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  • Book/Printed Material
    Tefilah mi-kol ha-shanah : Minḥah ḳeṭanah : le-holkhe derekh ule-ʻovre yamim leha-nośʻim li-medinat Ameriḳa ... : eyne minyaṭur oyzgabe oyf fayner perl shrifṭ
    תפלה מכל השנה : מנחה קטנה : להולכי דרך ולעוברי ימים להנושעים למדינת אמעריקא ... : אייע מיניאטור אויזגעבע אויף פיינער פערל שריפט | Minḥah ḳeṭanah
    Includes the text of Avot. Hebraic 14
    • Date: 1842-01-01

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    Seder tefilot : le-ḥodashim ule-moʻadim : ke-minhag ḳ.ḳ. Sefardim : ba-mitsṿot aḥim she-lo yitpardu : ha-talmidim ha-neʻimim Tsemaḥ, Yaʻaḳov, Daṿid ... bene he-ḥakham k.mo. ha-r. R. Meʼir Ḳreśḳaś
    סדר תפילות : לחדשים ולמועדים : כמנהג ק"ק ספרדים : במצות אחים שלא יתפרדו : התלמידים הנעימים צמח, יעקב, דוד ... בני החכם כמוהר''ר מאיר קרשקש | Seder tefilot : le-moʻadim ṭovim, ʻim Hoshaʻnot, ke-minhag ḳ.ḳ. Sefardim : ba-mitsṿot aḥim she-lo yitpardu : ha-talmidim ha-neʻimim Tsemaḥ, Yaʻaḳov, Daṿid ... bene he-ḥakham k.mo. ha-r. R. Meʼir Ḳreśḳaś
    Miniature prayer book, edited by Meir Crescas, a rabbi and printer from Algeria whose three sons, Tsemaḥ, Yaʻaḳov, and Daṿid, covered the printing expenses in Amsterdam for him as a gift. He had traveled there in order to complete his project of editing and publishing the manuscript of Sefer Tashbets by Shimʻon bar Tsemaḥ. LC Copy: Set aside for digitization. Physical book not seen...
    • Contributor: Leṿi, Naftali Hirts - Crescas, Meir
    • Date: 1739-01-01

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    [Maḥzor ke-Seder ha-Ashkenazim]
    [מחזור כסדר האשקנזים]
    Printed without title page. Interpretation of chronogram from the Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 in the National Library of Israel. Lacks fols. 1-6; colophon on fol. 256b intact. Heavily censored but no visible censor's signature. Marbled boards, quarter leather. Deinard Collection presented by Jacob H. Schiff. Described in: Sixteenth-century Hebrew books at the Library of Congress : a finding aid / Ann Brener,...
    • Contributor: Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry) - Shaḥor, Ḥayim - Ephraim Deinard Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1536-01-01

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    Maḥzor le-nusaḥ Bartselonah minhag Ḳaṭalunyah
    מחזור לנוסח ברצלונה מנהג קאטאלוניה
    Hand-written title-page with title and owner's inscription in Ladino. Fols. 2-3 bound out of order; otherwise complete (and with one leaf more at the end than copy digitized at JNUL). Deinard Collection presented by Jacob H. Schiff. Described in: Sixteenth-century Hebrew books at the Library of Congress : a finding aid / Ann Brener, Hebraic Section, The Library of Congress (LCCN 2016298180). Hebraic 8...
    • Contributor: Ephraim Deinard Collection (Library of Congress) - Shneʼur, Avraham - Ha-Shimʻoni, Eliʻezer - Śontsino, Mosheh - Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry) - Falḳon, Mosheh Ben Shemuʼel - Phinehas Ben Joseph - Ha-Śeridim Asher MI-GERUSH Ḳaṭalunya (Congregation : Thessalonikē, Greece)
    • Date: 1526-01-01

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    Maḥzor : mi-kol ha-shanah ke-minhag ḳehilot ḳodesh ashkenaz
    מחזור : מכל השנה כמנהג קהלות קדש אשכנז | Ma'agle Tsedeḳ
    Steinschneider ; 2455 Vinograd ; Venice 535 Hebraic 9
    • Contributor: Cavalli, Giorgio De
    • Date: 1567-01-01

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Tefilat yesharim ḳeriʼat ha-ʻedah anshe shem Sanhedrin : be-hitasef yaḥadaṿ ba-ʻir ṿe-im Paris ... mi-ṭaʻam Adonenu ha-adir Napoleʼon ha-rishon, Ḳesar ha-Tsarfatim ṿe-melekh Iṭaliyah, yom R.Ḥ. Adar rishon shenat ʼal ḥasdekha ṿe-ʹal emetkha ...
    תפילת ישרים קריאת העדה אנשי שם סנהדרין : ,בהתאסף יחדיו בעיר ואם פאריס ... מטעם אדונינו האדיר נפוליאון הראשון, קיסר הצרפתים ומלך איטאליה ... יום ר''ח אדר ראשון שנת על חסדך ועל אמתך = Prière des membres du Sanhédrin, récitée dans leur assemblée convoquée à Paris le 1er. jour d'Adar de l'année 5567 (9 février 1807) | Prière des membres du Sanhédrin, : récitée dans leur assemblée convoquée à Paris le 1er. jour d'Adar de l'année 5567 (9 février 1807)
    "À Paris, de l'Imprimerie Impériale. 1807." Has half-title: "Prière des membres du Sanhédrin". Printer's device on French title page. LC Copy: Housed in folder; bound in marbled crdboard. Plate of Deinard Collection. LC Copy: No. 10 of Hebrew Poems and Prayer Services for Special Occasions in the Life of the Jewish Community, 1600-1913. Hebrew prayers with French translation in facing pages. Deinard Collection presented...
    • Contributor: Imprimerie Impériale (France) - Sanhédrin - Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry) - Ephraim Deinard Collection (Library of Congress) - Marcel, J. J. (Jean Joseph)
    • Date: 1807-01-01

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Shaʻar seliḥot
    שער סליחות | Seder seliḥot ṿe-taḥanunim
    "Hevi li-defus Yonah Ṿilshṭeṭ"--added t.p. Y. Vinograd, Otsar ha-sefer ha-Ịvri, Vol.2, p.406, item 4. Hebrew vocalized text with Yiddish translation. LC copy 2: Deinard Collection presented by Jacob H. Schiff Hebraic 11
    • Contributor: Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry) - Willstett, Jonah - Ephraim Deinard Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1798-01-01

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Sefer Śifte renanot : kolel tefilot, baḳashot ṿe-taḥanot ʻatirot u-Seliḥot ... le-23 lelot asher mi-R. Ḥ. Elul ṿe-ʻad Yo. ha-K. ke-minhag ḳ. ḳ. Ṭripoli ha-maʻarav ... ṿe-ḳ. ḳ. Gerbah
    ספר שפתי רננות : כולל תפלות בקשות ותחנות עתירות וסליחות ... לכ''ג לילות אשר מר''ח אלול ועד יוה''כ כמנהג ק''ק טריפולי המערב ... וק''ק גירבה ... / | Śifte renanot
    Title page printed in red and black, with red engraved border. Pagination: Ḥeleḳ 1: 4 unnumbered pages, 488 pages ; ḥeleḳ 2: 4 unnumbered pages, 227 pages. LC Copy: Rare press print. Ancient hard cover. Cover wear, spine taped. Some leaves lacking. Last leaf, detached edge cut. Some cover scribed; few clean holes. Book sent to digitization, not seen by cataloger: description based on...
    • Contributor: Ibn Ghiyyat, Isaac - Hakohen, Shaʼul
    • Date: 1926-01-01

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    Sefer Berit Yitsḥaḳ : li-ḳerot bo lel shemini ḳodem ha-milah ṿe-hu tiḳun lehamshikh ḥuṭ shel ḥesed la-yeled ha-nolad : kefi minhag ha-Sefaradim : ṿe-zot torat ha-adam asher be-shem Yiśraʼel yekhuneh be-yom she-nikhnas ...
    ספר ברית יצחק : לקרות בו ליל שמיני קודם המילה והוא תיקון להמשיך חוט של חסד לילד הנולד : כפי מנהג הספרדים : וזאת תורת האדם אשר בשם ישראל יכונה ביום שנכנס מבריתו של אברהם אבינו : וסדר תיקון המוהל /
    nidpas ... uve-vet ha-baḥur Yiśraʼel Mondaṿi. "Yaʻaḳov ben Yehudah Liyans, shats, ḳ.ḳ Sheʼarit Yiśraʼel, Nu Yorḳ"--Cover. Stain of blood and wine on leaves 10-11. M. Leveson, book-binder, 50 Chrystle St., New York. Hebraic 13 נדפס ... ובבית הבחור ישראל מונדווי. "יעקב ן יהודה לייאנס ש"ץ ק"ק שארית ישראל, נו יארק"--Cover.
    • Contributor: Belinfante, Isaac
    • Date: 1767-01-01

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Qurʼān] Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Manuscript. Arabic and Persian. Title supplied by cataloger. Written by "Ibn ʻAlī". Gift of Cyrus Ebrahim Zadeh, Nov. 9, 2009. Written in Iran? Text proceeded by 2 lithographed fragments pasted front and back; the second one, facing first page of manuscript, is lithograph of Sūrat al-fātiḥah from unidentified edition of the Qurʼān....
    • Date: 1695

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    [Qurʼān]
    [قران]
    Manuscript. Arabic. Title supplied by cataloger. Scribe not identified. Written in the Caucasus? Paper; thin, cream color laid paper with horizontal laid lines and no visible chain lines or watermarks; fol. 1b and 2a elaborately decorated in gold, light blue, and red; text enclosed in an outer ruled border of a single blue line and an inner border of a blue, a very thin...
    • Date: 1700-01-01

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    [Qurʼān] Manuscript. Arabic and Persian. Title supplied by cataloger. Written by Aḥmad al-Nayrīzī. Written in Iran. Paper; thin, cream color polished paper with no watermarks; elaborate floral unwan in gold, black, blue and red; fol. 1b and 2a have gold floral design in borders; in remainder of the work, the text is enclosed in an elaborate ruled border of blue, gold, red and blue; the...
    • Contributor: Nayrīzī, Aḥmad
    • Date: 1708

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    [Qurʼān] Manuscript. Arabic. Title suppllied by cataloger. Written by Muṣṭafá al-Khaṭīb in the Sulṭanīyah mosque. Written in Iran. Paper; polished, cream color laid paper with horizontal chain lines and no visible watermarks; elaborate decoration on fol. 1b and 2a in gold, dark blue, red, and light blue; remainder of text enclosed in wide ruled border of gold and black; individual sūrah's have titles in white...
    • Date: 1739

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Qurʼān]
    [قرأن]
    This 19th-century manuscript Qurʼan is in a Nashki script with diacritical marks in black. Nashki was the calligraphic style used for the most beautiful Qurʼans of the period, because of its small size and great delicacy. The first two pages are elaborately illuminated in green, blue, and red on a gold background. The titles of the surahs (chapters) are in gold. The borders are...
    • Contributor: Ṣāfī, Aḥmad Rashīd - Fī, Aḥmad Rashīd - McVicker, Charles C. - Balawī, Ibrāhīm Adʹham Gharbaldah
    • Date: 18??

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    Qurʼān bā tarjumah-i Fārsī Manuscript. Arabic and Persian; colophon in Turkish (Arabic script). Title from container. Scribe not identified. Probably written in Iran. Paper; cream color paper with no visible watermarks; elaborate unwans on fol. 1b and 2a with text enclosed in a wide ruled border of gold red and green; remainder of text enclosed in ruled border in gold black and red; interlinear Persian translation in red...
    • Date: 1877

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    Sūrat al-Qāf
    سورة القاف | SURAT / AL / AHQĀF
    Sūrat al-Ahqāf with interlinear Persian translation.
    • Date: 17??

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    al-Sifr al-thālith min al-Jāmiʻ al-ṣaḥīḥ al-mukhtaṣar min umūr Rasūl Allāh sallá Allāh ʻalayhi wa-sallama wa-sannafahu wa-aqāmahu tālīf al-Imām Abī ʻAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Ismāʻīl al-Bukhārī, raḥimahu Allah tatlūhu fī al-sifr al-rābʻ tafsīr ...
    السفر الثالث من الجامع الصحيح المختصر من امور رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وسبفه واقامه تاليف الامام ابي عبد الله محمد بن اسماعيل البخاري رحمه الله تتلوه في السفر الرابع تفسير القرءان | Title in ʻunwan folio 1b: Kitāb badʾ al-khalq | Kitāb badʾ al-khalq
    Muhammad ibn Isma'il al-Bukhari (810-70) was born in Bukhara, in present-day Uzbekistan, and died in Khartank, near Samarkand. He is considered by Sunni Muslims to be the most authoritative collector of hadiths--reports of statements or deeds attributed to the Prophet Muhammad. This work, completed in 846, is al-Bukhari's best-known collection. It was the first work of its kind exclusively dedicated to hadiths, and is...
    • Contributor: Bukhārī, Muḥammad Ibn Ismāʻīl
    • Date: 16??
    • Resource: - 406 pages

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Anonymous Islamic treatise on creation in Persian] Manuscript. Persian. Title supplied by cataloger. Written by Mīrzā Muḥammad Shīrāzī. Gift of Amir Jafar and Parvindokt Hasheminejad, donated by their son, Mehdi Hasheminejad, item belonged to Amir Jafar Hasheminejad's collection and originated from Qajar era minister, Mehdi Lahooti, Badaye Negar's holdings. May 31, 2019. Written in Iran. Paper; polished, cream color commercial paper with no visible watermarks; black ink with rubrication; catchwords. Naskh;...
    • Date: 1877

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    [Unidentified Persian treatise on the Miʻrāj and several other topics from the Hadith]
    Kitāb al-emān
    Treatise on the Miʻrāj, and several other doctrines from the Hadith of the Prophet Muḥammad.
    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Foreign Missions. Library
    • Date: 15??

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    Tuḥfat al-salāt
    تحفة الصلوات | Kitāb tuḥfat al-ṣalāt
    Treatise in eight chapters on ritual prayer.
    • Contributor: Kāshifī, Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ
    • Date: 16??

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    Namāz va duʻā
    نماز و دعا | Anthology
    Incomplete manuscript on prayer, possibly Shīʻah tradition.
    • Date: 18??

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    Kitāb Dalāʼil al-khayrāt
    كتاب دلائل الخيرات | Title in pencil on fol. 1b (1st section): Delayel-al-Khayrat, or Supplications and religious | Delayel-al-Khayrat, or Supplications and religious
    Islamic prayers and devotions. This manuscript preserves an untitled compilation of Sufi prayers, mainly litanies of peace and blessings upon the Prophet Muhammad. It begins with Dalā'il al-khayrāt (The guide to benevolent deeds) by Shadhili saint Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli (died 1465), and includes ten more devotional texts in both verse and prose, all written by Shadhili saints except as noted. These are al-ḥizb...
    • Contributor: Jazūlī, Muḥammad Ibn Sulaymān
    • Resource: - 404 pages

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Kitāb Dalāʼil al-khayrāt
    كتاب دلائل الخيرات | Title on frontispiece: Dilayil-khayrat = A guide for the good | Guide for the good | Dilayil-khayrat =
    A collection of prayers for the Prophet, with a description of his tomb and his names. This Muslim prayer book is a 1785 copy of an original 15th-century manuscript. The work includes a panorama of Mecca and Medina, the holy cities of Islam in Saudi Arabia. Mecca, where the Prophet Muhammad was born and lived for the first 50 years of his life, is...
    • Contributor: Batchelder, John Davis - John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) - Jazūlī, Muḥammad Ibn Sulaymān - Mawlawī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 1772-01-01
    • Resource: - 300 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Hâzâ kitab-i Risale-yi edʻiye
    Edʻiye
    Turkish Arabic script. Caption title. Library of Congress. Karl Süssheim Collection, no. 2150. Özege, M. S. Eski harflerle, 16894 Süssheim Collection, gift of Yale University, March 1992. Near East 45/47
    • Contributor: Karl Süssheim Collection (Library of Congress) - Mehmet Tevfik
    • Date: 1856-01-01

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Menasik ül-hac : hâzâ risâle-yi Sinan Efendi, Mekke-yi kebir Treatise on the Hajj pilgrimage.
    • Contributor: Sinan Efendi

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