Amsterdam: Hevio La-Defus Kerovo Ya`akov Da Silva Mendes, Nidpas `a. Y. Girard Yohan Yanson, 1771. Item #37639
Period boards. 8vo. 358 pages.17 cm. In Hebrew. The title translates to “Order for Prayers for the Festivals: According to the Holy Sefardic Community. ” This mahzor was previously owned by David Sulzberger of Philadelphia, a trustee of Gratz College and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and a prominent figure in the Hebrew Educational Society of Philadelphia (EJ) . It also bears the original 18th century manuscript signature of the publisher, Jacob DaSilva Mendes. SUBJECTS: Liturgy. OCLC lists 6 copies worldwide. Vinograd, 2005. CD 000172481. Minor repairs to title page. Internally Very Good. Overall a very fine copy. (HEB-50-5).