Nogah Hatzedek - Or Nogah

AUCTION 3 | Tuesday, November 25th, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Hebrew Printed Books Duplicates from the Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America

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Lot 151

Nogah Hatzedek - Or Nogah

FIRST EDITION. Two volumes bound in one, second in three parts. The Mayer Sulzberger copy pp. 28, 16, 24, 52. Few stains, upper corners of final two leaves repaired. Contemporary sheep-backed boards. 4to Vinograd, Dessau 75, 71 (mispaginated)

Dessau: C. Schlieder 1818

Est: $300 - $500
A defence of Reform synagogue practice. Including liberal positions toward organ accompaniment and prayer in the vernacular. Publication follows outrage among Orthodox Jewry upon the opening of Israel Jacobsohn’s Hamburg Temple in 1818 - the first established Reform synagogue