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Machzor [Set of Festival Prayers]. The Form of Prayers for The New Year: According to the custom of the German and Polish Jews; as read in their Synagogues and used in their families.
London Moshe bar Shmuel Halevi 1824 - Third revised edition. Six volumes, small quarto (24 x 15.5 cm); parallel English and Hebrew text, age-toning and the very occasional spot otherwise very clean, contemporary calf, decorative gilt panels to boards, lettering pieces and decorative panels to spines, a little rubbed at extremities, a very handsome set. Set of Festival Prayers by one of the pioneers of Hebrew printing in London. The Fourth volume contains a prayer for King George IV and the Royal Family. Sixth volume contains a list of subscribers, which includes Mr & Mrs. N. M. Rothschild. (Nathan Mayer Rothschild first settled in Manchester, where he established a business in finance and textile trading. He later moved to London, where he founded N. M. Rothschild & Sons in 1811, through which he made a fortune with his involvement in the government bonds market.) Volumes divided according to the five most important holidays in the Jewish calendar: Vol. I. New Year (Rosh HaShana); Vol. II. & III. Day of Atonement (Yom Kipur); Vol. IV. Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot); Vol. V. Feast of Passover (Pesach); Vol. VI. Feast of Pentecost (Shavuot). David Levi (1740-1801) was an English-Jewish writer, translator and one of the pioneers of Hebrew printing in London. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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