ORIGINAL TITLE Title: Centinella Contra Judeos
PRONUNCIATION: Sentinel Against Jews
COMPONENTS: In - 8º of (8)-224 pages; fully bound in period lambskin.
CONDITION: with a small flaw at the base of the spine
NOTES: There are only four known copies of this 1684 Portuguese book about Jews recorded (the National Library in Israel, Hebrew Union College in Ohio, Emory University in Atlanta, and at the New York Public Library in it's reserved section.
ITEM ID: 698
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“Sentinel Against Jews” in Portuguese

DATE
Year: 1684
Decade: 1680s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

“Sentinel against Jews,” M.D.C. LXXXIV. A strong attack on the Jewish religion, but with very curious stories, prayers and inventions, ending up being a great repository of information about Jewish customs, beliefs and even Kabbalist doctrines. An unusual work of Jewish bibliography, published in the 17th century.Stationed at the Tower of the Church of God Dedicated to Our Lady the Virgin, with the work of Father Friar Francisco de Torregonsilho, retired Preacher of the Holy Province of St. Gabriel of the Discalced Regular Order of Our Seraphic Father St. Francis. Translated into Protuguese by Pedro Lobo Correia, Clerk of the Directorate-General of Accounts for War and the Kingdom. At the Press of JOÃO GALRÃO. With all the necessary authorizations, printed at the expense of Manuel Lopes Ferreira, book dealer

ARTISTS
Name: Fr. Francisco Torregonsilho
Type: Author
Name: Pedro Lobo Correia
Type: Translator
Name: João Galrão
Type: Publisher