאת אברהם בן דניאל דעלאוויללע ...
   BE sameh 263; CD-EPI 0118143
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Holland:    Checked
Other:    Poetry
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica