Obj. ID: 37115
Jewish printed books Selichot, Lunéville, 1799
This text was prepared by William Gross:
Seder Selichot Vetachnunim, for the High Festivals and Four Fasts in accordance with the customs of France and Germany . Lunיville, . Book of Selichot in large format, includes morning service, with the full order of Selichot. Laws and commentary in “Ashkenazit” [Yiddish-Deutsch in traditional letters] and the order of Kapparot.
Two title pages, the first illustrated with the figures of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob [Dream of the Ladder] and Jonah the Prophet [hinting at the name of the publisher Rabbi Jonah Willstadt?] Fine illustrated titlepage from woodcut. This is the fourth book of twenty five total that were printed in Luneville. The title page woodcut is signed by an artist, Harner. , 261 leaves.