Calendrier Hébraïque, Contenant Les Fetes, Parassiot, Jeunes, Roshodes, nouvelles Lunes, Tecufot ou les Équinoxes, suivant Rab Samuel, pour servir pendant cinquante années, depuis le 1er. Tisti 5575 de la création du Monde (15 Septembre 1814, jusqu'au 29 Elul 5624 (30 Septembre 1864) [SIGNED]
by Rodrigues-Monsanto, Jacob
Bordeaux: Chez Racle, 1814. First edition. Hardcover. g- to g+. 12mo. 234pp. (2). Brown leather, with gilt tooling and gilt stamped floral design on spine. Signed author's attestation of printing at verso of title page. The publication is considered to be the first work to incorporate Hebrew printing in Bordeaux. The work, is a comprehensive annotated fifty year Hebrew (Jewish) calendar that documents many important aspects of the Jewish year, including holidays, new moons, beginnings of the Hebrew months (Rosh Chodesh), weekly Torah portions, and equinoxes. The final leaf has an approbation from Abraham Andrande, Chief Rabbi of Bordeaux. Text in French and Hebrew. Binding with some rubbing, abrasions and light staining to the front and back covers. Head & tail of spine and corners of covers, with some rubbing and chipping. Interior with some light pencil marking to interior front cover and front free endpapers. Some sporadic light foxing throughout, usually to edges of pages, with text mostly unaffected. Book block tight. Binding in good-, interior in overall good+ condition.
(Inventory #: 41217)
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