HAGADAH SHEL PESAH BE-OTIOT GEDOLOT U-BEHIROT: HARLAP
New York : Hebrew Publishing Co., 1921. Item #38553
First edition. Original boards. 8vo. 45 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Yaari, 1926. In Hebrew and Yiddish. Title translates to "Passover services with Big Letters. " Charlap (1862-1916) was born in Vistiniec, Suvalk district, Lithuania. At age six he moved with his parents to Mariampol (Marijampole) . In 1892 he made his way to the United States where he was the administrator of a Talmud Torah in Syracuse. From 1902 he was a teacher of the East Broadway Talmud Torah in New York. He published stories and articles in Hatsfira (The times) in 1890, Otsar hasifrut (Treasury of literature) , and Hebrew-language periodicals in America. He also contributed with Aleksander Harkavy to the compilation of "Vocabulary of modern Hebrew words. " (EJ) . SUBJECTS: Haggadot -- Texts. Seder -- Liturgy -- Texts. Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts. Haggadot. Judaism -- Liturgy. Seder -- Liturgy. OCLC lists one copy at UMichigan. Heavily soiled throughout. Text is clear. Some pages loose. Overall Fair Condition. (HAG-20-14).