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    Posted 10 years ago

    frankiesgo…
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    i got this book from a doctor. i have not been able to find a single person that can read this. if you can figuire out what it says let me know.

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      A difficult task but I think I have it!

      The author: Cochem, Martin von, 1634-1712

      Published by: W Gind?jcho-Hradcy : Pjsmeny Jgnácya Wogt?cha Hilgartnera, 1787
      (W Gindrjcho-Hradcy : Pjsmeny Jgnacya Wogtecha Hilgartnera, 1787)

      I think it is a Czech Catholic Prayer Book.
      The title is in Czech which may not come out well on CW but I'll give it a go:

      Sst?pná Zahrada : neb wraucné katolické Modlitby na ssestnáct Djl? rozwržené.
      Rannj a we?ernj, p?i Mssy a p?ed Kázanjm ... Na wssecky wegro?nj Slawnosti ...
      K obwzlásstnjmu Vžjwánj a Pot?ssenj pobožného Ženského Pohlawj ...

      I've fooled around with the accents for this simplified version:
      Sstepna Zahrada : neb wraucne katolicke Modlitby na ssestnact Djlu rozwrzene.
      Rannj a wecernj, pri Mssy a pred Kazanjm ... Na wssecky wegrocnj Slawnosti ...
      K obwzlasstnjmu Vzjwánj a Potessenj pobozneho Zenskeho Pohlawj ...

      For more help I suggest you speak with someone who is Czech and can red an older writing style in that language to help with the manuscript remarks in the photo at right.

    2. frankiesgotstuff, 10 years ago
      you are right it is a prayer book. as you page through the book there are suttle hints as to what some of the words actually mean. for instance 21 is actually A. ius is actually y. they spell february februarius. my key board cant type the letters but, calender is spelled ralendar. the a and r have the thingy on top. year is spelled ruf, or rufo. i dont think i will ever figuire this out. thanks frank

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