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Bidding Information
Lot #    35076
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 12:46:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Memorial Service... Reverend Dr. Benjamin Artom
Author    [Community - Only Ed.]
City    London
Publication Date    1879
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [3] pp., 202:126 mm., clean sheets. A very good copy as issued.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Benjamin Artom (18351879), Chief Rabbi of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews of England, was born in Asti. After occupying rabbinical posts in Italy he became Haham of the Sephardi community in London (1866), where he was especially active in education. An eloquent preacher in English, he published a collection of sermons (1873) and also wrote odes and prayers in Hebrew and poems in Italian.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
England:    Checked
  
Subject
Homiletics:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English, Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica