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Siddur for Portuguese Jews in the Netherlands – First Dutch Translation of the Siddur – The Hague, 1791-1793 – Four-Volume Set

Gebeden der Portugeesche Jooden door een Joodsch Genootschap uit het Hebreeuwsch vertaalt, siddur for weekdays and festivals, for the Portuguese Jewish community in the Netherlands. The Hague: Lion Cohen, 1791-1793. Four volumes. Dutch with Hebrew headings.
The title page of each volume is adorned with a (different) engraving.
This is the first translation of the siddur to Dutch, produced by the Talmidei Tzadik group – a group of young students who studied under R. Tzadik Kohen Belinfante (1732-1786) in The Hague. A native of Amsterdam, R. Belinfante was raised in London, and returned to The Hague in 1760, where he served as rabbi and teacher. Following his passing in 1786, his disciples founded this association in his memory.
Four volumes. Vol. I: [1], XLII, [2], 436 pages. Vol. II: [6], 556 pages. Vol. III: [6], 304 pages. Lacking [1] final page of errata. Vol. IV: [6], 507, [1] pages. Lacking [6] of [7] pages of errata. Size varies, 19.5-21 cm. Overall good condition. Stains. Minor wear to some leaves. Minor damage. Creases. Stamps. Old, non-uniform bindings. One volume with original, ornamented leather binding.

PLEASE NOTE: Item descriptions were shortened in translation. For further information, please refer to Hebrew text.