(LITURGY). Leinen Siddur [prayers throughout the year]

AUCTION 15 | Tuesday, March 12th, 2002 at 1:00
Fine Hebrew Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 44

(LITURGY). Leinen Siddur [prayers throughout the year]

Linear Yiddish translation. With three photographic illustrations instructing the correct method of prayer. Music sheet ff.12,276. Lightly browned, trace foxed. Contemporary boards, worn. 4to

Philadelphia: Joseph Magil 1904

Est: $400 - $600
Possibly the earliest children's prayer book in America. At the turn of the twentieth century, the philadelphia Jewish community proved to be cohesive, innovative and influential, possibly even more so than their New York counterparts who were still struggling to organize its community. Philadelphia provided a number of pioneering facilities for American-Jewry, printed, institutional and otherwise