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(XTD) MACHZOR: FORM OF PRAYERS FOR THE NEW YEAR, ACCORDING TO THE CUSTOM OF THE GERMAN JEWS. WITH ENGLISH TRANSLATION.

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(XTD) MACHZOR: FORM OF PRAYERS FOR THE NEW YEAR, ACCORDING TO THE CUSTOM OF THE GERMAN JEWS. WITH ENGLISH TRANSLATION.

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New York: Henry Frank. 1854. Hardback. 1st edition. Period-style gilt tooled Morocco leather. 12mo, various pagination (aprox 475 pages total) . Singerman 1284 (listing only 1 copy anywhere) , Goldman 40. The first Ashkenazi machzor printed in America. Based upon the celebrated Wolf Heidenheim edition, Henry (Chaim) Frank of New York published in 1854 2 prayer-books for the Days of Awe: This volume for the New Year, as well as a volume for Yom Kipur. This enabled the newly rising community of German American Jews to conduct services according to their own custom, as opposed to that of the Sephardic rite. Frank went on in later years to issue other volumes for other Holidays, and reflecting the customs of the Polish Jews as well. OCLC lists only 2 copies of this volume anywhere (Columbia and Yale) . A set (New Year and Yom Kipur) with repairs sold at auction for over $17, 000 with commissions in 2012. No copies have appeared at auction since then. Faint blindstamps on title pages. Exquisite tooled binding, an absolutely stunning copy. (KH-9-9) .

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Dan Wyman Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
(XTD) MACHZOR: FORM OF PRAYERS FOR THE NEW YEAR, ACCORDING TO THE CUSTOM OF THE GERMAN JEWS. WITH ENGLISH TRANSLATION.
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New York: Henry Frank
Date published
1854
Keywords
Judaica Jewish, Jewry Judaism, Jews Juif Juives, Juden Judisch, Joden Judios, Religious Religion

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
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