THE FORM OF PRAYERS ACCORDING TO THE CUSTOM OF THE SPANISH AND PORTUGESE JEWS. VOLUME SECOND. NEW-YEAR SERVICE.

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Philadelphia: Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell, 1837 (5597) . 8vo. 121 pages. First edition. English and Hebrew on facing pages. Title in Hebrew on facing page [Sidur sifte tsadikim]. Second volume of a 6-volume set. Isaac Leeser was an American rabbi, educator, and author, founder of the Jewish press of America. "Leeser participated in all Jewish movements. He was the earnest promoter of all the national enterprises-the first congregational union, the first Hebrew day-schools, the first Hebrew college, the first Jewish publication society-and of numberless local undertakings. [His monthly magazine] "The "Occident" acquired a national and even an international reputation; the Maimonides' College, of which he was president, paved the way for future Jewish colleges in the United States; and his translation of the Bible became an authorized version for the Jews of America. " (JE) Singerman 0630; Rosenbach 411; Deinard 950. Judaism -- Liturgy. Prayers. OCLC lists 7 copies of this edition. Ex-library. Inscribed "Rachel Hays Myers March 1839." Mrs. Myers was the wife of Commander Joseph Myers. Lacks outer wrappers. Outer pages soiled; some warping to pages. Text in good condition. (leeser) MISSING PAGES 77-121--THE 2ND HALF OF THE BOOK. FRAGMENT.

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