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Bidding Information
Lot #    6044
Auction End Date    11/18/2003 11:50:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Seder Tefilot
Title (Hebrew)    סדר תפלות
Author    [Marranos - Liturgy]
City    Amsterdam
Publisher    Joseph, Jacob, & Abraham Proophs
Publication Date    1772
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [5], 271 ff., 8 vo., 175:107 mm., light browning, margins expertly extended on initial 6 ff., copper plate engraved title not present as usual. A very good copy bound in modern half leather boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Year round prayerbook with Spanish translation of facing page. Written for the use of the Marrranos in Amsterdam, the prayerbook carries a long list of community sponsors.

Marranos did not arrive in Amsterdam until around 1590, some 11 years after the Union of Utrecht (1579) and the birth of the United Provinces of the Netherlands as a Protestant state. They had to wait until 1615 before Jewish settlement was officially authorized, but the Marranos in Amsterdam differed from those in other Protestant countries in that they openly practiced Judaism almost from the moment of their arrival. Thanks to the Marranos, Amsterdam became one of the greatest Jewish centers in the world in the 17th century; it had some of the finest academies and produced some of the greatest Jewish thinkers.

          
Paragraph 2    כמנהג ק"ק ספרדים... בלשון עברי ולשון ספרדי. מוגה... על יד... ר' יצחק בכ"ר אליהו הכהן בלינפאנטי... דורש טוב לעמו בק"ק הנזכר בעיר... הזאת, והובא לבית הדפוס על יד... יצחק די סוייזא בריטו...

בראש הספר: הקדשת יצחק סוייזא בריטו למשה בן אהרן די פינטו, סיון תקל"ב, בספרדית; רשימת הפרנומרנטים, בספרדית. בסוף הספר סליחות לחודש אלול בערבית.

          
Reference
Description
   Vinograd, Amsterdam 2020: EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Holland:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew, Spanish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica