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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
   Only edition. [3] pp., 202:126 mm., clean sheets. A very good copy as issued.
   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
19th Century:    Checked
England:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English, Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica