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Tehilim, London 1899

ספר תהלים - Miniature - Bible

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  • Lot Number 53968
  • Title (English) Tehilim
  • Title (Hebrew) ספר תהלים
  • Note Miniature - Bible
  • City London
  • Publisher (Operative Institution)? (L.J.S.)?
  • Publication Date 1899
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 2500535
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Physical Description

92 ff., 16mo, 106:65  mm., nice margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.


Detail Description

Book of Psalms in Hebrew. The recital of the whole Book of Psalms is widespread, whether as an act of piety by saintly individuals, or by groups of unlearned people. For this purpose "societies of reciters of psalms" (hevrot tehillim) were and continue to be formed, and in recent times a special society has been formed in Jerusalem whereby two separate groups recite the whole Book of Psalms daily at the Western Wall. The psalms are included in their entirety in all large prayer books.



Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000325755 (incomplete copy)