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[title in Hebrew, transliterated as] Sidure divre tsadikim kolel seder ha-tefilot mi-kol ha-shanah ke-minhag ... Ashkenaz u-Polin....
[from the added title-page in English: Philadelphia: Printed by G. Sherman, for the editor 8vo. viii, 242, 2–243, [1] pp.. 1848] This Siddur in Hebrew and English was => the first Ashkenazic prayer book edited and printed in America. Its editor, Isaac Leeser (1806–68), was a towering figure in American Jewry in the 19th century: writer, educator, and hazan of the Mikveh Israel congregation in Philadelphia. The English-language title-page reads, "The book of daily prayers for every day in the year. According to the custom of the German and Polish Jews." The text is presented with the original Hebrew and English translation on opposite pages. Provenance: 19th-century ownership stamp of "Mme. Bernheim, 603 Magazine St., New-Orleans. Contemporary full, plain, treed calf, with a black leather spine label; expectable wear to spine from use. Scattered light foxing. A good++ copy with a provenance worthy of research.
      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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