Selichoth Leta’anith...

AUCTION 6 | Tuesday, November 17th, 1998 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 174

Selichoth Leta’anith...

Printed without a title-page. A re-issue from the larger Selichoth printed in Frankfurt a/Main the same year ff.6. Modern boards. Sm.4to Vinograd, Frankfurt a/Main 280; EJ, VI col.1193 (illustrated)

(Frankfurt a/Main): n.p., circa 1711

Est: $500 - $700
Penitential prayers recited on the 24th Teveth, the communal fast-day, commemorating the fire that devastated most of the Jewish Quarter of Frankfurt a/Main. It was this catastrophe that motivated Johann Schudt to write his chronicle of Frankfurt Jewry. (See Lot ****)