[Shir Tehillah]

AUCTION 7 | Tuesday, June 22nd, 1999 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 451

[Shir Tehillah]

Hebrew and German on facing pages. Each page with engraved head- or tail-device,all within engraved frame ff.6. Foxed, central crease. Unbound. Folio Vinograd, Königsberg 22

Königsberg: Hartung 1776

Est: $600 - $900
Issued upon the visit of Paul Petrowitsch of Russia to the synagogue in Königsberg, capital of East Prussia. Son of Catherine II the Great and Peter III, Paul (1754-1801) was Emperor of Russia from 1796 until his death. A synagogue was first established in Königsberg in 1756, when the community numbered some 300 persons