AUCTION 39 | Thursday, April 03rd, 2008 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters & Graphic Art

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Lot 268


Zemlinsky, Adolf (ed.) and Papo, Michael (Judeo-Español trans.). Geschichte der türkisch-israelitischen Gemeinde zu Wien, von ihrer Gründung bis heute, nach historischen Daten [“History of the Turkish-Israelite Community of Vienna from Its Founding to the Present, According to Historical Data] pp. (2), 16; (16), (2). Titles browned. Very light stains. Folio

Vienna: M. Knöpflmacher 1888

Est: $500 - $700
The Sephardic community of Vienna traced its origin back 150 years to the time Moses Lopez Pererra Diego d’Aguilar of Holland, and the families of Abraham Kamondo, Aron Nissan and Naftaly Eskenasy of Constantinople. On November 16th, 1885 the community celebrated the dedication ceremony of its’ new Temple building. In attendance were representatives of Emperor Franz Josef I and of Sultan Abdul Hamid, ruler of the Ottoman Empire