Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 232

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(JUDAICA.) Hymns Written for the Use of Hebrew Congregations. [iii]-xv, [3], 212 pages. 12mo, contemporary gilt morocco, front board crudely rejointed, rear board and final leaf detached; front free endpaper worn and laid down on flyleaf, minor dampstaining, a few early manuscript notes; all edges gilt; inscriptions and bookplate on front endpapers, owner's name gilt-stamped on front board. Charleston, SC: Congregation Beth Elohim, 5616 [1856]

Additional Details

Second edition, revised and enlarged. The volume begins with the three hymns sung at the 1840 dedication of the congregation's synagogue. Singerman 1424. Provenance: gift inscription from Dr. M. Mayer of Congregation Beth Elohim to important Reform rabbi David Einhorn of Baltimore, "a token of profound collegial esteem and friendship," 8 June 1856; Einhorn's name stamped on front board; bookplate of Einhorn's grandson Max J. Kohler.