AUCTION 19 | Tuesday, March 11th, 2003 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts and Works of Graphic Art

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Lot 94


Hanhagoth Beith Ha’knesseth de K”K Aschkenazim Be’Amsterdam [Synagoguge regulations for the Aschkenazic Synagogue in Amsterdam]. Title within typographical border. pp. 30. [Vinograd, Amsterdam 2437]. Amsterdam, Jochanan Levi Rophe and Son, 1815. * Reglementen Voor de Nederlandsche Israelitsche Hoofd-Synagoge Te Amsterdam [Synagogue regulations]. Text in Dutch. pp. 63. Amsterdam, Joachim van Embden, 1815. * Reglement van Orde Voor de Vergadering van Parnassijns der Nederlandsche Israëlitische Hoofd-Sijnagoge te Amsterdam [Regulations for the Parnassim]. Text in Dutch. pp. 39. Amsterdam, Joachim van Embden, 1815 Trace foxed in places. Contemporary gilt-tooled chestnut mottled calf, with green ribbon ties. 8vo

Amsterdam: v.p. 1815

Est: $1,200 - $1,800
The banker, Jacob Mayer Jacobson (1807-1876), was a seventh generation descendant of Rabbi Uri Ha’levi Aschkenazi, the first Chief Rabbi of the Sephardim. The Jacobson family, who adopted the family name under Napoleon’s reign, was one of the noblest among Dutch Jewry. See M.H. Gans, Memorbook (1971) p. 388 (illus).