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  • EH 48 D 33 01-03




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    Register of circumcisions and Catalogue of the books of Solomon Saruco, Rabbi of the Sephardic congregation of The Hague, 1751-1788



    Contents:

    I: f. 1r-4v: Personal data of the author and genealogical annotations.

    f. 5r-22v: List of 183 circumcized boys, dating from 1754-1784.

    II: f. 1r: Noticia / dos / Livros / que se achão em minha / Bibliotheca de diversas lin- / guas e faculdades cuyos lu- / gares vay notado ao lado / de cada hum o numero da / Taboa donde estão que / confronta com o Numero que / esta marcado sobre cada / Taboa, e para achar com / facilidades os livros que não / tenem o nomem detras, vay / nestra noticia marcado a o / lado destes livros o numero / que se achara sobre dittos / livros.

    f. 1v: blank.

    f. 2r-15v: Catalogue of the non-Hebrew books.

    III: f. 1r: רשימת ספרים / הנמצאים בבית תלמודו שלמה סרוק חזן / ומורה צדק ק″ק חונן דל השם ישמרם ויחיים / בהאג הבירה.

    f. 2r-24v: Catalogue of the Hebrew books.

    The books are listed alphabetically according to title.

    Presented to the library by Moses Henriques Pimentel of The Hague in 1902.


    Portuguese and Hebrew / Paper / 20,2 x 12,9 cm. / Three parts; I: 22, II: 15, III: 24 ff. (rest of the book blank) / Current writing and rabbinic cursive writing with square headings, the Hebrew part of the catalogue is bound in a second book / Contemporary gold-tooled leather bindings.


    Fuks 435


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