Selihot, Custom of Swabia and Switzerland, Fuerth 1809 (50303)

סליחות - מנהג שוואבען ושווייץ - Blue Paper Copy

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Lot Number: 50303
Title (English): Selihot, Custom of Swabia and Switzerland
Title (Hebrew): סליחות - מנהג שוואבען ושווייץ
Note: Blue Paper Copy
City: Fuerth
Publisher: איצק בן דוד צירנדארף
Publication Date: 1809
Estimated Price: $300.00 USD - $600.00 USD
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Physical Description

Only edition, [4], 132 ff., octavo, 185:115 mm., wide margins, light age staining, few ff. stained from usage; inner margins strenghtened.. A very good copy bound in later half cloth and marble paper over boards, rubbed.

Blue Paper Copy

 

Detail Description

Liturgies and supplications for the High Holiday period following the rites of Swabia and Switzerland. The so called “Medinat Schwaben” formed a unique Jewish-German cultural landscape which experienced its zenith in the first half of the 19th century. The majority of Jewish communities belonged to one of two distinct political entities: the margraviate of Burgau south of the Danube and the earldom of Oettingen to its north. The political conflicts between the house Hapsburg, the local gentry and the civic leadership in the case of Burgau [Ullmann 1999] and the interconfessional strife between the Catholic and Protestant branches of the Oettingens provided the Jewish communities with enough "wiggle room" to ease their precarious struggle for existence. The Jewish communities formed part of villages within these political entities which were comprised of Jews, Catholics and Protestants. In some of those villages Jews occasionally even formed a numerical majority. The Jewish communities maintained a tight network of familial and cultural interconnections extending to communities in adjacent regions, such as Wassertrüdingen in Unterfranken as well as Laupheim and Buchau in Baden-Wuerttemberg.

 

Hebrew Description

(הסכ’ תקס"ט)

עם קדם-שער: סליחה ערוכה... כוללת הסליחות מכל השנה כמנהג מדינות שוואבען ושווייץ...

אין כאן סליחות לכל השנה. בקולופון נאמר: "סליחות לתענית שני וחמישי ושני... עשרה בטבת ותענית אסתר ושבעה עשר בתמוז, נוהגים רוב העולם... לאומרם כסדר שנדפסו בהתפלות ואינם רוצים להטריח עצמם להביא הסליחות לבית הכנסת וא"כ... למותר להציגם פה".

כן נשמטו הפירוש, סדר הפרת נדרים וסדר כפרות והקדמת ר’ אליעזר לאזי, שבאו בדפוס פיורדא תקמ"ב.

באותה שנה יצאה מבית-דפוס זה הוצאה אחרת "כמנהג... עלזאס", עם אותה ההסכמה, ובשער שם התאריך של הדפוס: תק"ע. מסתבר שגם ההוצאה הנוחכית נדפסה בשנת תק"ע.

 

References

BE 953; Yudlov, Ginzei Mehlman 443; Vinograd 744; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000182820; https://www.geni.com/projects/Jewish-communities-in-Bavarian-Swabia-Bayrisch-Schwaben/36333