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  Aseret ha-Devarim by Sa'adia ben Yosef Alfiomi (Sa'adia Gaon), Oran, 1856

© Gross Family Collection, Photographer: Unknown,

This text was prepared by William Gross:

Hebrew printing was established in Oran only in 1856, so this is one of the first books printed in that city. The text is from Sa'adia Gaon and concerns the ten commandments. This book belonged to Karsenti, who was an apprentice in Oran to a printer, and then opened his own press. This copy has both an owners signature and his personal stamp.      

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Name/Title
Aseret ha-Devarim by Sa'adia ben Yosef Alfiomi (Sa'adia Gaon) | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1856
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Material/Technique
Paper, Ink, Letterpress, Signature, Stamped
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Height
21.5 cm
Length
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14 cm
Depth
0.9 cm
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
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Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
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